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Mister c in Dayton, Ohio

39 months ago

Does best buy just Check for felonies or misdemeanors? I am sure the app said only felonies but I can't remember. I was recently hired and passed the drug test. I am waiting on my background check which contains a DISMISSED felony. I ran a check on myself and the charge was dismissed 6 years ago. It was a marijuana offense. I was told employers are supposed to ignore dismissed charges.. I do have a few misdemeanors however but if the app only said felonies that should be all they look at right?

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mofo in Monterey Park, California

39 months ago

your lucky I applied for best buys I didn't get hired and my records are absolutely clean.

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Mister c in Dayton, Ohio

39 months ago

mofo in Monterey Park, California said: your lucky I applied for best buys I didn't get hired and my records are absolutely clean.

I have an extensive background in computers and a degree and certificates.

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brandonholman in Greeley, Colorado

37 months ago

They check for Felonies including misdemeanors and just felonies/misdemeanors. They check in state and federal courts, and county courts. They also check the National Sex Offender registry and for retail theft.

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brandonholman in Greeley, Colorado

37 months ago

I am a new-hire to bestbuy, supposed to start my job July 28, 2013 in Computers and Tablets as a sales associate. I did the drug test and passed it (of course). And I submited to the background check the day after my 3rd interview which went amazing. However it is now August 13, 2013 and I have yet to begin this amazing job because the store has not received my background check. I have received my paper copy that I request a little more than a week ago now. And the only thing that shows up is a Misdemeanor for petty theft.. The record was from almost a year ago and the GM of the store said that it won't be a problem because my job. I call every-other day to check on the status of the check and give them all weekend with no calls

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Mister c in Englewood, Ohio

37 months ago

Took them about three weeks to clear my background for work. But all I had was misdemeanor weed possession. Theft is a serious problem when applying for retail positions. You might not get the job.. I work in computers and tablets as well.. Good luck

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Nick in Lake Elsinore, California

37 months ago

I was hired last Friday and they called me on thursday about orientation. I have a clean record so maybe that's why it was so fast.

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timcanales in Fontana, California

35 months ago

I have a third interview next week, and i dont know how to disclose on a misdameanor for public intoxication or if i should.

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timcanales in Fontana, California

35 months ago

Brandon Holman in Greeley, Colorado said: I am a new-hire to bestbuy, supposed to start my job July 28, 2013 in Computers and Tablets as a sales associate . I did the drug test and passed it (of course). And I submited to the background check the day after my 3rd interview which went amazing. However it is now August 13, 2013 and I have yet to begin this amazing job because the store has not received my background check. I have received my paper copy that I request a little more than a week ago now. And the only thing that shows up is a Misdemeanor for petty theft.. The record was from almost a year ago and the GM of the store said that it won't be a problem because my job. I call every-other day to check on the status of the check and give them all weekend with no calls

did you ever get the job

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timcanales in Fontana, California

35 months ago

Mister c said: Lol they won't care about a misdemeanor that isn't theft related

thank for the response. Do you think i should still disclose on it at my third interview?

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CHaze in Lemont, Illinois

12 months ago

I got offered a job at best buy and scared about the background check..I have a misdemeanor that's not theft related ..would they care..

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CHaze in Lemont, Illinois

12 months ago

Mister c in Englewood, Ohio said: Took them about three weeks to clear my background for work. But all I had was misdemeanor weed possession. Theft is a serious problem when applying for retail positions. You might not get the job.. I work in computers and tablets as well.. Good luck

I have a misdemeanor thats not theft related... and was offered a job I'm scared of the background check...but my hiring manager said I should be ok...I'm still worried

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ctell310 in Torrance, California

10 months ago

Mister c in Dayton, Ohio said: Does best buy just Check for felonies or misdemeanors? I am sure the app said only felonies but I can't remember. I was recently hired and passed the drug test. I am waiting on my background check which contains a DISMISSED felony. I ran a check on myself and the charge was dismissed 6 years ago. It was a marijuana offense. I was told employers are supposed to ignore dismissed charges.. I do have a few misdemeanors however but if the app only said felonies that should be all they look at right?

As long as they are not theft related, I would not worry about it, but I DK about where you live, California is an at will employer and they can hire or not hire you or even fired for no reason, I work at a Best Buy and Southern California, I had one misdemeanor on th I work at a Best Buy and Southern California, I had one misdemeanor on my record , they did not even think twice about it, I started one week almost to the day business days from when I applied online, is long as you're not a career criminal and no thefts, I think u will be fine

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Huera in Tustin, California

8 months ago

mofo in Monterey Park, California said: your lucky I applied for best buys I didn't get hired and my records are absolutely clean.

Did you have to pay for your background check??

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Huera in Tustin, California

8 months ago

Brandon Holman in Greeley, Colorado said: I am a new-hire to bestbuy, supposed to start my job July 28, 2013 in Computers and Tablets as a sales associate . I did the drug test and passed it (of course). And I submited to the background check the day after my 3rd interview which went amazing. However it is now August 13, 2013 and I have yet to begin this amazing job because the store has not received my background check. I have received my paper copy that I request a little more than a week ago now. And the only thing that shows up is a Misdemeanor for petty theft.. The record was from almost a year ago and the GM of the store said that it won't be a problem because my job. I call every-other day to check on the status of the check and give them all weekend with no calls

Hi I have a question did you have to pay for your background check?

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Justin in League City, Texas

8 months ago

There is an email going around saying you have been offered a job with best buy and need to do a background check. Looked into it and its totally bogus as I suspected. Just a heads up.

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Imparo in Scottsdale, Arizona

5 months ago

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Imparo in Scottsdale, Arizona

5 months ago

QUIT COMPLAINING AND DO SOMETHING. NOBODY'S GOING TO FIX IT FOR YOU. I'VE CREATED THIS PETITION; SO SIGN IT. QUIT HIDING. IT'S ALREADY PUBLIC RECORD. NOTHINGS PRIVATE ANY MORE. STAND UP AND DEFEND YOURSELVES BY GETTING VOCAL AND PUTTING YOUR SIGNATURE TO PAPER (THE ONLY COMMUNICATION GOVERNMENT UNDERSTANDS). ONLY THE U.S. AND THE U.K. HAVE PERMANENT PUBLIC RECORDS THAT FOREVER INFLUENCE EMPLOYMENT. BUT WE ALSO HAVE NEGLIGENT HIRING LAWS. THE U.S. ALSO HAS 4,000 CRIMINAL LAWS AND 300,000 REGULATIONS. IT'S DESTROYING THIS COUNTRY- AND THIS COUNTRY NEEDS YOUR VOICE/SIGNATURE TO MAKE IT KNOWN. SO, IF YOU WANT CHANGE, CONSIDER SIGNING MY PETITION- or stay on this site and continue complaining. How is that working for ya so far?! SIGN!!! petitions.moveon.org/sign/human-potential-being.fb49?

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Chad b it in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

5 months ago

I got an interview for Best Buy regarding the geek squad position. I have a misdemeanor class C 2nd degree for simple assault. Wonder if they'll hire me. Anyone else have any luck with this?

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