Does Weigel’s do background checks?
Weigel’s will perform a background check sometime during the hiring process.
Here’s what you need to know about background checks:
Background checks vary from state-to-state. It’s important to know the law in your state. For example, if you live in one of these states, the background check only goes back seven years:
- New Hampshire*
- New York*
(* sometimes certain pay or salary bracket positions require one.)
And these eight states won’t look at any cases with a not guilty verdict:
- Indiana (limited check)
- New York
Some states, however, will look at your whole record, including the not guilty verdicts. So, be aware if you live in these states:
- Indiana (extensive check)
- New Jersey
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
We did some digging to find out Weigel’s ratings. On glassdoor.com, they have 3.1 out of 5 stars. Of the 43 reviews, most were positive. Here’s what a few people had to say:
“This company has an engaged corporate office, great history, and a drive to succeed.”
“I love the people I work with! Great place to work.”
“Hours weren’t that good most times.”
“Frustrating when short staffed and have to work 60+ hours a week.”
While that may seem like a low number of reviews, keep in mind that Weigel’s is a small, family-owned company.
What felony convictions might have a hard time getting hired here?
Does Weigel’s hire felons? Yes they do, on an individual basis after meeting state requirements. But there are certain felonies that might hurt your chances. Since you’ll be working directly with the general public, these felonies may make it tougher to get hired at Weigel’s:
- Theft, because you’ll be handling cash and credit card transactions.
- Violent crimes, since you’ll be dealing directly with customers.
- Drug and alcohol related crimes, because they sell alcohol.
Does Weigel’s drug test?
Yes. It’s stated on their careers page that applicants must pass a drug screen before an offer of employment is made.
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