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Pros and Cons of Checking Employee References

August 28, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Checking references is typically seen as something we do as a matter of course as part of the hiring process. Some employers do so before making a final offer, while many make an offer and make it contingent upon the reference check.

However, there are actually quite a few pros and cons to the entire reference-checking process. Let’s take a look.

Checking Employee References: Pros

Here are some of the benefits of checking references in advance of employment for a new applicant:

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