Legal, Effective References : How to Give and Get Them
In order to reduce the risk of disasters and negligent-hiring lawsuits, this book offers a practical plan for employers to gain meaningful references. With tips on obtaining and evaluating information received over the phone, the book also includes sample applicant consent forms, reference-checking forms, and a design worksheet in order to develop a reference-checking program. Also included are lists of states with reference immunity laws and a brief description of necessary legal terms.
- Hardback | 132 pages
- 156.5 x 229.6 x 10.4mm | 254.02g
- 01 Feb 2002
- Society for Human Resource Management
- United States
"Go forth and fear to check references no more! This book, once and for all time, should eliminate all the fear and trepidation about reference checking." --Paul W. Barada, president, Barada Associates, Inc.
About Wendy Bliss
Wendy Bliss is an attorney and the founder of Bliss & Associates, a firm that provides highly customized in-house services in corporate training and executive coaching. She has taught courses in human resources, employment law, organizational behavior, and business communications at the University of Colorado Springs and the University of Phoenix. She lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.