Attorney Lester S. Rosen, author of a comprehensive guide to background checks titled ‘The Safe Hiring Manual’ (Facts on Demand Press / 736 Pages), will sign books on two days during the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) 2013 Annual Conference & Exposition in Chicago, Illinois. Rosen, the Founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will be available to sign books Tuesday, June 18, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 5:45 PM and Wednesday, June 19, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 11:45 AM outside of the main SHRM Store at the conference. More information about ‘The Safe Hiring Manual’ 2nd Edition published in October 2012 is available at

Rosen, who is a nationally recognized safe hiring expert and frequent speaker on issues surrounding background checks, will present two sessions at the SHRM 2013 Annual Conference & Exposition before each of his book signings. His first session titled ‘International Background Checks: Global Due Diligence and Legal Compliance’ is scheduled for Tuesday, June 18, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 05:15 PM and his second session titled ‘The Top Ten Trends for Background Checks in 2013 – What Every Employer Needs to Know’ is scheduled for Wednesday, June 19, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM. For more information about the SHRM conference, which runs from June 16 to 19, 2013, visit

In both of his sessions, Rosen will educate HR professionals about background checks for employment:

Rosen founded Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) in 1997 in the San Francisco, California area and the firm is accredited the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®). He was the chairperson of the steering committee that founded the NAPBS, a professional trade organization for the background screening industry, and served as the first co-chairman in 2004. Along with ‘The Safe Hiring Manual,’ Rosen is also the author of ‘The Safe Hiring Audit,’ published in 2008.  For more information about Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) – ‘The Background Check Authority®’ – visit 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 Authority®’– 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.

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