Human Resources
Mitchell 1st Floor, MS: 7425
Phone: (509) 963-1202
Fax: (509) 963-1733

Sample Reference Check Questions

The following questions are taken from "Reference Review Guide" and are provided as a resource for selecting appropriate, job-related reference questions. Approximately 6-8 questions should be carefully selected for a 20-30 minute telephone interview with the reference source.

Prior to asking any questions, describe the position to the reference source. Be candid - explain any circumstances or characteristics that are a component of the position or the working environment.

Reference Question Template