Does United Airlines do background checks?
Although the official website from United Airlines doesn’t mention anything regarding background checks, it’s certain that they do run them. Working at an airport requires it.
What will show on your background check, according to each state:
Did you know that some states do not show things that happened seven years ago? This is the case in the states below:
- New Hampshire*
- New York*
In some states, the cases where you were found not guilty won’t even show on your record (but the rest is fair game):
- Indiana (limited check)
- New York
Unfortunately, some states will show everything on your record. Yep, even if you weren’t guilty. Look for your state here:
- Indiana (extensive check)
- New Jersey
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
We took to the internet to do some research on United Airlines’ ratings. On glassdoor.com, they have over 2.5k reviews. The ratings are also pretty good: 3.9 out of 5 stars. People mentioned plenty of pros, including flexible travel benefits, welcoming atmosphere and that United is an employee-oriented company. As for cons, reviewers mentioned a few things like long or irregular hours and lower wages in some cases.
What felony convictions might have a hard time getting hired here?
It’s important to keep in mind that you might not be able to get certain positions depending on your record.
- If you were involved in terrorism of any sort, you will not get a position at United Airlines. Terrorism is a very serious crime at an airport.
- Felonies related to theft will make it harder for you to get hired in roles that handle money or luggage.
- If you have a record of violence or aggression, then you will most likely not be placed somewhere you’d deal with people directly.
Does United Airlines run a drug test?
There is no official data to answer this question.
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