Employment Screening Resources (ESR) and CANDA Solutions Announce Strategic Partnership for Background Screening

Written By Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) On March 16, 2021, Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), a leading global background screening provider, and CANDA Solutions, a leading software and services provider specializing in enterprise risk management solutions, announced a strategic partnership to create the availability of an integration between CANDA’s Fresh Haystack platform and ESR’s award-winning technology …

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SHRM Article Outlines Three Employment Screening Trends for 2021

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn “The COVID-19 pandemic will continue to impede aspects of employment screening in 2021, leading employers to use alternative procedures such as conditional hiring and remote drug testing,” according to an article on the website of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®), the largest HR organization in the …

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PreemploymentDirectory.com Offers Employers Employment Screening Advice

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn PreemploymentDirectory.com, a comprehensive listing of professional background screening companies, has added a new ‘Employment Screening Advice for Employers’ section to its industry information portal to help educate employers in the field of background screening, according to a press release about the new section, which is located at …

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Safe Hiring Expert Explains Why Employers Should Hire Slowly and Fire Quickly

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney Lester Rosen, founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of leading global background check provider Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) and the author of “The Safe Hiring Manual,” has written an article titled “Why Employers Should Hire Slowly and Fire Quickly” that explains two critical mistakes employers can …

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Employment Screening Resources (ESR) Releases Top Ten Background Check Trends for 2021

Written By Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) – a leading global background check provider – has released its 14th annual “ESR Top Ten Background Check Trends” for 2021 that features emerging and influential trends in the background screening industry for the coming year. The complete list of top background check trends for …

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Employers Will Continue to Adjust Background Check Processes in Recovery from Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Written By Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) Employers in the United States will continue to adjust their background check processes with workforces in the recovery from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that has infected 100 million people worldwide and killed more than 400,000 people in America since the start of 2020, according to the “ESR Top Ten …

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Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Lawsuits Will Continue to Serve as Compliance Signposts for Background Checks

Written By Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) Lawsuits filed for alleged violations of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) that regulates background screening in the United States will continue to serve as legal compliance signposts for employers conducting background checks on job applicants, according to the “ESR Top Ten Background Check Trends” for 2021 compiled …

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Accuracy of Criminal Records Used for Background Checks Will Become New Area of Litigation

Written By Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) The accuracy of job applicant criminal records used by employers and consumer reporting agencies (CRAs) to conduct background checks will become a new area of litigation filed over alleged violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) that regulates background screening, according to the “ESR Top Ten Background Check …

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Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) Will Continue to Strengthen Professionalism of Background Screeners

Written By Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) The Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) will continue to strengthen the professionalism of background screeners in the United States with a strict and thorough set of professional standards of specified requirements and measurements for accreditation, according to the “ESR Top Ten Background Check Trends” for 2021 compiled by leading …

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“Gig Economy” Businesses Will Continue to Try to Build Consumer Trust Through Their Background Screening Programs

Written By Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) “Gig economy” businesses that use online applications or “apps” to facilitate on-demand services for consumers that are provided by relative strangers in an extended workforce will continue to try to build trust with consumers through their background screening programs, according to the “ESR Top Ten Background Check Trends” for …

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