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Automated Reference Checks: 3 easy steps

Posted by Erin Borgerson on July 9, 2013


"I love doing reference checks!" - said no one ever.

Dread doing reference checks? So do we. Which is why we partnered with automated reference checking tool, SkillSurvey back in March.

However, now Hireology users can order SkillSurvey's Pre-Hire 360® Reference-Assessment in 3-easy steps directly through their Hireology account.

SkillSurvey’s Pre-Hire 360® is a web-based reference-checking solution that allows recruiters and hiring managers to collect behavioral-based feedback from a candidate’s references, including former managers and peers, in less than two days. For $39 you can order hands-off reference checks directly through your Hireology account in 3-easy steps.

Within a few days, you'll have the results of the assessment.

A snapshot of the overall SkillSurvey Reference Check Report:

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1. The full report shows whether the reference does have a professional relationship with the candidate

2. The full report also shows the degree to which the candidate's and the reference's answers align.


Plus with an 80% response rate (significantally higher than traditional phone-checks), you'll feel much more confident in the ulitimate hiring decision. 

Click here to see how to order SkillSurvey reference checks inside your Hireology account. Don't have a Hireology account? Start a free 14-day trial by clicking on the link below!  


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Erin Borgerson

About the Author

Erin is the Director of Marketing, Crisis Controller and Culture Ambassador (the last two titles she gave to herself) who joined the Hireology team in April of 2012. As a certified Inbound Marketer, Erin manages Hireology's marketing department, the Hireology Blog, and media relations. She is also a co-leader of the Chicago Hubspot User Group which brings together Hubspot users from around the Chicagoland area. Erin set off to Chicago after graduating from Western Michigan University. In her spare time she can be found shaking it in a Zumba class, reading a bestseller, or drinking a craft beer on her Wrigleyville porch.