Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney Lester Rosen, Founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will present a webinar for Clear Law Institute titled ‘Top 10 Background Check Trends for 2016’ on Thursday, January 21, 2016 from 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM ET / 12:00 Noon PM to 1:15 PM …Continue reading "Safe Hiring Expert to Reveal Top Background Check Trends for 2016"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Using social media to learn about potential employees can be an effective tool but comes with legal risks. To help employers understand this, Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) Founder and CEO Attorney Lester Rosen will present a Lorman Education Services live webinar – ‘Screening Applicants Using Social …Continue reading "ESR CEO Lester Rosen to Present Webinar on Social Media Screening Risks"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn A report released by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion? Understanding the Issues – provides recommendations to businesses on how to properly use “big data” analytics while also highlighting the benefits and risks of “big data” for consumers in …Continue reading "FTC Report on Big Data Outlines Benefits and Risks for Businesses and Consumers"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The U.S. economy finished strong in 2015 by adding 292,000 jobs in December while the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.0 percent, according to ‘THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION — DECEMBER 2015’ released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).Continue reading "U.S. Economy Finishes 2015 Strong by Adding 292,000 Jobs in December"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney Lester Rosen, Founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR), will present a webinar with TrainHR titled ‘The Top Ten Trends for Background Checks in 2016 – What Every Employer Needs to Know’ on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 10:00 PM PST / 1:00 PM EST.Continue reading "Employers Need to Know Top Trends for Background Checks in 2016"
Posted By ESR Press Releases Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a leading global provider of on demand background check services, is pleased to announce a partnership with Egghart Consulting and integration with their Kodee Licensing Manager Software.Continue reading "Employment Screening Resources Announces Integration with Egghart Consulting for Indian Gaming Agencies"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On December 7, 2015, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) published its final regulations and guidance for Ban the Box legislation passed in the “Garden State” called The Opportunity to Compete Act (OTCA) which took effect immediately. The final regulations – and …Continue reading "New Jersey Issues Ban the Box Regulations and Guidance"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), a global background check firm, has released the 9th Annual ESR Top Ten Background Check Trends for 2016 selected by ESR Founder and CEO Attorney Lester Rosen. For the number one trend, Rosen foresees an increase in governmental oversight and enforcement of …Continue reading "Employment Screening Resources Releases Top Ten Background Check Trends for 2016"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Many employers in the United States will face several new laws and issues involving the background check process that will ring in the new year of 2016. Brief descriptions of some important background check laws and issues for 2016 that employers should be aware of in order …Continue reading "Employers Face New Background Check Laws and Issues in January 2016"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Mayor Michael A. Nutter has signed an update to the Ban the Box legislation known as the Fair Criminal Screening Standards Ordinance and an Executive Order on background checks for City employment to help strengthen anti-discrimination protections for ex-offenders seeking employment in the “City …Continue reading "Philadelphia Updates Ban the Box Ordinance to Strengthen Anti-Discrimination Protections for Ex-Offenders"