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Fridays in the Lab: Candidate Credit Checks

Posted by Erin Borgerson on May 3, 2013

In this episode of Fridays in the Lab, Hireology marketing coordinator Erin Borgerson tackles the controversy surrounding pre-employment credit checks. Highlighting the arguments on both ends of the spectrum, Borgerson helps viewers understand the pros and cons of checking a candidate's credit history. Wrapping up with an overview of alternatives, this episode is a must-see for hiring managers who check (or are considering checking) candidate's credit score and history. 

For more information about alternatives to checking a candidate's credit history, download our whitepaper on pre-employment skills testing.

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Erin Borgerson

About the Author

Erin is the Director of Marketing, Crisis Controller and Culture Ambassador (the last two titles she gave to herself) who joined the Hireology team in April of 2012. As a certified Inbound Marketer, Erin manages Hireology's marketing department, the Hireology Blog, and media relations. She is also a co-leader of the Chicago Hubspot User Group which brings together Hubspot users from around the Chicagoland area. Erin set off to Chicago after graduating from Western Michigan University. In her spare time she can be found shaking it in a Zumba class, reading a bestseller, or drinking a craft beer on her Wrigleyville porch.