Ever lost a job offer because of your reference? - page 3

After having been out of the workforce for awhile, i was surprised to find out that most employers nowadays require 3, 4 or sometimes 5 references! So my questions are: do employers really have the... Read More

  1. by   DeLana_RN
    Quote from motivatedlilly
    They have websites dedicated to reference checking. You may have to pay a small fee but it gives you a peace of mind. I had friend use a service like this and found out that one of her employers was saying negative things about her. She missed out on two very great job offers. I think the company even helped her file a cease or desist letter(not really sure) but I do know she was very happy that she hired the company.
    Do you have a name or link of such a site? About how much do they charge?