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Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn

To help security professionals stay up to date with latest trends in the background check industry, Attorney Lester Rosen, founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR), will present a session titled “Ten Trends for Background Checks” at the ASIS International 61st Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2015) in Anaheim, California. For more information about ASIS 2015, please visit ASIS 2015 webpage.

Security professionals attending ASIS 2015 recognize that conducting due diligence on new hires is critical. Rosen will present the session “Ten Trends for Background Checks” on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM to show how failure to perform background checks can create a legal and financial nightmare. This ASIS 2015 session will help attendees avoid bad hires while staying in legal compliance and out of court. Topics will include:

  • Learn why background checks and due diligence have become mission critical for employers.
  • Understand the current trends, best practices, and legal developments affecting due diligence and hiring and retention.
  • Get acquainted with cutting edge issues such as the new U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) focus on criminal records and credit reports and the use of social network sites.

ASIS 2015 takes place from September 28, 2015 to October 1, 2015 and brings 20,000 security professionals together for a convention featuring more than 200 operational and information security education sessions covering a full range of security related issues from counter-terrorism to malware​. Formore information, view a schedule of events for ASIS 2015.

Rosen is the author of “The Safe Hiring Manual” and a nationally recognized background check expert. His speaking appearances include numerous national and statewide conferences. He founded Employment Screening Resources (ESR) in 1997 and ESR is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). To learn more about ESR, please call toll free 888.999.4474 or visit

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