Going through a foreclosure can have lasting negative effects. While its impact on your credit can affect your ability to take out car loans, mortgages, and credit cards, it also may play a role in a job interview. All employers base their hiring decisions on a variety of criteria, however, a foreclosure filing may appear as a red flag to some employers. A hiring manager could see a foreclosure as a sign of irresponsibility, poor money management, or simply an unnecessary stressor that may detract from the job. Additionally, a foreclosure filing may be of higher concern to employers in.