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Reference Checking & Background Check Questions

What is the best method to use when checking references?

Although third party reference checking is a good means to securing objective and accurate references, the immediate supervisor should make every effort to check with the construction executive's previous construction employer(s) and construction personally ask the questions that determine if he construction executive has the competencies the supervisor requires. When checking references it is always better to meet in construction executive if possible. A supervisor will learn more over lunch with the construction executive's reference about the construction executive and the credibility of the construction executive's reference, than over the telephone.