A good article titled, “The Rash Of Problems Over Job References,” published in the March 10 edition of the National Law Journal, discusses problems found in traditional reference checks. In short, it explains how employers are damned if they do, and damned if they don't.Read more
When does reference checking meet leadership?
Often people ask us why we provide reference checking AND 360 feedback tools?
The obvious connection can be seen on slide 42 of one of the most downloaded leadership presentations on the web.
Note that Checkster doesn't only allow you to run reference checks but also allows you to get free simplified feedback on yourself or more complete feedback on your team.
The reference check: this vital step in the hiring process isn’t as easy as it used to be. Previous employers are legally obligated to disclose only the bare-minimum on hopeful candidates. Some businesses have even faced litigations for disclosing too much, or too little, information about a former worker, which makes the phone-call reference check a little tricky. And with social media checks, pointed interview questions, and running backgrounds, there’s a lot of other points to cover to ensure you’re hiring the right person.Read more
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