TRS of Oakbrook Terrace Reports on Credit Checks for Jobs

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According to TRS of Oakbrook Terrace there are increasing concerns over credit checks as a part of pre-employment screening.

According to TRS of Oakbrook Terrace there are increasing concerns over credit checks as a part of pre-employment screening. "It used to be something that was only done where money, high security or valuables were involved" said a spokesperson for TRS Oakbrook Terrace, "Now it's more common place."

More people are juggling payments to make ends meet. TRS Oakbrook Terrace says that the credit check concerns are valid.

According to TRS Oakbrook Terrace it's more than that. A spokesperson for TRS refers to a recent article in Parade Magazine stating that 33% of credit reports contain "serious errors" that can unfairly put a job seeker at a disadvantage.

Representative Steve Cohen of Tennessee is sponsoring a bill that would prohibit most employers from accessing your credit records. TRS of Oakbrook supports this concept.

TRS Oakbrook Terrace provides career search assistance to senior level managers and professionals; and is known for their articles and informal surveys on the job market. To learn more about TRS in Oakbrook Terrace, visit their website at http://www.trsweb.net/index.php?page=contact.

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