Background Screening Expert Jason Morris Presents, "My Candidate Has a Criminal Record. Now What?" at the Atlanta SHRM HR Conference on April 21

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EmployeeScreenIQ president will review the current background screening legal environment and educate the HR community on how to achieve compliance.

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EmployeeScreenIQ president and chief operating officer, Jason B. Morris will present, "My Candidate Has a Criminal Record. Now What?" at the 25th Annual Atlanta SHRM HR Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on April 21, 2015, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Not a month went by in 2014 without a multi-million dollar lawsuit filed against an employer for its background screening practices. Many companies may be putting themselves at risk if they are not following appropriate state and federal screening laws. While a criminal record should not automatically disqualify a candidate, employers must also protect their companies by properly screening candidates.

With nearly 18 years in background screening, Jason Morris presents four steps to compliance when a candidate has a criminal record. These include: the proper use of a hiring matrix, individualized assessments, the execution of a two-step adverse action process and proper management of candidate disputes.

For more information, please visit the Atlanta SHRM HR Conference website.

About EmployeeScreenIQ

EmployeeScreenIQ helps employers make smart hiring decisions. The company does 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

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