Online sources say Harley-Davidson will perform a background check sometime before an offer of employment is made.
Here’s what you need to know about background checks:
Since background checks vary from state-to-state, it’s important that you know the laws where you live. Some states, like those on the following list, don’t look at anything seven years old or older:
- New Hampshire*
- New York*
(* sometimes certain pay or salary bracket positions require one.)
And the states on this list aren’t concerned with any not guilty verdicts:
- Indiana (limited check)
- New York
However, there are still some states on the list that will see everything, including the not guilty cases. Be aware in you live in these states:
- Indiana (extensive check)
- New Jersey
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
We took to the internet to research Harley-Davidson’s ratings. Glassdoor.com gives them 3.5 stars out of 5. It seems to be that while the work environment is fun and relaxed, there are yearly layoffs and diminishing benefits.
What felonies Harley-Davidson will not hire
Harley-Davidson didn’t share this information with us and we didn’t find anything specific online.
What felony convictions might have a hard time getting hired here?
Does Harley-Davidson hire felons? It looks like they do, but there are certain felonies that can hurt your chances.
For example, regardless of if you work in manufacturing or retail, you’ll be handling merchandise, so any crimes of theft will pose a problem.
Drug or alcohol charges will as well, especially if there are driving duties involved in your job.
Violent crime might also be a problem because you’ll have to handle high stress work environments from time-to-time.
Does Harley-Davidson hire sex offenders?
We’re not sure! They didn’t say and there are no records online.
Does Harley-Davidson drug test?
Our sources say the company will perform a drug test as part of the hiring process.
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