How do jobs know if you graduated high school?
Employers may contact the school you claim to have graduated from to verify that you do in fact have a high school diploma. Others use specialized background check services to verify your educational background, employment history, credit history and any criminal records.
How do I get my Penn Foster High School Diploma?
In order to earn your high school diploma from Penn Foster, you will need to complete 16.5 core credits and 5 elective credits.
Why do employers ask for high school diploma?
Employers who require their job applicants to have obtained a high school diploma generally do so in order to obtain applicants who have demonstrated the commitment and intellectual capacity to enable them to be trusted with more complex tasks in the workplace.
Do employers check if you have a GED?
Do they really look to see if you have a GED? Probably, potential employers won’t check your diploma, but they will definitely check your record. When you apply for a position, you should never lie.
Can you be fired for not having a degree?
California is an “at-will” employment state. Unless you have a labor union or an employment contract, you can be fired at any time, with or without a reason… unless it’s for an illegal reason, like racial discrimination.
Do jobs actually check for high school diploma?
For the most part, employers don’t really care whether you went to school or what degrees you have, and most of them don’t bother to verify your credentials unless they are required to do so.
Does Penn Foster send diplomas?
When you complete a Penn Foster Career School diploma program, you will receive a nationally and regionally accredited career diploma. Penn Foster has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
How do I get a copy of my diploma from Penn Foster?
How to request a transcript
- Once you’ve located your student record, you will be directed to fill out an official Penn Foster Transcript Request with a third party vendor, Parchment.
- You will be prompted to enter more detailed student information, and select where or who you would like your transcript sent to.
Do employers care if you have a GED?
Do employers see a GED differently than a diploma? If you graduate from college with a degree, an employer probably isn’t going to care (or even know) if you had a high school diploma or GED. They may not even care very much about your degree if the position doesn’t require it.