In our research, we found an equal number of yes and no responses to this question. We think it’s up to the individual store’s hiring manager. You need to be ready for them to perform a background check.
Here’s what you need to know about background checks:
Depending on where you live, your background check may be done differently. The states listed below only have checks that show the last seven years of your criminal record:
- New Hampshire*
- New York*
*sometimes certain pay or salary bracket positions require one.
There are a handful of states that only show the charges you were found guilty of, which is excellent. Those states include:
- Indiana (limited check)
- New York
However, there are still many states that include everything on their background checks. This includes all charges you’ve faced, whether you were found guilty or not. Those states are:
- Indiana (intensive check)
- New Jersey
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
The website glassdoor.com tells us that Black Angus Steakhouse has a 3.2 out of a possible 5 star rating and 47% of people say they would recommend working there to a friend.
Many people who work there praised the flexible schedule. Many respondents also said the customers were good to work with, and there were plenty of regulars.
On the other side, there were complaints about management and employee retention. In this kind of work environment, we know that turnover is high. However, this can be a plus for you! If you stick around, you could move up in the ranks.
What felony convictions might have a hard time getting hired here?
You may still be wondering: Does Black Angus Steakhouse hire felons? We think they do, but we also know that there may be some convictions that have a harder time gaining employment. If you look back at the statement they gave us, they said hiring might depend on the type of conviction. Below are some charges we think may give you a harder time getting a job at Black Angus Steakhouse.
- Many Black Angus Steakhouse employees are in direct contact with the public. This is especially true for server jobs. Those with a sex crime conviction may have a hard time getting hired for that position.
- Those with drug charges may have a harder time getting a job as a cook. We say this because we know that this is one of the positions commonly drug tested in the industry due to the potentially hazardous work environment.
Does Black Angus Steakhouse drug test?
We couldn’t find a concrete answer to this question in our research. However, if they do a drug test, it’s more likely to be for cooking and management positions.
Have you applied for a job or worked here before? Share your experiences!
If you know how to get hired at Black Angus Steakhouse with a criminal record, we’d love to hear from you in the comments below. Your advice will go a long way towards helping former felons get back on their feet.