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Lester S. Rosen

CEO and Attorney at Law, Employment Screening Resources

Lester S. Rosenis an attorney at law and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (www.ESRcheck.com ), a national background screening company located in California. ESR is an accredited background firm under the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) accreditation program.

He is the author of, "The Safe Hiring Manual- The Complete Guide to Employment Screening Background Checks for Employers, Recruiters, and Jobseekers (728 pages-Facts on Demand Press/2d Edition September 2012), the first comprehensive book on employment screening. He has also written, "The Safe Hiring Audit," published in 2008. He is also a consultant, writer and frequent presenter nationwide on pre-employment screening and safe hiring issues. He has qualified and testified in the California, Florida and Arkansas Superior Courts as an expert witness on issues surrounding safe hiring and due diligence. His speaking appearances have included numerous national and statewide conferences.

Mr. Rosen was the chairperson of the steering committee that founded the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) a professional trade organization for the screening industry and served as the first co-chairman in 2004.


Recorded Webinars

Negligent Hiring and Background Checks-Best Practices and Legal Compliance

Employee problems are caused by problem employees, and this session will help HR professionals legally avoid bad hires in the first place. In this session, learn legally complaint best practices to keep a business productive and out of court, including how to obtain and utilize criminal record and background information on job applicants.

International Background Checks: Global Due Diligence and Legal Compliance

This webinar will introduce employers to international background check, including the legal, practical and cultural challenges employers face when obtaining information outside of the U.S. Among the topics covered are the ins and outs of international criminal records, terrorist databases, and whether background checks are needed on applicants with a visa.

Legal and Effective Reference Checking and Education Verification

This workshop reviews legal and effective technique for the reference checking processes including how to verify education, spot worthless degrees and phony employment credentials. It will also cover the legal landscape concerning past employment references, including an employer's potential liability when providing information and when it is not provided.

The Top Ten Trends for Background Checks in 2015 - What Every Employer Needs to Know

This session will review the top ten trends and best practices for 2015 when it comes to background checks and safe hiring, including "Ban the Box, class action lawsuits over the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the use of social networking sites, the EEOC approach to the use of criminal records and credit reports, international background screening, resume fraud, dealing with temporary workers, privacy and off shoring of personal data, and tools to protect against workplace violence.