Reference checks are an effective assessment tool and should be approached with the same rigor as the rest of the hiring process. To obtain the best results from a reference check, take a planned and thorough approach similar to the candidate interview. This Reference Check Interview Template will help you by providing:
- The basis for a call script when checking a candidate’s references.
- Questions that can be modified to reflect the nature of the role being referenced.
- A form that can be used to document answers and information acquired.