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Employment Screening Resources® is Accredited by The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) for background checks.
ESR Founder and CEO Attorney Lester Rosen wrote the book on background checks. Order here. ESR provides comprehensive screening technology, resources, and legal compliance.
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The text for the course is 'The Safe Hiring Manual' by ESR founder Lester S. Rosen.
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If these are issues that affect you, then ESR has a solution-the ESR Safe Hiring Certification Training
The Safe Hiring Certification Training is an intensive 30-hour online educational and professional development course designed for employers, human resource and security professionals, and anyone responsible for risk management and due diligence in hiring and pre-employment background screening.
Please note: The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HRCI of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met HRCI's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.
The Program ID for HRCI credit is only identified on the certificate of completion or onsite materials.
The course is also approved for 20 hours of credit by the HRCI. (The additional 10 hours is allocated to utilizing the 190 page workbook, exercises and preparation for quiz questions.) In addition, each of the 4 modules is approved for 5 hours of credit.
This course may also be eligible for ASIS recertification credit - check with ASIS. if any questions.
NEW! Now available in four modules--take the entire course at one time OR just take the modules of interest OR take the course one module at a time!
The Safe Hiring Certification Training is a self-paced, on-line course that can be accessed at any time from any where, including at work.
Valuable features of this course include:
Through this course, participants will obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to implement and manage a legal and effective safe hiring program including employment screening background checks. Upon successful completion, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion, marking a significant professional accomplishment.
* NOTE: To participate in the Safe Hiring Online course, users must have access to the Internet, some type of computer/laptop with keyboard and mouse/pad, and a printer if they want to print out worksheets for the course.
Employee problems are usually caused by problem employees. Employers have become painfully aware that hiring someone with a criminal record, falsified credentials or undesirable background can create a legal and financial nightmare.ï¿½Without exercising due diligence in hiring, it has become a statistical certainty that employers will hire employees that can lead to lawsuits for negligent hiring, workplace violence, theft, embezzlement and numerous other workplace problems.
However, employers and Human Resources and Security professionals face a host of challenges with it comes to safe hiring. First, the area is heavily regulated by federal and state laws, and there are numerous privacy and discrimination issues. Furthermore, employers are faced with a number of practical issues such as what information is available, how do you get it, and how do you utilize it and analyze it in a cost-effective manner.
UNIT 1: Basic Themes in Hiring
Lesson 1: An Introduction to Safe Hiring
Lesson 2: An Introduction to Creating Your Company's Safe Hiring Program
Lesson 3: An Orientation to the Laws about Negligent Hiring
Lesson 4: Complying with Discrimination & Privacy Laws & Identity Theft
Lesson 5: The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and State FCRA type laws
Lesson 6: How to Implement a Safe Hiring Program
UNIT 2: The AIR Process-Essential Functions before the Background Check
Lesson 1: The Application Process
Lesson 2: The Interview Process
Lesson 3: Reference Checks
Lesson 4: Checking Education & Credentials
UNIT 3: Pre-Employment Screening & Criminal Records
Lesson 1: An Introduction to Pre-Employment Screening
Lesson 2: Role & Legal Use of Criminal Records in Safe Hiring
Lesson 3: Where & How to Obtain Criminal Records
Lesson 4: Credit Reports & Credit Bureau Data
Lesson 5: Other Critical Screening Tools
UNIT 4: Mechanics of Screening
Lesson 1: Mechanics of Screening
Lesson 2: Drug Screening
Lesson 3: International Screening
Lesson 4: Terrorist Searches
Lesson 5: Theft, Fraud, & Embezzlement
UNIT 5: Post Hire Issues
Lesson 1: Post Hire Issues
Lesson 2: A Safe Hiring Audit
* NOTE: The course host unfortunately does not support the version of Internet Explorer 10 at this time. Currently, you have to use an earlier version of Internet Explorer (9 or 8) or a different browser (Chrome or Firefox) to take the course.