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



Justifacts Workforce Magazine Hot List 2015
Justifacts was recently listed by Workforce Magazine on their “Hot List” of Background Checking Providers for 2015! View the article – Special Report: The Green Screen by Sarah Fister Gale.

The report includes industry insights such as:
  • What employers find most challenging during the screening process
  • How many employers continue to keep criminal conviction questions on applications
  • Recent lawsuits against employers
  • How employers are using background check reports to evaluate candidates
  • And more
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Our recognition on this list confirms our commitment to providing a superior, cost-effective product that is efficient in turn-around time while maintaining an unmatched level of customer service in order to meet and exceed our clients’ needs in their pre-employment screening and throughout their hiring process.

Workforce Magazine Background Checking Providers Hot List 2015

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





Jeanette Spofford EY entrepreneur of the year 2015
Pittsburgh, PA May 18th 2015 – 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. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Spofford was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 19 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh.

“I am both touched and humbled by the honor of being named as a finalist in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award program,” Said Spofford. “This wouldn’t have been possible without the support and hard work of my team. It’s incredible how far we’ve come – starting the company in my living room 32 years ago to providing background screenings to more than 2,400 companies worldwide. It has been an incredible journey.”

Now in its 29th year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 14, 2015. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

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Sponsors

Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America.

About Justifacts Credential Verification, Inc.

Founded in 1982, Justifacts Credential Verification provides global background check services for pre-employment verification needs. Justifacts offers over 100 different screening searches such as employment verifications, background checks and degree verifications to organizations ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies worldwide. To learn more, go to www.Justifacts.com.

About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

About EY’s Strategic Growth Markets practice

EY’s Strategic Growth Markets (SGM) practice guides leading high-growth companies. Our multidisciplinary teams of elite professionals provide perspective and advice to help our clients accelerate market leadership. SGM delivers assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services to thousands of companies spanning all industries. EY is the undisputed leader in taking companies public, advising key government agencies on the issues impacting high-growth companies and convening the experts who shape the business climate. For more information, please visit us at ey.com/us/strategicgrowthmarkets, or follow news on Twitter @EY_Growth.

About EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. For more information about our organization, please visit ey.com.

Justifacts Announces New W-2 Employment Verification Search

W-2 Employment Verification
Justifacts is pleased to announce the addition of our new W-2 Employment Verification Search to our list of offerings. Justifacts’ W-2 Employment Verification Search offers numerous benefits to employers. You’re going to want to check this out!

Key Features

  • Verified information – Justifacts’ W-2 Employment Verification Search provides an applicant’s official W-2 transcript and 1099 transcript information directly from the IRS
  • Quick Results – Results are generally available in as little as 24-48 hours after receiving applicant’s consent
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Why should I add a W-2 Employment Verification Search to my current background screening program?

  • Lowers “Unable to Verify” Rate – In instances where a company is no longer in business or has not maintained records on a particular applicant; Justifacts’ W-2 Employment Verification Search can provide confirmation of an applicant’s employment and salary information.
  • Helps to provide a Complete History – In an attempt to hide negative information, applicants may occasionally fail to include certain past employers on resumes or job applications. Justifacts’ W-2 Employment Verification Search will reveal every employer an applicant worked for during the requested year(s).
  • Improves Candidate Experience – Justifacts’ Employment Verification Search provides an avenue for your applicants to get the credit they deserve for past work experience. Applicants need no longer deal with the frustration of scrambling to provide documentation or hunt down old supervisors in order to validate difficult to verify employments.

How do I get started?

Getting started with Justifacts’ Employment Verification Search couldn’t be easier.

  • Clients simply indicate the year(s) of the W2 transcripts they would like to receive
  • Justifacts will contact the applicant to obtain a signed form
  • Justifacts will upload official results into the applicant’s report
Justifacts W-2 Employment Verification Search will be available to clients beginning April 1, 2015. For more information on how you can get started with Justifacts’ W-2 Employment Verification Search please contact us at (800) 356-6885 or email us at Sales@justifacts.com.

Jeanette Spofford Honored as Winner of 2015 BusinessWomen First Awards





Jeanette Spofford EY entrepreneur of the year
Justifacts President, Jeanette Spofford, has been named as one of the winners of the 2015 BusinessWomen First Awards by the Pittsburgh Business Times.

The honor will be formally announced at a dinner at the Omni William Penn in downtown Pittsburgh in March. Jeanette Spofford will also be honored in a supplement produced by the Business Times. The BusinessWomen First awards honors women working in Western Pennsylvania for their workplace contributions at for-profits, non-profits and government agencies.

Founded in 1982, Justifacts Credential Verification provides global background check services for pre-employment verification needs. Justifacts offers over 100 different screening searches such as employment verifications, background checks and degree verifications to organizations ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies worldwide.

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The 2015 BusinessWomen First Awards winners were selected by a panel of judges composed of winners of the 2014 awards program. More than 125 nominations were submitted late last year for this program. The Business Times has been presenting these awards since 2009.

“I am honored to be named a winner of the 2015 Business Women First Awards ,” Said Spofford. “This wouldn’t have been possible without the support and hard work of all of the people who make up the Justifacts team. It’s incredible how far we’ve come – starting the company in my living room 32 years ago to providing background screenings to more than 2,400 companies worldwide. It has been an incredible journey.”

Justifacts Makes Workforce Magazine’s “Hot List” of Background Checking Providers

Justifacts makes Workforce Magazine Hot List
Justifacts was recently listed by Workforce Magazine on their “Hot List” of Background Checking Providers for 2014! View the article – Special Report: More “Background” Noise. Workforce Magazine interviewed Justifacts’ own Chief Technology Officer, Doug Beckett, on the recent trends of the background screening industry. Beckett was quoted as saying “Employers are choosing to cast a wider net in an effort to be more diligent in protecting their organization and to avoid negligent suits.”

Our recognition on this list confirms our commitment to providing a superior, cost-effective product that is efficient in turn-around time while maintaining an unmatched level of customer service in order to meet and exceed our clients’ needs in their pre-employment screening and throughout their hiring process.

Workforce Magazine Background Checking Proivders Hot List
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