Smart, automated
reference checking.

Gather valuable candidate insights without the hassle.

Simply faster.

Quit playing phone-tag with insights in as little as 24 hrs.

Simply smarter.

Keep track of progress with real-time updates.

Simply safer.

Safeguard your business with reference fraud protection.


Simply a smarter way to reference

Xref is an automated reference checking tool trusted by businesses of all sizes, including enterprise, government and not-for-profit organizations.

With Xref, your team will make hiring decisions based on reliable insights, rather than ‘gut feel’.

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How does automated reference checking work?

With Xref, candidates are able to manage and monitor the progress of their references, and referees are given the freedom to complete their feedback as and when it suits them.

Here’s how it works.


Employer requests references and candidate confirms details via the Xref platform.


Referee provides feedback online in their own time, usually within 24-32 hrs.


Employer receives a secure, detailed analysis of the reference.

Connect Xref with everyday apps

Request Xref reference checks within popular platforms including:


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