How to Get Better References
MARCH 3, 2015
When you’re looking for a job, reaching the point in the process when the employer asks for references is often good news. The reference-checking phase of the hiring process is also a dangerous one, though. The reference gathering process is so fraught with legal pitfalls that many corporate HR departments refuse to provide in-depth references as a matter of policy, instead offering only confirmation of dates of hire and salary.