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FICO Score Used in Job Interviews?

Dave asks Dave how the FICO score factors into your getting a job or not.

QUESTION: Dave asks if the FICO score determines whether or not you get a job.

ANSWER: Unless an employer is hiring you to borrow money, the FICO score is a bad gauge of a potential employee’s quality.  If the company uses that to decide whether or not to hire someone, then you probably don’t want to work for them.