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October Employee Spotlight

Posted on 10/26/2015 by Michelle Yoder

The Justifacts monthly employee spotlight showcases fun facts, interests and more! This month’s spotlight is Kaytlin Brandenstein.

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Justifacts Makes Workforce Magazine’s “Hot List” of Background Checking Providers for the Second Year in a Row

Posted on 10/19/2015 by Chas Sobolak

Justifacts was recently listed by Workforce Magazine on their “Hot List” of Background Checking Providers for 2015!

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Build a Better Criminal Background Search [Infographic]

Posted on 8/31/2015 by Michelle Yoder

Would your current Criminal Background Search catch a Jared Fogle’s federal offense? Most don’t. Learn how with this Criminal Background Search Infographic.

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Is there a light at the end of the tunnel for employers facing FCRA lawsuits?

Posted on 8/13/2015 by Chas Sobolak

Last month there was finally a break for employers! A federal judge in California dismissed a class action case in the early stages against Paramount Pictures Corporation.

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Are you Gambling with your Hiring Process? 4 Common Myths about Background Screening

Posted 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.

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New York City to Limit the Use of Criminal Records for Employment Purposes

Posted 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.

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Oregon Passes Bill to Ban the Box

Posted 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.

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EY has announced President Jeanette Spofford is an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2015 Award finalist

Posted 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.

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New York City to Limit the Use of Credit Reports for Employment Purposes

Posted 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).

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PA Law Increases Background Check Requirements for Volunteers and School Employees

Posted 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.

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Justifacts Announces New W-2 Employment Verification Search

Posted 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.

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Reading between the Lies: Protecting Your Organization from Resume Fraud

Posted 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.

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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!

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Jeanette Spofford Honored as Winner of 2015 BusinessWomen First Awards

Posted 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.

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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?

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3 Must-have Employment Screening Tools for HR Professionals

Posted 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!

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City of Chicago Passes Bill to Ban the Box

Posted 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.

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