Timeliness of Service and Cost Will Remain Challenges Employers Face with Background Screening Providers in 2020

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The 2019 Employers Background Screening Survey ranked ‘Timeliness of Service’ and ‘Cost’ as the top challenges that employers face with their background screening providers and these factors will remain challenges for employers and background screeners in 2020, according to the “ESR Top Ten Background Check Trends” for…

What Information Might Appear in a Background Check on Santa Claus

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn (In the Spirit of the Holiday Season) Just in time for Christmas, leading global background check provider Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) wondered what information on appearance, criminal history, alias names, work/address/driving history, personal life, and eyewitness accounts might appear in a background check on the legendary figure…

Safe Hiring Expert to Present Webinar on Avoiding Illegal Screening Practices

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney Lester Rosen, founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of global background check provider Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will present a live webinar titled “Avoiding Illegal Pre-Employment Screening Practices: Update on Background Checks, Ban the Box, Criminal Records, and Salary Secrecy Law” on Thursday, January 9, 2020,…

CFPB and FTC to Host Public Workshop to Discuss Accuracy of Credit Reports and Background Checks

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) – the agency enforcing federal consumer financial law – has announced that the CFPB will host a public workshop with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to discuss issues affecting the accuracy of credit reports and background checks on December 10, 2019. …