HR & Recruiting Glossary
This glossary will support any HR professional, business owner, or hiring manager. Here you will be able to find the knowledge of key terms and concepts shaping the hiring world.
Have any questions?
We’re ready and happy to help. :)Let’s Talk Hiring
Employee Reference Check
What is an 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 to confirm the information put down on a job seeker's application and to see if they would be the right fit for the job.
What information is gathered during an Employee Reference Check?
Potential employers may ask about the candidates:
- work ethic
- previous employment history
- whether or not the contact would recommend the applicant for the job they've applied
Why perform an Employee Reference Check?
One main reason to use reference checks is to ensure the applicant meets all qualifications for the job.
Employee reference checks are also important as a way to predict whether or not a candidate is going to be the right fit for your company.
Are you ready to discover your recruiting secret super powers?
Let’s schedule a Free Hiring Consultation Call. One of our expert Hiring Consultants can help you identify what’s working and what might be wasting time and money.I’m Ready to Hire Great People
Additional Glossary Terms
Indeed's New ATS Partner Program: Enhancing Your Hiring Process
Pre-employment Assessments Are an Essential Tool for Your Hiring Process
Do you have a competitive advantage when it comes to hiring?
Are you reeling in the best job seekers out there?
What are the best ways to retain your employees
- Ready to Use on Day One
- Easy to Use
- Price Match Guarantee
- Fast Turnaround Time
- Engaged Applicants