Will misdemeanor theft effect warehouse job hunt?

3 yrs ago i was convicted of misdemeanor theft at the age of 15. I am now 18 with a 2 yr old and a fiance. Ive been applying for warehouse jobs to no avail. I am currently waiting on the background check from a warehouse for the position of order selector. The company has zero tolerance for felonies but im not sure about misdemeanors. Could my prior cinviction cause them not to hire me?

Asked By: - 6/26/2012
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Sorry to say it, but the way things are now in the job market, that misdemeanor could very well keep you from getting any job that you are not recommended for by someone that is already with the company. Even then, you may still get turned down. It definitely sucks, but there are too many people out there looking for... More
Answered By: The R 28 - 6/26/2012
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It could, but it really depends on whoever is hiring you. They could hire you, but at the same time they dont have to, especially with a criminal record. If it wasn't anything major, like not drugs or fighting, they might consider you.
Answered By: Shannon - 6/26/2012
Probably will since it was theft. Might not though since you were a juvenile then, and are now an adult. Good luck though, if you have now cleaned up your act.
Answered By: Judy - 6/26/2012
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