NOVATO, CA – December 17, 2012—Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a nationwide accredited background check firm, is pleased to announce a partnership with the GuideOne Insurance SafeChurch® program, a comprehensive church risk management resource, to offer discounted background check services and expert advice in implementing screening programs to SafeChurch members. For more information about background checks from Employment Screening Resources (ESR) for SafeChurch members, call Toll Free 888-999-4474 or visit “Employment Screening Resources is proud to be chosen as the background screening partner for the GuideOne Insurance SafeChurch program,” said Brad Landin, President of Employment Screening Resources (ESR). “SafeChurch members will greatly benefit from the ESR Assured ComplianceSM system of automated, paperless, and fully compliant background screening solutions, and realize measurable savings though the special pricing,” Landin added. “We are excited about the new relationship with ESR, and the comprehensive packages and streamlined set-up process they have made available for our customers,” said Eric Spacek, Senior Manager of Loss Control and Risk Management at GuideOne Insurance.  “Background checks are a crucial part of the screening process for both employees and volunteers, so we’re thrilled to be paired with a leader in the industry.” About Employment Screening Resources (ESR): Founded in 1997 by safe hiring expert Attorney Lester Rosen in the San Francisco, California area, Employment Screening Resources (ESR) – ‘The Background Check AuthoritySM’– provides accurate and actionable information that empowers employers to make informed hiring decisions for the benefit of their organizations, employees, and the public. Founder and CEO Rosen literally wrote the book on background checks with “The Safe Hiring Manual” and ESR is accredited by The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), a distinction held by fewer than two percent of screening firms. Employers choosing ESR know they have selected an agency meeting the highest industry standards. For more information, visit About GuideOne Insurance: Founded in 1947 and headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, GuideOne Insurance is one of the nation’s largest church insurers, with nearly 43,000 church policyholders.  GuideOne also insures private schools and colleges, as well as senior living communities.  In 1999, the company created the GuideOne Center for Risk Management in order to help churches and faith-based organizations safeguard their ministries.  This effort was expanded in 2008 with the launch of SafeChurch, the most comprehensive church risk management resource available.  GuideOne’s personal lines products include auto and homeowners insurance.  GuideOne is licensed to do business in all 50 states and markets its products and services through nearly 1,600 independent and career agents. The company carries an “A” Excellent rating from A.M. Best.  For more information, visit]]>