Help Wanted: When to disclose a debt
Carrie Mason-DraffenCarrie Mason-Draffen
Mason-Draffen, a business reporter, writes a column about workplace issues.
DEAR CARRIE: I have been underemployed for a long time and my debts have piled up. I intend to repay them when my economic status improves, and I want to avoid bankruptcy.
In the meantime, I am wondering how to handle a potentially sticky situation with an employment agency that sends me out on jobs. It has arranged an interview for me with a company that, unfortunately, is one of the creditors...