Today, many talent acquisition leaders dismiss the reference check as an artifact from a time gone by. Are they correct? Or does today’s digital world mean reference checks are more relevant and necessary than ever? In this short course we look at the compelling reasons to conduct thorough reference checks using digital reference checking tools. We look at the consequences when due diligence in hiring is ignored, including how dishonest employees can poison the workforce in ways that aren’t immediately detectable, eroding culture, trust and collaboration. The course explores the benefits and how-to’s of digital reference checking so that you can select and use these new technologies to make better hiring decisions.