Time prospective employees will wait for a background check in the U.S. by age 2018

How long U.S. prospective employees are willing to wait for a company who has extended a job offer to complete their background check process before moving on to another opportunity in 2018, by age

by E. Mazareanu, last edited Jan 3, 2019
Time prospective employees will wait for a background check in the U.S. by age 2018 This statistic depicts the length of time prospective employees in the United States are willing to wait for a company who has extended a job offer to complete their background check process before moving on to another opportunity in 2018, broken down by age. During the survey, 41 percent of respondents aged over 55 years stated they are only willing to wait between one week and 10 days.
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How long U.S. prospective employees are willing to wait for a company who has extended a job offer to complete their background check process before moving on to another opportunity in 2018, by age

18-34 years old35-44 years old45-54 years oldOver 55 years oldTotal
1 week to less than 10 days37%43%42%41%41%
10 days to less than 2 weeks23%25%19%21%22%
2 weeks or more21%23%19%17%20%
18-34 years old35-44 years old45-54 years oldOver 55 years oldTotal
1 week to less than 10 days37%43%42%41%41%
10 days to less than 2 weeks23%25%19%21%22%
2 weeks or more21%23%19%17%20%
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by E. Mazareanu, last edited Jan 3, 2019
This statistic depicts the length of time prospective employees in the United States are willing to wait for a company who has extended a job offer to complete their background check process before moving on to another opportunity in 2018, broken down by age. During the survey, 41 percent of respondents aged over 55 years stated they are only willing to wait between one week and 10 days.
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