We are unaware if Amway will do background checks. Keep in mind, though, that most companies will do some sort of check, even if it’s to verify you can legally work for their company.
Here’s what you need to know about background checks:
The following states don’t consider any convictions seven years old or more:
- New Hampshire*
- New York*
(* sometimes certain pay or salary bracket positions require one.)
Even better, the states on this list don’t worry about any not guilty verdicts:
- Indiana (limited check)
- New York
However, be aware that there are still states that will look at your whole record. Keep that in mind if you live in these states:
- Indiana (extensive check)
- New Jersey
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
We did some online digging to bring you Amway’s ratings. Glassdoor.com gives them 3.7 out of 5 stars. Most of the reviews are positive, with 76% saying they’d recommend the company to a friend. The downside seems to be limited benefits and opportunity for advancement.
What felony convictions might have a hard time getting hired here?
Does Amway hire felons? We don’t know for sure, but we do know there are certain felonies that might hurt your chances. Since you’ll likely be working with a team of co-workers, any violent crimes might pose a problem. The same goes for drug- or alcohol-related charges since you’ll be working with equipment and machines. Theft convictions might also create a job risk for the employer and therefore hold you back.
Does Amway drug test?
We have no firsthand information on whether or not Amway will drug test. It’s best to prepare as if they do.
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