At a certain point in the hiring process, you will be asked for references. To be ahead of the competition, prepare a release for your references and background check.

Job seeker release: permission form to conduct business references.

(For the sole purpose of gaining employment) 

I, _________________________, hereby authorize (recruitment firm), or any firm retained by the recruiting company, to conduct business references for the purpose of employment on my behalf.

My complete address including postal code, phone number(s), an email address is:

I understand that the business references I provide will be solely used for the purpose of employment validation and may be carried out by telephone, fax or email communication.

I understand that this information will be treated as highly sensitive information and will remain totally confidential and used only to determine my suitability as a candidate for employment.

I hereby authorize (name of the recruiting firm or third party or x organization) to investigate any aspect of my prior educational and employment history. I authorize my current and former employers and educational institutions to provide information about me to (name of the recruitment firm, new employer or third party). I hereby release (Name of the recruitment firm, new employer and or named the third party) and its representation from all liability for seeking such information and all other personnel and/or entities from liability for furnishing such information to (name of the recruitment firm, employer and/or authorized third party). Should it be a hiring requirement, I further authorize a criminal background check and will provide any details required.

 

_______________________                                 __________________

Candidate Signature                                                       Date Signed

Printed Name:  ________________________

 

BUSINESS REFERENCE TEMPLATE:

We require three (3) business references of direct bosses that you have reported to

Reference Name:

Current employer and/or previous employer:

Title:

Telephone:

Email:

Relationship:

Reported to:  (number of years)

 

Reference Name:

Current employer and/or previous employer:

Title:

Telephone:

Email:

Relationship:

Reported to:  (number of years)

 

Reference Name:

Current employer and/or previous employer: