If you made a mistake in your youth and were arrested and convicted of a crime, you want to pay your debt to society and move forward with your life. Unfortunately, some criminal convictions seem to follow you around forever, especially if they consistently show up on a background check. Many people often ask us […]
If you’ve gone through the process of being charged with a crime only to come out victorious by having the charges dismissed, you probably hoped that everything would just go back to normal. However, even though you were cleared of those charges, they can still show up on a background check, and that can spell […]
As we talked about in an earlier post, getting a job in this market is tough enough even if you don’t have a criminal record. Many job applicants believe they may be dismissed from contention for a position because of a past incident on their criminal record.
Wednesday, officials at Juniata College announced that in May 2010, Jerry Sandusky was rejected for a volunteer coaching job he applied for–over a year after the initial sexual abuse investigation had begun. The application was denied after the college conducted a background check. The report uncovered that Sandusky was being investigated following his time volunteering […]