How far back does a credit check go for employment purposes?

Answer Employers and human resources departments pull credit reports from one of the top three credit bureaus: Equifax, TransUnion or Experian. Credit reports pull historical data for seven years. Bankrup... Read More »

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Is it legal to use a credit history for employment purposes?

It is legal to check an applicant's credit history for employment purposes. With your permission, an employer can obtain a consumer report that will contain information about your credit. An employ... Read More »

What is a credit check for employment?

According to MSN Money, more than one-third of employers check applicants' credit reports before hiring them. A credit check involves the potential employer pulling the credit report of the potenti... Read More »

How far back do hotel companies employment background check go?

Hotel employees who are informed of a background check can expect their criminal and credit reports to be included for their entire history back to the age of 18.Source:Federal Trade Commission

How long does employment history stay on a credit report?

The employment history on your credit report may not be up to date and old employment history may or may not be deleted. It is listed only in the identification portion of the report and does not a... Read More »