[FoRK] HireRight -- employment background checks -- be prepared to give your ENTIRE work history

Stephen Williams sdw at lig.net
Tue May 14 13:35:50 PDT 2013

Until a several years ago, it would have been illegal, according to 
Virginia law, for me to voluntarily take a pay cut to work at a startup 
or other career change.


On 5/14/13 12:51 PM, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
> I won't even tell you guys about government mandated guidelines for 
> mortgage refinancing at this point...
> Gawd forbid you ever took a *voluntary* pay cut in exchange for equity 
> worth a minimum of several multiples of that cut any time in your life.
> Sanity truly has died.
> Greg
> On 5/14/2013 11:11 AM, Damien Morton wrote:
>> When I was working for a large bank in London, they had me fill out a
>> similar form, that wanted the address and phone number of every 
>> primary and
>> secondary school I went to. They also wanted me to account for any 
>> time i
>> spent travelling, i.e. not in employment, and wanted statements from my
>> accountant to cover that time (presumably so they could know i wasn't in
>> jail or something). I had already been working for these guys for 2 
>> years
>> in New York, so it seemed a bit late to do a security screening.
>> Go only knows what happens to all these details. Its a bit like the 
>> arrival
>> cards you fill in when travelling internationally - I wish they would
>> standardise them internationally so I could get a bunch pre-printed.

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