Background Checks for Banks and Financial Institutions

Background check expert Lester Rosen of Employment Screening Resources (ESR) has provided an in-depth interview, as well as an online presentation, for BankInfoSecuirty, the top reference tool for the Banking Information Security Community. “Today, hiring on gut instinct isn’t an acceptable practice; there’s simply too much at stake,” Mike D’Agostino, Marketing Manager at Information Security…

Background Check Expert Lester Rosen to Present at Seattle Conference on Social Networking sites

Employment Screening Resources  a leading international employment screening background checking firm headquartered in the San Francisco area, announced that its president, Lester Rosen, will be presenting before the prestigious Staffing Management Association (SMA) of Seattle on September 16, 2009.  SMA’s mission is to present practical and relevant information by bringing in top-notch recruiting and retention…

Background checks and your career

Two recent articles on the leading career site, The Ladders, feature background screening expert Lester Rosen on the role that employment screening may play in a job search.  The Ladders is the world’s largest community catering exclusively to the $100k+ job market.  According to the articles by author Kevin Fogarty:  Recruiters and investigators who conduct…

employment screening and liars at interviews

An article on NPR, “Spotting Lies: Listen, Don’t Look,” confirms what ESR has been advising employers for some time: people are not nearly as good a they think they are at detecting liars.  Even highly trained interviewers can make mistakes. See:   http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=111809280  This article underscores again that employers are at a big disadvantage if they are relying…

Employment Screening is our only business

In reviewing the Internet, it is clear there are a number of screening firms that advertise their service.  Although there are many excellent screening firms, when doing some digging, it also appears that there are some firms that are  background screening firms in name only.  ESR only does one thing—pre-employment screening background checks.  ESR is not…

Employment Screening Resources Expert Quoted in national news magazine

Employment screening expert Lester Rosen was quoted recently in U.S, News and World Report on an article entitled:  Should Your Credit Report Cost You a Job? http://www.usnews.com/articles/business/careers/2009/07/29/should-your-credit-report-cost-you-a-job.html Mr. Rosen, who is President of Employment Screening Resources, commented upon best practices when it comes to obtaining employment credit reports.  Mr. Rosen has also been quoted on…