Reference Checks: How to Get Feedback That Predicts Future Performance


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Managers check references for many reasons. But the most critical goal is to ferret out information that will accurately predict how a candidate will perform if hired. In this Quick Take you will learn the often-overlooked goal of a successful reference check, what researchers say is one of the biggest obstacles to getting truthful answers and why the way you phrase questions is the key to getting the information you need to make an informed hiring decision.

    This "Quick Take" training module is:

    Short – just about 5 minutes long – so even your most impatient managers will watch it

    Focused - It delivers a single “aha” that will change behavior

    Perfect for both team and individual training sessions.

    This training kit includes:

    • The 5 minute video learning module
    • Handouts for following along and taking notes
    • Discussion Guide to help direct meaningful follow up conversation and reinforce the message
    • Summary Sheet participants can hang by their desks for quick review
    • Quiz  to reinforces the training and allows you to track how well people internalized the concept


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