The fine art of reference checking

Checking your candidates’ references gives you a glimpse of how other people view the candidate both personally and professionally. It validates your first impression and a gives you insight on your candidate’s past performance. Getting the right information...

Know who you are hiring

Not long ago, we conducted a pre-employment package for a candidate for a large corporation. It was for a business development position. The candidate’s references were positive, he seemed to have a proven track record. His criminal report came back clear. It was time...