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Old 01-06-2007, 09:39 AM   #16
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Re: Re: Re: Re: Job applicants under this much scrunity?

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I just ran one before I bought my car and there was nothing on my credit cards and I know both have some debt on them.
It shows a total $$ at the end of the report

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Old 01-07-2007, 06:28 AM   #17
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I dont know why you'd be ashamed. Sounds like you're working very hard to sort your finances out. That's commendable.

If I were in your position, I'd attach a note to the application stating 'You choose not to sign/fill in details of this as yet, but will be happy to talk to someone in HR upon interview or other, during a later stage of application.' US laws are not something I have any clue about, but your credit rating is confidential. It is not relevent to an employer. What's Hardees? A type of restaurant? It's absolutely not their business. You're in a catch-22, but stay pleasant, you do need the job. I'd not sign anything like that. Ask them to show why they need that information. Place the onus back on them.

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Old 01-07-2007, 06:28 PM   #18
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Butterscotch, my sister just recently got a job with Hardee's, seriously - but in a general manger position. I assure you she is in a great deal of debt and if they ran this check on her they would have found that out. Point is, if they did - it didn't matter because they started her out making very good money. I do not know however, if she had to sign this disclaimer.
Lastly, I work for a debt consolidation/settlement company and if you would like more information on how the company I work for can help you, just PM me and I'll be glad to give you the contact information. Good luck, and with a little patience and sacrifice you can get out of this and not completely destroy your credit for the next decade.
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Old 01-07-2007, 06:53 PM   #19
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Regarding the investigative interviews, that costs a lot of money.
The government does interviews like that for people applying for positons requiring a high level of security clearance.
Personally I think they are bluffing a bit to keep away shady applicants.
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Old 01-08-2007, 08:45 AM   #20
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Whoa...this is pretty full on!! I work in health care, and only one job I've had even did a police background check (which was fair enough, seeing the job was at a children's hospital) But i've never been asked ANY of those questions, either in an application or interview situation.
I think if I was asked to disclose that kind of information I would be rather hesitant to do so
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Old 01-08-2007, 02:52 PM   #21
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I agree with ntalwar...these background checks cost a lot of money...I think they are trying to weed out super-shady charachters!

In my last two jobs, I have gone through these checks, as well as 10-year work history, FBI/postal fingerprinting and a drug screening. All that and they still ant to "screen" me daily before I get to my office.
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Old 01-09-2007, 09:50 AM   #22
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Thank you all for your help. You've made me feel better. I have an interview today!
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Old 01-09-2007, 09:54 AM   #23
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Old 01-09-2007, 09:57 AM   #24
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Old 01-09-2007, 10:24 AM   #25
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I hope it works out for you! Let us know how it goes.

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