Many organizations don’t perform reference checks as thoroughly as they should. By the time a candidate reaches the final hiring stages, many companies feel like they’ve found the perfect candidate. That’s when reference check verifications feel like a formality.
With up to 30 percent of resumes containing exaggerated or inaccurate information, failing to conduct a reference check can be costly. Given that candidates falsify credentials, work experience and reasons for termination, a complete reference check is important.
Reference checks do more than just measure and report on a person's technical skills; they also give you valuable insight into whether or not a candidate will fit into your corporate culture. Triton referees are trained to ask open-ended and probing questions, listen for pregnant pauses and record detailed answers to give you a solid understanding of whom you are hiring.