Audio Conference Examines Legal Line Walked When Using Internet to Recruit and Screen Job Applicants

To help employers and recruiters better understand the legal risks of using the Internet for recruiting and screening job applicants, Attorney Lester Rosen, the founder and CEO of nationwide accredited background check firm Employment Screening Resources (ESR), will present an audio conference titled ‘Web 2.0 Caution! The Legal Line You Walk When Using Social Media …

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Eight Truths Employers Should Know about Employment Screening Background Checks

Employment screening background checks have become a mission critical task to ensure employers avoid the legal and financial nightmare of hiring employees who are unfit, unqualified, dangerous, or dishonest. However, some employers have misconceptions concerning background checks.  Here are eight simple truths every business, both large and small, should know about employment screening background checks.

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Live Webcast to Reveal Top Background Screening Trends for Institute for Human Resources Quality of Hire Virtual Conference

Lester Rosen, an Attorney and President of Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a background screening firm located in the San Francisco Bay area and accredited by The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®), will present a live webcast titled ‘Top Ten Trends for Background Screening in 2011 – What Every Employer Needs to Know’ for …

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Employment Screening Resources to Present at NCHRA to Help Employers Avoid Negligent Hiring

With negligent hiring currently one of the fastest growing areas of employment litigation, employers and Human Resources (HR) professionals need to implement legally compliant background screening processes to hire the best employees. Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a background check firm located in Novato, California that is formally accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners …

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Attorney Lester Rosen to Discuss Best Practices for Background Checks at San Francisco EAC Event

Lester Rosen, Attorney at Law and President of Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a background check company in Novato, California accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®), will present an educational session – ‘Negligent Hiring and Background Checks: Best Practices and Legal Compliance’ – for the San Francisco Employers Advisory Council (SF EAC). …

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Experts Reveal Best Practices for Running Credit Checks during Employment Screening

By Thomas Ahearn, Employment Screening Resources (ESR) News Editor A recent article from Inc.com, ‘How to Run a Credit Check,’ reveals best practices from experts for every step of the credit check process during employment screening so that employers may check the financial stability of potential employees. According to the Inc.com article, employers using credit …

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Employment Screening Resources Top Ten Trends In Background Screening for 2011: No. 10, New Accreditation Standards Help Employers Select Background Screening Firms

By Lester Rosen, Employment Screening Resources (ESR) President & Thomas Ahearn, ESR News Editor Employment Screening Resources (ESR) Fourth Annual ‘Top Ten Trends in Pre-Employment Background Screening’ for 2011 – Trend #10: New Accreditation Standards Help Employers Select Background Screening Firms Before this year, employers were largely on their own when selecting a background screening …

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Employment Screening Resources President Lester Rosen Presents Session at 69th Annual HR Southwest Conference in Ft. Worth TX on October 13

By Thomas Ahearn, ESR News Blog Author, speaker, and safe hiring expert Lester Rosen, President of Employment Screening Resources (ESR), the company that literally wrote the book on background checks, will present a session titled ‘Background Checks: Trends, Best Practices, and Legal Developments’ at the 69th Annual HR Southwest Conference in Ft. Worth, Texas on …

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Employment Screening Resources President Presents Webinar on Background Screening Best Practices with IOMA Institute of Finance and Management

By Thomas Ahearn, ESR News Blog Author, speaker, and safe hiring expert Lester Rosen, President of Employment Screening Resources (ESR), the company that literally wrote the book on background checks, will present a webinar titled ‘Background Screening Best Practices: How to Use the Web to Conduct Searches & Avoid Legal Landmines’ with the Institute of …

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Error in Criminal Database Search during Background Check Falsely Labels Candidate a Crook

By  Thomas Ahearn, ESR News Blog A story from south Florida demonstrates how criminal results found in database searches during background checks may be incorrect and the problems and embarrassment that can result from such mistakes. According to a report on NBCMiami.com, a candidate running for Cooper City, FL commission named David Nall was falsely labeled a …

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