Example

 

Personnel Hiring Guidelines

 

Many of our clients have asked if we could provide them a Hiring Guideline as it pertains to pre-employment (criminal) screening. We have put together an example below. Please feel free to use this guideline or take from it what makes sense for your business.

 

Judgment Call
Case-By-Case Review

DUI - One Incident Only
Sale of Alcohol to Minor
Worthless Checks
Disorderly Conduct
Multiple Criminal Offenses
Petty Theft (Theft to Deprive/Retail Theft/Shoplifting)
Loitering
Trespassing
Arrest Without Violence
Larceny
Other criminal offenses

 

Will Not Hire If Offense Is Less Than 5 Years Old
Will Consider And Carefully Review If Older Than 5 years

Multiple DUI's
Misdemeanor Drug and/or Paraphernalia
Possession of Concealed Weapon - Misdemeanor
Battery/Assault
Resisting Arrest With Violence
Domestic Violence

Will Not Hire If Offense is Less Than 10 Years Old
Will Consider And Carefully Review If Older Than 10 years

Felony Drug Use
Grand Theft / Robbery
Burglary
Felony Battery/Assault
Felony Possession of a Concealed Weapon
Welfare/Unemployment Fraud
Forgery
Arson
Prostitution or Solicitation of Prostitution
Grand Larceny
Other Felonies Not Mentioned Below

Will Not Hire
Extreme Violence (Aggravated Assault/Aggravated Battery, Murder, Attempted Murder)
Sexual Offense
(Lewd & Lascivious-Sexual Battery, Rape, Sex With A Minor)
Kidnapping
False Imprisonment
Child Abuse
Pornography
Extortion
Manslaughter
(Including Vehicular Homicide/Involuntary)
Indecent Exposure If Sexual In Nature
Currently on probation or has a case pending that is a DUI or criminal in nature