Attorney Lester Rosen to Record Session for SHRM Talent Virtual Experience

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Due to the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic affecting the world, Attorney Lester Rosen, founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will record a session about “Legal and Effective Reference Checking, Credential and Education Verification” for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) that …

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The Body Shop Will Start Using “Open Hiring” Without Background Checks

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The Body Shop – a cosmetics, skin care, and perfume company – will start using an “open hiring” process and hire the first applicants who apply for retail jobs without any interviews, drug tests, or background checks if they answer affirmatively to three yes-or-no questions, according to …

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Walgreens to Pay $7.5 Million for Employing Unlicensed Pharmacist without Proper Background Check

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On February 3, 2020, the Alameda County District Attorney (DA) announced a $7.5 million settlement in a consumer protection action against Walgreens for employing a pharmacist for over a decade who was not licensed by the Board of Pharmacy. This mistake occurred due to a failure “to …

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Employee Jailed for Resume Fraud Shows Need for References and Verifications

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn An Australian woman who committed resume fraud to land a high-paying position with the regional government has been sentenced to at least a year in prison, according to a CNN report, a story that shows why employers need reference checks and past employment and education verifications on …

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