What is covered in an employee background check?
I have been out of the job search market for quite someone. In fact, I have been at my most recent position nearly six years. Recently got a job offer and they are just going to do the background check. I am just curious what this covers. I am a legit person, education and job history – all honest and correct, no criminal record, no history of civil suits but I have less than perfect credit. Do you think that less than perfect credit disqualifies you for a job?
Asked By: Finding Myself - 2/22/2011
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The last couple years, the use of credit reports for employment has been under fire. In Illinois, for example, an employer cannot legally obtain a credit report unless you're applying for very specific financial positions (like VP at a bank), and there is federal legislation out there to prohibit credit reports for... More
Answered By: thatdjstrat - 2/22/2011
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Criminal, financial, education. Yes if there are numerous applicants the ones with the best credit get the job
Answered By: someone - 2/22/2011
a background check for MOST employers is public information based on your name, aliases, address, former address, birth date, social security number and state issued ID/drivers license number... More
Answered By: michr - 2/22/2011
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