EMPLOYMENT REFERENCE CHECK
Summary An organisation employing staff may use a template Employment Reference Check. This reference form can be used to ask previous employers for verification of the prospective employee’s experience, skills and performance.
Who should use an Employment Reference Check? If you run a business and you employ staff, then this a standard Reference Check and employment history verification may be used to ask referees and previous employers questions and record their responses, in relation to job candidates applying for a position.
See also our Employee Recruitment Pack.
What does the form say? The reference check contains questions aimed at ascertaining the job candidate’s skills and work ethic.
What does the document look like? The sample reference check in its current form can be printed onto two pages.
What do you need to do to use the form?
- Read the template form and adapt it for your requirements / adjust or add questions as desired.
- Phone references and record their responses, or send the form to references to obtain written responses.
Also viewed: Employee Interview Guideline containing sample interview questions
Also known as: Reference Questions; Employment History Verification.
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