Oh yes – a poor credit rating can affect your chances of securing a job. Just ask the one in ten people who told a Demos survey that’s why they didn’t get a job. And, if you think they are over exaggerating, another study found that nearly 50% of employers conducted a credit check.
Why on earth would they do that if an applicant’s rating had no bearing on the decision process? Still, the good news is that you can beat the system in spite of this unfair barrier to employment.Continue reading