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Online Safe Hiring Certification Course

The Updated ESR Online Safe Hiring Certification Training Course is Available!

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The Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) Online Safe Hiring Certification Training Course was created by ESR Founder and CEO Attorney Lester Rosen and the material is based on his book: "The Safe Hiring Manual." The course is divided into seven units covering critical areas of employment background checks. Each unit can be taken separately or all together as an entire course. For any questions, please email

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New Features of the ESR Online Safe Hiring Course:


Take the ESR Online Safe Hiring Course for HRCI and SHRM Credits:

HRCI Credits: The entire course is approved for 20 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours toward PHR®, SPHR®, and GPHR® recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met HR Certification's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit. For more information about HRCI certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at

SHRM Credits: ESR is recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP™) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP™). The entire course is worth 20 PDCs toward SHRM-CP™ and SHRM-SCP™ through the SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™). To learn more, visit


More Information about Individual Units of the ESR Online Safe Hiring Course:

If all seven units are purchased together, the price of the entire course is $400 (a 20% discount from the price of $500 if all units are purchased separately). Each unit of the course ends with a 25 question quiz that learners must score at least 80% (20 questions correct) to pass. Each unit also includes a study guide handout that learners may download to help them pass the quiz. The text for the course is mostly from 'The Safe Hiring Manual' by ESR CEO Lester Rosen. For any questions about the course, please email

* 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.

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