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Steven Fifer
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21 days ago

I would like to see this so-called background check I believe I don't have any type of background in any type of criminal activity #background check

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Scott Silvers
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Has anyone ever had this happen? What did you do about it?

If your background check reveals incorrect information, you should take steps to correct the inaccuracies. Here are some actions you can consider:

Review the Report: Obtain a copy of the background check report to carefully review the information that is incorrect. Make note of specific details that need correction.

Contact the Screening Company: Reach out to the company that conducted the background check. You can find their contact information on the report. Provide them with clear and documented evidence of the inaccuracies and request corrections.

Dispute Process: Most background check companies have a dispute resolution process. Follow their dispute procedures, which may involve submitting written documentation, proof of corrections, or any relevant information that supports your case.

Contact the Employer: If the background check was conducted by a third-party screening company on behalf of a potential employer, inform the employer about the inaccuracies. They may be able to work with the screening company to address the issues.

Provide Documentation: Collect any documentation that supports the correct information. This could include certificates, official records, or other proof that counters the inaccuracies. Submit this documentation as part of the dispute process.

Check with Reporting Agencies: If the inaccuracies involve credit or financial information, contact the credit reporting agencies involved. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) allows consumers to dispute inaccuracies on credit reports.

Legal Assistance: If the inaccuracies persist and have a significant impact on your employment prospects, you may consider seeking legal advice. Consult with an attorney who specializes in employment law or consumer rights.

Know Your Rights: Familiarize yourself with your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) in the United States. The FCRA provides guidelines on the accuracy and privacy of information in consumer reports, including background checks.

Follow Up: Keep a record of all communications related to the dispute, including dates, names, and any responses received. Follow up regularly to ensure that the corrections are made in a timely manner.

It's crucial to address inaccuracies promptly, especially if they could negatively impact your employment prospects. Employers are generally required to notify you if adverse action is taken based on information in a background check, giving you an opportunity to dispute and correct any inaccuracies. #jobsearch #interview #background #rights

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Scott Silvers
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Has anyone ever had this happen? What did you do about it?

If your background check reveals incorrect information, you should take steps to correct the inaccuracies. Here are some actions you can consider:

Review the Report: Obtain a copy of the background check report to carefully review the information that is incorrect. Make note of specific details that need correction.

Contact the Screening Company: Reach out to the company that conducted the background check. You can find their contact information on the report. Provide them with clear and documented evidence of the inaccuracies and request corrections.

Dispute Process: Most background check companies have a dispute resolution process. Follow their dispute procedures, which may involve submitting written documentation, proof of corrections, or any relevant information that supports your case.

Contact the Employer: If the background check was conducted by a third-party screening company on behalf of a potential employer, inform the employer about the inaccuracies. They may be able to work with the screening company to address the issues.

Provide Documentation: Collect any documentation that supports the correct information. This could include certificates, official records, or other proof that counters the inaccuracies. Submit this documentation as part of the dispute process.

Check with Reporting Agencies: If the inaccuracies involve credit or financial information, contact the credit reporting agencies involved. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) allows consumers to dispute inaccuracies on credit reports.

Legal Assistance: If the inaccuracies persist and have a significant impact on your employment prospects, you may consider seeking legal advice. Consult with an attorney who specializes in employment law or consumer rights.

Know Your Rights: Familiarize yourself with your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) in the United States. The FCRA provides guidelines on the accuracy and privacy of information in consumer reports, including background checks.

Follow Up: Keep a record of all communications related to the dispute, including dates, names, and any responses received. Follow up regularly to ensure that the corrections are made in a timely manner.

It's crucial to address inaccuracies promptly, especially if they could negatively impact your employment prospects. Employers are generally required to notify you if adverse action is taken based on information in a background check, giving you an opportunity to dispute and correct any inaccuracies. #jobsearch #background #rights

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Derek Batterton
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over 6 months ago
Let me please start off by saying that all my felonies are non violent and are drug related.....  I was just a user and every time I got caught up it was for possession. Addiction is sometimes hard to get away from. Most people won't get away from it without help. It took me my last felony I caught to realized that I might have a problem and I started seeking help. I found help at Mission Teens a faith base program and they had one in Brazil Indiana called the House of Hope. I completed the 8 month program 3½ years ago and have had my sobriety every since.
Now seeking employment it has never been so hard untell now.  All I want to do is provide and every where I go I'm turned down and these background companies that run the checks are fast to report the bad in your life but never report the good that you may have done and employers never ask. Not saying my good out weight the bad just saying they should report both sides for the employer to see. I feel that if employer's start asking questions about a person felony they would find that not all felons are bad people. There are some good people who are felons who just made some mistakes in their life and corrected themselves to do better.
It seems I have exhausted all my options to find employment. Like I'm forced down a path in the road that I don't want to take. Soon I won't be able to pay rent soon I will be forced out in the streets soon I will become homeless. 😩
So job seekers KEEP YOUR RECORD CLEAN the best advice that I could give and this from experience. 
Open to any advice. Looked into expungement just don't have the cash. Any advice would be much appreciated. Thank you for your time.

Derek B.

#interview #hiringnews #jobsearch #employer #motivation #employee #background #past #employment #advice #jobseeker

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Kathy Davis
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over 6 months ago

Are employers only looking at criminal backgrounds when reviewing background? #background #backgroundcheck

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Scott Silvers
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over 6 months ago

This is a snippet of what the government says about background checks in this country. The only information that truly matters. Whenever I research something that has to do with my rights as an American, it must be from a .gov website, whether it's for my state or for the entire country. Many of us do not know our rights, but we have many in this country.... Have a great day.....

Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know FTC When taking an adverse action (for example, not hiring an applicant or firing an employee) based on background information obtained through a company in the business of compiling background information, the FCRA has additional requirements: Before you take an adverse employment action, you must give the applicant or employee: a notice that includes a copy of the consumer report you relied on to make your decision; and a copy of "A Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act," which you should have received from the company that sold you the report. By giving the person the notice in advance, the person has an opportunity to review the report and explain any negative information. After you take an adverse employment action, you must tell the applicant or employee (orally, in writing, or electronically): that he or she was rejected because of information in the report; the name, address, and phone number of the company that sold the report; that the company selling the report didn't make the hiring decision, and can't give specific reasons for it; and that he or she has a right to dispute the accuracy or completeness of the report, and to get an additional free report from the reporting company within 60 days. https://www.eeoc.gov/laws/guidance/background-checks-what-employers-need-know #rights #background #credit #criminal #human

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Zachary Thomas
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over 6 months ago

Three weeks ago I got release from prison. They kept telling us how the reentry process worked but it is still hard to find a job as a felon. I'm working hard to be productive. It's overwhelming. It turns out to activate my professional license, I'll need 7 years in order to get hired. I talked to the agency but the wait has been too long. I feel like my past skills has gone down to drain now that my license has been suspended. Where should I be looking now? Any licensing that won't look at my background?

#jobsearch #license # fairchance #background

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Olivia Soileau
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over 6 months ago

worked tirelessly to get on an a paid intern for a nursing home Administrator only to be sabotaged by my preceptor, she was the same age as me and constantly making smart gly remarks about how I as getting paid for my internship And how she didn’t. The difference is that she went through her college curriculum whereas I had already graduated and had years of experience. These paid internships are rare now a days because the nursing homes do not have to pay and receive free interns, so for a company to take on a paid intern is rare. Since then, I am having trouble finding a job. I am applying outside of my industry just trying to find something yet it has been two months. Is it because when they pull my background or resume Is there some sort of “non-hire” on the backend I am unaware of? Can I till use my experience without it hurting my chances of getting hired on? #jobsearch #advice #background #resume #help

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Malcolm Hawthonre
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yes. i knew a employer who did this to some past employees. they have a list where they blacklist you so they will know not to hire you if you previously worked a previous job.

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Jennifer Hood
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over 6 months ago

I have an opportunity to interview for a job that I’ve wanted to apply for years , but lacked the confidence in my ability & leadership ESTEE LAUDER COSMETICS “Counter Manger “! I need to know if Dillards do background checks and if they hire felons with light offenses? #background checks #firsttime management

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There is a pretty thorough background check about your past record discussion that you can check. We also have some interview tips to address your past that you can consider. Or it never hurts to ask directly about what their hiring process looks like, what are the steps involved and it will not implicate anything. Good luck!

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Walkens Thertulien
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Yes

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Angie Lipsky
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Financial Aid in Butler County Ohio won't help me clean up my record so I can be employable again HELP!!! FELONY 8 YEARS OLD MISDEMEANORS 2014 2011 NOTHING SINCE 2014 #interview #advice #background check assistance #wordsofadvice

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Ford Simpson
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Jack of all trades,.master of none

Follow Jennifer's advice,she smarter than anyone in Federal agencies,Ford

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Angie Lipsky
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Returning to workforce seeking felony friendly, second chance employment.

It's more cost effective if I stay "sick". Once you are in the system on any level, it's impossible to get out.

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