What looks bad on a background check?

What looks bad on a background check?

Background checks are a good way for employers to verify employment applications from candidates. These checks can be in-depth or simply used to cross-reference and validate what the applicant has listed on their job application or resume. When a hiring manager reviews the information provided to them by the background check, there are some things…

How do you fail a background check?

How do you fail a background check?

If you’ve never had one before, a background check can cost you your job even if you’ve aced the interview. Most employers have them done these days before hiring someone. Here are several reasons why people fail their background checks. However, there is something you can do about it. Having a criminal history is the…

What is a Level 1 background check?

What is a Level 1 background check?

Every employer should consider doing at least a basic background check on all of their potential employees. If they don’t, they’re running the risk of hiring employees who either aren’t qualified or aren’t the people they claim to be. Companies can lose money by hiring employees who are incompetent, have a criminal record or are…

What Does Pre-Employment Drug Screening Mean?

What Does Pre-Employment Drug Screening Mean?

If you’re in the process of looking for a new job, then you know the application process at most companies can be lengthy. Corporations are in the practice of getting detailed information on you such as doing a criminal background check, verifying previous addresses and even looking into your social media profiles. Part of the…

Failing a drug test can drastically reduce your chances of getting hired, but not entirely

Failing a drug test can drastically reduce your chances of getting hired, but not entirely

Anyone applying for a job and who fails a mandatory drug test is highly unlikely to get hired. If a company is spending money and taking the time to test a prospective employee for drugs, the chances they will ignore a failed test and hire anyway are slim. Does that mean it is game over?…

What does a drug screening mean?

What does a drug screening mean?

If you are applying for a job, participating as a professional athlete, or are involved in a legal case, a request to participate in a drug screening could be issued. Drug screening tests measure the levels of specific substances within an individual’s body. Substances tested for are alcohol and illegal substances, such as opioids, amphetamines,…