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Have confidence in your hires with Xref & SmartRecruiters.


Xref's integration with SmartRecruiters gives you the ability to request online reference checks directly from SmartRecruiters. Enjoy even greater efficiency and consistency during the recruitment process, while providing an unparalleled experience for candidates

Powerful Insights

Access detailed written references, stored securely in the cloud.

Multiple Reference Templates

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

Progress Updates

Stay updated on the progress of each reference with status updates.

Quick Setup

Set up Xref within your SmartRecruiters account in as little as 24 hours.

Request Xref in SmartRecruiters integration

Requesting an Xref reference

Firstly, select ‘Reference Check’ from the assessment options within the candidate profile.

Selecting your reference template

Select your bespoke reference template (or ‘packages’) most relevant to the role. Click 'Send' to submit your request.

Select template in SmartRecruiters integration
View report in SmartRecruiters integration

Seeing the results

Once the check is marked as ‘Complete’ you can view the full report and analysis, including information about the sentiment of the feedback given and a core competency graph to help benchmark your candidates. It’s that easy.


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