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Legal And Effective Reference Checking And Education Verification Webinar

February 26, 2014


Title: Legal And Effective Reference Checking And Education Verification

Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Eastern

Speaker: Attorney Lester Rosen, Founder & CEO Employment Screening Resources (ESR)

Format: Audio Conference

PHR / SPHR Credits: This program has been approved for 1.5 recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute.


Learn how to effectively verify past employment and education information, as well as tools to spot phony credentials and fake degrees!

With hiring decisions becoming more critical in challenging economic times, verifying past employment, education, and references has become critical. Unfortunately, applicants that falsify or inflate employment and educational accomplishments have created a significant problem for employers as legal limitations create barriers for those seeking to obtain or verify past employment information.

But now there is help. This audio conference reviews legal and effective techniques for the reference checking process. Specifically, you will learn how to verify education and spot phony credentials and worthless degree mills, plus:

  • Effective and legal strategies to verify an applicant's past employment and education accomplishments
  • Why employment references create legal issues for employers and strategies for obtaining information and dealing with requests from other employers
  • Why phony education credentials are problematic - and how to spot degree mills
  • New technologies and approaches to credentials verificationsSpecial issues when it comes to social media
  • Tips for international employment and education verification

About Your Presenter:

Lester S. Rosen is an Attorney at Law and Founder and  CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR), an accredited, national background screening company under the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) accreditation program, a professional trade organization for the screening industry. He is the author of "The Safe Hiring Manual: The Complete Guide to Employment Screening Background Checks for Employers, Recruiters, and Jobseekers" and "The Safe Hiring Audit." He is a consultant, writer, and frequent presenter on pre-employment screening and safe hiring issues. He also has qualified as an expert witness on issues surrounding safe hiring and due diligence. His speaking appearances have included numerous national and statewide conferences.

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