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Dos and Don’ts for Checking Job Candidate References [INFOGRAPHIC]

Checking references remains a crucial step in the hiring process. By calling references for a candidate, you can quickly validate information about the job applicant and obtain important details to help you avoid a costly hiring mistake.

If you’re looking for advice on how to check references, what to ask when checking references, and whether you need to create a standard reference check policy, we put together a few “dos and don’ts” for your hiring team in the infographic below. Need more insight? Check out iHire’s contributed article in HR Technologist for some additional tips and tricks for checking candidate references

infographic with advice for calling job candidate references

by: Kristina Kelly, iHire
February 18, 2019