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FCRA Compliance: Quarterly Update

Region: United States
Date: Wednesday, April 4
Time: 2 pm ET | 11 am PT

Presenters: Joe Rotondo, VP Compliance, Sterling Talent Solutions

In this series of quarterly updates our compliance expert, Joe Rotondo, discusses recent and anticipated changes in state legislation as it relates to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). He also addresses recent case studies, highlighting what you should watch out for to remain compliant.

By attending this complimentary webinar, you will learn about:

  • Your responsibilities as an employer under the FCRA when disqualifying employment, based on a background check
  • Changes in state-specific legislation, and how it affects your ability to conduct background screening, including ‘Ban the Box’ and class action litigation

Click here to register for this webinar.


Enhancing the Volunteer Lifecycle, Part 1: Developing Position Descriptions

Region: United States
Date: Thursday, April 13, 2017
Time: 2 pm ET | 11 am PT

Presenters: Beth Steinhorn, President, JFFixler Group

A well designed position description is vital to ensuring a volunteer role is strategic, attractive, and appropriate for a volunteer. Through tools and a case study, this webinar will illustrate how developing a strong position description can lead to success.

In part one of this three-part series, you will learn:

  • The elements of a well-crafted position description
  • Who should be involved in writing it and whether it is ever negotiable
  • Suggested steps for using position descriptions as recruitment tools

Click here to register for this webinar.


HR in the Stoned Age: Marijuana and the Law

Region: United States
Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 2 pm ET | 11 am PT

Presenters: Nina French, Partner and Principal Consultant, Current Consulting Group, LLC

With the decriminalization of marijuana in over 28 U.S. states, users may believe they now have a legitimate reason to work ‘under the influence,’ or are entitled to employment screening exemptions. Navigating this minefield is a hot-button issue for HR, risk and compliance professionals whose objective is to promote and maintain a safe and productive workplace. So, what’s the answer?

Attend this webinar to learn:

  • How legalized medical and personal use of marijuana can impact employers
  • The differences between state and federal laws and the key court decisions that affect them
  • How anticipated changes in legislation may impact your employees and workplace drug policy in 2017

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HR Essentials: The Dos and Don’ts of Criminal Record Checks Region: United Kingdom

Region: United States
Date: Thursday, April 25, 2017
Time: 2pm BST

Presenters: Steve Smith, Director, Sterling Talent Solutions; Samantha Vaughan, Content & Process Governance Manager, Sterling Talent Solutions; Kevin Price QPM, Strategic Sales Manager, Sterling Talent Solutions, & Former Chief Superintendent Uniform Operations Support, Gwent Police

Criminal Record Checks can be an essential step to hiring with confidence, providing they are legally compliant. In this webinar, our experts explain the dos and the don’ts of processing criminal record checks and give practical tips to help you remain on the right side of employment law.

You’ll learn:

  • Which roles you can (and should) check
  • What information you can legally use to make a hiring decision
  • How important changes coming this summer may affect how you conduct criminal record checks

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Ban the Box: Where Are We Now?

Region: United States
Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Time: 2pm ET | 11 am PT

Presenters: William I Greenbaum, Partner Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Julie Levinson Werner, Senior Counsel, Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Joe Rotondo, VP of Compliance, Sterling Talent Solutions

Ban the Box regulations make it a discriminatory practice for employers to inquire into an individual’s arrest or conviction record until an employer has extended a conditional offer of employment. With more than 100 US states and cities enforcing this regulation, compliance becomes even more important, and tricky, when you’re hiring in multiple jurisdictions.

Join this webinar to learn:

  • Which states and cities have now banned the box
  • What employers can do to stay compliant across multiple jurisdictions
  • Why some employers paid the price for getting it wrong
  • Predictions for the growth and enforcement of Ban the Box laws in 2017

Click here to register for this webinar.


Enhancing the Volunteer Lifecycle, Part 2: Recruiting & Onboarding

Region: United States
Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Time: 2pm ET | 11 am PT

Presenters: Beth Steinhorn, President, JFFixler Group

Can you imagine what would be possible if all staff and volunteers served as talent scouts on behalf of your organization?

In part two of this three-part series, we will explore:

  • Developing a volunteer cultivation plan
  • Establishing a screening process
  • Ensuring that onboarding leads to a good match between volunteers and the volunteer position

Click here to register for this webinar.


Background Screening Research Results: What’s New?

Region: United States
Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Time: 2pm ET | 11 am PT

Presenters: Clare Hart, CEO, Sterling Talent Solutions; Nick Fishman, Senior VP of Marketing, Sterling Talent Solutions

Our recent survey of human resources professionals across the U.S. asked questions on background screening practices, challenges and barriers, awareness of compliance matters, and expectations for 2017. In this webinar, CEO of Sterling Talent Solutions, Clare Hart, shares key results and insights on best practices and where opportunities lie to improve the quality of your screening program.

You will learn:

  • How your organization compares to the ‘gold standard’ and where potential gaps may exist in your background screening program
  • Your compliance obligations and why they’re important

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GDPR: What You Need to Know with 12 Months to Go

Region: United Kingdom
Date: Thursday, May 30, 2017
Time: 2pm BST

Presenters: Beatriz Torets-Ruiz, Privacy Analyst & Legal Researcher, Sterling Talent Solutions; and Oran Kiazim, Vice President of Global Privacy, Sterling Talent Solutions

On 25 May, 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes full effect. Join this webinar to find out what key steps HR and legal personnel can take now to help ensure full compliance from day one.

You will learn:

  • What is GDPR and what constitutes personal data
  • Who is impacted by GDPR
  • How GDPR may be affected by Brexit
  • How GDPR may change your background screening programme
  • What you can do now to avoid penalties for non-compliance

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Employee Recognition: What an Award-Winning Program REALLY Looks Like

Region: Canada
Date: Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Time: 1 pm ET | 10 am PT

Presenters: TBD

Recognizing employees for their achievements can be a game-changer in retaining top talent and driving business results. Knowing how and when to acknowledge people within your organization can have a powerful impact on employee engagement and, in turn, customer satisfaction, productivity and turn over.

Join CAA and Sterling Talent Solutions to hear how they built their award-winning employee recognition program—helping them to become a more dynamic, collaborative and performance-driven organization.

You will learn about:

  • Socializing the need for employee recognition with executives
  • Customizing your program to fit the needs and expectations of your employees and organization
  • Various technologies and tools that are available to aid in the process
  • Ways to overcome the challenges associated with adopting a recognition program
  • The impact on retention, performance and employee satisfaction

Click here to register for this webinar.


Enhancing the Volunteer Lifecycle, Part 3: Engaging Volunteers for Impact & Success

Region: Canada
Date: Tuesday, June 15, 2017
Time: 2 pm ET | 11 am PT

Presenters: Beth Steinhorn, President, JFFixler Group

Demonstrating results goes beyond counting the number of volunteers in your program and the hours of service they provide.

In part three of this three-part series, you will learn:

  • New trends in measuring and defining success
  • Using work plans for documenting impact and success
  • Presenting ways to measure volunteer impact

Click here to register for this webinar.


HR Essentials: How to Create an Effective Background Screening Policy

Region: United Kingdom
Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Time: 2pm BST

Presenters: Steve Smith, Director, Sterling Talent Solutions

With an evolving workforce and wide-ranging compliance requirements creating a background screening programme can be complex. Documenting your company’s processes for requesting, receiving and evaluating background checks in the form of a background screening policy will make your hiring process more efficient, more consistent and more robust. But where do you start?

Join this webinar to hear:

  • Who and what to include in your background screening policy
  • How to roll out your background screening policy across the hiring function
  • When to review your policy and the importance of keeping it up-to-date

Click here to register for this webinar.


FCRA Compliance: Quarterly Update

Region: United States
Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Time: 2pm ET | 11 am PT

Presenters: Joe Rotondo, Vice President of Compliance, Sterling Talent Solutions

In this series of quarterly updates our compliance expert, Joe Rotondo, discusses recent and anticipated changes in state legislation as it relates to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). He also addresses recent case studies, highlighting what you should watch out for to remain compliant.

In this session you will hear:

  • How FCRA, State and federal laws along with EEOC guidance affects your background screening program

Click here to register for this webinar.