Telephone Reference Check Form
Reference checks are a critical part of the hiring process. A well-executed reference check allows you to
double-check information contained in the application including dates of hire, salary, reason for
leaving, etc. Additionally it allows the organization to determine whether there is a good match
between the responsibilities of the position and the previous responsibilities and accomplishments of
Do not fail to complete a minimum of two reference checks on each potential new hire, speaking only
with previous supervisors as those individuals are the only people who have the perspective to help you
understand whether you have a good match.
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