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Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn

Attorney and safe hiring expert Lester S. Rosen, founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR), will present a two day in-person seminar titled “Ready, Aim, Hire!! Employee Screening and Background Checks for Newly Hired Employees” on Thursday, September 3, 2015, and Friday, September 4, 2015, at the Courtyard Central Park/Residence Inn in Central Park, New York. To register, click here.

In this interactive two day live seminar, attendees will be given a platform to arm themselves with cutting edge tools, the latest legal developments, and practical advice on the challenges of recruiting, background checks, and hiring the best people for their organization. Some of the key topics that will be covered by Rosen – author of “The Safe Hiring Manual” – during the two day session include:

  • Why you can’t afford to avoid background checks and best practices for using them.
  • The effective use of job descriptions, job applications, reference checks, and interviews.
  • Understanding the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) as well as a numerous other state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Complying with U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and “Ban the Box” requirements for criminal background checks to avoid discrimination in hiring.
  • Education/employment Verifications, international background checks, social media background checks, credit reports, E-Verify, drug testing, post-hiring duties, and much more.

“Without exercising due diligence background checks in hiring, employers risk mistakes that can result in legal and financial nightmares including workplace violence, unqualified employees, and theft and litigation for negligent hiring,” explains Rosen, a frequent speaker on safe hiring issues. “Similarly, failure to follow legally complaint hiring practices can result in regulatory actions and class action lawsuits.”

The 2-day seminar “Ready, Aim, Hire!! Employee Screening and Background Checks for Newly Hired Employees” is pre-approved for 10.5 credits towards HR Certification Institute (HRCI) recertification. The seminar fee includes lunch, tea/coffee, seminar material, USB with seminar presentation, hard copy of presentation, attendance certificate, and $100 gift certificate for a seminar. To register, click here.

Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) – ‘The Background Check Authority®’ – is a nationwide background screening firm located in the San Francisco, California area that is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). To learn more about background checks from ESR, please call toll free 888.999.4474 or visit

ESR Webinar on California Background Checks

Attorney and licensed Private Investigator Lester Rosen, founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR), will present a webinar sponsored by the California Association of Licensed Investigators (CALI) titled “Pre-Employment Background Checks in California: Dangers and Landmines Facing Private Investigators” on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM PDT. To register, click here.

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