Since 2007, we have worked with many cloud technology start ups and SMB’s, and are continually surprised how often employee referencing plays almost no part in the overall application process. Whilst it is true that some references provide little information about the individuals ability to do the job, references themselves can play a significant role in verifying the applicants work history, dates of employment and much more.
If you constantly find yourselves forgoing employee referencing, then STOP! Read our ‘Hiring Process: Reference Checking’ guide now, for more information. And don’t forget to set time aside now for this vital part of the hiring process.