Webcast on July 20 to Focus on International Background Checks and Global Due Diligence and Compliance

Since the duty of care for U.S. employers in performing due diligence on new hires to ensure a safe workplace sometimes extends overseas, Attorney Lester Rosen, CEO of accredited background check company Employment Screening Resources (ESR), will present the webinar ‘International Background Checks – Global Due Diligence and Legal Compliance’ on Wednesday, July 20, 2011,…

Safe Hiring Expert Les Rosen to Present Webcast on Background Checks and Recruitment Process Outsourcing July 19

Attorney Les Rosen, a safe hiring expert and President of accredited background check firm Employment Screening Resources (ESR), will present the webcast ‘Background Checks and Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO)’ on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM ET at the HR.com’s Institutes for Human Resources (IHR) Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Virtual Workshop. For…

New FCRA Rules on Credit Scores Would Not Apply to Employment Background Checks Where Employment Credit Reports are Utilized

New regulations announced by the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on credit scores and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)  should not affect employers that use employment credit reports that do not contain credit scores.  Credit reports provided by background screening firms do NOT contain credit scores.  The two federal agencies announced…

Employment Screening Resources and HR Integrations Create Partnership for More Accessible Human Resource Services

New York, NY & Novato, CA — Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a nationwide background check provider accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), and HR Integrations, the leading integrations network and exchange for the Human Resource (HR) market, have announced a strategic partnership that will make HR services more accessible to ESR clients…

Disappointing June 2011 Jobs Report Shows US Economy Added Only 18,000 Jobs During Month

According to a disappointing ‘JUNE 2011 EMPLOYMENT SITUATION SUMMARY’ from the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the U.S. economy added only 18,000 non-farm jobs in June 2011 as employment in most major private sector industries remained stagnant over the month, government employment continued trending down, and the unemployment rate rose to 9.2…

Safe Hiring Expert Les Rosen to Review Top Background Check Trends at San Francisco HR Star Conference

To help Human Resources professionals avoid the cost in time and money of bad hires, safe hiring expert Les Rosen, CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a background check company accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), will review ‘The Top Ten Trends for Background Checks in 2011 – What Every Employer Needs to…

EEOC Schedules Meeting on Use of Criminal Records for Employment Screening Background Checks on July 26

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – the agency of the United States Government that enforces the federal employment discrimination laws – will hold a meeting focusing on the use of criminal records for employment screening background checks on Tuesday, July 26, in Washington, D.C., according to the EEOC website. The NAPBS, a non-profit trade…