By Jim Crockett, Employment Screening Resources The weather issues on the east cost can potentially delay background checks for candidates that include searches at courthouses that are snowed in.Â For example, theÂ Philadelphia Courthouse has closed and will remain closed on Wednesday, February 10, 2010.Â Even in jurisdictions where courts are open, court researchers may …Continue reading "Bad weather can delay background checks"
In a Court opinion filed December 30, 2009, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri ruled that not getting hired is an ‘adverse action’ as defined by the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the law that governs background checks. In that case, the plaintiff that was representing himself filed legal papers …Continue reading "Court finds that not hiring someone constitutes an adverse action for purposes of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)"
By Les Rosen, Employment Screening Resources Getting a college diplomaÂ apparently no longer requires years of hard work, taking tests, paying tuition or even reading a book. Why bother going though the formalities when all a person needs is a credit card and a web browser in order to buy an authentic looking diploma that mimics …Continue reading "Genuine Fake Diplomas on the Rise"
By Les Rosen, Employment Screening Resources Under the laws of most states, crimes are generally placed into one of three categories: A FelonyÂ is a serious offense that is punishable by a sentence to a state prison. Note the use of the word punishable, as opposed to actually punished. The distinction is important because a person …Continue reading "Crimes Are Classified into three categories"
By Les Rosen, Employment Screening Resources Most authorities agree that any information tending to reveal a job applicant’s age should not be requested on an employer application form or during an oral interview. Asking for date of birth during the selection process could violate the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 as well …Continue reading "Date of Birth Information, Age Discrimination and Background Checks"
Â By Jared Callahan, Employment Screening Resources SimpleHR, the leading HR Software globally for small business, and Employment Screening Resources , a leading national employment screening background checking firm announced they have partnered for the purpose of providing additional industry leading human resources solutions. SimpleHR is a comprehensive human resources software solution for small to mid-sized …Continue reading "SimpleHR and Employment Screening Resources Announces Partnership"
By Jim Crockett, Employment Screening Resources BankInfoSecurity.com, a leading information portal about Banking Regulations, has released an interview with employment screening background check expert Lester Rosen on the top ten trends in due diligence and background checks for 2010. The article is located at: http://www.bankinfosecurity.com/articles.php?art_id=2121 Senior Management level Bankers, IT Professionals, and Banking Personnel use …Continue reading "Bank Security site interviews background check expert Lester Rosen"
By Les Rosen, Employment Screening Resources Employment Screening Resources (ESR) a leading national employment screening firm based in the San Francisco area, has released its third annual Top Ten Tends in Screening and Hiring for 2010. ESR has identified new trends that are starting to make a difference, as well as old trends that have …Continue reading "Employment Screening Resources Releases Third Annual Trends for Pre-Employment Background Screening in 2010"
By Jared Callahan, Employment Screening Resources Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a leading national employment screening firm announced today the release of a Resource Center on its web site, containing â€œAll Things Background Checks.â€Â The new feature is intended to provideÂ one Â centralized location for ESR clients to keep current on the critical task of hiring a …Continue reading "Employment Screening Resources (ESR) Releases New Resource Center for â€œAll Things Background Checksâ€"
By Les Rosen, Employment Screening Resources 2010 Trends in Screening – Trend Ten: International screening will be more prevalent Given the mobility of workers backcross international borders, international background checks have presented challenges for employers. There are 192 countries in the world (using the United Nations membership list). That means that there is a great deal to …Continue reading "International screening will be more prevalent"