Yes, Michaels mentions on their application that a background check will be done.
Here are some things to keep in mind regarding background checks:
The states that will see an offense only if it’s less than seven years old are as follows:
- 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
The majority of the states will still look at everything. Such as:
- Indiana (extensive check)
- New Jersey
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
We wanted to know what employees have to say about working at Michaels, so we looked at glassdoor.com. There we found that Michaels is rated with 3.2 out of 5 stars. We wanted a better understanding of what it’s like to work here, so checked the comments.
Michaels seems to be a great place to work, especially if you enjoy crafting. All employees receive a 30% discount!
However, they don’t provide many opportunities for full-time positions. We all know that part-time positions come with minimum wage, so keep that in mind.
What felonies Michaels will not hire
They didn’t share the felonies that will make them pass over your resume, but we made some educated guesses about charges that might hold you back in the next section.
What felony convictions might have a hard time getting hired here?
We know Michaels is felon-friendly, but there are a few felonies that may make it harder for you. Here are our top red flags for this company:
- Drug or alcohol convictions since they drug test and the majority of the positions involve interacting with customers and money.
- Any type of theft crimes if you are applying for any position that handles cash or credit cards.
- Any violent or sexual offenses if the job requires contact with the public.
Does Michaels hire sex offenders?
We don’t know if Michaels hires people with sex offenses on their record. The company didn’t say and we couldn’t find any information online.
Does Michaels drug test?
Yes, Michaels even mentions on their application that there will be a drug screen. So be ready!
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