Automate your reference checks.
Do great things.

Spend less time chasing references & more time hiring great people.

Simply faster.

Get detailed references & insights in as little as 24 hrs.

Simply smarter.

Boost candidate experience with real-time updates.

Simply safer.

Hire honest people with reference fraud protection.


Simply a smarter way to reference

Xref is an online reference checking software trusted by businesses of all sizes to enable fast, data-driven hiring decisions.

The fully automated solution turns a slow and inconsistent task into an efficient yet valuable stage of the recruitment journey.

See how it works

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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