You’ve been between jobs for months, struggling from unemployment check to unemployment check. Your credit cards are maxed out, and your payments are tiptoeing against the deadline every single time. But you have a rocking resume, your interview skills are insanely sharp, and you can tell that last employer is ready to hire you.
So how mad would you be to learn you’re about to be turned down for your job as an athletic trainer because two of your loan payments were 15 minutes late? We’re guessing furious. The scenario might seem far-fetched, but it’s exactly the type of thing that could happen to almost half of job applicants in the U.S. Read the rest of this entry »