Employee Reference Check

An Employee Reference Check is when potential employers contact former employers, colleges, schools, and other listed sources on a candidate's application. Potential employers may ask about the candidate's work ethic, reliability, education, personality, and previous employment history to ensure the applicant meets all qualifications of the job. Some potential employers may reach out to find out whether or not the contact would recommend the applicant for the job they've applied for. Employee reference checks are important when selecting your next hire; the best way to predict whether or not a candidate is going to be the right fit is to ask people who have worked with the candidate in the past.

There are lots of ways to check out your top candidate before sending them an offer letter. ApplicantPro provides services such as background checks and assessments, to name a couple. To learn about additional options, check out our applicant screening page.

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