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Screening & Interviewing Applicants: What's Legal, What's Not


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

During every stage of the hiring process, employers must walk the fine line of hiring the right person for the job without illegally discriminating against candidates. As the federal government cracks down on hiring practices, disgruntled candidates are looking for indications of bias that can lead to serious legal repercussions. Join us for a live, 60-minute webinar to discover:

  • How employment discrimination laws impact the hiring process
  • Ways to avoid legal liabilities when using background & credit checks
  • What you can & cannot legally ask during the interview process
  • Legal ways to obtain personal information without crossing the line

Program Highlights

  • Obey Employment Laws & Company Policies: Strategies For Compliance

    • Avoid discrimination claims: Protected classes under federal & state laws
    • How to balance finding the "right fit" vs. discrimination claims
    • EEOC & OFCCP guidelines for performing background checks
  • Common Pitfalls to Avoid: Mistakes That Can Lead to Disaster

    • What are the requirements with the Fair Credit Reporting Act?
    • Legal use of background checks: How to address a troubled past
    • Surfing the web & social media during hiring: What's legal, what's not
  • Interviewing Do's & Don'ts: The Law Regarding Questioning Techniques

    • Pre-employment testing pros & cons: Physical ability, personality & more
    • Discover "red flags" without illegal inquiry: What you can & cannot ask
    • Evaluating candidates: How to develop a fair way to measure & compare
  • Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Max Muller has more than 39 years of business experience as an attorney, businessman and professional trainer.

  • In 1990, drawing on his diverse background, he began a consulting practice focusing on providing practical solutions in the areas of workplace legalities, e.g., equal employment opportunity, sexual harassment, FMLA, ADA, COBRA, FLSA, ADEA, etc.; safety and health regulatory compliance (OSHA); facilities management; and, warehousing/ inventory control.
  • He authored several books like "The Manager's Guide to HR: Hiring, Firing, Performance Evaluations, Documentation, Benefits, and Everything Else You Need to Know, Second Edition" AMACOM Books and SHRM, New York City, August 2013.
  • He has presented more than 3,000 seminars, webinars and pod-casts all over the world attended or listened to by more than 100,000 people.

Program Benefits

Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover the legal essentials required to avoid common hiring pitfalls that employers make when screening and interviewing applicants.