Every now and then we have to cover a somewhat dry topic here at MediaJobsDaily. This post is one of them.
The government recently updated their site regarding background checks so it’s our duty as your friend to fill you in.
For starters, on the employment application or during an interview (or both), an employer may ask you about your employment history including dates, salaries and titles. They may ask you about your education, criminal record or your usage of social media.
In case you were wondering, no, it’s not okay for employers to ask you about medical information. They’re not allowed to ask you about genetic information either including your family’s medical history. Read more