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In the Age of Virtual Hiring, Remember the Reference Call

The modern candidate experience leans virtual. It’s a process that, in the words of HireLogic Chief Marketing Officer Rich Mendis, is high volume and low touch.

February 28, 2023

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Making a call to conduct a telephone reference check on a potential employee
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In some instances, the process has undergone heavy automation as companies introduced on-demand interviews, skills assessments and job simulations. 

Fast, automated hiring may eliminate certain steps from the traditional recruiting process. But that’s not necessarily a good thing, Mendis told HR Dive in an interview. Take, for instance, the reference call. “It’s pretty important, especially these days,” Mendis said. “It’s a good practice to do your due diligence.” 

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