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How to Make the Case to Funders for Volunteer Engagement

Region: United States
Date: Thursday, April 12, 2018
Time: 2 pm EST | 11 am PST

Presenters: Beth Steinhorn, President, VQ Volunteer Strategies

While many accept and support the need for volunteers to help deliver programs, not all leaders, funders, and partners recognize the benefits of truly embracing volunteer engagement as a strategy throughout the entire organization. Through this webinar, you will be introduced to research and tools to help make that case for strategic engagement.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Become familiar with research on how volunteer engagement strengthens organizations
  • Build a case to leaders to support and invest in volunteer engagement, including budgeting for recruiting, screening, training, and supporting volunteers
  • Present your case to leadership and potential funders, including how to prepare to respond to objections

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HR Compliance, Part 1: Adverse Action

Region: United States
Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time: 2 pm EST | 11 am PST

Presenters: Angela Preston, Senior Vice President & Counsel, Corporate Ethics & Compliance, Privacy, Sterling Talent Solutions; Joe Rotondo, Vice President of Compliance, Sterling Talent Solutions; and Patricia Hanley, Product Manager, Screening Global & Compliance, Sterling Talent Solutions

A background check on your perfect candidate reveals a criminal record. Now what?

Adverse Action is an important process employers are required to follow under the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) when employment is denied based on what a background check revealed. In this webinar, our experts describe the components of the adverse action process and explain:

  • What are your legal requirements
  • Essential procedures and appropriate timing for sending adverse action letters
  • Where employers may get tripped up and the possible implications of not getting it right
  • Special considerations when disqualifying candidates based on criminal history
  • How Sterling Talent Solutions’ technology can help you simplify the adverse action process

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HR Compliance: Background Checks for Non-Permanent vs Permanent Workers

Region: United Kingdom
Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Time: 2pm BST

Presenters: Lucy Evans, Enterprise Sales Executive, Sterling Talent Solutions; and Steve Smith, Vice President, Sterling Talent Solutions

According to the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), there are five million people currently working in the “gig economy” in the UK, representing more than 15 percent of the total full- and part-time workforce. Sterling Talent Solutions’ research shows that 40% of employers are not conducting background checks on this growing group of independent contractors and freelancers.

In this webinar, our experts help you look beyond the CV to determine what is the right mix of background checks for employees and contractors at your organization. You’ll learn:

  • What risks may exist by not thoroughly checking non-permanent workers
  • Key considerations for background screening non-permanent vs permanent workers
  • Which types of background checks to consider for your organization, regardless of type of worker
  • How Sterling Talent Solutions can help you create and manage and appropriate background check program for your multi-faceted workforce

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How to Deliver Effective Feedback to Volunteers

Region: United States
Date: Thursday, May 10, 2018
Time: 2 pm EST | 11 am PST

Presenters: Beth Steinhorn, President, VQ Volunteer Strategies

Organizations that have a culture of open communication between staff and volunteers can benefit from greater engagement and impact. In this webinar, you will learn easy to follow steps to help you prepare for and then provide volunteer feedback in productive ways that focus on behaviors, not personalities.

Beth Steinhorn form VQ Volunteer Strategies will discuss:

  • Three easy steps to delivering feedback
  • How you can benefit from not only giving feedback, but receiving feedback from volunteers
  • How appropriate volunteer background screening prior to onboarding can help decrease the number of volunteers who “just don’t work out”
  • The tools you need to navigate sticky volunteer situations

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HR Compliance, Part 2: Form I-9

Region: United States
Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Time: 2 pm EST | 11 am PST

Presenters: Dave Basham, US Citizenship & Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security; and Gwyn Guabatz, Director of Product, Onboarding, Onboarding, Sterling Talent Solutions

Form I-9 audit and work-site raids continue to be a high priority for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). In 2017, ICE audited 1,360 organizations, resulting in 71 indictments and 55 convictions of business owners and managers.

In this webinar, our Form I-9 experts provide a step-by-step guide to help you maintain a compliant process. You’ll learn:

  • How to manage your Form I-9 process so you’re always audit-ready
  • Common mistakes employers make, and how to avoid them
  • How the Sterling Talent Solutions’ Form I-9 management solution remembers the rules, so you don’t have to

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Social Media Background Checks: Are You Compliant?

Region: United Kingdom
Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Time: 2 pm BST

Presenters: Steve Smith, Vice President, Sterling Talent Solutions; Mark Sward, AVP Global Privacy, Sterling Talent Solutions; and Bianca Calhoun, President, Social Intelligence

Vetting social media profiles can provide unique insight into a candidate and may reveal potentially unlawful, violent, racist, intolerant and sexually explicit behaviours that would not show up during the interview process. With 36% of UK employers claiming to have rejected a candidate based on social media activity, compliance with discrimination and data privacy laws should be top of mind for recruiters to help mitigate the risk of acting illegally or unethically.

In this webinar, our experts examine the risks and rewards of conducting social media searches both in-house and via third-party. You’ll hear:

  • Who you should include in a social media background search and why
  • What a thorough social media and online background search includes and how it can reduce your risk for negligent hiring
  • How to ensure compliance by understanding what information you can, and cannot, consider in your hiring decision
  • How Sterling Talent Solutions can help you conduct fast, thorough social media screening to help drive compliance with data protection and employment laws

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HR Compliance, Part 3: FCRA Quarterly Update

Region: United States
Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Time: 2 pm EST | 11 am PST

Presenters: Joe Rotondo, Adam Nager

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

By attending this webinar, you will learn more about your obligations under the FCRA, including:

  • Why obtaining candidate consent is a key step in your background screening process
  • Information about the disqualification of candidates and the Adverse Action process
  • The guidance and legislation you need to know before running your background checks

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