Background Check Expert Lester Rosen to Present at Human Resources Meeting on Social Networking Sites

By ESR News Staff Employment Screening Resources (ESR), 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 Mt. Baker SHRM Chapter in Bellingham, WA on August 11, 2010. The Mt. Baker Chapter of SHRM is a chapter of the Society for…

New Twist on Outsourcing in Japan: Sending Workers Offshore to Cheaper Locations

By Lester Rosen, ESR President In a number of blogs, Employment Screening Resources (ESR) has discussed why employer should very carefully consider the dangers of utilizing an employment screening process that sends applicant data off-shore for processing.  Such a practice puts the employer at risk.  Making Personal and Identifiable Information (PII) available to off-shore operator…

MA Regulations Require Businesses to Have Information Security Program to Protect Personal Information

The Massachusetts Offices of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulations (OCABR) recently passed regulations that went into effect March 1, 2010 and are aimed at safeguarding the personal information of Massachusetts residents by requiring a business to have a Written Information Security Program (WISP) to protect personal information. The STANDARDS FOR THE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION…

Due Diligence Checklist Employers Can Use for Employment Screening Process

By Lester Rosen, ESR President The following Due Diligence Checklist contains questions employers can use to find out if an employment screening company is utilizing due diligence in its employment screening process. A .PDF version of this Due Diligence Checklist that employers can download and print is located at http://www.esrcheck.com/file/Extras/ESRDueDiligenceCheckUp.pdf. Have there been any material changes…