Linked Questions

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I listed a wrong degree date on my background check. What will happen? [duplicate]

I had a pretty complicated college history. I transferred to a small college after spending a year gathering credits at two colleges in NYC. For the two colleges in NYC, I also took high school and ...
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4answers
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Should I report to my employer that my Resume had an error on it? [duplicate]

I was hired by a new employer about 3 months ago. During the process, I submitted a resume multiple times, had an interview, and all my references were called. On my resume, I mistakenly had a part-...
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Post job offer background check [duplicate]

I was offered a position at a big company a couple of weeks ago. My start date is next Monday, the 24th. My background check has been ongoing. I messed up a date on a job that I worked for years ago,...
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Internship Year mistake on resume [duplicate]

I recently received a summer internship offer with a company, and am now in the background check phase. I noticed that I accidentally listed my previous internship start and end date as March 2014 - ...
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Date disparity on resume before background check [duplicate]

I've been offered, and have accepted a job at a large tech company. The next step is the background check where, among other things, they'll be verifying previous job titles and dates employed. I ...
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Wrong start date for current job [duplicate]

My mom offered to update my resume for me since I don't have a computer, after having my interview, getting a contingent job offer, I'm waiting for my background and drug test to come back. I know I ...
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What does security screening involve? Will I lose my offer/ job? [duplicate]

Received a job offer for a graduate position and it was stated on the offer letter that the offer will be conditional upon a satisfactory "security screening". It also mentioned that any false ...
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Employment dates don't tell the whole story, should I be concerned? [duplicate]

I have an offer and salary letter, pending references which I know are solid. My resume states I worked somewhere November 2012, and while this isn't a lie, a background check would show that I was ...
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Background check problem - mismatched previous employment dates [duplicate]

I got a conditional job offer (pending background check). My resume stated I worked for a company from Sept 2007 - Jan 2010. But, I worked for them from Sept 2007 - April 2009, and from Sept 2009 to ...
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I filled out different employment dates in background check form after receiving offer than that listed in resume?

I received a Job Offer from company A, which is contingent upon background check. Resume they have says that I have been working for company B since 2007. In 2015, I did not get my work visa in US ...
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Listed wrong date in resume

I started a job in 2013, but mistakenly put the start year down as 2014 in my resume. If anything, it makes my gig looks shorter. In general, would this be a problem for background check?