Security Management, the publication of ASIS, the leading international security organization, featured an article on Background Checks by Lester Rosen, President of Employment Screening Resources (ESR) in the May, 2009 edition.

The article is entitled: “How to Avoid Hiring Mishaps,” and covers recent cases, trends, new developments and best practices when it comes to pre-employment background screening checks.  Areas covered include the proper use of criminal databases, criminal records and discrimination under Title VII, the use of credit reports, new laws in New York on the employer’s use of criminal information, education verification and the use of social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace.

The article is at: 

ASIS also reviewed the newest book by Les Rosen, “The Safe Hiring Audit.”