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September 25, 2023

background checks

The Inside Dirt on Employment Background Checks

Ed. note: Herc Hammer — obviously not his real name — is a Certified Fraud Examiner and licensed private investigator who works for a Big 4 firm. If you still have questions about the background check process, head over to Open Items and ask away. So you’ve landed a job offer from a prestigious firm, […]

Should You Disclose Your Questionable Past Before They Run a Background Check?

Are you a reformed or current degenerate looking for anything but legal advice? Get in touch with our shady team of not lawyers and one of us will eventually get around to your question. Hey Adrienne, I know you have addressed background checks before.  Specifically, if, on the application, it asks about felonies or misdemeanors […]

Public Accounting New Hire Fears That Application Fib Will Jinx The Big Job

Greetings, GC'ers.  Damn, it feels good to be back after a minor hiatus. Let's get to it, shall we? Subject: Big 4 Dilemma First off, I want to thank Going Concern for all of the public accounting insight. Now on to my dilemma. Last fall I accepted a full-time audit position with of one of […]