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Old 03-06-2012, 04:02 PM   #11
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Background checks for employment GENERALLY include a check of criminal convictions, traffic violations, and credit history (last is usually for jobs handling money) A very few jobs with a bonafide security interest will do a full background investigation, including interviews with neighbors, teachers, former employers and co-workers, etc.

Frankly that is expensive as hell, and rarely used for non-government/ non-nuclear jobs. Apply for a job at Dugway, Dyno Nobel, Tooele, etc- that is a different matter.

And to get that, you usually sign a release giving your permission for their access.
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I work for a company who does background checks. The reason fingerprinted allows them to only show reason you can't get your job with previous convections. They can't release any additional information other than what is needed for your employment. CCW application is a whole different beast of its own.
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In my area, there are government contractor jobs that require background checks. A lot of employers use the different job advertisement sites (monster.com or careerbuilder.com)
Add to this foreign travel, foreign contacts, organizations or associations one belongs to, and past employment.

For those that are interested in filling out the 127 page form:
http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF86.pdf
Well, then this is very good to hear. I haven't applied for anything like these.


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