What is Reference Check?

Whether you're a beginner or an expert, you will find this Glossary useful.

Reference check refers to a recruiting process method used by hiring managers/recruiters to get more information about a candidate by contacting his/her previous employers, schools etc.

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Reference check

Reference check refers to a recruiting process method used by hiring managers/recruiters to get more information about a candidate by contacting his/her previous employers, schools etc.

Benefits of reference checks

• They verify the truthfulness of the information provided by the applicant.

• They check if the applicant has any criminal background or history.

• They check if the applicant has the right skill set for the job.

• They can help identify patterns of behavior of the applicant during his/her time working with the previous employer.

• They can help predict success in his/her new job.



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