Does Instacart do background checks?
Yes, it was mentioned that Instacart will do a background check.
Here are some things to keep in mind regarding background checks:
Did you know that some states that will see an offense only if it’s less than seven years old? Here are those states:
- New Hampshire*
- New York*
(*certain pay or salary bracket positions require a screening.)
There are also states that will see only guilty convictions. Here are those states:
- Indiana (limited check)
- New York
Unfortunately, most states will still look at everything. Such as:
- Indiana (extensive check)
- New Jersey
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
In order to bring you all the information on Instacart, we have to include what employees say about working here. Turning our attention to glassdoor.com, we saw Instacart was rated with 3.2 out of 5 stars. Here are a few things that caught our attention:
You have the freedom to set your own schedule, working as little or much as you like. However, the downside is not all customers tip and gas isn’t included in your pay.
What felony convictions might have a hard time getting hired here?
Here are a few offenses we feel may be looked at with a fine tooth comb and create more barriers for you:
- Theft crimes will more than likely give you a hard time. At Instacart, jobs require handling money and merchandise, as well as visiting homes.
- Violent and sexual crimes may make working here difficult. Instacart is a company driven towards assisting the public and elderly, as well as being in close personal contact with people at times.
- Driving offenses might make them question your fit for any position where deliveries are needed.
Does Instacart drug test?
We didn’t uncover anything on this subject. Our recommendation . . . be prepared anyway.
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What you can tell us about how to get a job at Instacart with a felony? Have you or someone you know worked here? We appreciate any insight you may be able to provide!