Advantages of Reference Checking an Internal Candidate, Part 2

Here are some more advantages associated with doing a reference check on internal candidates: It will be much easier for people seeking the promotion or the reassignment to provide the names of appropriate people to serve as their references, since everyone involved with the process already understands why it’s being done. Offering promotions or reassignments…

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Still More on “Process Consistency”- Part 3

Here’s an example of how one company handles the question of process consistency.  First off, they have, by company policy, told all their domestic operations that no job offer can be made until all the pre-employment documents – including background and reference checks – have been sent to the corporate HR department for review, and…

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More on “Process Consistency”- Part 2

Potential liability is one of the primary reasons every business, large and small, should have a standard pre-employment screening program, spelled out in the company policy manual, to ensure process consistency.   Furthermore, that process consistency should extend throughout the organization, no matter how many locations it has, no matter how many subsidiary companies there are,…

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