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Employment Screening Resources (ESR) is the only background check provider delivering automatic and real-time legal compliance lowering your risk and total cost.

  • Effortless Legal Compliance: ESR Assured Compliance SystemSM - All Updated in Real-Time
  • Proven Expertise: ESR is NAPBS Accredited - Achieved by Less than 2% of Screeners
  • Less Work / Lower Cost: ESR Applicant Generated Reports SystemSM - Applicant Driven Data Collection
  • Results You Can Trust: Verified Actionable Records - All Work Performed in U.S.A.
  • Painless Migration: Rapid Onboarding - Stress-Free Integration with ATS/HRIS

Founded by safe hiring expert Attorney Lester Rosen in 1997, Employment Screening Resources (ESR) - 'The Background Check Authority SM '- provides accurate and actionable information that empowers employers to make informed hiring decisions for the benefit of their organizations, employees, and the public.

ESR is the firm that wrote the book on pre-employment background screening: "The Safe Hiring Manual - The Complete Guide to Employment Screening Background Checks for Employers, Recruiters, and Jobseekers" (Second Edition 2012) by Founder and CEO Lester Rosen. This 724 page book is the leading authority on screening out problem candidates and performing legal background checks and is available on and at bookstores across the United States.

ESR is accredited by The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) , a distinction held by fewer than 2 percent of screening firms. Employers choosing ESR know they have selected an agency meeting the highest screening industry standards.

ESR is also a leader in International pre-employment screening , having provided background checks around the world. ESR was just the third US screening firm to become Safe Harbor Certified with the U.S. Department of Commerce, demonstrating a commitment to conducting background checks in accordance with EU and international privacy rules.

Employment Screening Resources is the choice of companies who want uncompromising quality, experience, expertise, and competitive pricing when conducting background checks.

To learn more about ESR, visit , call Toll Free 888.999.4474, or send an email to Screening Solutions Specialist Carla DeMaestri at

Employment Screening Resources (ESR)
7110 Redwood Blvd., Ste. C
Novato, CA 94945