HR Professionals Must Adapt to Emerging Background Check Trends when Hiring

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Human resource (HR) professionals conducting employment screening when hiring must adapt to several emerging background check trends including “Ban the Box” laws and the “gig” workforce in 2017, according to an article on the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) website.

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HR Technology Advancements Will Continue to Improve Background Screening in the Hiring Process

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn New HR technology is making background screening for employment purposes “faster, smarter, and easier” while integrations with HR systems have “changed the game” for Human Resource professionals, according to an article on the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) website. The fact that HR Technology will …

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HR Technology and Integrations Improving Background Screening Process for Human Resources

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn New HR technology is making background screening for employment purposes “faster, smarter, and easier” while integrations with HR systems have “changed the game” for Human Resources, according to an article on the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) website.

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Continuous Screening of Employees Could Be More Common in Near Future

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn While most companies currently perform background screening on employees once at the pre-hire stage, “the new normal may call for continuous, post-hire monitoring” in the near future to avoid insider threats, according to a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) article.

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Safe Hiring Expert Attorney Lester Rosen to Present at SHRM 2016 Talent Management Conference

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney Lester Rosen, founder and CEO of background check firm Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) and author of “The Safe Hiring Manual,” will present two sessions at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®) 2016 Talent Management Conference & Exposition held April 18-20, 2016, at the Walt …

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Need for Speed in Hiring Process May Compromise Background Checks

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn A safe hiring expert believes that the “need for speed” in the hiring process “unfortunately can often run contrary to the need for accuracy and due diligence” in the background checks of job applicants, according to the article ‘Push to Reduce Time-to-Hire May Impede Background Check …

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Employers Need to Know Background Check Trends to Remain in Compliance in 2016

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Employers who regularly conduct background checks on job applicants should be aware of several background check trends to remain in compliance in 2016, as government oversight, a sharp rise in class action lawsuits, and the threat of data breaches impact background check practices, according to an article …

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SHRM Survey Finds Employers Use Social Media to Both Hire and Disqualify Job Candidates

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Job seekers who believe the information they post on public social media websites like Facebook and Twitter does not affect their search for employment – for better or worse – should think again. A new survey shows employers are using the Internet and social media more than …

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Employment Screening Resources Recognized as SHRM Preferred Provider

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), a nationwide accredited background check firm, has been recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) as a member of the SHRM Preferred Provider Program able to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP™) and SHRM Senior Certified …

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Employment Screening Resources Releases Updated Online Safe Hiring Certification Training Course

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) – ‘The Background Check Authority®’ – has released an updated version of the ‘ESR Online Safe Hiring Certification Training Course’ created by ESR Founder and CEO Attorney Lester Rosen and based on his book “The Safe Hiring Manual.” For more information about …

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