For over a decade, the “ESR Speaks” Training Program from nationwide accredited background check firm Employment Screening Resources (ESR) featuring ESR Founder and CEO Attorney Lester S. Rosen has provided engaging and informative speakers for conferences, seminars, and webinars nationwide to help employers, recruiters, HR professionals, and security providers better understand background checks. For more information about “ESR Speaks,” visit

Topics covered by “ESR Speaks” include: Top Background Check Trends of 2013; Criminal Record Checks and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC); Employment and Education Verifications; Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA); International Screening; Legal Compliance with Federal and State Screening Laws; Negligent Hiring; and Social Media Background Checks. A list of “ESR Speaks” events scheduled for 2013 so far is below:

The featured speaker Rosen founded Employment Screening Resources (ESR) in the San Francisco, California-area in 1997 and ESR is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS).  He is also the author of “The Safe Hiring Manual,” the first comprehensive guide to background checks that recently updated for a 2nd edition published in October 2012. For more information, visit

More “ESR Speaks” events featuring Attorney Lester Rosen will be added in the future. To stay informed, visit For information about background checks, visit Employment Screening Resources (ESR) – ‘The Background Check Authority’ – at or call Toll Free 888.999.4474.

About Employment Screening Resources (ESR):

Founded by safe hiring expert Attorney Les Rosen in 1997, 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. 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 a small percent of screening firms. Employers choosing ESR know they have selected an agency meeting the highest industry standards. To learn more about 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]. To subscribe to the ESR News Blog Feed, visit To subscribe to the complimentary ESRcheck Report monthly newsletter, please visit