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Xref Named #1 Reference Checking Software Globally

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Xref ranks #1 in reference checking wins 6 G2 badges for Spring 2022

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Xref has ranked first for reference checking software globally against 30 other contenders in G2’s latest Spring 2022 report, released overnight. 

This accolade is in addition to recently ranking in the Top 10 for Best ANZ software in 2022 and in 2021. As a SaaS leader, Xref consistently ranks against market giants like Atlassian, Canva and Xero.  

Xref also won badges as a Leader in Usability, Momentum Leader and best Mid-Market Relationship Leader which highlights Xref’s ease of doing business, quality of support and likelihood of customers to recommend to others. 

G2’s results are based on authentic, verified customer reviews. 

Xref has over 240 reviews with an average star rating of 4.7 out of 5. 

Xref received the highest satisfaction score amongst products in the Reference Check category. 99% of users rated it 4 or 5 stars and 93% of users said they would be likely to recommend Xref.  

Quote from Xref CEO Lee-Martin Seymour

When asked about the win, Xref’s CEO Lee-Martin Seymour said,

“In our early days the Xref team was eager to promote our value to a customer. These days, we trust real, verified Xref users to rate, compare and comment on our product and service. It is essential in building credibility. G2 has, like other referral sites, been a superb platform to build and demonstrate our global capability and credibility. Why wouldn’t the globe’s best reference checking software welcome references on itself?”

Reference checking software helps employers and hiring managers to contact their potential hires’ professional references quickly and efficiently. Reference check solutions can eliminate the need for manual phone calls and email conversations by checking on candidates through surveys or other digital methods. 

To create the lists, G2 carefully analyses client reviews. The reviews are independent, legitimate and unbiased. 

Some of the real customer reviews that contributed to Xref’s top rankings include: 

Review by Dan M who works for a large enterprise with over 1000 employees 

Xref is easy to use and effective! It's incredibly simple to use - shipping to candidates is easy, and easy for them to input their references' info! We ship so many references to candidates that having an easy one-stop-shop makes life simple.

Review by Andy B, Employee Experience Manager

Xref is an incredible product. It's fast, easy to use and takes a lot of admin out of my role.

Since Xref began in 2009, customers’ feedback has been crucial to improving the software and making it the best-of-breed in reference checking. This ranking and recognition comes as a result of the relentless dedication of the Xref team. 

Thank you to all our wonderful customers who have taken the time to leave a review. If you’re an Xref customer looking to share your feedback on G2, we’d welcome your review here.


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