Reference checks are an effective assessment tool and should be approached with the same rigor as the rest of the hiring process. To obtain the best results from a reference check, take a planned and thorough approach similar to the candidate interview. Use the Reference Check Interview Template when hiring for entry to mid-level roles. Use the Competency-Based Reference Check Template when hiring for professional and more senior-level roles.
McLean & Company’s reference check templates will help you by providing:
- The basis for a call script when checking a candidate’s references.
- Questions that can be modified to reflect the nature of the role being referenced.
- A consistent way to document answers and information acquired.
Save time and ensure consistent and thorough results using McLean & Company’s Reference Check templates.