Posts Tagged "employment inquiry"

Inquiry for employment will not affect credit scores

Dear Experian,

I have been applying for work at employment agencies. They want my permission to conduct a credit check. My concern is that I was told in the past that if too many people are doing credit checks on me, it signifies a problem and can reduce my credit scores. Is that true?


Employer requesting your full Social Security number to access your credit report

Dear Experian,

I have a possible future employer that wants my full Social Security number to pull my credit report. Can they do it without my full number? I have been a victim of ID theft so am very cautious about doing so. What type of information will they see? Will it be another bump on my credit?


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