3rd Degree Screening can contact both personal and professional references to obtain a more information than provided from a standard employment verification Standard service is 10 questions and can be customizable to fit your needs.


Standard Questions for personal reference check:

1 How long have you known the applicant?
2 What is your relationship to the applicant?
3 Have you ever worked with the applicant?
4 If you have worked with the applicant, what was the applicant’s job and the nature of his/her duties?
5 In terms of employment, what would you say are his/her greatest strengths?
6 In your opinion, is the applicant a punctual employee?
7 In your opinion, is the applicant a reliable employee?
8 Would you hire this person? If so, why? If not, why not?
9 In your opinion, does the applicant have good communication skills?
10 In your opinion, does the applicant have good technical skills? If so, please explain?

Standard Questions for professional reference check:

1 How long have you known him/her?
2 What was the applicant’s job and the nature of his/her duties?
3 When he/she begins a task, would you say that he/she carries it through to completion?
4 What would you say is his/her greatest strength?
5 What could he/she do to improve their job performance?
6 How did he/she show initiative or leadership in his/her job?
7 Is he/she dependable?
8 How did he/she get along with his/her Associates?
9 In your opinion, has he/she ever shown a propensity for violence or dishonesty in the workforce?
10 In your opinion, if you were responsible for the hiring process, would you consider him/her eligible for rehire?