If you are one of the many people who has received a DUI or DWI in your lifetime, there’s no doubt your chances of employment are going to be affected. However, if you have lived a clean life since being convicted, the situation isn’t as bad as you might think. Suzanne Lucas, a human resources veteran with over 9 years experience replied to a readers question about this very issue in U.S. News.
She says: “Now, will this limit your chances of getting the job? I’d love to say that it wouldn’t, but there is a small chance it might. If you’ve been clean (and please tell me you haven’t driven while impaired again—not that you just haven’t been caught) for 10 years, I doubt anyone would care.”
How to Handle a DUI in Your Job Search – U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report, DC - 6 hours ago
If you checked no and then they ran the background check, I can guarantee you wouldn’t get the job. Now, will this limit your chances of getting the job? …
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