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Reference Check Questions

The following are questions that your “references” may be asked about you…

  • How did the candidate communicate with others across departmental lines?
  • How did the candidate react when they were “shot down” on an idea they had?
  • If you had one word to describe the candidate what would it be?
  • What made you choose that word?
  • The candidate stated on their resume that they did XYZ accomplishment, which is pretty amazing, is that really true?
  • Our company if considering a candidate for our Widget Accountant position, do you think they possess the skills to do this?
  • Would you rehire or recommend this candidate for rehire?