People Matter. Make Good Choices.

We consistently deliver fast, accurate, affordable, and compliant information.

ESR Is a Service Offering of ClearStar.

Creating Safe and Healthy Workplaces.

Background Screening Services Substance Abuse Testing
Occupational Health Screening
Social Media Screening
Industry-Specific Solutions

Employee Onboarding Solution
Automate New Hire Paperwork
Electronic Form I-9 & E-Verify
Work Opportunity Tax Credits (WOTC)
Integrated with HRIS & Payroll

Ongoing Monitoring
Annual Driving Records
Global and U.S Sanction Searches
Periodic Re-checks

ESR Assured Compliance® Program
Ban the Box
Notice, Disclosure & Consent
Compliance Resource Library

ESR Wrote the Book on Background Checks

ESR Founder and CEO Attorney Lester Rosen wrote the book on background checks with “The Safe Hiring Manual.” The 3rd Edition published in 2017 is updated with the latest information from the screening industry.

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Who We Are

ESR is a global background screening firm delivering fast, accurate, affordable, and compliant information to employers.

Mission & Values

ESR is not your typical background screening firm and we don’t intend to become one. Learn more.


ESR is exceptionally qualified. Find out why ESR is a Strategic Choice for Employers. Learn more.


Experience matters. ESR is attorney owned and our leadership team has more than 100 years of experience. Learn more.


ESR’s team is frequently quoted by the media and sought to speak at conferences. Check out our library of free resources. Learn more.


ESR believes in strong relationships. We are aligned and integrated with the best. Learn more.

ESR Factsheet

ESR puts people over profits where it matters most. Check out what makes us different.
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ESR is PBSA (Formerly NAPBS) Accredited

Less than 10% of background screening firms have achieved PBSA (formerly NAPBS) accreditation. Learn More.

ESR is SOC 2 (SSAE 18) Audited Annually

ESR’s annual SOC2 audits underscore our commitment to security, privacy and confidentiality. Learn More.

The most selective companies trust ESR to manage their screening programs.

Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) is a global background check firm that is a strategic choice for employers who need accuracy and compliance in their background screening programs.

ESR is accredited by the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) – formerly the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) – and undergoes yearly SSAE 18 SOC 2® Type 2 audits to ensure the privacy, security, and confidentiality of consumer information.

ESR founder and CEO Attorney Lester Rosen wrote the book on background checks with “The Safe Hiring Manual.” Contact us today to learn more about our services and solutions.