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Old 08-04-2013, 09:39 AM
 
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Your background check will show more than you put down if you had other jobs as well. If you have a reason for not listing a job (like that was over 5 years ago and not relevant to the job experience for this job) then just tell them if they ask.
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Old 08-04-2013, 09:42 AM
 
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Generally a background check checks references, contacting former employers, criminal files, often credit, court records, and now a days google and social media. There is no central database of who worked what job when other than perhaps at the IRS but they do not make that available.
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Old 08-04-2013, 01:18 PM
 
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I'll have to disagree with the above poster... some background checks will go that thorough. Most are strictly for criminal records, as the legal implications are just too messy to go elsewhere. Reference checking can be done by a separate third party (and even then, the info is limited). But yeah, most background checks review the last 7 years (or 10-15 if you're in the military). They normally take between 1-3 days from a third-party, nationwide vendor if your record is clear or as much as 20 days if there are things in your records and/or you've moved to different states multiple times.

Regardless, I would completely advice against trying to hide things. I wouldn't volunteer information, but if they ask you specifics, tell them. Not all misdemeanors will get you disqualified, or even felonies, for that matter. It depends on the job, company and industry. Saying that you havent been committed of a crime when you have been is a sure-fire way to get yourself disqualified.
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Old 08-06-2013, 08:00 PM
 
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There is no central database of who worked what job when other than perhaps at the IRS but they do not make that available.
Unless you are applying for a job as an IRS agent, in which case you WILL be audited and your former employment history via tax filings will be known to the hiring manager.
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Old 04-07-2014, 09:21 PM
 
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Why is there ALWAYS some negative s***head on the Internet spewing pessimistic trash? LMAO why bother giving advice it's trash like what Mr Rationals? I wish guys like that would just ****!
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Old 10-22-2015, 01:43 AM
 
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What if i did not tell the interviewer that i was terminated by my 1st BPO company. Can i just tell them that I resigned. Pls. Help I really dont know what to do
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Old 01-07-2019, 02:57 PM
 
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The only way a prospective employer would know about your previous work history is if you tell them. https://accusource-online.com/soluti...-verification/ Social Security Traces are used to identify possible AKA's or alias' which are then used to identify counties and states of past residence so that a comprehensive criminal records check can be run on an individual. Background screening companies https://accusource-online.com/ cannot find out where you used to work using your social security number.

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Old 01-07-2019, 05:19 PM
 
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What if i did not tell the interviewer that i was terminated by my 1st BPO company. Can i just tell them that I resigned. Pls. Help I really dont know what to do
What is there policy on background checks? If all they do is confirm is job title and dates of employment, you are fine, as long as they don't later discover the truth. If they get hold of an old supervisor or coworker, what are they going to say?
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Old 01-15-2019, 07:13 PM
 
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What is there policy on background checks? If all they do is confirm is job title and dates of employment, you are fine, as long as they don't later discover the truth. If they get hold of an old supervisor or coworker, what are they going to say?
I wonder if you can just have a friend call up a former employer and ask? Do companies giving out employment check really verify the caller requesting the infomation?
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Old 01-15-2019, 07:21 PM
 
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I wonder if you can just have a friend call up a former employer and ask? Do companies giving out employment check really verify the caller requesting the infomation?
One of the former companies I worked at specifically stated in our company handbook that they do not provide any information on company employees unless they have written permission by the employee. Since I never gave anything to them in writing, does that mean they would not volunteer things like my dates of employment and/or job titles if a prospective employer or background screening place called them?
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