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Background Check and Employment History

kapua79
New Arrival

Hello, I just received a contingent offer of employment. I'm so excited but incredibly nervous. What kind of background check is done, and what kind of questions do you ask former employers for employment history verification?

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Re: Background Check and Employment History

dfwskier
Top Contributor

Sorry, but since most people here are customers, you likely won't get answers to your questions.

 

I'm a retired HR manager <not at Southwest>. My experience is that most firms won't release a lot of data about past employees. Too much legal liability. Typically

 

Dates of employment

Rehire eligibility

Maybe job title

Maybe salary

Both of the above are much less likely.

 

That's abut it.

Re: Background Check and Employment History

Mafu26
New Arrival

Hi Kapua79! I just completed all my background checks and waiting for my recruiter coordinator for moving forward with the process, to be honest, the background team are the best! They’re going to communicate with you if anything comes up on your background. 

 

Congratulations on your offer!

Good luck kapua79!

 

Aloha 

Re: Background Check and Employment History

kapua79
New Arrival

Mahalo nui!  Super stoked. And congratulations to you too!

Re: Background Check and Employment History

Mafu26
New Arrival

Thank you!