What Is Considered a Criminal Record?

How Do Employers Check Criminal Records?

While you are searching for a job, you may find that you must submit your resume, perfect your interviewing skills and ace network events. What many job seekers fail to plan for, however, are the background checks that will be performed on them. Potential employers will run background checks on applicants to check for criminal…

What Is Considered a Criminal Record?

What Is Considered a Criminal Record?

What Is Considered a Criminal Record? If you’ve ever had a background check, then you’re familiar with a criminal record. These records keep a detailed list of any crimes you’ve ever been charged with, and a record can largely influence your success rate in finding a job, getting insurance and many other things. In the…

Do all businesses do background checks?

Do all businesses do background checks?

Nowadays, almost every company will run a background check on people before hiring them. The number one reason they do so is for safety. The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) performed a survey on this topic and we’ve broken down the highlights. The research included why or why not companies conduct background checks,…

What Happens If You Fail a Background Check?

What Happens If You Fail a Background Check?

What Happens If You Fail a Background Check? Are you worried about passing a background check? It’s natural to worry, especially if you need the job. Common reasons you may fail include: Lies on Your Resume If you lie on your job application, your potential employer will find out if they do a background check.…

What shows up on a background check for a job?

What shows up on a background check for a job?

What shows up on a background check for a job? Employment background checks vary in scope, but they all have the core purpose of verifying that an applicant is honest, qualified, and trustworthy. To this end, most background checks will include at least three types of information. Identity verification The most basic thing employers want…

What is the seven-year rule?

What is the seven-year rule?

What is the seven-year rule? The seven-year rule is one that often leaves business leaders and HR professionals struggling to understand just what information they are seeing and what is omitted. Essentially, the seven-year rule states certain non-criminal convictions, civil judgments, and financial issues cannot be reported on a background check because of the U.S.…

What Are the 4 Types of Workplace Violence?

What Are the 4 Types of Workplace Violence?

Workplace violence is any of several behaviors that entail violence, threats of violence and similar conduct that makes people worry for their physical safety, be they a customer or employee, regardless of whether it occurs on or off the clock. Most companies regard harassment and bullying tantamount to workplace violence. There’s also the issue that…

Is it legal to do a background check before a job offer

Is it legal to do a background check before a job offer?

Before an employer hires anyone, there are so many things he or she looks at, including the background of the employee. The timing to carry out a background check on your employees is confusing because it varies from one state to another.  An employer can begin a background check on employees before providing a conditional…