pre-employment screening

Are Credit Checks a Legitimate Screening Tool?

June 6, 2011 in HR Best Practices


The use of credit checks has grown over the last several years.  According to a 2010 survey by the Society for Human Resource Management, 60 percent of employers used credit reports for some or all of their background checks. Employers use credit reports as a screening tool for a number of reasons: They believe it […]


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