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Talent acquisition

Trusted feedback and data-driven insights for informed hiring

In a fast-paced market, efficiency and trust are essential for Talent Acquisition. Data-driven insights can help confident hiring.

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Why use Xref?

Collect references with speed and confidence

Automate manual tasks

Hire top talent quickly and save time. Create a reference check survey in 30 seconds with results returned on average in 18 hours. No need to play phone tag.

Stay alert to unusual activity

Stay compliant and secure: Xref’s algorithm monitors multiple data touchpoints throughout the referencing process and will alert you to any unusual activity.

Reduce unconscious bias

Select from a library of best practise questions to create your own custom reference survey. Each template can be tailored to a specific role or industry and is compliant with worldwide regulations. Create a single survey or send in bulk to fill multiple roles fast.

Focus on other priorities

Automation keeps your reference check moving forward without intervention so you can avoid phone tag and focus on other tasks.

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Survey builder

Build consistent reference surveys in seconds

Select from a library of best practice, compliant questions or create your own custom reference survey for any level role.

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Select from a library of best practice, compliant questions or create your own custom reference survey for any level role.

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Allows flexibility: Ask the right questions of the right people. Send reference requests for employment, volunteer work, academia and more.

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Maintain compliance: Our surveys help you hire in a consistent manner to develop unbiased practises.

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People records

Save time and find all your talent insights in one place

All feedback for each candidate is stored under their dedicated profile so you can quickly and easily view insights.

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Keep feedback private and secure. No personal data is collected unless consent is given. Xref is ISO27001 certified and GDPR compliant.

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Cut down recruiting costs and time: Xref's talent pool stores previous candidates, referees and past employees.

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Save time and reduce manual data entry: When a change is made to a people record this is reflected across the platform.

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Xref insights

Benchmark candidates with ease

Returned reference reports provide easy-to-understand graphs that reveal tangible insights with quantifiable, action-orientated results.

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Confident hiring: Know how a referee thinks and feels about your candidate with ‘sentiment analysis’.

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Quickly compare and contrast skills and core competencies.

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All feedback is kept in one convenient location.

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User reviews have proven to outperform any other assessments in the consumer world. That’s why we’re proud of what our reviewers have to say.

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93 reviews as of 18/05/2023


Capterra rating 4.7 stars

850 reviews as of 18/05/2023