Reference Check - Selection Interview Skills Series

Reference Check - Selection Interview Skills Series

Seven Dimensions
Updated Mar 11, 2019

Handled well, reference checks can save employers from costly hiring mistakes and shed light on how best to manage potential employees. Avoid common mistakes when contacting referees by learning the key requirements for a good quality reference check. This program provides an excellent checklist for reference checks.

Key Learning Points

  • Confirm with candidate that referee will be contacted
  • Maintain privacy of candidate and employer
  • Confirm details of previous work – 5 points
  • Assess performance & skills – 4 key questions
  • Assess interpersonal & leadership skills – 5 key strategies
  • Ask about applicant’s future – 3 strategies

This video is part of the Selection Interview Skills Series. A practical series of programs for anyone involved in interviewing. A wide range of case studies will provide useful examples for evaluation, discussion and exploration of key skills. Ideal for managers, team leaders, consultants and trainers.

Target Audience
Trainers , Executives, Managers