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Online Safe Hiring Certification Training Course

The Employment Screening Resources (ESR) Online Safe Hiring Certification Training Course will be available February 2015. Please check back at this link for a link to the new course. Thank you.

The Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) Online Safe Hiring Certification Training Course, created by ESR Founder and CEO Attorney Lester Rosen, is divided into seven units covering critical areas of employment background checks. 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 Institute of the quality of the program.  It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at

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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. Learners get three chances to pass the quiz. 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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