Wayne, PA – August 4, 2015 – SkillSurvey, the leading provider of hiring solutions that address critical points in the talent lifecycle and the premier provider of online automated reference checking, today announced that its flagship Pre-Hire 360® reference-checking solution has now been integrated with ten leading Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) to allow recruiters to easily deploy Pre-Hire 360® reference checks as part of their applicant management process.
“When you make it easy for recruiters to initiate the Pre-Hire 360® process from the same ATS system they use every day to manage the hiring process, you can drive more consistent and thorough reference checking which leads to improved hiring decisions,” said Ray Bixler, CEO of SkillSurvey. “With more streamlined processes, we’re ensuring that companies can get critical insights on candidates earlier in the hiring journey, presented in easy-to-read reports that can be shared with interviewers or hiring decision-makers.”
Through simple, API-driven integration, a reference check can be initiated directly from the ATS as soon as a recruiter concludes an initial phone screen—or at any point in the hiring process. Recruiters log into a single system and thus do their work more efficiently. This helps make reference checks become a consistent part of the hiring process and workflow. And, important candidate information is captured in the ATS for easier onboarding.
Once the hiring company initiates the process, candidates are sent an email containing a link to enter the contact information of their references. The references are then sent an email containing a link to a job-specific survey to complete based on their observation of the candidate’s past work performance. Typically, 4 to 5 references complete the surveys.
Pre-Hire 360® delivers email updates to recruiters who can also log into their ATS to see status updates and finalize and share feedback reports with hiring managers. On average, detailed candidate feedback is available within 2 business days. Candidates and references can use mobile devices to fully complete the reference check process, which further speeds the hiring process.
“At Golden Living, we first began to incorporate Pre-Hire 360 into our hiring process for key roles in late 2011 to get insights about a candidate’s past performance and to make more informed hiring decisions,” said Shawnee Irmen, Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Golden Living. “Now that we have integrated SkillSurvey’s Pre-Hire 360 with our Applicant Tracking System we have not only streamlined our recruiter’s workflow, making it even easier to seamlessly conduct reference checking, we have also improved the consistency of our hiring process for all lines of our business. In the first month after integration, we conducted more than 2,100 reference checks – four times as many as before integration.”
SkillSurvey deployed more than twice as many client integrations this year compared to last year, and continues to receive new requests for integration partners. Among the ATS solutions that Pre-Hire 360® integrates with include: HealthcareSource Position Manager®, IBM® Kenexa® BrassRing, iCIMS®, SuccessFactors® Recruiting Management, and The Applicant ManagerTM (TAM). More information on SkillSurvey ATS integration can be found here.
SkillSurvey provides cloud-based solutions to help human capital management professionals manage critical points in the talent lifecycle using data and insight to more effectively recruit, hire and manage employees to drive business results. The company’s flagship solution, Pre-Hire 360®, is an award-winning, patented technology that utilizes a unique combination of behavioral science and talent analytics. SkillSurvey’s Pre-Hire 360 reference solution is scientifically proven to provide data that can be used to drive more informed hiring decisions based upon feedback provided by references on a candidate’s past job performance and an extension of Pre-Hire 360 offers a passive sourcing solution. The company also offers Credential 360®, a unique solution that helps hospitals and healthcare organizations improve revenue and get top-notch practitioners providing patient care more quickly by expediting the professional credential verification process. SkillSurvey’s cloud-based software products are being used by 1,400 companies, institutions and organizations. Visit SkillSurvey at www.skillsurvey.com, and on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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SkillSurvey’s Pre-Hire 360® is a patented solution. For more information see www.skillsurvey.com/patents/.
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