In 2005, ESR produced the first comprehensive book written on safe hiring and background checks, The Safe Hiring Manual, by ESR President, Lester Rosen. ESR is pleased to announce its second book, The Safe Hiring Audit. The new book provides a blueprint to evaluate and improve a company’s hiring procedures. Companies of all sizes can …Continue reading "ESR Releases New Book on Safe Hiring-The Safe Hiring Audit"
Some firms still hire by soliciting resumes. A question that has come up deals with a situation where the e-mail address from the applicant conveys something about the applicant that appears fundamentally incompatible with the job. For example, a firm that provides elder care received a resume from an e-mail address that included the term, …Continue reading "Employer Question: Did I Discriminate Against The â€œAngel of Death?â€"
Although statistics vary widely, there is widespread agreement that a substantial number of resumes belong in the â€œfictionâ€ section of the bookstore. The rate of fraud can be as high as 40% and higher according to different sources. Applicants certainly have the right to put their best foot forward, and puffing their qualifications is an …Continue reading "The Six Biggest Applicant Lies!"