Does Robert Half do background checks?
Yes. This statement is included with their job listings: As part of Robert Half’s corporate facility employment process, any offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
The information included in the background check may vary depending on the state that you live in.
Here’s some detailed information about background checks:
In some states, if your offense is over seven years old, it will not show up on a background check. Here’s a list of those states:
- New Hampshire*
- New York*
(* sometimes certain pay or salary bracket positions require more in-depth background checks).
There are also several states where cases in which you were found not guilty will not be held against you. These include:
- New York
In the end, there are still many states where your background check will bring up your entire record (this includes cases with not guilty verdicts). Those states are:
- New Jersey
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
We went online to glassdoor.com to check out how employees rate working for Robert Half. They received 3.3 out of 5 stars, and over half of the employees who left reviews said they would recommend them to a friend.
Overall, the reviews on indeed.com tended to be positive as well. They were given a rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars.
What felony convictions might have a hard time getting hired here?
Does Robert Half hire felons? We could not confirm whether they do or not with our research. If they are willing to hire former felons, these types of convictions may make it harder to get a job here:
- Crimes like embezzlement or theft of any kind.
- Any crimes involving the misuse of a computer.
- Violent offenses.
Does Robert Half drug test?
None of the information we read answered this specific question. It’s likely that each company Robert Half hires for will have their own policy on drug testing. In our experience, it is always better to assume employers will do a drug test. That way you won’t run into any issues if they have you go through testing.
The last thing you want is to ace the interview and then miss out on a great opportunity because you failed the drug test.
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