Employment Screening Resources Releases Third Annual Trends for Pre-Employment Background Screening in 2010

By Les Rosen, Employment Screening Resources Employment Screening Resources (ESR) a leading national employment screening firm based in the San Francisco area, has released its third annual Top Ten Tends in Screening and Hiring for 2010. ESR has identified new trends that are starting to make a difference, as well as old trends that have…

Employment Screening Resources (ESR) Releases New Resource Center for “All Things Background Checks”

By Jared Callahan, Employment Screening Resources Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a leading national employment screening firm announced today the release of a Resource Center on its web site, containing “All Things Background Checks.”  The new feature is intended to provide one  centralized location for ESR clients to keep current on the critical task of hiring a…

International screening will be more prevalent

By Les Rosen, Employment Screening Resources 2010 Trends in Screening – Trend Ten:  International screening will be more prevalent  Given the mobility of workers backcross international borders, international background checks have presented challenges for employers. There are 192 countries in the world (using the United Nations membership list). That means that there is a great deal to…

Increased need for employer due diligence

By Les Rosen, Employment Screening Resources 2010 Trends in Screening Trend Nine: Increased need for employer due diligence Another impact of the recession is the likelihood of applicant fraud.  Fraudulent educational claims, or worthless diplomas from degree mills, are already familiar problem for employers, recruiters and HR professionals.  However, resume fraud took on an added urgency…

How do thieves steal an identity

By ESR Staff The Federal Trade Commission provides excellent resources on identity theft.  Here is an excerpt from their educational website at: http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/idtheft/consumers/about-identity-theft.html#Whatdothievesdowithastolenidentity How do thieves steal an identity?  “Identity theft starts with the misuse of your personally identifying information such as your name and Social Security number, credit card numbers, or other financial account…

Increased technology and the end of paper and faxing for employment screening

By Les Rosen, Employment Screening Resources 2010 Trends in Screening Trend Six:  With advances in database technology, and the general acceptance of the HR-xml standardization for database integrations, it appears that the use of paper and faxes is coming to an end.  Not that “Going Paperless” is exactly a new development. Employment Screening Resources, for…