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Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn

Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), a global provider of background check services and solutions, has released its 10th annual ESR Top Ten Background Check Trends for 2017 as selected by ESR Founder and CEO Attorney Lester Rosen. For a complete list of all of the top background check trends for 2017, please visit

The annual list of top trends from ESR features emerging influences in the background check industry selected by Rosen, a noted background check expert and the author of ‘The Safe Hiring Manual.’ The 3rd edition of this comprehensive guide for background checks is set to be released in 2017. After careful review, Rosen has selected the following top background check trends for 2017:

Rosen was the chairperson of the steering committee that founded the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) and served as first co-chair. He is a frequent speaker on background check issues and has also testified as an expert on due diligence issues. A listing of all of the trends for 2017 is available at

Founded by Rosen in 1997, Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) is a nationwide background check firm located in the San Francisco, California area that is accredited by the NAPBS. ESR also completes yearly SOC 2® Audits to meet high standards for protecting the security, confidentiality, and privacy of consumer data. For more information, call Toll Free 888.999.4474 or visit

ESR Top Ten Background Check Trends for 2017 Webinar

Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) founder and CEO Attorney Lester Rosen will host a live complimentary webinar entitled ‘ESR Top Ten Background Check Trends for 2017’ on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Noon Pacific Time. To register for the free webinar, please visit

The webinar is approved for 1.0 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). The webinar is worth 1.0 Professional Development Credit (PDC) from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP™) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP™).

NOTE: Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) does not provide or offer legal services or legal advice of any kind or nature. Any information on this website is for educational purposes only.

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