PBSA and HR.com Release 2020 Background Screening Industry Survey

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn In June 2020, the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) and HR.com released the 4th annual industry survey entitled “Background Screening: Trends and Uses in Today’s Global Economy.” The PBSA commissioned HR.com to conduct the survey that revealed emerging trends in who is being screened and how often, …

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Employment Screening Resources (ESR) Offers Guidance on Background Checks During COVID-19 Crisis

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn With certain background checks limited by court, business, and school closures during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, some organizations are making job offers to candidates that come with an “honesty clause” that allows employers to terminate employees “if misinformation or omissions are found when standard screening protocols are …

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SHRM Offering Members Courses Presented by Background Screening Expert

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is offering its members several courses in the SHRM eLearning Library that are presented by background screening expert Attorney Lester Rosen, the founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of leading global background check firm Employment Screening Resources® (ESR). Rosen – …

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