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SAP SuccessFactors

Transform your recruitment workflow with Xref & SAP SuccessFactors.


SAP SuccessFactors is an industry-leading, cloud-based human capital management suite that uses the latest technology to help you win the war for talent, connect people to purpose and drive results across your business. Xref is fully embedded within SAP SuccessFactors so you can request, track and review automated reference checks directly from the platform.

Progress Updates

Stay updated with the progress of your references with status updates from within the SuccessFactors platform.

Powerful Insights

Access detailed written references, stored securely in the cloud.

Automated Workflows

Request reference checks from within SuccessFactors with just a few clicks.

Multiple Reference Templates

Select tried-and-tested or bespoke reference templates relevant to the role.

A screenshot of the SAP BestRun Human Resources platform

Request an Xref reference

To initiate your Xref request within the SuccessFactors platform, select "Initiate Background Check" from the "Take Action" dropdown menu on the candidate dashboard.

Monitor the progress

Once your request has been submitted, you can monitor the progress of your Xref reference within the "Background Check" section of the candidate dashboard. Once a reference response has been submitted, click "View Report" to access it.

Screenshot of the SAP human resources platform page to make a reference check with Xref
Screenshot of the Xref platform reference check results page

Review the results

Within the report page, you can view details of all activity occurring during the reference process and, once complete, access the full, final reference report by clicking the "Answered" button.


Don’t do the leg work when you don’t have to, let Xref do all the heavy lifting.