Employment Screening Resources Announces Updated Edition of "The Safe Hiring Manual—The Complete Guide to Keeping Criminals, Terrorists and Imposters Out of Your Workplace." - Book by Lester S. Rosen Serves as Blueprint for Hiring Safe and Qualified Employees

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Summary: HR professionals and employers alike can benefit from an updated and revised edition of "The Safe Hiring ManualÂ?The Complete Guide to Keeping Criminals, Terrorists and Imposters Out Of Your Workplace," by attorney Lester S. Rosen, just released by Facts on Demand Press.

Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a nationwide pre-employment background screening firm, and Facts on Demand Press announced today the release of an updated and revised edition of "The Safe Hiring Manual—The Complete Guide to Keeping Criminals, Terrorists and Imposters Out Of Your Workplace," by Lester S. Rosen.

The new version contains updated forms and procedures stemming from amendments to the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) in 2004, as well as new information about international background checks, legal decisions affecting an employer’s duty of due diligence, and new studies and statistics on the dangers of hiring without adequate pre-employment screening.

A comprehensive blueprint for developing a program to hire safe and qualified employees, "The Safe Hiring Manual" is written for employers, human resource departments, security professionals, staffing vendors, private investigators, and labor lawyers. The 512-page book details how to exercise due diligence throughout the hiring process, significantly increasing an employer’s chance of avoiding the financial and legal nightmares of even one bad hiring decision.

“This book is intended as the comprehensive guide to background checks and safe hiring for employers,” explains author Rosen. “The book provides a number of practical, cost-free ‘how-to’ steps that employers can take immediately to avoid hiring criminals with unsuitable records and imposters. It is also intended as a detailed reference book on safe hiring.”

The Safe Hiring Manual covers:

• Effective use of applications, interviews and past employer checks as key hiring tools.

• Verifying educational degrees and credentials, and how to legally obtain and use criminal records.

• Legal compliance issues, including the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) as well as EEOC, Patriot Act, Privacy, Sarbanes-Oxley, state law compliance, negligent hiring and other legal concerns.

• In-depth pre-employment background screening and investigative techniques.

Critical information on how to identify terrorists and perform international background checks.

• How to audit the effectiveness of your current hiring program and how to select a pre-employment screening firm and how the background screening industry works

Author Lester S. Rosen is an attorney-at-law and founder of Employment Screening Resources (http://www.ESRcheck.com), a national pre-employment background screening firm. He is a past co-chair of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS).

The book is available on Amazon and at major booksellers nationwide.


The Safe Hiring Manual                         


512 pages                              


Revised 2005                             

Lester S. Rosen                            

Facts on Demand Press    

About ESR

Employment Screening Resources (ESR) was ranked as the top background screening firm in the United States in the first independent study of the industry. ESR combines human resources, public records and legal expertise in providing employers with fast, accurate and cost-effective employment pre-screening nationwide. ESR’s mission is to bring professional consulting resources to an industry that largely focuses on providing data as a commodity. ESR specializes in criminal records, reference checking, drug testing, international backgrounds and legal compliance. From its national headquarters in Novato, California, ESR serves employers across the United States from start-ups to divisions of Fortune 500 companies through its state of the art ESRnet system. (http://www.ESRcheck.com)

About Facts on Demand Press

Facts on Demand Press specializes in public record research, business management and Internet related reference publications. They combine their skills in data retrieval, data management and publishing to produce books that are up-to-date, accurate and authoritative. Facts on Demand Press is an imprint of BRB Publications, Inc (http://www.BRBpub.com)


Jared Callahan

Sales & Marketing Director

Employment Screening Resources (ESR)

web: http://www.ESRcheck.com
415-898-0044, ext. 240


Mark Sankey    

BRB Publications

PO Box 27869

Tempe, AZ 85285

1-800-929-4981 fax


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