By Thomas Ahearn, ESR News Blog

Safe hiring expert Lester Rosen, founder and President of Employment Screening Resources (ESR), the company that literally wrote the book on background checks, will be the keynote speaker at the 2010 Pre-employment Screeners Conference to be held at the Sheraton Sand Key Hotel in Clearwater, Florida from Sunday, November 7, 2010 to Wednesday, November 10, 2010.

Rosen – an attorney at law and author of “The Safe Hiring Manual – How To Keep Criminals, Terrorists, and Imposters Out of Your Workplace,” the first comprehensive guide to background checks – will speak about “Trends, Legal Developments and Best Practices for Due Diligence in Hiring and Employment Screening Background Checks” as part of an all-Star panel of nationally known attorneys and leading pre-employment screening industry experts.
For more information about this conference for both pre-employment screeners and Human Resources (HR) Professionals, visit

Topics of discussion for the 2010 Pre-employment Screeners Conference include:

  • The Art of Access to Public Records
  • Becoming a Category of One
  • Ding Happens! How to Quickly Make the Most of Whatever Life Throws at You!
  • Industry Update- What a Year!
  • Using Facebook, MySpace and Other Social Networks for Pre-employment Screening
  • International updates
  • 5 Billion Versus 1: How to Stay Safe in a Dangerous World – Hacking 101
  • Background Checks Today From the Eyes of an Expert Witness

Founded in 1996 in the San Francisco area, Employment Screening Resources (ESR) is dedicated to promoting a safe workplace for both employers and employees. ESR was rated the top U.S. employment screening firm in the first independent study of the industry. The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC) formally recognizes Employment Screening Resources as BSCC Accredited by successfully proving compliance with the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program (BSAAP). For more information about Employment Screening Resources (ESR), please visit