Tampa CEO Forum
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Fun and informative interviews with local, national and international business leaders. Each show has useful and actionable-items targeted to for-profit and nonprofit organizations. This is more than an audio business card - TampaCEOForum is for you, the listener, to take away great ideas and best-practices.
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How Small Business and Churches Can Screen Potential Employees | TCF 011
2 days ago
Dawson Hicks of Sentinel Background Checks, based in Brandon, Florida, joins Kurt Glacy in this episode of the Tampa CEO Forum Podcast. Dawson began his career in construction management, then transitioned to the background screening industry. He is now the Vice President of Client Services at Sentinel Background Checks. He is deeply involved with the industry, and has obtained the NAPBS FCRA Advanced Certification. Listen in as Dawson and Kurt discuss topics including the kinds of background screenings, some of the reasons organizations screen employees at hiring, and why it is necessary to be compliant in the process. Key Takeaways: [3:19] Background checks help employers know what types of persons they are interviewing for potential employment. [6:07] Background checks need to be compliant, so all applicants go through the same process, which must be conducted legally. [10:33] Dawson explains his background check recommendations and process for a potential bank employee. [15:22] Dawson discusses background checks for church and nonprofit positions working with children. [20:55] What role does insurance play in the background screening process? [24:45] Note to job seekers: social media, and non-expunged criminal dismissals up to seven years old, are items screened. [27:10] Don’t cut corners on background screening for your organization. Mentioned in This Episode: SBChecks.com Sentinel Background Checks Toll-free 888-725-2535