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Automated Reference Checking: The Xref Way Explained

Automated referencing

Automated, online referencing provides a faster, safer way of collecting valuable insights, helping you make confident hiring decisions, quickly.

But how does automated reference checking actually work?

Watch this short video to find out how it works - the Xref way!

Step 1 - Requesting a reference

You, the employer, logs into the Xref platform and adds the details of your candidate (or multiple candidates) and selects the reference template you wish to use.

Step 2 - Completing the reference

The candidate is then sent a link to the platform for them to add the details of their references. The reference will then receive an email request to complete a mobile-friendly questionnaire via Xref's ISO certified platform.

Step 3 - Receiving the reference report

Once the reference is complete, you'll be notified and will receive a secure analysis of the feedback, including information on the tone of the words used and how the candidate performed against other individuals.

All references pass through our fraud-detection system which checks multiple data points for any potentially suspicious activity, like whether the reference was completed using the same IP address as the candidate.

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What is Xref?

Xref is a secure, mobile-friendly reference checking platform that significantly reduces time-to-hire and helps protect against candidate fraud.

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