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Recruitment Risk Index: Canadian Industry Perspective

Learn about the risks faced by Canadian recruiters today

The Xref Recruitment Risk Index: a Canadian Industry Perspective shines a spotlight on a significant industry issue that is putting Canadian organisations at risk. The report identifies how the industry is losing out by using a largely outdated approach to reference checking.

The surveys also revealed that:  

  • 33% of job seekers reported to walking away from an opportunity due to recruitment delays
  • 34% of HR professionals admitted their organisation does not reference consistently
  • 68% of Canadian HR professionals believe they have been lied to during phone references
  • 60% of HR professionals search online or on social media for information on candidates

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