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Reference Checking & Background Check Questions

What are some tips for managing my references?

Here are some tips for managing your references:

*Select your professional references with care and prepare them for a

call from the hiring agent.

*Coach your references about your background and experiences and

strengths and attributes.

*Always alert references when you have given their name to a hiring agent.

*Follow up when a decision is made about the position with a thank you no

matter what the outcome.