Legal and Effective Reference Checking, Credential and Education Verification

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Concurrent Session
Legal and Effective Reference Checking, Credential and Education Verification
04/26/2017 09:45 AM - 11:00 AM |
Columbus GH, East Tower, Ballroom Level
1.25 SHRM PDCs
| Competencies: HR Expertise, Critical Evaluation
| Intended Audience: Midlevel
Workplace Application:
This session will show you how to effectively verify past employment and education information and will offer tools for spotting phony credentials and fake degrees. 

Unfortunately, candidates who falsify or inflate their employment and educational accomplishments have become a significant problem for employers. Legal limitations also create difficulties when it comes to obtaining past employment information. During this session, you will:

·         Learn effective and legal strategies to verify an applicant's past employment and educational accomplishments.

·         Explore why the use of employment references creates legal issues and learn strategies for
           obtaining information and dealing with requests from other employers.

·         Review new technologies and approaches to credential verifications.

·         Understand special issues when it comes to social media and international employment and education verification.

Lester S. Rosen Photo
Presenter:
Lester S. Rosen, attorney at law and CEO, Employment Screening Resources