Experian Experts Available to Provide Comment and Insight Into Employment and Credit Reports

Company provides deeper understanding of how credit impacts consumers’ lives

Costa Mesa, Calif., Sept. 23, 2009 — Experian®, a global information services company, today announced that it is providing a closer look into credit reports for employment purposes and the questions that surround this popular subject by offering interviews with key business experts.

As the producer of Employment InsightSM, a credit report designed for employers, Experian is committed to not only enhancing traditional employment decision-making tools, but also to helping consumers understand how an employment credit report works and how it can impact them.

“Employment reports can be an important tool for employers,” said Michele Bodda, vice president, product management and development, Experian Credit Services. “Experian wants to ensure that consumers understand the specifics of this type of report and how it can impact them.”

Experian’s experts can address the following topics:

  • The facts and fiction behind what is and is not included in a credit report for employment
  • The differences between a traditional credit report and one used for employment
  • How consumers can gain insight into what is in their credit reports
  • How credit reports help employers make appropriate hiring decisions
  • How credit reports help employers foster greater stability within their organizations
  • How employers are guided to use credit reports for hiring purposes

About Experian
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 65 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to manage their credit relationships and protect against identity theft.

Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended March 31, 2009, was $3.9 billion. Experian employs approximately 15,000 people in 40 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; Costa Mesa, California; and São Paulo, Brazil.

For more information, visit http://www.experianplc.com.

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Kristine Snyder
Experian Public Relations
1 714 830 5192 Telephone
kristine.snyder@experian.com Email

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