Tip 38 - SpyTip #38
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.