When we contact your references we'll generally ask the following 5 questions:

1) How long have you know <name> for?

2) What kind of work does <name> do for you or your business?

3) How would you describe the experience of working with <name>?

4) What would you say are <name>'s strengths?

5) What would you say are <name>'s weaknesses? Have you experienced any problems or challenges working with <name> that it would be useful for us to be aware of?