4 BIG Red Flags from your applicant’s reference list

Congratulations! You’ve narrowed down your potential hire to two or three qualified applicants. Usually, this is the part of the interview process where you request that your candidates furnish  a few great references. After speaking with two or three references and asking them  specific questions, you can usually gain a more tailored perspective on the candidate and make a more informed decision. But what if the list seems… off to you? Instead of a list of former bosses and colleagues, you may find a list including people seemingly unrelated to the candidate (or maybe worse, actually related to the candidate!). To help you identify these potential red flags, we will walk you through the 4 most common  …