Background Screening Mistakes HR Cannot Afford to Make and How to Avoid Them

Understanding the Significant Business Impact to Your People and the Bottom Line


Presenter: Madeline Laurano, Aptitude Research

Original Program Date: January 2019 (available for on-demand viewing through April 2019)

Program length: 60 minutes

Background screening has become more important than ever before -- not just to your organization, but to your career. In this webcast, speaker, analyst and Aptitude Research founder Madeline Laurano will alert you as to why will help you avoid making bad choices that are too often the result from the pressure of cutting costs, saving time or from being overwhelmed by the multitude of screening choices and providers in the marketplace. Laurano will also provide prescriptive guidance on how you can not only build the best background screening plan for your applicants, but create a best business case that’s sure to be approved by your CEO -- and better yet, secure the quality hires you’ve worked so hard to get. 

Key takeaways: 

  • How to improve time to hire and achieve quality of hire, while meeting your screening needs and budget
  • The cost savings you incur from application to onboarding with hiring automation 
  • How to avoid making avoidable screening mistakes when facing budget and time constraints 
  • How to overcome common objections from leadership about background screening
  • How to calculate ROI on background screening
  • How to write your business case and get approval from leadership

Learn about our speaker About the Presenter: Madeline Laurano is the founder of Aptitude Research. She focuses on the talent management market, specializing in talent acquisition. Her work helps companies both validate and re-evaluate their strategies and understand the role technology can play in driving business outcomes. Before launching Aptitude Research, Laurano held research roles at Aberdeen, Bersin by Deloitte, ERE Media and Brandon Hall Group. She is co-author of Best Practices in Leading a Global Workforce and she a frequent presenter at industry conferences including the HR Technology Conference and Exposition, SHRM, IHRIM and HRO Today. 

Recertification Credit

SHRM Certification has approved this webcast for 1 PDC toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification. A program code will be provided at the end of the webcast. The program also meets recertification credit standards set by the HR Certification Institute and other HR certifying bodies, but candidates must manually enter their activity into their records.

Webcast Sponsor

This webcast is sponsored by Verified First


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