Did you know that employers use more than just your resume when they’re deciding whether or not to hire you? It’s true! But, when you think of what else they might use, you’re probably thinking of things like your references, your LinkedIn profile, or maybe your Facebook account.
What you may not know is that they’re also using your credit score. Today, you can be denied employment due to a poor credit score. And, unfortunately, your credit history looks at more than just your credit cards. It looks at things like medical bills and student loans.
Check out my latest career tip video for advice on what you can do about it!
Author: Angela Copeland
Angela Copeland is Founder and Coach for Copeland Coaching, a great way to jump start your job search. Follow her on Twitter @CopelandCoach for tips on finding the perfect job for you.