Background Check Blog
Are you Gambling with your Hiring Process? 4 Common Myths about Background ScreeningPosted on 7/13/2015 by Michelle Yoder
Are you Gambling with your Hiring Process? Increase the odds of finding that perfect fit candidate and learn about these 4 common background screening myths.
New York City to Limit the Use of Criminal Records for Employment PurposesPosted on 6/30/2015 by Andy Yoder
Effective October 8, 2015, the City of New York, NY will impose an ordinance that restricts employers in the city from asking about and using criminal record information.
Oregon Passes Bill to Ban the BoxPosted on 6/29/2015 by Andy Yoder
On June 26, 2015, the Governor for the State of Oregon signed HB-3025. This law will restrict employers in the state from asking about criminal record information.
EY has announced President Jeanette Spofford is an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2015 Award finalistPosted on 5/18/2015 by Chas Sobolak
EY today announced that Jeanette Spofford of Justifacts Credential Verification, Inc. is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Awards in the Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia region.
New York City to Limit the Use of Credit Reports for Employment PurposesPosted on 5/4/2015 by Andy Yoder
The City of New York has passed Int 0261-2014, which limits the use of credit reports by employers. The bill goes into effect 120 days from enactment (04/16/15).
PA Law Increases Background Check Requirements for Volunteers and School EmployeesPosted on 4/20/2015 by Michelle Yoder
PA has taken a huge step in keeping children in the Commonwealth safe by passing PA Act 153 into law. Background checks on volunteers & school employees is required.
Justifacts Announces New W-2 Employment Verification SearchPosted on 4/1/2015 by Chas Sobolak
Justifacts is pleased to announce the addition of our new W-2 Employment Verification Search to our list of offerings.
Reading between the Lies: Protecting Your Organization from Resume FraudPosted on 3/31/2015 by Michelle Yoder
There are candidates who cross the line from professional showboating to a deliberate resume lies. Learn how to spot these unscrupulous applicants.
Who’s Reading This Anyway? The Myths and Tips of the Social Media Maze.Posted on 2/17/2015 by Deborah Harrison
The blurred lines between use of social media for marketing and recruitment are easily confusing for HR pros. Learn how to navigate the social media maze!
Jeanette Spofford Honored as Winner of 2015 BusinessWomen First AwardsPosted on 2/11/2015 by Chas Sobolak
Justifacts President, Jeanette Spofford, has been named as one of the winners of the 2015 BusinessWomen First Awards by the Pittsburgh Business Times.
Data Security and Your Background Screening Provider! Are You Locking All The Doors?Posted on 2/3/2015 by Michelle Yoder
Data security is a growing concern in the world we live in. How can employers be sure that their background screening provider is preventing data hacks?
3 Must-have Employment Screening Tools for HR ProfessionalsPosted on 1/27/2015 by Chas Sobolak
The hiring and on boarding process is important to HR professionals. Make your hiring process easier and give these 3 employment screening tools a try!
City of Chicago Passes Bill to Ban the BoxPosted on 1/20/2015 by Andy Yoder
Effective Jan 1, 2015, the City of Chicago, IL will impose an ordinance (#O2014-8347) that restricts employers from asking about and the use of criminal records.