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Old 12-05-2013, 05:41 PM
 
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I accepted a job offer, that will start after I graduate in May. Its been two weeks since accepting the office and am more than anxious to get the drug test/background check done so I can get a firm start date. Anyone aware of how long companies make you wait to get this stuff? Right now I've removed myself from the job search, since I accepted the offer, but if I don't have a start date before my university career fair in January, I might be forced to continue looking, despite this being the #1 company I want to work for!
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Old 12-05-2013, 05:55 PM
 
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The job start in may so the company had time. I remember getting my verbal job offer, and it took a week before I had a written job offer. This was from a large fortune 500 company. Just follow up in a week.
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Old 12-05-2013, 08:28 PM
 
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About 2-3 business days, if there are no problems with the check.
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Old 12-05-2013, 09:12 PM
 
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About 2-3 business days, if there are no problems with the check.
I'm waiting on the paperwork and information before I can get the check done.
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Old 12-05-2013, 09:25 PM
 
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Don't wait. Call immediately.

Most of the time, you have a very small window in which to take the drug test. Call first thing tomorrow and clarify that one point.
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Old 12-06-2013, 10:25 AM
 
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You should call HR ASAP. I thought you were waiting on the results of the check.

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I'm waiting on the paperwork and information before I can get the check done.
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Old 12-09-2013, 07:55 AM
 
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Talked to HR today, they said they would be sending drug test/background check info around the end of April since my start is in June. I guess I'm okay with that, except that I feel like I wont actually have the job till that clears(no reason it shouldn't)
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