Verifications, Inc. to Host Webinar to Help Employers Institute Legally Sound Hiring Best Practices

Minneapolis, MN — March 11, 2010 —Verifications, Inc., a leading provider of global employment screening and onboarding solutions, recently announced that an upcoming event in their Hiring Essentials Webinar Series will focus on hiring best practices that minimize legal risk. The March 16 webinar will be presented by Howard Tarkow, a partner at Maslon, Edelman, Borman and Brand, LLP, a Minneapolis law firm.

Titled “Hiring Best Practices to Minimize Your Legal Risk”, the webinar will deliver practical, usable advice for dealing with common legal issues that affect virtually all employers during the hiring process. Additionally, attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions of Mr. Tarkow, an attorney with more than 25 years experience helping businesses maintain positive employee relations. Registration is required for the event, which is scheduled from 1 to 2 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, March 16, 2010. Visit to register.

“Employers make numerous decisions in the hiring process that by their very nature are subject to legal scrutiny,” explains Tarkow. “It’s vital that employers understand those challenges and proactively address them to avoid potentially expensive and disruptive legal claims. At this webinar we’ll highlight some clear, actionable ways to mitigate some of the risks in the hiring process.”

Verifications, Inc.’s Hiring Essentials Webinar Series is an ongoing series of complimentary 60-minute webinars. Each event features industry experts discussing a specific topic, such as E-Verify, random drug testing, onboarding or background screening. The webinars consist of a 45-minute presentation followed by a 15-minute question and answer session.

“Human resources professionals are clamoring for information that will help them understand evolving regulations, leverage complex technology and drive employee engagement in a rebounding economy,” explained Samantha Hanson, Executive Vice President of Products and People. “As an employment screening pioneer serving some of the world’s most recognized brands, Verifications is uniquely positioned to provide HR professionals with guidance that can help them improve their hiring process while instituting compliant, best-in-class hiring processes.”

Visit the Hiring Essentials Webinar Series page on Verifications, Inc.’s website to learn more about the webinar series.

About Verifications Inc.
Verifications, Inc. is a leading provider of global employment screening and onboarding solutions. Founded in 1987, more than 4,000 companies have chosen Verifications because they consistently provide the highest quality services and the most accurate information, helping their clients make timely and informed hiring decisions. The company is certified to the ISO 9001:2000 standard and utilizes state-of-the-art technology to provide services including background investigations, substance abuse testing, and comprehensive onboarding services in a single seamless suite. Learn more at

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