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Philadelphia to Limit the Use of Criminal Records for Employment Purposes

Posted on 7/5/2016 by Andy Yoder

On 6/7/2016, the Mayor of Philadelphia signed an amendment to the “Fair Practices Ordinance”. This law, effective 7/7/16, restricts employers from asking about criminal records.

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Job Applicants Say the Darndest Things

Posted on 6/29/2016 by Nancy Silvia

Background check delays are frustrating to both employers & applicants. Listed are true incidents from Justifacts Verification Specialists that shine some light into the screening process.

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May Employee Spotlight

Posted on 6/7/2016 by Michelle Yoder

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

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Vermont Passes Bill to Ban the Box

Posted on 5/26/2016 by Andy Yoder

On May 3, 2016, the Governor for the State of Vermont signed H-261. This law, effective 07/01/17, will restrict employers from asking about criminal records.

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34 Years Strong; and Not Going Anywhere

Posted on 5/4/2016 by Jeanette Spofford

As the President of Justifacts, I am writing to assure both our current clients along with company’s who are looking for a new background screening provider, that Justifacts isn’t a candidate for acquisition.

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Giving Clients the Star Treatment, the Importance of Customer Service in the Background Screening Process

Posted on 4/14/2016 by Cathie Bruce

Creating a memorable experience for clients where they feel heard, valued, and respected creates an environment where you don’t just keep the current clients happy, you turn them into ambassadors who can’t wait to share their positive experience with everyone they know.

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Austin Passes Bill to Ban the Box

Posted on 4/11/2016 by Andy Yoder

Effective April 4, 2016, the City of Austin, TX will impose ordinance# 20160324-019 that restricts employers in the city from asking about & using criminal records.

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Justifacts Answers Your Frequently Asked Questions (Part 2)

Posted on 3/16/2016 by Tim Hudec

Did you ever wonder "Why can’t we just conduct a national criminal database search? "Find out that answer and more in our frequently asked questions.

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February Employee Spotlight

Posted on 3/4/2016 by Michelle Yoder

The Justifacts monthly employee spotlight showcases fun facts, interests and more! This month’s spotlight is Nici Edwards-Patalsky.

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Justifacts Answers Your Frequently Asked Drug Testing Questions

Posted on 2/26/2016 by Michelle Yoder

Drug abuse in the workplace is both a concern and an expensive problem. Drug abuse does not discriminate, it can be found in small businesses and large corporations. It can be found among blue collar and white collar workers, young and old, wealthy and poor.

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4 Ways Human Resources has Become A Lot like Marketing

Posted on 2/8/2016 by Chas Sobolak

Human Resources and Marketing typically remain two separate departments but some modern-day activities are becoming essential to an HR professionals’ role.

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January Employee Spotlight

Posted on 2/4/2016 by Michelle Yoder

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

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4 Ways Applicant Tracking Helps Employers and Job Seekers

Posted on 1/25/2016 by Jessica Holden

Today’s résumés must also satisfy the increasingly effective screening process of applicant tracking systems (ATS) designed to weed out gaudy résumés with little real substance.

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What is HR Really Worried About?

Posted on 1/18/2016 by Brian Osborne

Human Resources is a department that wears many hats and is expected to be experts in a variety of different areas, but what is HR really worried about?

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December Employee Spotlight

Posted on 1/13/2016 by Michelle Yoder

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

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