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The Safe Hiring Manual – The Complete Guide to Employment Screening Background Checks for Employers, Recruiters, and Jobseekers
(Updated 2nd Edition – October 2012)
By Attorney Lester S. Rosen, Founder & CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR)
'The Safe Hiring Manual - The Complete Guide to Employment Screening Background Checks for Employers, Recruiters, and Jobseekers' by Attorney Lester Rosen (Facts on Demand Press / 736 Pages) is a complete blueprint detail of how to exercise due diligence throughout the hiring process. This ideal tool for employers, HR, security professionals, private investigators, employment law attorneys, and background screening firms includes:
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About the Author
Attorney at Law Lester S. Rosen is Founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a nationwide accredited background screening company. He is the author of “The Safe Hiring Manual,” the first comprehensive guide to employment screening, and “The Safe Hiring Audit.” A noted background check expert, his speaking appearances have included numerous national and international conferences.
In 1997, Mr. Rosen founded Employment Screening Resources with a mission to promote safe workplaces for employers, employees, and the public. ESR – ‘The Background Check Authority’ – is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC) for proving compliance with the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program (BSAAP). He was the chairperson of the steering committee that founded the NAPBS and served as first co-chair.
Testimonials for New Safe Hiring Manual
The Safe Hiring Manual is “the source” and its author, Les Rosen, is “the authority” on background screening applicants, whether employees or volunteers. We trusted Les’ expertise and integrity so much that we partnered with his firm to conduct tens of thousands of background checks for our Youth Protection Program. Given the complexity of federal and state laws that regulate background screening, you need to be very careful in threading the legal needle. That’s why we rely on Les and that’s why you need the Safe Hiring Manual, the most comprehensive and up-to-date book on background screening. -- Ralph Yanello, CEO-Founder-Lawyer, Shield the Vulnerable, a service of LawRoom
The update of The Safe Hiring Manual is very timely because the practice of conducting background checks is facing many challenges with the EEOC’s focus on credit checks, education verifications and issuance of their New Guidance on use of Criminal Background Checks as well as many special interest groups advocating for previously incarcerated persons rights. From ‘Ban the Box’ to expanded expungement of criminal records rights employers are facing an affront on getting information they believe will help them provide a safe workplace, reduce theft, embezzlement, fraud , identify theft, other crimes and to assess overall employee trustworthiness. In this edition of his landmark book Les Rosen provides an insightful mosaic of information that provides clear guidance and every person involved in hiring people need to read this book. -- W. Barry Nixon, SPHR, Executive Director, National Institute for Prevention of Workplace Violence, Inc.
If you are in charge of talent acquisition or in the business of hiring, this is a must read! The book gives you easy access to set up secure hiring practices and reinforces the importance of checking out candidates, before its too late. Do your due diligence and read this book - before you hire your next candidate. --Brenda Gilchrist, SPHR, The HR Matrix, llc
Hiring employees has never been riskier than it is today. Employers must comply with a myriad of employment and other laws in order to stay compliant and out of court. Once again, Les Rosen, one of the preeminent experts in background searches and accompanying laws hits it out the park with the only book you will ever need to guide you on safe hiring practices. Packed with practical advice in an easy to read format, this book provides you policies, forms, tips to help you understand the data you collect and guidance along the way to make sure you are legally compliant with all avenues of your background checks. Your lawyers will thank you for getting this book! -- Allison West, Esq., SPHR, Trainer/Speaker/Investigator/ HR Consultant, Employment Practices Specialists
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