New Study Reveals Inaccuracies in State Criminal Record Repositories

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn A study entitled ‘New Facts About the Currency and Accuracy of Criminal Records at State Criminal Record Repositories’ released in June of 2016 by BRB Publications, Inc. reveals inaccuracies in state criminal record repositories, as well as the three key reasons why the completeness, consistency, and …

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Job Seeker Wins $230,000 in FCRA Settlements against Employers

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn A Green Bay, Wisconsin job seeker has won at least $230,000 in settlements from employers across the country involving alleged violations of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) that regulates background checks for employment purposes in the United States, according to an article from the …

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Background Check Expert to Speak at San Francisco HR Star Conference

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney Lester Rosen, the founder and CEO of Bay Area background check firm Employment Screening Resources (ESR), will present a session titled “Background Check Trends for 2016 – What Every Employer Needs to Know,” at the 2016 San Francisco HR Star Conference on Wednesday, July 13, …

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Business Practices Foundation of NAPBS Accredited Background Screening Firms

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The general business practices of a background screening firm are the foundation that helps the company perform accurate and professional background checks. A background screening firm accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) has business practices that assure proper character of owners and employees, …

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Service Standards Ensured by NAPBS Accredited Background Screening Firms

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Verifications of past education and past employment of job applicants are a necessary part of background checks. A background screening firm accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) has policies and procedures in place to ensure maximum possible accuracy when obtaining, recording, and reporting …

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Product Standards Set High for NAPBS Accredited Background Screening Firms

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Criminal record information gathered by public record researchers at the county court level is an important part of background checks. A background screening firm accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) seeks high standards from these researchers and ensures those standards will be met …

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Client Education Offered by NAPBS Accredited Background Screening Firms

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Employers must learn what their legal responsibilities are when using background checks for employment purposes. A background screening firm accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) will inform their clients of these legal responsibilities and requirements imposed by the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act …

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Legal Compliance Critical for NAPBS Accredited Background Screening Firms

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Given the increasingly complex laws governing background checks in the United States, employers need a background screening provider that remains in compliance with the law. A background screening firm accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) is well versed in the federal Fair Credit …

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Consumer Protection a Top Priority for NAPBS Accredited Background Screening Firms

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn For background screening firms that must protect the personal information of individuals undergoing background checks, consumer protection is a top priority in order to guard against data breaches and identity theft. A background screening firm accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) has …

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Registration Opens for 2016 NAPBS Annual Conference

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) – “The Voice of Screening Professionals” – has opened registration to NAPBS members for the 2016 NAPBS Annual Conference to be held in Palm Desert, California from September 18 to 20, 2016. To register for this event, NAPBS members …

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