Reference checking can be a real drag…endless rounds of phone tag to connect with references just to have them tell you they can only provide dates of employment or a candidate’s title. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. We’ve put together 99 reasons to rethink how – and why – you should incorporate an automated, online solution that provides fast and predictive feedback on your candidates into your hiring process.
We definitely have more reasons than our competitors.
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Get reference feedback in less than two days.
Our process ensures consistency across all job candidates.
Our customers reach an average of 4 to 5 references in less than two days.
1995 is calling, it wants its voicemail back.
6 out of 8 Ivy League institutions use SkillSurvey to assess candidates.
7 of the top 10 largest staffing firms use SkillSurvey solutions to help them place more great candidates.
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Our surveys help you access those hard to measure soft skills.
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We’re the only reference checking solution provider to publish results in a peer-reviewed scientific journal.
7 of the top 10 children’s hospitals use SkillSurvey.
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15 of the Top 20 Hospitals named by US News & World Report use SkillSurvey solutions.
It’s predictive. Our client results show a 35% reduction in first-year turnover.
We help you recruit top healthcare providers.
Compare candidates’ feedback in one simple report.
It’s digital. You can reach candidates and their references via text or email.
With IP-tracking, you know if a reference is real.
We like big data … and we cannot lie.
“Can’t meet clear expectations.” – real verbatim comment.
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We help you find great people.
Recruiter.com named us a “top 10” tech tool staffing firms should adopt!
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With SkillSurvey, you can be sure reference checking is not skipped, or done ad hoc.
Feedback from SkillSurvey shows no bias based on gender or race.
Reference check your way with a configurable workflow.
Ignorance is bliss…except when it comes to your next candidate.
A modern HR Tech Stack includes online reference checking as a best practice.
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A survey without science behind it is as effective as a pop-quiz!
We love our clients!
Better yet, our clients love us!
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Our free trial is actually free.
Because crystal balls don’t exist.
It’s a better experience for everyone – recruiters, candidates and references!
Because past performance is the best predictor of future success.
Because no one wants a repeat of Jeanne from engineering…
iCIMS Customers can integrate both reference feedback and newly sourced candidates.
We invented automated reference checking and have patents to prove it.
Supports compliance with EEOC.
We have great partnerships.
We integrate with your ATS or CRM to make it easy and improve compliance.
Because rose colored glasses aren’t flattering on a recruiter.
Access 400+ job-specific surveys that ask the right questions.
We integrate with Bullhorn to make you more efficient.
We were rated a “Top Workplace” in Philadelphia.
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We’ve put together an awesome playlist of songs about reasons.
It’s transparent. Candidates know their references are being contacted.
Reference feedback helps speed onboarding.
It provides an easy way to build your brand.
We know what a purple squirrel is and where to find it.
Background screens are different than reference checks and don’t typically cover abilities.
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We know what it’s like to recruit – and even have some tips.
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We’re a six-time honoree on the Inc. 5000 list!
Need to build your talent pipeline? Yep, we can help with that too.
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It saves recruiters time. It takes just five minutes to enter a candidate.
We’re flexible people – and so is our solution.
It’s a fact – 54% of employers said they caught a lie on a resume.*
*Source: CareerBuilder survey
Our integration with PeopleAdmin helps recruiters in higher education expedite hiring process.
Interviews favor outgoing, smooth-talkers who may not be the best.
It enhances interviews by providing areas to ask the candidate about.
Our healthcare clients are shown to have statistically higher HCAHPS star ratings.
You can reach references no matter what language they speak.
We know healthcare. We have hundreds of surveys available for clinical and non-clinical positions.
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“Needs to handle stress in a different manner.” – real verbatim comment
We’re accessible – come visit us at a conference near you!
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That HR person you were routed to by phone never even met the candidate.
Our survey library was developed by a team of I/O psychologists.
We deliver some serious ROI in reduced turnover costs and time spent reference checking.
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“She easily establishes rapport with patients and families from diverse backgrounds. ” – real verbatim comment.
No one knows a candidate better than their former peers.
When employees don’t work out, it’s usually because of their soft skills.
“I lied in my interview,” said no candidate ever.
Deliver a data-driven report to hiring managers and become a recruiting superstar.
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We have the best help desk in the biz.
Online reference checking can help reduce hidden bias during the hiring process.
You’ll never have to look for those lost call notes again.
Get a better picture of your candidate’s emotional intelligence.
It’s easy to hear from both managers and co-workers so you get diverse perspectives.
Ethics and character don’t always show up on a resume.
Because reference checking should be less complicated than bitcoin.
With our job-specific surveys, you don’t need to worry about inappropriate questions.
Staffing and recruiting professionals can generate more warm leads.
We help hospitals credential and peer reference clinicians smarter with SkillSurvey Credential OnDemand
It’s efficient… because who doesn’t like time back in their day?
You get more feedback and can set a minimum number of references to reach.
It’ll bring new meaning to finding a needle in a haystack.
It’s the sign of a leader – 84% of executives reference check, compared to 70% of others.
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We know how to ask the right questions.
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The reference never called you back because [insert excuse here].
We work hard…
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…and we play hard
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You can ask references if they’re interested in joining your talent network.
We make good drinks and have the best recipe for talent…
It sends a message that you’re a modern day recruiter.
Because the information you get from past managers is priceless.
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We have an in-house team of expert I/O psychologists.
It’s great for pinpointing the areas that a candidate needs to improve.
We have a lot of team pride…
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Our client relations directors have great dance moves (we know, we’ve seen them).
It helps you hire candidates who will stick.
Our employees believe in giving back to our communities.
There are even more reasons…