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Ruby Sue
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When applying for positions that ask this question, it is often left with 2 options to choose from. Yes or No. What I really want to put, if the option were available, in a comment box is; "What are your passing qualifications?" Or is it just assumed that it must be "free and clear" of anything current? Does it include past/expunged? I am ok with the question "have you ever been convicted of a felony?" because that is a definite "NO". I have been instructed by several friends and past colleagues to just answer "yes" instead. Is that frowned upon later? #jobsearch #advice #felony #wordsofadvice

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Jim Fridas
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do a background check on yourself, see what is out there and use that as your guiding light, if you find nothing wrong then they will more than likely find nothing wrong, so this should be a positive!

do a background check on yourself, see what is out there and use that as your guiding light, if you find nothing wrong then they will more than likely find nothing wrong, so this should be a positive!

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Sue Elvins

when going for a position that asks this question answer the question to the best of your ability. Hiring managers will ask more detailed questions during your interview.

when going for a position that asks this question answer the question to the best of your ability. Hiring managers will ask more detailed questions during your interview.

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Royce Carlone

Can you recommend a creditable company that individuals can get background checks done on themselves affordably? One that would show the same info that an employer sees? I klnow places to get general info on myself but not how to get the same report an employer gets on myself. Thank you

Can you recommend a creditable company that individuals can get background checks done on themselves affordably? One that would show the same info that an employer sees? I klnow places to get general info on myself but not how to get the same report an employer gets on myself. Thank you

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Landon Daugherty

If your record has been expunged then I would let them know that. If the charges were for something horrible there’s no promise that they will hire you. There are many excuses employers use to not hire someone. Good luck!

If your record has been expunged then I would let them know that. If the charges were for something horrible there’s no promise that they will hire you. There are many excuses employers use to not hire someone. Good luck!

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Harry Rau

Yes and No are answers to an Interrogation, not an Interview, know the difference, or buy a bigger jar of lube..

Yes and No are answers to an Interrogation, not an Interview, know the difference, or buy a bigger jar of lube..

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Rebecca Kilgore

Hell no

Hell no

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Victoria Schless

Perhaps send a cover letter explaining your situation?

Perhaps send a cover letter explaining your situation?

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Sy Morgan

Yes

Yes

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Sandra Lynch

Never convi

Never convi

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Sandra Lynch

No

No

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