Why are you denying me employment based on information from a long time ago? James July 17, 2018 18:38 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? There are records on my report from a long time ago. How far back do you look? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.