Employment Screening Expert Lester Rosen To Present at National Webinar on Latest Trends in Background Checks

Employment Screening Resources,  a leading international employment screening background checking firm headquartered in the San Francisco area, announced that its president, Lester Rosen, will be presenting a national webinar on November 18, 2009, on “New Legal Hotspots and Latest Trends in Employment Screening Background Checks.”

The webinar is sponsored by IOMA, an independent source of exclusive business management information for experienced senior and middle management professionals for 20 years.  Details are at:  http://www.ioma.com/webinars/1320.html?priority=SA05EM2

Mr. Rosen will be addressing how a company can avoid hiring dangerous, unqualified, or dishonest candidates, as well as the legal environment and latest trends surrounding background checks and employment. The webinar will also address concerns and confusion surrounding the use and over-use of Facebook, LinkedIn and other social networking sites, lawsuits looming over inaccurate background screening reports, and international background checks. 

 “I am very pleased to have the opportunity to review these cutting-edge employment topics that can help employers select the best candidates,” commented Rosen. “Exercising due diligence and staying out of court is mission critical for businesses of all sizes, and the IOMA format is an excellent way for employers to quickly review the latest trends, tools and legal developments.”

Mr. Rosen, who is also an attorney, is a nationally recognized expert on employment screening background checks.  He is a writer and speaker on the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), pre-employment screening, and safe hiring issues. In addition, Mr. Rosen is the author of the first comprehensive book on employment screening, “The Safe Hiring Manual Complete Guide to Keeping Criminals, Imposters and Terrorists Out of Your Workplace.” He also wrote, “The Safe Hiring Audit.”

 Mr. Rosen’s speaking appearances have included numerous national and statewide conferences.   He has testified in the California, Florida  and Arkansas Superior Courts as an expert witness on issues surrounding safe hiring and due diligence. Mr. Rosen was the chairperson of the steering committee that founded the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), the professional trade organization for the screening industry, and served as its first co-chairman in 2004. 

More information about Employment Screening Resources can be found at www.ESRcheck.com