With the rise of social media sites and the access they provide to customers, many companies are now seeking new employees that have a good track of being socially responsible. Businesses these days need employees they can trust and, as such, are conducting more thorough background checks than before. What can seem like a minor mistake in judgment, such as drinking while driving, can have serious ramifications later when it comes time to search for a new job.
Due to the recent economic downturn, there are lots of seasoned workers who lost jobs that are seeking to get back into the workforce. This makes it even more difficult for the younger generation, often with little or no work experience, to break into a career. Finding a DUI on an employee’s background check could negatively impact the chances of landing the ideal job. Continue Reading »