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Are Reference Checks Stressing You Out?

Posted by Erin Borgerson on April 2, 2014

Asking for references, tracking them down, and trying to get information from them about a candidate could make anyone want to pull their hair out. Unfortunately, it's an essential task that needs to be done when hiring. The good news is you no longer have to stress out about reference checks because our ebook makes doing reference checks a lot easier. 

Our useful ebook makes reference checks as easy as riding a bike. It breaks down the reference check process step by step from requesting references to performing them.12406507_s The guide also touches on the dos and don'ts of performing references, which is a good way tool to use to double-check how you are doing reference checks. 

Key points:

  • How to request a candidate's references
  • Creating a reference check guide
  • Instructions of how to conduct a reference check 
  • What technology you should use

Next time you need to do a reference check on candidates instead of stressing out use this ebook as your guide. With these tips and tools you will be able to do reference checks in your sleep.

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Reference Checks

Erin Borgerson

About the Author

Erin is the Director of Marketing, Crisis Controller and Culture Ambassador (the last two titles she gave to herself) who joined the Hireology team in April of 2012. As a certified Inbound Marketer, Erin manages Hireology's marketing department, the Hireology Blog, and media relations. She is also a co-leader of the Chicago Hubspot User Group which brings together Hubspot users from around the Chicagoland area. Erin set off to Chicago after graduating from Western Michigan University. In her spare time she can be found shaking it in a Zumba class, reading a bestseller, or drinking a craft beer on her Wrigleyville porch.