Checking references can save the day!
Checking references can be time-consuming and not always as productive as you would hope. But considering the cost and waste of valuable time in making a bad hire, it is well worth the effort. It can be helpful ask for 3 – 5 references and to have a well thought out list of questions prepared before you make the calls to get the most value. Click here to read “Why Checking References Isn’t a Waste of Time” in the NY Times.