Are Credit Checks on Job Applicants Set to Rise?

May 26, 2009 at 10:12 am 1 comment

It seems a survey conducted on  reveals some employers are conducting credit checks on potential employees to verify the applicant’s identity and employment history, level of current responsibility, and to ascertain if there is any risk of workplace theft.

These checks can be applied to applicants for financial, accounting and bookkeeping roles, those who supervise budgets and anyone who handles or has access to cash and other valuables.

It’s possible trends like this could be set to rise.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. Donna-Marie  |  June 6, 2009 at 8:26 am

    It seems Big Brother is always watching you and from what I hear, more and more employers are conducting checks into more varied areas of life (eg Google searches, checking Facebook and Twitter accounts).

    I’m so glad I don’t have to apply for jobs!


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