February 5, 2016 / Media Mention

HR Hero quotes Williams regarding reference checks during the hiring process

HR Hero, a weekly e-zine from HRhero.com, quoted Porter Wright attorney Leigh Anne Williams (formerly Benedic) in the article “Solving the reference riddle: Know what to ask and how much to say” posted Feb. 5, 2016. The article addresses potential issues employers encounter when either checking references for a potential new hire or when on the receiving end of a call for a reference check. Leigh Anne explains where the risk comes from and how the employer can navigate this issue.