New Job Past Job

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about echo of past job:

I have been offered a job, but in previous job had a final warning. Can this affect my new job?

Signed, Fresh Start

Dear Fresh Start:

Possibly it could; however, employers and personnel offices are careful not to badmouth an employee should a new workplace inquire about her/him. We don’t give legal advice, but this a question addressed in several sites. Answers.com summarizes what pretty much says you shouldn’t worry unless that new employer has talked with some of your former coworkers.

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