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A False Positive: Employment Reference Checking

27 Aug , 2017 Articles

A False Positive: Employment Reference Checking

The humble employment reference is an indispensable part of recruitment, but HR managers should be aware of risks. While the vast majority of employers take the provision of reference checking seriously and provide fair and beneficial documents, a misleading or erroneous reference can be costly. A candidate may require more training than their reference suggests, […]

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Reference Checking: HR Breakfast Club June Summary

17 Jun , 2017 HR Breakfast Club Summary

Reference Checking: HR Breakfast Club June Summary

This month, we discussed the importance of reference checking. Ian Meagher chaired the meeting with special guest Jeremy Boland, Principal Consultant at Gillian Beaumont Legal Recruiting giving some insight on reference checking: What is appropriate information to release, and ask for, as part of a reference enquiry? In all cases, relevance is key. If the […]

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