EBI To Present Background Screening Compliance At MI HR Conference

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State specific background screening resources and compliance is EBI’s key educational focus

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Robert Capwell, Chief Knowledge Officer at Employment Background Investigations, Inc. (EBI) will present a session at the 2010 MISHRM State Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Wednesday, October 6 at 8:00am entitled “Critical Background Screening Resources – Best Practices and Compliance Mandates for HR Professionals in Michigan.”

Capwell’s presentation will focus on key points regarding the FCRA, criminal records and sex offenders, education fraud and impact of diploma mills, and the use of social media for screening as it relates to Michigan employers.

“With more and more states developing regulations pertaining to background screening reporting guidelines, it is essential to monitor these state and industry specific screening protocols to ensure compliance with screening practices,” states Richard Kurland, President and CEO of EBI.  “EBI is committed to raising awareness of compliance trends and helping our clients remain compliant through education at conferences, monthly newsletters, and legislative alerts.”

The Michigan Council of the Society for Human Resource Management (MISHRM) is dedicated to providing service, leadership and development opportunities to human resource professionals in the state.  The focal point of the 2010 conference is “HR LEAN – Leadership. Environment. Action. Next Steps” and provides a forum for education and networking.