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InvincibleSummer3
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Maybe this is why the Rebuilding forums are so friendly?

From the NYT, "The Long Shadow of Bad Credit in a Job Search":

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/12/business/employers-pull-applicants-credit-reports.html?pagewanted=...

 

"Consumer advocates say that there is little evidence for the industry’s claims of a connection between a credit report and an employee’s trustworthiness. One study published in 2008 in the International Journal of Selection and Assessment suggested a correlation between a person’s financial history and workplace theft. But a 2011 study in the Journal of Applied Psychology found no link between a person’s credit score and what it called “deviant” behavior like workplace theft. (It did, however, find a correlation between a low credit score and an agreeable personality.)"


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