As communities across the country have been enmeshed in public demonstrations focused on social
justice and equality, the issue of racial bias in in the criminal justice system is especially germane. Both
the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) and Society of Human Resource
Management (SHRM) have reported that over 96% of U.S. companies conduct criminal record checks
and this process in many cases is instrumental in employers hiring decisions.
HR solutions provider Neeyamo invited Appriss Insights to be part of a panel discussion at its Rise Above
Global HR Evolution Summit this week to help CRAs and hiring professionals better understand and
address this significant challenge.
Here are some key takeaways offered by the expert panel:
Barry Nixon — Publisher of PreemploymentDirectory.com, The Background Buzz, and other
Krisy Bucher — Director of Marketing Programs, Appriss Insights
Lester Rosen — Founder and CEO, ESR Check
Rachel Theisen — COO, InCheck
A recording of the panel discussion is now available. Use promo code POPXRA2020 for free access to
this and other sessions.