Xref – automated reference checking

Xref is an online candidate referencing work flow tool that allows prospective employers to professionally conduct pre-employment reference checks on suitable candidates. Now with operations across Australia, Canada, UK and Singapore, Xref is available across the globe.

Xref transforms reference checking to add strategic value to the hiring process, while saving time and money for employers and protecting them from breaches of privacy, discrimination and reference fraud:

  • Reduce time to hire – Reduce valuable time spent chasing reference feedback.
  • Protect your business – Add an additional layer of compliance to your recruitment method. Xref protects employers from privacy and discriminatory breaches.
  • Collect meaningful and trusted data – Combat reference fraud use Xref to combat reference fraud, collect more meaningful referee feedback and leverage insightful analytics.

The Xref integration will enable SmartRecruiters to provide employers even greater efficiency and consistency during the recruitment process, while offering candidates transparency and clarity on the status of their references.

The primary benefits of the Xref platform and its integration with SmartRecruiters are:

  • Fast and efficient reference checking that takes the pain out of a critical hiring stage, thus further streamlining the recruitment process for employers
  • The assurance of data handling and privacy compliance throughout the candidates’ hiring journey
  • Increased insight into candidate suitability and hiring decisions driven by data
  • Improved transparency for candidates, ensuring they remain informed throughout the reference checking process and less likely to go elsewhere due to delays
  • Greater convenience for referees who can provide feedback whenever and wherever works best for them

Want to learn more about how Xref can help your business? Click on the ‘Get Started‘ button and one of the Xref & SmartRecruiters Marketplace team will be in touch soon.