Reference Checking Guidelines and Forms

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Reference & Background Investigations

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Great candidates have great references. These are references that are willing to talk about the candidate. First verify the relationship of the person giving the reference and the length of the work relationship. Use fact-finding to understand the candidate’s actual role. Get specific examples to substantiate generalities. Ask supervisors about quality and results; ask subordinates about leadership skills; ask peers about team projects, cooperation and support.

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