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How to do the Perfect Reference Check

Posted by Erin Borgerson on September 3, 2013

"I love doing reference checks." Said no one ever!how to do a reference check

Loathe doing reference checks? You and everyone else! If done incorrectly, reference checks take hours and sometimes don't even give you the information you need to make a hiring decision. However, when done correctly, reference checks can be a vital part of your hiring process.

In Hireology's latest ebook, we explore the dynamics of a perfect reference check and how to execute a reference check easily and painlessly. 

This ebook contains:

  • The steps to complete a reference check
  • How to develop a questions guide
  • The do's and don'ts of perfect reference checks
  • Technology to automate your checking process

Doing reference checks doesn't have to be painful! Grab this ebook and update your reference checking skills today. You can access this free ebook below.

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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.