Tag Archive: Reference Checking

  1. Upgrade your Glassdoor Brand Ratings

    Candidate Carla sees your job post and it immediately sparks her interest. She knows she’s highly qualified for what the position entails, and is intrigued by the promise of more responsibility, intelligent and interactive teams, and a leading product. Now that she’s seriously considering applying, what do you think her next move may be?


  2. Preparing for When the World Wakes Up

    Most industries are experiencing a hiring freeze as a result of isolation orders and social distancing requirements, and although certain essential industries have actually seen an uptick in hiring, many people are left to wonder how they can most effectively spend their time to prepare for the new world that will evolve over the coming months?


  3. Hiring Remote Employees: Why Reference Checking is more Important Than Ever

    The world’s industries are currently operating under unprecedented circumstances. With only essential workforces traveling to physical job sites, and others who can work from home being required to shelter-in-place during the current COVID-19 pandemic, recruiting and hiring practices must be adapted to reflect both the urgency and the limitations of the present time. (more…)

  4. 5 Alarming Background Check Items That Go Unnoticed

    A new employee is hired and onboarded’months into their employment, it’s revealed that they have some unsettling, if not outright alarming, prior activity. How can this be, you wonder: you performed a background check before hiring them and everything appeared fine. 

    The problem is that standard background checks only go so far’and they often fail to catch behaviors that were not “officially” recorded or are outside the reach of standard databases.


  5. Reference Check Via Email

    Reference checking is a critical step in the hiring process. If done correctly, this simple but all-important procedure will ensure that you are bringing on employees who are hardworking, trustworthy, and true value-adds for your organization.