Social Media Background Screening: Is It Right for My Company?

2019 Talent Conference & Exposition

Employers and recruiters have discovered that a treasure trove of information on potential job applicants exists online. However, the unrestricted use of social media and search engines for sourcing, recruiting and screening can be risky. This talk will introduce HR professionals and recruiters to the hidden dangers of using social media for hiring.

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Monday, April 8, 2019 - 10:45am to 11:03am

Lester S. Rosen

Lester S.

Lester S. Rosen is an attorney at law  and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a national background screening company.  He is a consultant, writer, expert witness  and frequent presenter nationwide on pre-employment screening. He is the author of “The Safe Hiring Manual,” (3d Edition 2017/826 pages), the first comprehensive book on background screening.  He served as the chairperson of the steering committee that founded the Professional Background Screeners Association (PBSA),  served as its first co-chair and received the PBSA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019. 

Smart Stage - Delta Lobby BCD
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Business Acumen
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