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Hiring highly qualified people is crucial to every company, and Background Screening and Investigations is an essential guide to succeeding in a turbulent business environment. A crucial part of any hiring process should be employment background screening, pre- and post-hire, which gives hiring personnel a glimpse into a person's past behavior patterns, propensities, and likely future behavior.
Background Screening and Investigations describes all aspects of the employment background screening processes - its history and evolution, the imperative for implementing a screening process, and the creation of a comprehensive policy. Nixon and Kerr show how security and human resources professionals can work together to negotiate legal hurdles and make their background screening process successful.
• Where do HR and security perspectives differ on hot topics like hiring convicted felons, data protection, and sexual predators?
• What does state law allow when screening job candidates?
• How should companies deal with emerging issues like international background investigations and continuous (Infinity) screening of current employees?
Chapter 1: Managing Risk in the Hiring Process
Chapter 2: Legal Issues in Background Screening
Chapter 3: The Role of Security in the Hiring Process
Chapter 4: Insights from Background Screening Surveys
Chapter 5: Background Checking Policy
Chapter 6: Make or Buy
Chapter 7: The New Focus on Protecting Personal Identifiable Information
Chapter 8: Infinity Screening: Neverending Background Screening
Chapter 9 – Screening Strategies for Temporaries: Casual Labor; Consultants; Contractors and Vendors
Chapter 10 - Background Screening of Vendors, Companies, Consultants, Contractors, and Temporary Agencies
Chapter 11 - The Special Case of Sexual Offenders
Chapter 12 – International Background Checks: The New Frontier in Employment Screening
Chapter 13 - Future Trends in Background Screening