The Recruitment Risk Index: Australian Candidate Perspective surveys 1,000 Australian job-seekers to explore their attitudes towards the reference checking process.
The survey revealed a number of alarming statistics, including:
- 71% of candidates admitted to exploiting flaws in the reference checking process
- 29% of those who had been referees were asked inappropriate questions about the candidate
- 84% of candidates had applied for two or more jobs in the previous year alone
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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.