Recent Posts


Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn

Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), a strategic choice for employers concerned about accuracy and compliance in their screening programs, will attend the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2017 Talent Management Conference & Exposition at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, Illinois, from April 24 to 26, 2017. For more information, visit

The SHRM 2017 Talent Management Conference will cover a range of timely issues in nearly 50 concurrent sessions. More than 1,000 recruiters and HR professionals from across the country are expected to attend the conference. A schedule of the SHRM Talent Management Conference is available at

ESR founder and CEO Attorney Lester Rosen will make three presentations at the conference. Two full length sessions include ‘Social Media Background Screening. Is it Right for My Company?’ on Monday, April 24, 2017, from 10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CST, and ‘Legal and Effective Reference Checking, Credential and Education Verification’ on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, from 9:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. CST.

In addition, Rosen – the author of ‘The Safe Hiring Manual’ who just completed a 3rd edition of the book that was published in January of 2017 and will be available at The SHRMStore – will participate in a shorter third session entitled ‘The Case for Hiring Slow and Firing Fast’ on the Smart Stage for the SHRM Talent Management Conference on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, from 3:50 p.m. to 4:08 p.m. CST.

ESR will occupy Booth 633 at the conference. ESR Vice President of Strategic Growth Dawn Standerwick, who was elected Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) for the 2016-17 term, will be at the booth along with ESR Account Executive Pri Murphy and ESR Key Clients Advocate Heidi Winterble. A floorplan for the conference is available here.

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries. For nearly seven decades, SHRM has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States. To learn more about SHRM, please visit

Founded in 1997 in the San Francisco, CA-area, Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) and undergoes yearly SSAE 18 SOC 2® audits to ensure ESR meets standards for protecting the privacy, security, and confidentiality of the consumer information used for background checks. To learn more, visit

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.

© 2017 Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) – Making copies or using of any part of the ESR News Blog or ESR website for any purpose other than your own personal use is prohibited unless written authorization is first obtained from ESR.