Spotlight | Employers Choice Online

EmployerChoicephoto1Employers Choice Online is recognized by Hispanic Lifestyle as a company that has Survived and Thrived. Their efforts will be celebrated at our 2016 SoCal Business Expo and Conference on June 9, 2016 at the Ontario Airport Hotel & Conference Center.

Employers Choice Online ( DBA Employers Choice Screening ) is a latino-owned CRA small business that specializes in providing Background Screening, Drug Testing, and HR / Safety related Training solutions to corporations, governmental agencies (federal, state, and county and city), public utilities, law firms, non-profit organizations, and small businesses. At Employers Choice Online, we strive to help organizations create a safer workplace by providing timely, accurate, and legally compliant results that help reduce acts of violence in the workplace, theft, substance abuse, and negligent hiring liabilities. Our goal is to provide the most effective screening solutions for your organization with the greatest return on investment in value and cost. Employers Choice Online, Inc. founded by George Ramos, is a certified MBE and 8(a) certified entity which operates on the principals of providing clients with the highest quality background screening and training solutions nationwide. Mr. Ramos has over 25 years of experience in conducting workplace investigations and providing consulting and employee training to over 1200 clients nationwide since 2002, incorporated in 2011.

Mr. Ramos has worked as a senior executive investigator, instructor, and consultant, as well as having served on the Board of Directors for the American Society for Industrial Security and is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Mr. Ramos has performed several thousand workplace related investigations over the last 25 years, many resulting in successful criminal and/or civil actions. As a frequent speaker on workplace security and investigations at seminars and conventions, he has been a security executive, instructor, and consultant. He is currently a managing partner and senior executive investigator with Diversified Risk Management, Inc., assigned to the corporate investigations, training and employment background screening divisions. Mr. Ramos has also worked with city, state and federal law enforcement agencies in many jurisdictions throughout the U.S. Mr. Ramos is an accomplished expert interviewer with a percentage rate of 98% for obtaining admissions (confessions) and solving cases. He is also the president and Minority Business owner of EmployersChoiceOnlince.com, a full-service nationwide employment background screening company with special emphasis on conducting searches in over 120 countries and providing employers with real-time results. He is also president of Compliance Training Group, a national training and education company specializing violence in the workplace prevention, sexual harassment awareness training, substance abuse awareness training, conflict resolution and diversity training with a special emphasis on training employees and executives. He was also employed as senior investigations executive for three major security and investigation firms. His experience includes serving major clients in government, commerce, and industry, in the following areas; the identification of organized crime, substance abuse, dishonesty, sexual harassment, theft, and fraud, including the review and analysis of security and investigative issues.

In 2002 Employers Choice Online (ECO) was founded by entrepreneur George Ramos in La Verne, CA. Since its inception, Employers Choice Online, Inc. (and its training division, Compliance Training Group) [CTG] has embraced new technologies, and has implemented numerous practices that have enabled Employers Choice Online to successfully respond to client demands and remain competitive in today’s marketplace. While the industry is projected to grow at a 2% annual rate, ECO will show revenue increases of 38.11%, 3.23%, 17.40% & 30.00%, in 2015-2018, respectively. Net income is approximately 10% per year. ECO will continue to leverage the success it has through existing business, along with exploring new relationships for both 8a and non-8a clients, in order to meet our growth plan with the goal of benefiting clients, employees, and the firm itself. ECO attends several conferences, exhibits, and networking events throughout the year to grow existing and new business relationships within our industry.
In 2014, Employers Choice Online and Compliance Training Group exceeded $1 million in combined total sales. In 2015, Employers Choice Online, Inc. implements new logo and begins doing business as “Employers Choice Screening” to better describe its core service offerings.
Employers Choice Online becomes a multi-certified firm:
Small Business Administration SBA 8(a) Business Development Program
Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)
Southern California Minority Supplier Diversity Council (SCMSD Supplier)
Department of General Services (DGS) Small Business MICRO
California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
DBE- California Unified Certification Program (CUCP) On behalf of the U.S. Department of Transportation
County of Los Angeles Local Small Business Enterprise (Local SBE)

In 2016, we continue to grow and thrive as a minority-owned small business. We have begun soliciting our services through RFP bids and responses in the hope of landing our first government contracting opportunity. We have also launched our new website and continue to invest in our business in order to better serve our existing 1200 clients as well as any and all prospective clients in the near future.

Nominated by Jesus Ariel Lopez

Author: Richard Sandoval

Richard Sandoval is an award winning journalist who produces Hispanic Lifestyle a television program broadcasting on several PBS stations throughout the United States. editorial@Hispaniclifestyle.com

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