Yes. And if you don't meet their criteria you are considered high risk. One of the last questions I was asked on the call last week was "We do extensive background and credit checks. Are you confident that you can pass them?". And just a couple of weeks ago several people who were hired on contingency where my husband works were let go. When their credit checks came back they were considered to be be too much of a risk.
The 'almost' above refers to a job I didn't apply for. There is a store reasonably close enough to me to work at and they have several openings. But they get robbed at gunpoint on a regular basis. (Thus, the many openings.)
Then There Were Five (1944) is a children's novel by award-winning author Elizabeth Enright. The third of her four books about the Melendy family, it is preceded by The Saturdays and The Four-Story Mistake, and followed by Spiderweb for Two: A Melendy Maze. Then There Were Five takes place in the summer immediately following The Four-Story Mistake.
== Plot introduction ==
The four Melendy children live with their father, a widowed professor of economics, and Cuffy, their beloved housekeeper, in an old house in the countryside of New York. Their Father has been hired by the government for a secret...
I was super unnecessarily stressed out by the whole experience I knew the bus ride was about 1 hr but the whole time I sat with my eyes out the window keeping watch like a sentinel making sure I didnt miss my bus stop even 5 minutes into the ride when i knew my stop was nowhere near yet