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 employment 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 online reference checking work?

Save time during your recruitment process and ensure you hire the right people.


Employer sends a reference request to the candidate via the Xref platform.


Referee provides feedback online via a mobile-friendly questionnaire.


Once complete, the candidate is notified and a report is generated for the employer.

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Book a 30-minute intro to Xref with your local team to see how online reference checking can work for your business and ask any burning questions.

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Connect Xref with your existing workflow

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