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Reference checks: All that you need to know

Lawyer, HR specialist explain the practice by prospective employers vis-a-vis job-seekers

"No comment is better than false comments or unfair statements which cannot be justified or substantiated." PeopleWorldwide Consulting MD David Leong

A RECENT court case has cast a spotlight on the mysterious reference check that people are aware of but don't know much about.

In a fight reminiscent of David and Goliath, an insurance agent took his former employer, corporate giant AXA, to court after a bad reference dashed his hopes of...

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