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    (Original post by ttx)
    Assuming you didn't lie about it (i.e. you didn't say you got an A) and you just omitted it, that's fine.
    thats encouraging, ye i just left it out.
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    I was done last year for not mentioning a D I got in my 'fifth' A level. Had to report to head of 'HR' for an explanation. I was lucky though.
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    (Original post by jakezg)
    I was done last year for not mentioning a D I got in my 'fifth' A level. Had to report to head of 'HR' for an explanation. I was lucky though.
    which company?
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    (Original post by ttx)
    Assuming you didn't lie about it (i.e. you didn't say you got an A) and you just omitted it, that's fine.
    How sure are you?

    Well, I've ommitted a D I got from an "additional" A-level, since I didnt attend most of the exams, (had too many exams lol)
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    (Original post by jakezg)
    I was done last year for not mentioning a D I got in my 'fifth' A level. Had to report to head of 'HR' for an explanation. I was lucky though.

    Why lucky?

    I dont see why I should mention anything additional (beyond the required 3 A levels, for example some of my AEA results and additional A-levels) unless I chose to.
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    y but in Deutsche Banks app somewhere it did say omission of results is pretty serious..
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    A girl I know got an 'F' in Sex. I told her to put it down on her application, but she didn't. She didn't get in.
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    (Original post by dannylfc_1)
    y but in Deutsche Banks app somewhere it did say omission of results is pretty serious..
    It's different if they explicitly ask you for all of you grade, in that case omission is obviously less acceptable.
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    (Original post by dannylfc_1)
    I've got a problem too, not mentoning i got a D in an AS level..
    u have 2 declare everything u take ? >.<
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    lol can som1 clarify for me- u have 2 decalre all examinations and grades uve obtained in ur CV / online application even though they dont specifically say u must list everything uve taken?
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    you should do, but i don't fancy telling them I got a D, so I'll hope for the best ?
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    And what about if I missed specifying that an "experience" was casual voluntary work and not a proper job.
    I didn't wrote it to save space in the CV and because I thought it was pretty clear (how can I do two jobs in the meantime, one in India and the other in Europe). I've always specified it during interviews and none complained....

    Edit: Since I don't have extensive work experience, I have a category called experiences where I have my only internship and other ECs (volunteering, helping a politician, etc..) and one called activities with things like courses/competitions. So it's not actually under work experiences...
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    Guys I have a serious question. I was writing my cover letter the other day, and I though I switched my computer off...But a friend managed to access my cover letter and replace 'graduation' with 'masturbation'. So now instead of "I graduate" it reads "I masturbate", and that's for all 'gradua' words. I.e. "I am proud of my graduation" turned into "I am proud of my masturbation". But I didn't check. I just submitted it to 2,000,000,000,000 companies. Do you think they'll notice? Will it affect my chances?

    Tnx.
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    (Original post by uthinkilltellu)
    Guys I have a serious question. I was writing my cover letter the other day, and I though I switched my computer off...But a friend managed to access my cover letter and replace 'graduation' with 'masturbation'. So now instead of "I graduate" it reads "I masturbate", and that's for all 'gradua' words. I.e. "I am proud of my graduation" turned into "I am proud of my masturbation". But I didn't check. I just submitted it to 2,000,000,000,000 companies. Do you think they'll notice? Will it affect my chances?

    Tnx.
    :lol:

    Did you apply to any company looking for a gay-porn actor, maybe they will hire you thanks to that...

    BTW, sorry if my question was silly, but I'm getting mad thanks to these banks and upcoming exams.
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    (Original post by uthinkilltellu)
    Guys I have a serious question. I was writing my cover letter the other day, and I though I switched my computer off...But a friend managed to access my cover letter and replace 'graduation' with 'masturbation'. So now instead of "I graduate" it reads "I masturbate", and that's for all 'gradua' words. I.e. "I am proud of my graduation" turned into "I am proud of my masturbation". But I didn't check. I just submitted it to 2,000,000,000,000 companies. Do you think they'll notice? Will it affect my chances?

    Tnx.
    It got me my second long term internship!

    (I also used this smilie :ahee: instead of the company's name)
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    (Original post by Teenage Pirate)
    (I also used this smilie :ahee: instead of the company's name)
    http://www.razume.com/documents/12661
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    (Original post by Pitoburo)
    :lol:

    Did you apply to any company looking for a gay-porn actor, maybe they will hire you thanks to that...

    BTW, sorry if my question was silly, but I'm getting mad thanks to these banks and upcoming exams.
    Not gay, but yeah, I had an interview with Brazzers, but I failed the technical. It should have been: thump, thump, thump, thump, thump, thuuuuuuuuump, thump, thump, thump, thump, thump, thump, etc. But I did: thump, thump, thump, yeeeeeeeeeuuuuuuuurrrrrrrrrrgggg ggggggggggghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhtttttt ttttttrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr baby yeah.
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    Bahz am not surprised when a recruiter once told me 70% of the CVs contain atleast one lie. No wonder people get all freaked out on these background checks. If integrity is such an issue then that is your problem.
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    (Original post by yummy_baby)
    I've been lucky enough to be offered a job in an IB. It's actually my only offer after being rejected almost everywhere else.

    I know part of this will involve a background checking in IB. I just wanted to know how thorough this is?

    On my form I wrote I was part of a few societies. I wrote I was a member of several societies. I was only a paid member of one society and the other societies I used to attend by doing a pay and go membership but these were never recorded and I obviously don't hold receipts.

    Will they check to see if I was a member of all the societies I claimed at university?

    Also, while at university I was caught for cheating in an exam. I paid the price for this (had my modules capped, resat the exam etc) but I know it's still on my record and will pop up in the background check (I never did it again). Will this work against me?

    Finally what sort of background checks will they do in my work. All the jobs I gave and their titles are correct and dates but I don't get along with my line manager and I know they won't give a good character reference and will ruin it at whatever chance they get.

    I would appreciate if anyone whose gone through the reference checking procedure/background checking could tell me what it involves and what they will look for.
    Jérôme, is that you?

    You're the reason banks have these background checks :lol:
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    Hi

    What background checks will Goldman Sachs IB in the UK carry out?

    Will they want all jobs I've ever had or just current employer?
 
 
 
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