When you get a call asking for a reference on a star employee who left you, you’ve just been put on notice that he or she is looking for a new job. So, before you share any information, tell the caller that you will have to call the former employee for their permission to discuss their performance. Ask the caller for the former employee’s current telephone number, then call your former star and ask if they would consider coming back.
Jul 11, 2016
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