MyTruSeal, Prepare for the future!

With extended unemployment benefits set to expire in January for millions of laid-off workers, the need for a short-term source of income is more critical to many families this year. The holiday season, while straining the budgets of those…

California Joins Other States in Placing Restrictions on Employer Use of Credit Checks

On October 10, 2011, Governor Brown signed into legislation Assembly Bill No. 22, which generally prohibits employers from using an applicant’s or employee’s credit history in making employment decisions. Effective January 1, 2012, Employers…

California Senate Bill 909 to ammend disclosure requirements

California SB 909 takes effect on January 1, 2012, and amends CA Civ. Code Section 1786.16, requires that employers include the background check company’s internet website in the Disclosure form. The purpose is so that an applicant can get…

Clear The Air

Trusting an employee to manage the company’s financial accounts is serious business, and making sure the right person is in the position is among the most important decisions a hiring specialist can make. Millions of employees nationwide…

Maryland Joins Illinois, Washington, Oregon and Hawaii In Placing Restrictions on Employer Use of Credit Checks

On April 12, 2011, Governor O’Malley signed into legislation the Job Applicant Fairness Act which generally prohibits employers from using an applicant’s or employee’s credit history in making employment decisions. Specifically, the Act…

Verifying Holiday Workers

Analysts are estimating that a larger-than-predicted increase in seasonal hiring over 2010 is going to help temporarily stabilize the floundering job market. Nearly a half-million holiday workers were expected to be added to payrolls in the…

Philadelphia Passes A New “Ban The Criminal Box” Law That Applies To Private Employers

Employers in Philadelphia will soon need to revise the criminal history questions on their employment applications based on a recent law. On April 13, 2011, City of Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed Bill No. 110111-A, which was passed…

MyTruSeal provides a sunny outlook for job seekers

A partly sunny outlook on the 2011 holiday shopping season has retailers leveraging social media to announce their specials in a bid to bring more consumers through their doors. Staffing specialists are also using the power of technology…

How to avoid contractors with a bad history

At some point, every business invites a contractor into the office to perform work. But who do they trust to double-check that the workers have an upstanding track record? Countless news reports chronicle the millions of dollars lost every…

Career fair provides opportunities

The discouragingly high unemployment rate makes any job search these days a daunting task. Career fairs are one of the few mechanisms that offer the slightest glimmer of hope. Prospective employers gather to fill a finite number of positions…

MyTruSeal exhibiting at upcoming job fair

Those testing the employment waters at the upcoming Denver Career Fair are hoping they’re fortunate enough to secure an interview. Putting its talents on display at the Dec. 5 job expo at the Doubetree Hotel in Denver is MyTruSeal, a…

Holiday season hiring helps employ America

For businesses, it means it's time to buckle down for a busy three-month period that could determine whether the company ends the fiscal year in the black. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that the 2008 employment gain during the holiday…