Have confidence in your hires with Xref & SmartRecruiters.

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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.

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.

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.

Why Xref?

Faster reference turnaround times

Have detailed reference checks completed within 24-36 hours.

Ability to benchmark candidates

Measure candidates against core competencies specific to the role.

Real-time progress updates

Keep track of the progress of your requested references with real-time updates.

Reduced risk of reference fraud

Receive notifications of suspicious activity with Xref's multi-touch fraud algorithm.

Start hiring with confidence.

Find out why thousands of businesses globally trust Xref to help them hire. Book a free demo today.