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All of our candidates must pass a criminal record check and education verification. Is there any reason why you would not be comfortable with this?

1 of 30 Telephone Interview Questions and Answers Written by Rachelle Enns

Updated on July 27th, 2018 | Rachelle is a job search expert, career coach, and headhunter
who helps everyone from students to fortune executives find success in their career.
How to Answer

Background checks are widespread in many industries. If you are keen for the position, you much comply fully with their onboarding process. Show that you are cooperative. If there are any marks in your history, this is the exact time to disclose them.

Professional Answer Examples
General
Answer example

"Yes, I am happy to comply with any background checks required. My record is clean."

Admin
Answer example

"That is a great step in the process, and there will be no issues with me participating in this. I am happy to provide any supporting documents to help along the way."

Manager
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"You are welcome to conduct a background check on me. I will disclose upfront that I have a DUI on my record from 2009. This mark does not affect my ability to travel for work, and I no longer have any restrictions on my drivers' license."

Marketing
Answer example

"I am happy to do any background check or references you'd like. There is nothing in my background that will hinder my ability to be successfully on-boarded."

Retail
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"I do have a mark on my criminal record from a few years ago. If you can review and still accept me as a candidate, I would be happy to continue the interview process with you."

Sales
Answer example

"No problem. I'm also happy to provide references or documentation you may need in addition to the background and education checks."

Teacher
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"Rest assured; I will pass any background check that you have for me. I have worked with vulnerable persons such as children, and the elderly, for the bulk of my career. There has never been an issue present."

Academic Advisor
Answer example

"You are welcome to conduct a background check on me. I will disclose upfront that I have a DUI on my record from 2009. This does not affect my ability to travel for work, and I no longer have any restrictions on my drivers' license."

Admissions Counselor
Answer example

"Yes, I am happy to comply with any background checks required. My record is clean."

Law Enforcement
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"I am happy to comply with any background check required. My record is clean and I have a strong credit history. I do not participate in drug use, either. You can be assured that if you hire me for this role, I will maintain a clean record."

Security Manager
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"A background check is no problem..."

Written by:

Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is a job search expert, executive headhunter, career catalyst, and interview coach. Utilized by top talent from Fortune companies like Microsoft, General Electric, and Nestle, she helps professionals position themselves in today's competitive digital marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume and Executive Resume Solutions, two companies focused on helping job seekers get their edge back. She helps everyone from new graduates looking for their first placement, to CEO's who want more out of their career. Rachelle coaches students to executives on how to master the toughest interview questions and how to handle the most bizarre interview situations; all with confidence and poise. Rachelle trains other career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers, globally. A big part of her job is also spent coaching HR professionals on how to bring the human touch back into their interview and hiring process.
Ryan Brown
Ryan Brown, is the creator of MockQuestions. He has over ten years experience creating interview questions. His website has helped over 10 million job seekers in their interview preparation.
First written on: 10/13/2016
Last modified on: 07/27/2018

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