What are the Future Consequences of Failed Background Check

Background check of an employee plays an important role while recruiting a new employee in every organization. Employers do a background check to verify the previous employment details, education details, and criminal record, etc.

If the employee fails to verify those details then employers will not recruit them. But here the point is most of the employee who fails in a background check will have a doubt in their mind that what are the consequences if they fail in background verification, here you can find the answer.

To say frankly, there is no effect on your future job search if you fail in background verification, but as a job seeker, you must always be honest, because some companies will keep you in their blacklist. So even in future also you cannot able to work with them. But remember Organizations do background verification to check whether you are a good fit for them or not, if you fail in background verification it doesn’t mean that you are not eligible to apply for a new job. It is a continuous process.

Why Job Seekers Fail in Background Check

As we all know the main reason for failing in background verification is false information when you put false information in your resume it may be educational information or employment information.

When the information provided in your resume doesn’t match with the information gathered in background verification then you may not get that job offer. Nowadays it not easy to fool the employers, the HR department in evolving and they are using various resources to do the background verification.

As a job seeker, some times you will cover the gaps between your employment by mentioning false experience and some mention false education details. Even though you are hired but in the future, these false details pull you in serious situations.

So, be honest during the interviews and always try to understand the mindset of the employer and you must prepare yourself to reveal what and what not reveal.

Future Consequences of Failed Background Check

1. Companies may Put You In Their Black List

Once you fail in a background verification of an organization then they will definitely list you in their blacklist, so that you cannot get a job in that particular companies and their branches. So as a fresher it will not affect you but when you get some experience and want some salary hike new position then those companies will reject you.

2. False Educational Background is A Crime

Generally, employees mention false experience in their resume, but mentioning false educational background and submitting false educational certificates is a crime. If the employer takes it seriously then they may file a case against you. So don’t do this.

3.  It Makes you Nervous throughout the Interview

Due to providing one false information, the job seeker needs to tell more lies and further leads to more false information. So even though the job seeker has some strengths related to that job still he fails to showcase them during the interview, because it makes you nervous throughout the interview.

55 thoughts on “What are the Future Consequences of Failed Background Check”

  1. Hi Rajesh,

    I have one month overlap between my 2nd organisation last working day and 3rd company joining date. That time there was a miscommunication to me saying that notice period is one month but after resignation i got to know it is two months. Now my new employer asking pf history without any overlap. in pf it is clearly visible. Will any org agrees to provide Joint declaration form to change my last working day a before my joining date in 3rd one in EPFO portal? Can you please tell me what can i do in this situation. it is impacting my BGV in new opportunities.

  2. Hello rajesh…

    I joined kpit April 2023 but after 20 days my bgv failed for fake experience letter made employnment entry exit date wrong on certificate also I received mail from kpit you have full n final settlement ..now I tried for next job if select anywhere can I tell them or I hide them ……please confirm.


    Onkar kale

  3. Hello,
    I was working in company A and within 22 days I left the company by sending resignation letter. I was in training period. Company A created pf account.

    Then joined company B as a fresher and now going to tcs with exp of B. I am not showing exp of A comapny but communicated everything with my HR and not hide anything from my HR. Company A has given me f and f letter. Tcs also marked company A as irrelevant exp.
    Now will my tcs bgc fail as I dont have exp or releiving letter for compAny A?

  4. Hi Rajesh,

    I had joined an MNC in 2021 with 2yrs of fake experience,upto Jan 1week 2023 there was no issue.But later my bgv has failed and had connect with HR and they asked me to resign volunteerly if not will take legal actions.I had submitted resignation.In this case will I be getting all necessary documents and is there any chance if they can retain me,if I have good performance in that company.

  5. Hi Rajesh

    After working 1.5 yrs i got negative bgv result but I submitted all the different documents by that previous to previous company and that company also confirm my employment tenurity till my present company said date mismatch in release letter but I submitted the correct offer letter till not agreed .so i resigned and HR asked me to leave in within one week need to pay notice shortfall amount, HR said will provide reliving letter. They provided me experience letter mentioning termination.What I will do now? It is 1.5 years experience if I will remove this experience it will be 3 years gap as Covid time I was in my home without job .What I will do now?


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