Background Screening Expert Explains How Technology Innovations Improve Candidate Experience

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Background screening technology innovations “are improving speed, trust, transparency, and ultimately, the candidate experience” to attract “record numbers of millennials and Generation Z job candidates entering the workforce,” according to experts interviewed for an article in the June 2019 edition of HRO Today Magazine. In the article …

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Employment Screening Resources (ESR) National Account Executive Pri Murphy Completes Term as President of PASCO Board of Directors

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Pri Murphy, a National Account Executive for leading global background check provider Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), has completed her term as President of the Board of Directors for the Professional Association of Sonoma County (PASCO), one of the largest professional Human Resources (HR) organizations in Northern California. She …

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NAPBS and HR.com Release Results of Annual Survey of HR Professionals about Background Screening

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) – a non-profit trade association representing the interests of background screening companies – and leading human resources (HR) social networking website HR.com have released the results of their third annual survey of “How Human Resources Professionals View and Use …

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Virginia Beach Office Shooter Resigned on Day of Attack in Latest Case of Workplace Violence

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn A veteran city engineer who shot and killed 12 people at an office in Virginia Beach, Virginia where he worked for years “resigned the morning of the attack” in the latest case of workplace violence that has plagued employers and employees in the recent past, according to …

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SHRM Research Reveals Nearly Half of HR Professionals Experienced Workplace Violence

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) – the world’s largest HR professional society representing 300,000 members in more than 165 countries – has released research that reveals nearly half of surveyed HR professionals (48 percent) said their organization had at some point experienced workplace violence.

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Safe Hiring Expert Explains Why Background Check of Aurora Shooter Did Not Reveal Past Conviction

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn That fact that a past felony conviction was not revealed during the pre-employment background check of an employee who fatally shot five co-workers at his Aurora, Illinois, workplace while being fired from his job “might be perplexing – or even shocking to some – but not to …

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Background Check Expert Attorney Lester Rosen to Speak at SHRM 2019 Talent Conference & Exposition

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) – the world’s largest HR professional society – will hold the SHRM 2019 Talent Conference & Exposition in Nashville, Tennessee from April 8 to 10, 2019. The conference will feature screening industry leaders such as background expert Attorney Lester Rosen, …

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Aurora Warehouse Shooting Highlights Dangers HR Professionals Face from Workplace Violence

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On February 15, 2019, five employees were shot and killed at a warehouse in Aurora, Illinois by a worker who was being fired, an incident highlighting the dangers Human Resource (HR) professionals can face from workplace violence, according to an article from the Society for Human Resource …

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Employment Screening Resources (ESR) Named to 2018 HRO Today Magazine Baker’s Dozen for Top Pre-Employment Screening Services

Written By Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) – a leading global background check firm – has been named to the 2018 HRO Today Magazine Baker’s Dozen for Top Pre-Employment Screening Services (PDF). ESR was ranked top Midsize Program Pre-employment Screening Size of Deal Leader and recognized as a Midsize Program Pre-employment Screening Leader …

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Background Check Expert to Speak about Biggest Hiring Pitfalls at 2018 HR Comply California

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney Lester Rosen, founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of global background check firm Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will present a session entitled “Today’s Biggest Hiring Pitfalls: California Background Checks, Ban-the-Box, Salary History Inquiries, and More” during 2018 HR Comply California on Thursday, October 18, 2018, from …

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