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Hire Better: Improve How You Reference Check

Hire Better: Improve How You Reference Check

December 18th, 2018

By Elaine Bellio, Toronto Sales & Marketing Recruiter Glossing over the reference check process is a big mistake. Even though you’ve had the opportunity to speak with the candidate, put them through the interview process…

How to Thoroughly Vet a Job Candidate

How to Thoroughly Vet a Job Candidate

August 14th, 2018

By Kelly Gauthier, Data Science Recruiter How thoroughly do you vet potential candidates? Many companies make the mistake of rushing through the vetting process in order to hire a potentially great employee. But doing so…

Hire Wisdom: How to Get More Out of Your Next Reference Check

Hire Wisdom: How to Get More Out of Your Next Reference Check

November 27th, 2014

Key 10 in my blog series, Hire Wisdom: The 12 Keys to Successful Hiring, is Perform Reference Checks. When I started writing this blog post, all I kept thinking was…“How can I get people to care about reference checks?” That’s because conducting reference checks have become one of the least meaningful parts of the hiring process. People have started to think of them as a final box to check, a task to “get out of the way” when the candidate has all but signed on the dotted line… but they’re wrong! Thinking of reference checks this way is a missed opportunity. Remember, a bad hire is costly, both in time and money – the cost of attrition is one to three times an employee’s salary!