Aug 14, 2018 - 12:34 AM
Your credit score tells a lot about you, which is why in addition to a background check, many employers also include a credit check. One of the reasons why employers often weigh applicant credit scores during the hiring process is because they can often predict future behavior.
However, not every industry checks the credit of their job applicants. Some are more likely to place more emphasis on credit score as well. For example, IT companies that work regularly with financial institutions will check the credit of their potential employees.
If you are looking for a new job, do your best to boost your credit score by paying your bills on time. At the same time, if you have less than perfect credit, remember that your score is only once factor employers will consider while reviewing your credentials.