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How long does a background check take? Before they move you forward with the drug testing / finger printing.

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If you have any lapse in work history better to explain why, best is to get on call job so you will be active working at some time, they will take uber and lyft as work experience just as long you have some kind of documentation as 1099s

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I was interviewed f2f on 1/4, I did my drug test within 3 days of my interview, and I just got my offer letter today 1/18. My start date is 2/18 in Dallas.

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Okay I can wait for 5 a.m. 4 weeks or whatever you said I am looking forward to working for the airlines that has been my dream for 15 years now if any way that I can get the job I appreciate it I live in Riverside County but I'm close to home I'm close to Ontario for the airport thank you very much

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Sometimes same day. Based on need.

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I had my phone interview, then my one on one interview at the airport and immediately they took my fingerprints, submitted my background check and gave me 48 hours to go do a drug test.

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Mines took about 2 weeks

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Could be anywhere from 5-8 weeks

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