June 14th, 2019

me: ooh!

Friday's Unscientific Poll: Job references

Poll #2093531 Job references

When applying for jobs, I have experienced the following

Prospective employer requesting to contact my references before offering me the job.
2(13.3%)
Prospective employer requesting to contact my references after offering me the job, but before I had accepted.
1(6.7%)
Prospective employer requesting to contact my references after I had accepted the job.
3(20.0%)
Prospective employer not contacting my references at all before I began employment.
6(40.0%)
I like ticking boxes!
3(20.0%)

Of these options, I have most frequently experienced the following:

Prospective employer requesting to contact my references before offering me the job.
0(0.0%)
Prospective employer requesting to contact my references after offering me the job, but before I had accepted.
0(0.0%)
Prospective employer requesting to contact my references after I had accepted.
2(33.3%)
Prospective employer not contacting my references at all before I began employment.
4(66.7%)
I also like radio buttons!
0(0.0%)