Are you afraid of a Pre Employment Background Check
Whether you realized it or not if you ever applied for a job, chances are you've had a pre employment background check done on you at some point or another. That is, unless you're ten years old. Most likely, you've had a pre employment background check done if you've had a job in your past work history. So this basically applies to teenagers and up. You all know who you are. Anyway, these checks are crucial if employers plan to learn about the character of individuals they're hiring. Employers want to learn about the ilk of the person they will be potentially hiring. Just in case you did not know, ilk is just a fancy word for like, kind or type. So, is your past going to come back to haunt you when a pre employment background check is done at your next potential job? This is food for thought.
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I have always told my wife, children, friends and anyone else who will listen that the past matters. Yeah, yeah, you may not agree with this, but I am attempting to be a realist here. I honestly believe that we mold our characters via our actions. You are what you do in a way. Of course I'm not necessarily addressing careers, but rather routine choices and actions. In my experience the past can always come back to bite you in the behind. This goes especially for pre employment background check routines.
Have you been fired before?
Were you accused of stealing at your past places of employment?
Have you ever been convicted of a crime?
These are all crucial factors in finding new work. I can gladly answer no to all of them.
It does not just end with pre employment background check routines. The past can haunt you in many ways. Take your relationships for example. All that singing about the past not being relevant that cheesy musicians rant over and over in their songs is not entirely true. In fact, it's quite the opposite. The past will always matter and have some bearing on the present and future. That's just life. The moral of the story is think about what you're doing before you do it. A film that portrays this truth well is "A History of Violence." You cannot escape things you've done.
Since I have you thinking about the choices you make and pre employment background check routines, I encourage you not to get too upset about your past behavior. Chances are the cops didn't even see that video tape. Just a little humor there to lighten up the situation!
All kidding aside, if you are interested in learning more about the new-age standard pre employment background checks, check out the web and find out. It's all there waiting for you to visit.