Reference Checks Toolkit

Last updated: March 22, 2021

When done well, reference checks can save you from the wrong hire or help you choose between two strong candidates. Our reference checks toolkit will help you dig beneath the surface to get truly helpful information about your candidates.

This document contains:

  • A reference check outline worksheet to help you think through how to get the information you need from references
  • A sample reference check outline
  • A listĀ of questions to ask references so you can gatherĀ overall impressions of the candidate and probe for specific, must-have qualities

Download this set of tools below:

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