Strong Suit 115: Skip Reference Checks at your own Peril


Your candidate did great in the interview. But how do you know if the story was fact or fiction?
Reference checks. They’re not fun, but they’re vital. So if you’re going to do it, do it the right way. At the right time.
Katie Lieber Grinberg heads H.R. for Narrative Science, one of Chicago’s fastest-growing companies.
In this 15-minute episode, Katie reveals the secrets to mastering the reference check. Who to speak with. What questions to ask. And the most common mistakes to avoid.