Questions and Answers about American Express

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How thorough of a background check do they do?

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Background is made through HireRight. They will check everything so I recommend you to speak with the HR team so they can help you. Also be aware that this process can take from three to ten days depending if HireRight is able to quickly prove all your information.

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What company does the background check?

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Very thorough ! They will contact each previous employer and verify employment and if they cannot verify employment , your offer may be rescinded so make sure you provide accurate and verifiable information !

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Background is mainly based of your resume and job history they want to make sure u worked where u said you worked and for time u said u work if they can’t get in contact with the company you will have to provide w2 or pay stub if not you won’t be able to continue hiring process

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Thsy keep updated files of every single matter with the passage of time

Answered - Senior Executive Administration & Public Relations (Former Employee) - Islamabad Pakistan

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No background check

Answered - Consulting/ Project Manager (Former Employee) - Peoria, AZ

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Very through, you're licensed with the Securities and Exchange commission as a Financial Advisor.

Answered - Financial Advisor/Certified Senior Advisor, CSA (Former Employee) - San Diego, CA

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They do a very thorough background check

Answered - Technology Project Manager (Current Employee) - Phoeni

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Unaware if background check is done.

Answered - Technical Lead (Former Employee) - Phoenix, AZ

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My understanding is that they are very thorough. It is a financial institution. You. We dtknmake sure you have the right people that will not take advantage of our customer's personal information.

Answered - Senior Manager (Current Employee) - New York, NY

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