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Good luck. r/Jobs is not for job listings. The process is taking longer than I expected :(. And make sure you always put the correct dates on your resume and application forms because it is one of the easiest things to verify for employers. Once I had two offers and I chose the one that didn't use HireRight almost specifically because they didn't use HireRight. Sorry man, just say you made a mistake on the years as soon as possible hire right is hard core they asked for all my W2's.

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HireRight is a bitch. Have you received the official offer letter with salary ?

I know I can just wait to see since I requested for a copy but I'm too anxious to know now! In this present economy, this is nothing short of unpatriotic. We can see a lot if you've potentially had a record though, even things that may have been stricken. Right now you have no blemish on your resume because it would simply be a job you didn't get. An employer will typically verify job titles, start and end dates for each job, and will sometimes check on salary and job duties. I'm curious to know what the employer will see from the report? It's typically court records and SSN verification. I don't think they'll be able to see salary history but they may reach out to previous employers for employment dates and job title along with other background check information. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts.

Employers become very concerned when a candidate claims he or she has years of experience, when in fact they do not or when a candidate misrepresents their past titles, achievements or responsibilities.

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We use HireRight. Thanks! So you have already got the offer with the dates that you filled in for the voluntary role.

If you outright lied about it during the interview that's a different story. So, just be sure to contact the relevant people and inform them of the situation. But as they say, it’s all good. Editing to add (because I gave it some more thought): Even if they miss it in the background check, you're going to be in a bad situation because the lie could come up later. I'd correct it through HR ASAP and make sure the rest of your t's are crossed because HireRight will look for any little discepancy to fail your BG Screen. Relax, it’s not all bad. HireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background checks, drug testing, Form I-9 and employment and education verifications. This is very likely to come up on a background check. However, they would totally be right to fire you if they found out later, and then it would be a job you were fired from. Employers may verify employment history as part of the employee background check to confirm the work experience you have conveyed to them and to be sure you have the professional background and appropriate work experience required for the position. I'd correct it through HR ASAP and make sure the rest of your t's are crossed because HireRight will look for any little discepancy to fail your BG Screen. there is no way around it. Most applicants are completely unaware of this fact, as their personal information (inclusive of finanicial info) is being sent to the Philippines. To verify your employment history, HireRight generally contacts your previous employers (or their representatives) directly to confirm the information you provided.

The recruiter asked me a few times what my previous salary was and I was able to dodge it because I simply didn't want to disclose that information and let it affect the compensation they will be offering me.

This is reassuring :), I will cross my fingers that they won't look over every little thing obsessively. There's a good chance it will come up in the background check. These are examples of the kinds of discrepancies that could come up in the background check which may indicate to employers that the candidate is being intentionally dishonest. Once I had two offers and I chose the one that didn't use HireRight almost specifically because they didn't use HireRight. I've never seen any employment information on a report. HireRight prides itself in trying to make the process as pleasant as possible and has created a website section to help answer your questions. It’s a good idea to have these documents readily available as you go through a background check in case this situation arises, particularly if you know, for example, that your former employer is out of business. If it was only on your resume, you could still salvage this by sending off an email to the hiring manager and letting them know of the discrepancy. Read More . How far behind in your career did this happen? Just say something along the lines that you've made an error on your resume with the dates and give them the correct dates. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. HireRight is a bitch. The recruiter asked me a few times what my previous salary was and I was able to dodge it because I simply didn't want .... it affect the compensation they will be offering me. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Will the report include my salary or will it simply verify that I didn't lie about my salary on the report? Well, sometimes the background check makes you fill out their own forms, and you could put the accurate dates there, and hope they don't notice the discrepancy with your resume (or if they do, play dumb and play it off as a mistake or something). It's typically court records and SSN verification.

It's the most standard part of a background check. Just be upfront and honest. Hireright is a bitch - they will absolutely catch you.

I am sure you listed this job on your resume, so HireRight will probably call/email and ask your previous employer for verification of dates and although unlikely, they might even ask your salary. Based on HireRight’s 2018 Benchmark Report which surveyed over 6,000 HR professionals, the most popular types of background checks are criminal or other public records searches, verifications of previous employment and/or references, identity, education and motor vehicle records.