Gap Inc. does do background checks.
Here’s what you need to know about background checks:
The problem is that background checks differ depending on which state you live in. Some states only show information that goes back seven years, so if you’re close to that timeframe, you may want to wait before applying. Those states are:
- New Hampshire*
- New York*
*sometimes certain pay or salary bracket positions require one.
Other states go back indefinitely, but only show charges that you were actually found guilty of. They leave off any charges that were dropped or in which you were found not guilty. Here are those states:
- Indiana (limited check)
- New York
Then there are many states that still show all of your past criminal history on their background checks. They show all of your guilty verdicts and pleas as well as any charges where you were found not guilty. Those states include:
- Indiana (intensive check)
- New Jersey
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
The website glassdoor.com shows us that Gap Inc. has a 3.6 out of a possible 5 star rating and 63% of people say they would recommend working there a friend.
One of the first things that people talk about is their employee discount. They love it. They also love the flexible working hours and that management is organized. Overall, most people have fun working for Gap Inc.
As with most retail jobs, one of the main complaints was about low pay. People also said that the stores could get very busy and stressful, especially around the holidays.
What felonies Gap Inc. will not hire
There are no doubt going to be some charges that they’ll dislike being on your record, but they didn’t tell us of any that would stop you from getting hired.
What felony convictions might have a hard time getting hired here?
Are you still wondering: Does Gap Inc. hire felons? We think they do, but we want you to be aware of some convictions that may give you a harder time getting hired.
- Since the majority of people at The Gap work directly with customers, those with a sex crime conviction may have a harder time getting hired.
- If you have any theft-related convictions, you may not get hired. A lot of employees are cross-trained and work with merchandise and cash, so they may be wary of those with former theft charges.
Does Gap Inc. hire sex offenders?
It would be a surprise if they did for their children’s locations, but there’s a chance they would at other stores. However, be prepared for a lot of pushback if this is your background.
Does Gap Inc. drug test?
In our research, we have seen that Gap Inc. does not drug test their employees.
Have you applied for a job or worked here before? Share your experiences!
We would love to hear from you if you’ve ever worked here. If you have any suggestions about how to get hired at Gap Inc. with a felony, leave a comment below!