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You’ve likely heard the statistics on the high number of Americans with criminal records, and are aware of the national “ban-the-box” movement designed to prevent discrimination against such job applicants. But you might not know how to leverage this untapped talent pool while still protecting your company from negligent hiring and discrimination lawsuits. This session cuts through the rhetoric to provide tangible information on the why’s and how’s of hiring these individuals.
- Learn how to analyze criminal records when making hiring decisions to reduce bias while meeting your compliance obligations.
- Be introduced to a model decision-making process.
- Identify action steps to apply in your unique organization.
- Get tips on selecting a background-check provider.