ASIS Selects ESR President as a Presenter at the 2009 ASIS International 55th Annual Seminar

ESR is pleased to announce that its president, Lester Rosen, has been selected to give a presentation at the 2009 ASIS International 55th Annual Seminar and Exhibits (September 21-24, 2009) on Monday, September 21, 2009 at 1:30 PM. It will be held in Anaheim, CA. The presentation will be, “Negligent Hiring Mock Trial.” The ASIS …

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New Form I-9 for Employers

NOTICE (4/3/09) The USCIS has issued the latest and newest Form I-9 that employers should begin to use immediately. See the official USCIS version at: http://www.uscis.gov/files/form/I-9_IFR_02-02-09.pdf and for more information from USCIS, see>>>: http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.5af9bb95919f35e66f614176543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=31b3ab0a43b5d010VgnVCM10000048f3d6a1RCRD&vgnextchannel=db029c7755cb9010VgnVCM10000045f3d6a1RCRD ESR is pleased to offer a range of E-verify and Form I-9 services.  Also keep in mind that certain states now …

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Stay Tuned for new training and education website offering books, courses, training video and free resources on employment screening background checks

Employment Screening Resources (ESR) is pleased to announce that a preview of its new education and training site is now available on the web. See: http://www.backgroundchecktraining.com/ The site contains courses, books, training videos and free resources on employment screening and background checks. The official launch will the in April but it is available now for …

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Press Release

http://www.prlog.org/10204703-employment-screening-resources-enters-ninth-year-of-publishing-leading-industry-newsletter.html PRLog (Press Release) – Mar 24, 2009 – Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a leading U.S. background screening firm has announced that it has entered the ninth year of publishing the industry leading ESR Newsletter and Legal Update, the monthly newsletter that summarizes new trends, legal developments and best practices for employers. The newsletter is …

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ESRcheck Report Newsletter

  The ESRcheck Report is a free monthly newsletter from Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) that provides timely and vital information about background checks for employers, recruiters, HR professionals, and security providers. Stay current on ever-changing legal compliance issues at state and federal level pertaining to employment screening. Get information from a background check firm that …

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How to Tell if Someone is Lying at an Interview (Hint: It helps to have a coin handy)

Even if Diogenes had found an honest person, there is a body of modern evidence that suggests it is difficult for anyone, from ancient philosophers to modern day employers, to use an interview to determine who is really who. Employers have a distinct challenge when it comes to spotting liars; industry statistics suggest that as …

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Megan’s Law and Registered Sexual Offenders – An “Only in California” Twist

The use of the California Sexual Registration listing, commo nly known as Megan’s Law, is widespread among employers.  However, there is a little known provision in California that may actually limit an employer’s legal use of that information in some situations. The Megan’s Law was first passed in 1996.  Originally, information on sex offenders that …

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Megan’s Law and Registered Sexual Offenders – An “Only in California” Twist

The use of the California Sexual Registration listing, commo nly known as Megan’s Law, is widespread among employers.  However, there is a little known provision in California that may actually limit an employer’s legal use of that information in some situations. The Megan’s Law was first passed in 1996.  Originally, information on sex offenders that …

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Cup of Coffee with that Criminal Conviction? Starbucks Case Underscores Importance of Well-Crafted Employment Application

A recent California appellate court case, Starbucks Corporation v. Lord, addressed the issue of how applicants are asked about criminal records on an application form. A class action was filed against Starbucks Corporation on behalf of 135,000 unsuccessful job applicants on the basis that the Starbucks application contains an ‘illegal question’ about prior marijuana convictions …

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Employment Screening Resources Announces that Lester Rosen to Address Third Annual India International Background Screening Conference in Mumbai

(PRLEAP.COM) Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a leading U.S. background check screening firm has announced that its president, Lester S. Rosen, will be a featured speaker at the Third Annual India International Background Screening Conference in Mumbai at the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower on March 26 and 27, 2009. Mr. Rosen, a recognized expert on …

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