Adapting to new hiring practices is a necessity for any business or recruiter to thrive in today’s competitive job market. One of the things that is constantly in flux is the role and importance of pre-employment reference checks in theworkplace.
Zoho Recruit is teaming up with SkillSurvey to optimize your reference check process to suit your modern hiring strategy. While checking references doesn’t always generate the sort of fanfare and attention that other talent acquisition activitiesdo, they present a key opportunity to improve your new-hire experience.
Here are just a few ways reference checks generate value during the hiring process. They:
Allow a recruiter to get independent insight about a candidate’s previous on-the-job performance
Verify the information provided by the candidate on their resume and during the interview
Make for great data to pull from when talking to your client about why you like a certain candidate for their job
With the SkillSurvey integration for Zoho Recruit, you’ll be able to:
- Improve efficiency and fill positions faster
- Target an exact mix of competencies and intangible skills in candidates
- Tailor how reference checks are conducted for different jobs
- Cut costs associated with time-to-fill and high turnover
“We’re thrilled to partner with Zoho to make hiring easier and more informative for recruiters and hiring managers. With just one click, they can start reference checks from the Zoho Recruit platform and deploy a fast and easy process for candidates and their references. Then, in just a day or so, a detailed, report is available that provides valuable feedback on the relevant soft skills which are so important for a job candidate’s success and long-term retention” said Tracey Azer, Vice President of Alliances at SkillSurvey.
Going the extra mile for a reference check will take a little time and effort, but it can be the deciding factor when choosing the right fit for your next job opening. By using SkillSurvey with Zoho Recruit, you can reap all the benefits of reference checks while keeping the process simple and efficient. Learn more about this integration.