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Hacking Reference Checking 

We all acknowledge the critical nature of thorough reference checking as it relates to hiring or investing in someone. However, given that most people are reticent to offer a negative reference, most of us struggle with extracting the type of … Continue reading

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Better Reference Checking

“Nearly every mistake I have made has been in picking the wrong people, not the wrong idea” – Arthur Rock (Davis & Rock), Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship, Harvard Seems to me that among startups these days, solid reference checking … Continue reading

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