Attorney and safe hiring expert Lester Rosen, Founder and CEO of accredited U.S. background check firm Employment Screening Resources (ESR), will speak on “The Challenges of Safe and Smart Hiring” at the Employee & Background Screening Seminar in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on February 2, 2012 from 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM Local Time. For more information and to register for the seminar, visit The Employee & Background Screening Seminar presented by CV-OK and Integer Enterprise is for policy makers and early adopters in the fields of Risk Management, Human Resources, Recruitment, Compliance, Legal, and Management. The seminar will provide information and new insights that help to perfect the policy and process of pre-employment and employee screening in organizations. The seminar will feature three speakers:

Rosen, a frequent speaker on safe hiring issues as part of the “ESR Speaks” training program, has also co-written the white paper “Introduction to International Background Screening” that offers solutions to the many challenges U.S. employers face when conducting background checks on workers who have lived, worked, or attended schools in foreign countries. The complimentary white paper is available for download at To help U.S. employers conduct international background checks, Employment Screening Resources (ESR) offers a ‘ESR Global Screening’ website at that provides a variety of international criminal background checks and international employment, education, and credential verifications. For more information about Employment Screening Resources (ESR) – ‘The Background Check AuthoritySM’ and nationwide background screening firm accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) – visit or call ESR toll free at 888.999.4474. Sources: About Employment Screening Resources (ESR): Founded in 1997, Employment Screening Resources (ESR) – ‘The Background Check AuthoritySM – provides accurate and actionable information, empowering employers to make informed safe hiring decisions for the benefit for our clients, their employees, and the public. ESR literally wrote the book on background screening with “The Safe Hiring Manual” by Founder and CEO Lester Rosen. ESR is accredited by The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), a distinction held by less than two percent of all screening firms. By choosing an accredited screening firm like ESR, employers know they have selected an agency that meets the highest industry standards. For more information about Employment Screening Resources (ESR), visit or call Toll Free 888.999.4474. About ESR News: The Employment Screening Resources (ESR) News blog – ESR News – provides employment screening information for employers, recruiters, and jobseekers on a variety of topics including credit reports, criminal records, data privacy, discrimination, E-Verify, jobs reports, legal updates, negligent hiring, workplace violence, and use of search engines and social network sites for background checks. For more information about ESR News or to send comments or questions, please email ESR News Editor Thomas Ahearn at [email protected].]]>