"Quick Takes" Video Series from EmployeeScreenIQ Tackles Headline-Making Issues in the Background Screening Industry

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Premiere Episode Examines Controversy Behind Current "Ban the Box" Legislation.

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From criminal records searches to social media, the hottest issues in the background screening industry take center stage in "Quick Takes," an entertaining and informative new video series from EmployeeScreenIQ debuting this week. A familiar newsroom feel and lively, unscripted dialogue power Quick Takes as EmployeeScreenIQ experts tackle timely issues dominating the news and offer viewers candid advice on handling these HR hot potatoes. Approximately seven minutes in length, Quick Takes are available for viewing on the EmployeeScreenIQ website.

Each month, Quick Takes will explore an issue currently vexing the HR industry. The series premieres with "Your Applicant's Criminal Past: Does it Matter?" CEO Jason Morris, Executive Vice President Nick Fishman and Angela Bosworth, Vice President and General Counsel go in-depth regarding "ban the box" - the effort by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to eliminate the option (or box) on job applications that asks candidates if they have ever been convicted of a crime. Employers will learn what they need to know about this controversial issue and the legislation surrounding it.

Upcoming Quick Takes episodes include:

  •     Is A Candidate's Profile Picture Worth a Thousand Words? - Examining social media background checks
  •     No Stone Left Unturned - The ins and outs of criminal records searches
  •     Finding a Background Screening Company with the Right Identity - How do you choose the right screening provider?

Viewers can also check out EmployeeScreenIQ's roundtable video series in the video library. The roundtable series was filmed alongside Quick Takes and focuses on recent trends in the industry, including the legalization of marijuana and accuracy in background checks.

To view Quick Takes, go here.

About EmployeeScreenIQ

EmployeeScreenIQ helps employers make smart hiring decisions. The company achieves this through a comprehensive suite of employment background screening services including the industry's most thorough and accurate criminal background checks, resume verification services and substance abuse screening. EmployeeScreenIQ is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), a distinction earned by less than two percent of all employment screening companies. For more information, visit http://www.EmployeeScreen.com

Media Contacts:

Nick Fishman, EmployeeScreenIQ
(847) 564-5410
nfishman(at)employeescreen(dot)com

Jackie Jusko
HRmarketer for EmployeeScreenIQ
(415) 460-9984
jjusko(at)employeescreen(dot)com

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