September 17 - Legal Social Media Background Investigations

    September 17, 2020
    8:15 AM - 10:00 AM
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    Session summary: 

    Companies can reduce risk by thoroughly vetting applicants and monitoring current employee risky behavior. Social media background investigations are an effective way to minimize the risk of a negligent hire. Proceed with caution when utilizing this emerging technology to spot red flags. Factors to consider include protected class information and FCRA compliance. This presentation will review how to legally conduct social media background screening to protect your company and avoid a lawsuit.

    Speaker:  Mario Pecoraro, CEO – Alliance Worldwide Investigative Group, Inc.

     Mario Pecoraro is an entrepreneur, corporate visionary, author and founder of Alliance Worldwide Investigative Group, Inc., which specializes in background screening and insurance investigations. Pecoraro conducts accredited webinars and has presented at conferences across the country. He is sought out as an expert on investigative matters and has been featured on local and national media outlets including ABC’s 20/20. He recently published a book, available on, called “The Claim Game: Twenty Best Practices When Managing and Investigating Workers’ Comp Claims.”  His second book, “Avoiding Costly Hiring Mistakes” was published in the summer of 2019. It provides all the tips, best practices, and warning signs HR Professionals should look for when making hiring decisions.

    Pecoraro serves on the Executive Boards of many industry and community not-for-profit organizations. He was honored by his peers as an “outstanding business person” for conducting risk management and quality due-diligence based investigative services with integrity and his company was twice named a “Best Places to Work” by the Albany Business Review.


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    $15.00 Non Member Registration