Improving the Quality of Peer Reference Feedback

SkillSurvey

Therefore, one of the most critical aspects of recruiting and credentialing new physicians and advanced practitioners is collecting peer references. Yet, the peer reference questionnaires that are commonly used by medical services departments don’t always enable hospitals to receive quality feedback. There are a few ways to access higher quality peer reference feedback. This increases a reference’s perception of fairness and, therefore, their willingness to respond.

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Tips for Better Reference Checking … and Better Hiring Decisions

SkillSurvey

Discover how these top reference checking best practices can help you collect the right information to make better hiring decisions. Hiring and Recruiting Hiring Efficiencies Quality of Hire all industries hiring trends reference checking

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5 Ways to Check References to Avoid Toxic Employees

TLNT: The Business of HR

Have you ever attempted to check references before hiring, and run into a brick wall with the former employer giving you only name, title, and date of employment? On the other hand, the former employer may give a glowing reference.

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The Big Reference Check Scam!

Halogen Talent Managment

Reference checks are the perfect scam. But, ask yourself this question: When was the last time you didn’t hire someone based on their reference check And not just any scam, but a scam that everyone is in on.

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The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

experience • Integrated background checks, drug screens & pre-screen assessments • Robust workflows and comprehensive dashboards Recruiting software typically refers to technology that is used by recruiting. onboarding process is commonly referred to as the “implementation.”

Beyond “Bad Hire” Costs; Computing the Full Value of Online Reference Checking

SkillSurvey

Learn key tips that top recruiters use to boost the strategic value of online reference checking. Hiring and Recruiting Lower Turnover all industries employee turnover reference checking retention sourcing passive candidates

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Holiday Hiring Insights: Reference Checking Reveals How to Hire Better Warehouse Workers, Customer Service and Sales Representatives

SkillSurvey

News all industries assessments hiring managers reference checking retail and hospitalitySkillSurvey’s findings can assist hiring managers in making better quality hires this holiday season – and beyond.

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Secrets to Reference Checking Success

Outmatch

If reference checking at your company means sitting at your desk waiting for the phone to ring, here’s a secret: There’s a much, MUCH better way! In this infographic, see how easy it can be to get higher response rates AND better feedback from references.

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Taking the Pulse of Reference Checking: It’s Stronger Than Ever

HR C-Suite

How vital is reference checking? In a survey of 300 HR professionals, the majority of respondents said reference checking is considered critical for improving the quality of candidates a company hires. And nearly 70% say they reference check for every job candidate.

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Newton’s Guide to Mobile Recruiting

This is commonly referred to as an “App Strategy”: developing different products for an iPad, iPhone and Android App, as well as a desktop version. A GUIDE TO MOBILE RECRUITING AND MOBILE APPLICANT TRACKING #nowmobile Newton Software, Inc.

Why Your Employment Reference Checking Solution Should Connect with Your ATS

SkillSurvey

Learn the importance of integrating your automated reference checking to your applicant tracking system. Hiring and Recruiting Hiring Efficiencies Quality of Hire Soft Skills all industries blg-081 candidate experience employee engagement hiring managers hiring trends reference checking staffing and recruiting talent analytics

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10 Things to Consider in an Online Reference Solution

SkillSurvey

Your reference system doesn’t provide reference for its own performance – so you don’t know if it’s actually getting you results. • Is there data to show its reference feedback is predictive of post-hire turnover or success? The post 10 Things to Consider in an Online Reference Solution appeared first on SkillSurvey. Hiring and Recruiting all industries corporate hr reference checking

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The State of Reference Checking Infographic

SkillSurvey

We’ve got the latest data on reference checking, who is doing it and how it’s being used more strategically. The post The State of Reference Checking Infographic appeared first on SkillSurvey.

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4 Reasons Why You Should Always Check References

SkillSurvey

As it turns out, there are a lot of benefits to reference-checking – provided you’re not still stuck in the Stone Age. If you aren’t checking references diligently, you’ll want to pay close attention to what Bixler has to say. The post 4 Reasons Why You Should Always Check References appeared first on SkillSurvey. News reference checking all industries hiring trends

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6 Questions You Should Ask a Candidate’s References

The Predictive Index

Employee Engagement & Retention Hiring, Selection, Onboarding interviewing hiring interviews interview tips employee retention referencesBy Jillian Phipps.

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13 Signs of Inefficient Recruiting

With each new candidate, there comes a new set of data that we like to refer to as “recruiting. references, never waste time writing those repetitive recruiting emails again.

Technology is Turning Reference Checks Into Assessments

TLNT: The Business of HR

As I discussed in “ Using References as a Screening Tool ,” technology has given the old sport of reference checking a new life. Performance & Personality Reference Checks Screening & Assessment

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Don’t Contact My Boss for a Job Reference – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

We’ve talked about the job reference before on HR Bartender, but this is a new situation. Although I quit my last job, my boss and I did not leave on the best of terms, and I would not want her to be a reference for me. Job references are about accuracy and professionalism.

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7 of Top 10 Largest Staffing Firms Are Using SkillSurvey Solutions for Online Reference Checking

SkillSurvey

Reference checks from staffing firms grew 39 percent and bookings are up 28 percent as more recruiting and staffing companies seek fast candidate insights and new candidate pipelines. More staffing firms and recruiters are realizing the tremendous insight and competitive advantage they can gain from SkillSurvey’s online reference checking and sourcing solutions. News all industries hiring trends reference checking

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The Simplest, Cheapest Sourcing Tool? It’s Referrals From Job References

TLNT: The Business of HR

Best Practices Employee Referrals Hiring Process HR Insights HR Management Recruiting Reference Checks Referrals Talent Acquisition FeaturedAlmost everyone in recruiting agrees that employee referrals produce the highest quality of hire (i.e. superior on-the-job performance).

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SkillSurvey Analytics Team to Present New Findings Based on Qualitative Feedback from 20,000 References at Annual SIOP Conference

SkillSurvey

Berwyn, PA – April 19, 2017 – SkillSurvey, the provider of cloud-based reference-checking solutions that deliver faster, more reliable insights, today announced that the SkillSurvey analytics team will present its research on the qualitative data provided by references at the annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) taking place in Orlando, Fla., Source Effects in Narrative Feedback From References.

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Fortune: Reference Checking? There’s an App for That

SkillSurvey

Fortune’s Technology Future of Work Section profiles SkillSurvey and discusses how SkillSurvey’s reference solution has “flipped the hiring process upside down.” The post Fortune: Reference Checking? News all industries hiring trends reference checking” The article includes interviews with CEO Ray Bixler and Jason Rodd from Angie’s list. Read Article. There’s an App for That appeared first on SkillSurvey.

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Stop Performing Back Channel References, Immediately

Entelo

Previously, on the Entelo blog, we’ve trumpeted the value of performing back channel references on prospective hires, even going so far as to call it Advanced Candidate Sourcing. Interviewing reference check

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we hired someone without talking to any references … and it went badly

Ask a Manager

About a month ago, a reader posted this in an open thread : Does anyone have any experience hiring someone when you couldn’t get in touch with any real references? We didn’t have many good options, so we asked for her references. ” She did, and here’s what happened: In an open thread a few weeks ago, I asked for experiences other commenters had with hiring someone when you couldn’t get in touch with any of their references, and you asked to report back with my story.

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Check the Reference Not the Box

Outmatch

If you’re still doing traditional over-the-phone reference checking, then you’re not getting as much information as you could be. Reference checking can be one of the most insightful parts of the hiring process, if you use the right tools. Using Past Performance to Predict the Future.

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Management 101: The 3 Cardinal Rules of Reference Checks

TLNT: The Business of HR

I get calls on a regular basis to provide formal and informal references on people in my industry. First things first: Reference checks are not background checks. Reference checks are subjective. Reference checks are what you do when you want to know if someone is a jerk.

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can you ask a reference what they said about you?

Ask a Manager

I was unsure what that meant — whether there would be a second interview, I would be contacted for references, or I would be called with an offer (I know I should have asked but was unsure how to respond to what was clearly an automated message; hindsight is 20:20). References are supposed to be confidential, and you’re potentially putting her in an awkward position by asking her for details about the conversation. She gave you a good reference! references

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Reference Check Tips to Avoid Bad Hires

Entelo

Reference Check it Out. By the time you've interviewed your candidate, they've surely provided you with some references who can testify to their professional abilities. Next, conduct back channel references. reference check avoid bad hires

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What References are Really Saying About You

45 Things

This latest story I did for Gannett/USAToday should open your eyes to the possibility that not all your references have your best interests at heart. a professional reference-checking company. Former colleagues or supervisors can be very vindictive when providing references. "It

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did my friend give me a damaging reference?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I just had an interview and they moved incredibly fast and got back to me the very next day, saying they would like to check my references. She emailed them a reference saying she would recommend me and that I was a good presenter and can work under high pressure. It wouldn’t be fair to expect her to shade the truth (as she sees it) when giving a reference — in any case, but especially with her own employer. did my friend give me a damaging reference?

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Confidence, Communication, Knowledge, and Time Management Are Top Areas Where Job Candidates Could Improve – According to Their Professional References

SkillSurvey

SkillSurvey’s Seminal Study of the Content of Qualitative Feedback Obtained from Structured, Confidential Reference Checks Identifies Top Strengths and Areas of Improvement for Job Candidates. We’re very proud of the team’s continued leadership in understanding and validating reference feedback and deepening our ability to provide business critical information for hiring managers,” said SkillSurvey’s CEO Ray Bixler. News hiring trends reference checking

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Using References As a Screening Tool

TLNT: The Business of HR

One potentially underutilized source of good information is references. Most companies use reference checking towards the end of the recruiting process and often it’s mainly to ensure there isn’t some derailer they’ve overlooked. Reference Checks Talent Acquisition HR technology

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Online Reference Checking Gains Momentum Among Major Industries Including Healthcare, Higher Education, Banking/Finance, Staffing and Retail

SkillSurvey

Reference check volume reaches 100,000 job candidates a month. This growth is boosting online reference checking volume for its Pre-Hire 360 ® to reach 100,000 job candidates a month. “We’re SkillSurvey’s Credential OnDemand TM launched earlier this year also expanded its customer base and is now providing several thousand digital peer reference responses a month for physician candidates. News all industries corporate hr hiring trends reference checking

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Multitasking: Put on Your Sourcing Hat When You’re Reference Checking

SkillSurvey

Read Ray Bixler’s blog post on passive sourcing while reference checking in The Staffing Stream, the blogspace of Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). The post Multitasking: Put on Your Sourcing Hat When You’re Reference Checking appeared first on SkillSurvey. News recruiting and staffing reference checking sourcing passive candidates

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Fake Job References—Has the World Really Come to This?!

HR Daily Advisor

The other day I heard about a company that provides fake references for job applicants, renters, and others. And from what I understand, the length it goes to in order to “lie” on behalf of its clients is unbelievable—even if the references it provides are believable.

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Better Reference Checking Is A Step To Ending Bad Behavior

TLNT: The Business of HR

Discrimination Diversity Hiring Process Legal - Compliance & Policies Reference Checks Featured gender diversity

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Are Phone-Based Reference Checks Leaving You Wanting and Waiting?

Voice of Lumesse

Are Phone-Based Reference Checks Leaving You Wanting and Waiting? This is because CV/resume analysis and phone-based reference checks don’t always reveal the full picture of how well a candidate and his or her skills will (or won’t) succeed in a role within your organization.

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Are Companies Obligated to Write Reference Letters – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

If an employee’s current manager refuses to provide a letter of reference, even if employee is in good standing, is that an EEOC violation ? Are reference letters, recommendations, and endorsements considered the same thing? I’m glad you brought up employee reference policies.

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Reference Checking Is Old Hat… Or Is It?

Outmatch

Every recruiter, hiring manager, and HR professional knows the ins and outs of reference checking. Most of the time with reference checking, the goal is to get through it. We never get close enough to see reference checking in a new light. You may be surprised to find there are things you don’t know about reference checking. Like why references tend to clam up if you succeed in getting one of them on the phone.

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Global leader in contract foodservice and hospitality realizes more time and money after ramping up reference checking

Outmatch

The data OutMatch generated through automated reference checking for external hires was so compelling that this contractor applied the solution to internal talent selection too. In 2016 alone, approximately 6,140 candidate reference checks were performed.

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