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Why VCs Think Reference Checks Are A Company’s Secret Weapon

The hiring process is often rife with uncertainty. There’s only so much that can be gleaned from a resume, especially when a staggering 84% of job reviewers have found a lie or misrepresentation on a resume and/or job application—an increase of 18% over 2012 levels. While an onsite interview, especially one that assesses emotional intelligence, can help reveal the best candidates, it’s far from … ... read more

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