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Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn

With the holiday season upon us, Attorney Lester Rosen, Founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will present the webinar with AIB International titled “Hiring for the Holidays: Pitfalls and Opportunities” on Thursday, November 13, 2014. The webinar will begin at 11:00 AM PST/12:00 PM MST/1:00 PM CST/2:00 PM EST and last 90 minutes. To learn more, visit the AIB International website.

Rosen is author of “The Safe Hiring Manual” and a frequent presenter nationwide on background check issues for “ESR Speaks.” The webinar “Hiring for the Holidays: Pitfalls and Opportunities” will highlight:

  • The latest legally compliant methods to hire the best and most qualified workers during the holidays.
  • Important legal trends to consider when hiring for the holidays.
  • Issues employers should know before ramping up their hiring process for the holidays.
  • Best practices in the food industry, including low cost techniques for hiring a seasonal or hourly workforce.
  • Six easy questions to ask every applicant in order to stop bad hires.

This webinar “Hiring for the Holidays: Pitfalls and Opportunities” qualifies for one of the two hours of continuing education needed to renew the AIB Food Defense Coordinator Certification. AIB International (formerly the American Institute of Baking) provides Food Safety Inspections, Audits, and Certifications, Food Safety Education, and Research/Technical Services. To learn more, visit

In 1997, Rosen founded Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), a nationwide background screening company accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). He is an experienced criminal trial attorney, a licensed private investigator, and has testified in court as an expert witness. He served as chairperson of the steering committee that founded NAPBS and was first co-chair.


Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) – “The Background Check Authority®” – offers proprietary screening technology with FCRA and state law compliance built into the software. ESR’s SOC 2 Audit Report confirms the company meets high standards for protecting the security, confidentiality, and privacy of consumer data. To learn more, call Toll Free 888.999.4474 or visit


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