Suggested Reference Check Questions

When done well, reference checks can save you from the wrong hire or help you choose between two strong candidates.

Our reference check outline, worksheet, and suggested questions will help you dig beneath the surface to get truly helpful information.

This document contains:

  • A sample reference check outline
  • A worksheet to help you think through how to get the information you need from references
  • Suggested questions to ask references, including questions that make it easier for the reference to be forthcoming and honest about the candidate


Download this set of tools below:

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