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Download the employee reference check template to learn the most important questions to ask.

  • In what context did you work with the person?
  • What were the person’s biggest strengths? Please give me some examples.
  • What were some of the person’s biggest areas for improvement BACK THEN? Please give me some examples.
  • How would you rate their overall performance in that job (1-10).
  • (Optional) The person mentioned that they struggled in that job with (e.g. hitting their gross margin targets); tell me more about that.
  • Would you rehire them today given the opportunity?
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