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When are background checks done to verify current employment at B4? Also do they contact HR or your manager, worried if they would give a bad review, they don’t know I’m leaving (I’m in industry)

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Typically done right after offer letter is signed. You can indicate that you don't want them to reach out to your current employer. They'll do that in the notice period. Short of something illegal or unethical, I would say you should be ok. I suggest that you give the name of someone who you're comfortable with and are confident that they won't be petty but professional about this background check. I advise that you get a copy of the background check performed, that should be an option. Good luck!

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