Why are you denying me employment based on information from a long time ago? James June 07, 2016 16:45 Updated Follow Checkr does not approve or deny applicants. You must contact the company you applied with for this information. Related articles I’ve turned my life around and my report does not reflect who I am today. How can I explain that? Why is my background check taking so long? If I have a criminal record that was dismissed, can I still get a job? What does CONSIDER mean? What exactly is included in a background check? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.