Sourcing References

ERE SourceCon

One of the quickest ways to multiply the quantity of candidates for a position is to source references. I see all references as potential candidates, and I treat them as such. There are three main ways I usually find references to contact.

Example Reference Check Questions

Lever

By the time you’re doing a reference check, you’re attached. You have high hopes that the hours you’ve spent trying to fill your open role are about to pay off, and you’ll be devastated if a candidate’s references don’t give the glowing reviews you want to hear. Interviewing

Reference Check Form: Free Template

Lever

When 62 percent of job seekers have embellished their skill set, reference checks can be a valuable tool to help your team make informed hiring decisions. Hiring managers ultimately make the decision, so it’s in their best interest to conduct the reference check—but they may not know how. Interviewing

The Farce of Verbal Reference Checking

The Whiteboard

seriously brings into question the veracity, or even the point , of verbal reference checking these days. ’ We have had a couple of instances recently whereby the client has asked us to take one reference, and the company GM / CEO has decided to take another.

13 Signs of Inefficient Recruiting

With each new candidate, there comes a new set of data that we like to refer to as “recruiting. references, never waste time writing those repetitive recruiting emails again.

Back-door References Raise Some Big Questions

ERE

Anyone who hires employees is guilty of it, whether directly or indirectly … that dirty little secret no one ever talks about: back-door references. Reference Checks Featured

Still Not Checking References?

The Hire Talent

Want to learn how to get a reference from all potential new hires? The post Still Not Checking References? Finding Top Quality Candidates News Candidate references conferences SHRM speaking engagementWell, you could read up on the topic on our blog, in our book, or by checking out one of our resources… Or you could be even cooler than that and fly ?? to Vegas to check out our very own Fletcher. Read More. appeared first on The HIRE Talent.

How to Ask Better Reference Check Questions

SkillSurvey

Here's 6 steps to ask better reference check questions and get real insight into a candidate’s performance. Hiring and Recruiting Hiring Efficiencies assessments hiring managers reference checking soft skills

6 Questions You Should Ask a Candidate’s References

Glassdoor for Employers

Featured Talent Acquisition Background Check Interview Process Recruiting Reference Check ReferencesWhen you’re looking for a great candidate to fill an important role, it’s easy to get swept up by a stellar application.

17 Features Every ATS Must Have

Commonly referred to as an “ATS” an Applicant Tracking System provides you with a centralized database to track and manage your candidates, organize your hiring. Built By Recruiters for Employers The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System Newton Software, Inc. © | 415-593-1189 | sales@newtonsoftware.com What is an ATS? Why do you need an ATS? What are the key features every ATS should have? How do I narrow down my ATS vendor list?

The 10 Do’s and Don’ts of Reference Checking

Social Talent

For recruiters, this, more often than not, tends to be reference checking. Ultimately, most employers agree that reference checking is a worthwhile exercise when it’s done well. 1: DO…arrange the reference check in advance. Startup Stock Photo.

Improve your Quality of Hire with Candidate Reference Checks

Lever

Candidate reference checks are usually one of the last steps of the recruitment process, but too often overlooked or rushed. Before you rush to get that offer into the hands of your top choice candidate, take the time to do candidate reference checks. Recruiting Reference Checks

How to Bring Hiring Happiness to Reference Checks

Hiring Thing

References can help you decide between top candidates. They can give you a closer look at an individual’s work ethic, talents, skills, and personality. They can help you find top leaders — those who will expand your company and excel within your organization.

99 Reasons to Rethink Reference Checking

SkillSurvey

Get 99 reasons to rethink reference checking and how to incorporate an automated, online solution into your hiring process. Hiring and Recruiting Hiring Efficiencies Quality of Hire all industries assessments hiring managers hiring trends reference checking soft skills

Debunking Some of the Myths of Reference Checking

SkillSurvey

SkillSurvey’s Chief Analytics Officer weighs in with research to debunk some reference checking myths. Hiring and Recruiting Hiring Efficiencies Quality of Hire all industries assessments hiring managers hiring trends reference checking soft skills

Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

recruiter’s background, areas of expertise, experiences, and references. • REFERENCES 1 [link] 2 [link]. link] 25 / REFERENCES 10,000+ HIGHLY. 2018 THIRD-PARTY RECRUITING BENCHMARK REPORT THE DEFINITIVE COLLECTION OF. INDUSTRY TRENDS IN CRITICAL. HIRING FROM THE WORLD’S LEADING.

Healthcare: Reference Checks that Support Compliance with EEOC Guidelines

SkillSurvey

Hiring and Recruiting Hiring Efficiencies Quality of Hire diversity healthcare reference checkingHealthcare organizations using SkillSurvey are making better hiring decisions while remaining compliant with EEOC guidelines.

Study: Top RN Strengths and Areas of Improvement Cited in Reference Comments

SkillSurvey

SkillSurvey research explores how reference feedback on RN strengths and areas of improvement help predict nurse turnover. Hiring and Recruiting Lower Turnover Quality of Hire assessments employee turnover healthcare reference checking retention

Qualitative Feedback from Confidential Reference Checks

SkillSurvey

SkillSurvey Analytics Team publishes peer-reviewed research supporting the reliability of qualitative feedback provided during confidential reference checks. The post Qualitative Feedback from Confidential Reference Checks appeared first on SkillSurvey. News assessments behavioral competencies news coverage reference checking talent analytics

SkillSurvey Launches Texting to Enhance and Speed Communications between Recruiters, Job Candidates and Their References

SkillSurvey

New texting capabilities available within SkillSurvey Reference allow recruiters, job candidates and their references to communicate via text messaging. The post SkillSurvey Launches Texting to Enhance and Speed Communications between Recruiters, Job Candidates and Their References appeared first on SkillSurvey. News all industries hiring trends news coverage reference checking

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

Commonly referred to as an “ATS” an Applicant Tracking System provides you with a centralized database to track and manage your candidates, organize your hiring.

California State University Chooses SkillSurvey’s Online Reference Checking Solution to Increase Recruiting Efficiency

SkillSurvey

CSU (California State University) has chosen SkillSurvey’s reference checking and sourcing solutions to increase recruiting and hiring efficiency. News higher education news coverage reference checking

Reference Questions that Work!

Glassdoor for Employers

I have started talking to some candidates and now find myself in the reference stage of the process. But, needless to say, vendors, like candidates, provide you with references they know will be positive. Top salespeople will be happy to give you a customer reference.

Top Five Reasons You Should Rethink Reference Checking

SkillSurvey

Build Talent Pipeline Hiring and Recruiting Hiring Efficiencies Lower Turnover Quality of Hire all industries assessments hiring managers hiring trends reference checking retention soft skillsThere are a million reasons to switch to SkillSurvey’s online refence checking. We breakdown the top five.

Concerned with Nurse Retention? SkillSurvey Finds that Reference Feedback Helps to Predict RN Turnover

SkillSurvey

SkillSurvey's research finds that reference feedback can help predict nurse turnover. News employee turnover healthcare news coverage reference checking retentionConcerned with nurse retention?

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

/ 1 / WHAT’S REALLY BEHIND THE. EMPLOYMENT SKILLS GAP BOUNTYJOBS.COM WORLD’S LEADING RECRUITER ENGAGEMENT PLATFORM W P / 2 / 2 Want to stir things up next. time you find yourself. chatting with your colleagues. in talent acquisition? Mention. the skills gap.

Reference Checking is Even Easier Now for Engaging Volunteers, Interns and Gig Workers

SkillSurvey

Enhancements to our reference checking solution will help employers get critical insights on volunteers, interns and other gig workers. Hiring and Recruiting Hiring Efficiencies all industries assessments reference checking

G2Crowd: Online Reference Checking: Add More Insights to your Hiring Process, Plus Time-savings and Compliance

SkillSurvey

This G2 Crowd article describes how utilizing an online reference checking solution will help you gain more reliable candidate insights. News hiring trends news coverage reference checking

Updated Hireology Reference Check Reports

Hireology

Starting this week, you’ll notice a new look to finalized reference reports in Hireology making them easier to read and compare. Reference Checks Product NewsThis post summarizes the new additions you will start seeing soon.

How Important Are Reference Checks?

NPA Worldwide

the role and importance of pre-employment reference checks in today’s workplace. Reference checks allow a recruiter to get independent insight about a candidate’s previous on-the-job performance. We hear conflicting opinions as to the value of reference checks in this day and age.

How to Get the Real Scoop on Candidates: Back Channel References

Glassdoor for Employers

We use tools like speaking to references to gain a more full-bodied, in-depth. Talent Acquisition Hiring Interview Prep ReferencesA candidate is much more than just their resume.

HealthcareITNews: How Cloud Tech Helped Lurie Children’s Hospital Cut its Reference Checking Time to 3 Days

SkillSurvey

See how SkillSurvey Reference is helping Lurie Children’s Hospital receive reference responses in just 3 days. News healthcare hiring trends news coverage reference checking

How to Perform Effective Reference Checks

Hospital Recruiting

In an increasingly litigious society, performing reference checks has never been as important or as challenging. With that level of exaggeration, reference checks become even more important. Here are some tips to getting references that are usable and revealing.

HR Dive: Smartphones may improve the speed of reference checking

SkillSurvey

HR Dive discusses mobile optimization strategies for HR departments, including texting to accelerate the reference checking process. The post HR Dive: Smartphones may improve the speed of reference checking appeared first on SkillSurvey. News assessments hiring trends news coverage reference checking

The Back-Channel Reference [Webinar]

Recruiters.Network

As Recruiting professionals, we’ve likely all experienced the dreaded back-channel reference that goes south. You’ve sourced and engaged a candidate where there’s a unanimous “yes” from the interview team and then the hiring manager completes a back-channel reference.

The Back-Channel Reference [Webinar]

Recruiters.Network

As Recruiting professionals, we’ve likely all experienced the dreaded back-channel reference that goes south. You’ve sourced and engaged a candidate where there’s a unanimous “yes” from the interview team and then the hiring manager completes a back-channel reference.

11 Questions You Should Ask When Doing Reference Checks

Linkedin Talent Blog

To the list of things that people either love or hate—Taylor Swift, cats, Nicolas Cage, cilantro—we can safely add reference checks. One of the reasons reference checks can feel useless is that many companies put no structure in place when asking candidates to list references.

SkillSurvey Launches New Total Reference Checking Solution for Staffing and Talent Agencies — Including Texting

SkillSurvey

SkillSurvey’s new total reference checking solution for staffing and talent management firms allows them to better meet their hiring needs. The post SkillSurvey Launches New Total Reference Checking Solution for Staffing and Talent Agencies — Including Texting appeared first on SkillSurvey. News news coverage reference checking staffing and recruiting

SHRM: Bully Bosses Can Inflict More Damage with Negative References

SkillSurvey

SHRM looks at why it’s critical to expand your reference outreach and obtain multiple perspectives on the candidate you're hiring. News diversity news coverage reference checking

Reference Checking: The Secret to Finding Your First Gold Medal Candidate

SkillSurvey

Reference checking is the key to finding gold medal candidates that are crucial to making your organization a success. Build Talent Pipeline Hiring and Recruiting Quality of Hire hiring trends reference checking sourcing passive candidates