Managing: How do I ask for personality references?

By November 2, 2016Uncategorized
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Each week Alison Green, who also writes the “Ask a Manager” website, answers workplace and management questions from readers. Please comment or ask you own question by emailing her at alison@askamanager.org.

I am a manager at a non-profit and hire part-time workers to work in recreation-type centers across the city.

Since they are working with kids, adults, volunteers, stakeholders, etc., strong interpersonal skills are part of what we look for.

However, interviews make people nervous, and it…