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Video: The right way to do reference checking

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The right way to do a reference check

Checking references is very common method used in recruitment, so you might be surprised to learn that they’re generally not very accurate.

In fact, when done the wrong way, they can be next to useless in helping you select the right candidate for a role.

But there’s a few things that you can tweak with your referee checks that will make them much more helpful, including specifying what kinds of references you want, and asking referees behavioural interview questions about the applicant.

Learn how to make your reference checking more meaningful.

How to make referee checks more meaningful

Watch the video to understand where reference checking goes wrong in many situations, and what you can do to increase the usefulness of your reference checks for your prospective hires.

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