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Are There Pros to Screening Out Cons?
Presenter: Michael G. Aamodt, Ph.D., SPHR, DCI Consulting Group
Program Date: January 2016. This program is no longer available. See a list of all currently available webcasts.
Program length: 60 minutes
In recent years, there has been an increased legal, scientific, and regulatory interest in how employers consider a job applicant’s criminal history and credit history when making employment decisions. In this program, a joint presentation from SHRM and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), Michael Aamodt, Ph.D., will discuss of why employers conduct background checks and offer a review of the relevant case law pertaining to the use of applicants’ criminal and credit history. He will also discuss methods for validating your use of background checks.
About the presenter: Michael Aamodt, Ph.D., is a principal consultant for DCI Consulting Group in Washington, D.C. As a trainer and consultant, Aamodt has helped a wide variety of organizations deal with such issues as compensation, employee selection, job analysis, performance evaluation, and downsizing. Prior to working for DCI, Aamodt spent 26 years as a professor of industrial/organizational psychology at Radford University. He has published several books in the human resource area, published over 50 research articles in professional journals and presented over 125 papers at professional conferences.
This webcast is a joint presentation from SHRM and SIOP
Viewing this webcast in its entirety qualifies for a recertification credit hour that may be counted toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification from SHRM and PHR/SPHR/GPHR recertification from the HR Certification Institute.
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