Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn
Attorney Lester Rosen, founder and CEO of leading global background check firm Employment Screening Resources (ESR), will present a four-part live webinar series on background checks in conjunction with business and compliance experts Aurora Training Advantage. The first course, “Background Checks: Best Practices, Trends, and Legal Compliance,” takes place on March 21, 2018. To register, click here.
The four courses are 90 minutes each and worth 1.5 recertification credits for both the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Participation in each course will lead to a Certificate of Completion that identifies participants as having completed an educational course of study in the critical areas of due diligence, legal compliance, and background checks.
- March 21, 2018, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET – Background Checks: Best Practices, Trends, and Legal Compliance
- April 11, 2018, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET – Legally Obtaining and Using Criminal Records, and the Impact of the EEOC and Ban the Box
- May 30, 2018, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET – Verifying Employment, Education, and Credentials
- June 28, 2018, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET – The Legal Use of Social Media, Credit Reports, Driving Records, and International Screening in Hiring
Upon completion of the four-part curriculum – either by attending the live webinar or by listening to a recorded version – participants will be recognized for successfully completing a course of professional study with a “Certificate of Completion of a Course of Study for Background Checking Essentials” that represents a professional commitment to continual learning and skill development in this field.
In the introductory course, attendees will learn the basics of pre-employment background checks for employers. Rosen will review the fundamentals of background checks and negligent hiring, audit ten key areas of legal compliance and current best practices designed to help employers hire the best and avoid legal fallout, and review the mechanics of how a screening program should work. To register, click here.
Rosen is the author of “The Safe Hiring Manual,” the first comprehensive book on background checks, and “The Safe Hiring Audit.” He is a frequent presenter nationwide on pre-employment screening and safe hiring issues with speaking appearances at numerous national and statewide conferences. He has qualified and testified in the Superior Courts as an expert witness on issues surrounding due diligence.
Rosen founded Employment Screening Resources (ESR) in the San Francisco, California area in 1997. ESR is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) and undergoes annual SOC 2 audits to protect the privacy, security, and confidentiality of consumer information used during background checks for employment purposes. To learn more about ESR, visit www.esrcheck.com.
ESR Event Calendar for Webinars on Background Checks
Employment Screening Resource (ESR) – a leading global background check firm – has provided engaging and informative speakers for conferences, seminars, and webinars nationwide for over a decade to help employers, recruiters, and HR professionals better understand background checks. For a list of upcoming “ESR Speaks” events, please visit www.esrcheck.com/Tools-Resources/Event-Calendar/.
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