Human Resources News & Insights

The reference check: How to get useful, honest info

Reference checks can be one of the most valuable tools for making an informed hiring decision – but, as you know, it’s often tough to learn anything from a contact besides employment dates, titles and salaries. 

Catch candidates’ lies: 4 reference check keys

With jobs as scarce as they are, more candidates are exaggerating their skills and experience in an effort to stand out. The best way to separate what’s true from what’s not: