The Details

Duration: 1 Hour

Credits: 1 credit hour for SHRM and HRCI Certifications (more below)

Presented By: EBI, Newton (more below)



What You'll Learn:

  • Avoid bias in the recruiting and interviewing process
  • Understand Ban the Box and VEVRAA / 503C laws
  • Interviewing question no-no’s
  • Authorization / disclosures for background checks
  • Understand FCRA guidelines


Compliance is the word on everyones' lips these days -- and for good reason. Ask the wrong question or demand the wrong information at the wrong time, and you could land your company in hot water.

In this session, the recruiting experts at Newton combine forces with the background screening experts at EBI to ensure that your entire Talent Acquisition department is within the bounds of the law. Covering the recruiting and hiring process chronologically, we address everything from the point of creating and posting a job, to attaining candidate authorization and running background checks.

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This program has been approved for 1 recertification credit hour toward PHR®, SPHR® and GPHR® recertification through the HR Certification Institute.  This program is valid for 1 PDC for the SHRM-CP℠ or SHRM-SCP℠.


Who Should Watch:

  • HR Managers
  • Recruiters
  • Corporate Attorneys
  • Compliance & Ethics Personnel


About the Presenters:


Dillon Wuerth
is Head of Partnerships at Newton Software, a privately held Applicant Tracking Software company. He was the first Sales/Alliances hire, and now manages all partner relationships from inception to implementation. Prior to Newton, Dillon was part of the team at SimplyHired, a job search engine. He has consulted with and assisted hundreds of small business with their recruitment processes, and is well-versed in EEOC & OFCCP regulations.



Curt Schwall 
is Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at EBI. His experience in the screening industry spans more than 20 years, and is currently serving his third term on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). At EBI, Curt oversees our state, federal and global regulatory and compliance initiatives, US Privacy policies, and vendor management. He also helps our clients with privacy and regulatory issues. Curt is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional with a degree in Criminal Justice.

Curt is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional with a B.S. from Eastern Michigan University in Criminal Justice. Prior to EBI, Curt held executive compliance roles with TransUnion, Acxiom, and SterlingBackcheck. 



Jennifer Gladstone
is a news anchor and journalist with nearly 20 years of experience in front of the camera. She's worked in several markets, large and small, and has performed nearly every task needed in a newsroom. As EBI's Screening News Editor, she keeps EBI's customers and blog subscribers up-to-date on the latest screening news and legislative alerts affecting companies of all sizes.