Their online application says Meijer does a background check.
Most companies will do a background check at some point during the hiring process, even if it’s only to confirm you can work legally.
Here’s what you need to know about background checks:
Aside from Ban the Box policy, you should know that background checks vary from state to state. Here are states that don’t consider records older than seven years:
- New Hampshire*
- New York*
(* sometimes certain pay or salary bracket positions require one.)
You might be lucky and live in a state where employers can only see your guilty verdicts. Here are the states where your not guilty verdicts will be held back:
- New York
On the other hand, as unfair as it may be, there are states that still want to know everything, whether you were guilty or not. These states are:
- New Jersey
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
Meijer got rated 3.1 out of 5 stars on glassdoor.com, and it appears pretty accurate. Over half of its employees said they’d recommend working there to friends and family.
The majority of employees here approve of the CEO, which indicates that the company is made up of a positive environment that believes in its leaders.
What felony convictions might have a hard time getting hired here?
Does Meijer hire felons? Maybe it depends on your record. The smartest thing to do when applying for a job is to think about how your record relates to the position you are applying for.
Cash-handling jobs likely won’t hire you if you were convicted of:
Retail sales jobs won’t like to see convictions such as:
- Sexual offenses
- Child abuse
Does Meijer drug test?
While we can’t say for sure, our suggestion is to move forward as if they do.
Have you applied for a job or worked here? Share your experiences!
Help others like yourself by sharing if you were successful in your efforts to get a job at Meijer with a felony. What advice do you have for people going out today trying to get a job here?