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How common is it for employers to check references?

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I got checked when I jumped to ey. They called my former coworker

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I think fairly common. It can be costly to hire the wrong person I went to industry and they checked mine

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Quiet common

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Deloitte’s background check people asked me how to contact my manager from the company I worked at for a couple months in college that is no longer in existence

Very

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Yeah you're right. It cuts after two lines instead of expanding.

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