Potential employers do not readily have access to your credit score if you are a candidate for a new job.
However, they may conduct a credit check to view your credit report, which shows your debt and payment history.
Poor credit history may affect your chances of getting hired, especially for jobs involving money or sensitive information.
However, not all employers conduct credit checks, and it is usually done after a decision to hire has been made.
Some industries, such as government jobs or work requiring security clearance, are more likely to run a credit check.
Poor credit history may not disqualify you from the job, but it could decide between equally qualified candidates.
Note that some states have specific restrictions on employers using credit information for employment decisions.
While bad credit history may not directly impact job opportunities, it could affect your chances of getting hired.
Ideally, you should try and move to good credit habits to improve your chances of new job opportunities