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4 Reasons Why You Should Always Check References

As it turns out, there are a lot of benefits to reference-checking – provided you’re not still stuck in the Stone Age. Recruiter.com talk to SkillSurvey President and CEO Ray Bixler to learn just what those benefits are.

Assessment Technology Revitalizes Reference Checks

Reference-checking software offering a 360-degree assessment of candidates is transforming the process of checking references — formerly a hit-or-miss phone call — into recruiting analytics that can be used for strategic hiring.

SkillSurvey Advisory Board Member Elected President of SIOP

SkillSurvey congratulates Dr. Fred Oswald, a professor of I-O psychology at Rice University and member of SkillSurvey’s Advisory Board on his recent election as president of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. He will assume the presidency at SIOP’s 31st Annual Conference, April 14-16, 2016 in Anaheim, California.

Let’s Uncheck All The Boxes

You won’t often find a policy question where conservative and liberal legislators are in agreement. But here’s one: the debate over “Ban the Box” which would make it illegal to ask about criminal convictions on job applications. CEO Ray Bixler discusses this debate and why hiring organizations need to take a broader and more thoughtful view of job candidates in his ERE blog post.

Chief Learning Officer: Millennials Have Soft Skills

CEO Ray Bixler shares SkillSurvey research with Chief Learning Officer, stating that “learning leaders’ workload might be lightened a bit, thanks to research that shows Gen Y isn’t entirely soft skill incompetent.