Reference Checks

Streamline Reference Checking with SkillSurvey’s Efficient Online Process

References checks are an important part of the hiring process for employers. SkillSurvey streamlines the process with solutions that improve your chances of getting references to talk.

From some of the fastest-growing companies to health systems and Fortune 500 firms, SkillSurvey substantially reduces reference-checking turnaround times and time-to-fill. The online, fully automated software solution provides 92% faster reference checking and an 85% response rate from references.

SkillSurvey also offers another important advantage: a summary report that can predict the success of new employees. This data-driven tool helps lower first-year turnover by 35%.

It takes a few simple steps to use SkillSurvey:

  1. HR/Recruiter enters candidate and selects type of survey
  2. Candidate enters business references
  3. References provide confidential performance feedback
  4. Information aggregated into a Pre-Hire 360 report
  5. Report generated and analyzed

The chart below compares the benefit of online reference-checking to the standard phone-based method.

Benefits
SkillSurvey Solution
Phone-Check
References5 business references, 50% of which are former or current supervisors2 to 3 refernces
Time1 to 2 business days5 to 10 business days
Reports Feedback is consistent and based on observed, job-related behaviors Minimal information
CompliantSupports compliance with EEOC and OFCCPUncertain and inconsistent

SkillSurvey allows you to:

  • Improve client satisfaction with improved turnaround time
  • Get information from five references in less than two days
  • Utilize a library of over 300 job-specific surveys available is six languages
  • Provide your clients with consistent and reliable reports
  • Leverage a mobile version for consistent and reliable reports
  • Remain EEOC compliant

Getting good references can be time-consuming, let Signet improve your process! Quality reference checks — when combined with aptitude testing aptitude testing and drug screening — can give organizations the information they need to make the right hiring decision.

Contact Signet representative to begin the SkillSurvey process for fast, comprehensive references.

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From some of the fastest-growing companies, to health systems and Fortune 500 firms, SkillSurvey substantially reduces reference-checking turnaround times and time-to-fill.