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How Automated Reference Checks Improve Your Quality of Hire

By Yves Lermusi

According to a  recent research report by Glassdoor, the time required to hire new employees has grown dramatically in the last few years. The average interview process in the United States requires nearly 23 days, and those numbers are even higher internationally. Clearly, finding quality candidates takes time, but what can you do to ensure that you are making the most of the hiring process and finding the best talent? Read more

The Best Questions to Ask During a Background Reference Check

By Yves Lermusi
After a long and hard search, you’ve finally found someone you believe is the ideal candidate. He/she has all the right experience. He/she is articulate and personable. He/she is well groomed and presents a thoroughly professional appearance. He/she even graduated from the same university as you/shares your love on hobbies and grew up in your neighborhood. What luck! You can’t wait to make the offer and get this rock star on board. Read more

3 Ways to Speed Up Your Reference Checking Process

By Yves Lermusi

According to a  survey conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management, 76% of organizations conduct reference checks on all job candidates. The majority of employers reported verifying former employment, employment dates, job titles, degrees, job responsibilities, and any licenses and certifications. Read more

3 Modern Day Approaches To The Reference Checking Process

By Yves Lermusi


According to SHRM, more than half of all resumes and job applications contain falsifications ranging from simple exaggerations to outright lies. A whopping 70% of college students admit that they would lie on their resume to get a job. This can make finding and selecting the right candidate for a position difficult for talent recruiters and hiring managers. So what can you do to prevent becoming a victim of resume fraud? How can you fine-tune your reference checks to separate the wheat from the chaff? Read more

5 Talent Acquisition Trends to Know for 2016

By Yves Lermusi

Attracting and securing the talent that’ll move your organization forward is serious business and hardly sounds like anything you’d associate with the word “trendy.” Read more

How To's: 360 Assessment Tools

By Yves Lermusi

For the workplace that wants to take a comprehensive look at employees, managers, and all other staff members, using the right assessment tools, like the 360 assessment tool, is something that should be done. Not only does this tool take a look at individuals in an organization, from all levels, it allows workers to find out how they are doing, based on the feedback of their peers, managers, HR, and other staff members in the organization. So, no matter what kind of feedback you want to receive, the 360 assessment tool is a great way to get the feedback from all levels, and for a number of employees.

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Using 360 Degree Assessment Questions in Your Workplace

By Yves Lermusi

The use of 360 degree assessment questions are a great choice when looking at the entire organization. This type of systematic questioning will look at the employees, employers, subordinates, and employee's peers, from all directions, rather than simply asking one type of question.

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Human Resources Guide to Reference Check Questions

By Yves Lermusi

Verifying job or career sources is time-consuming and regularly discouraging, as many companies, despite latest regulation, do not provide more than schedules of career, wage record and job headline. Secondly, if you're not cautious, each referrals examine can change into a helpful discuss during which you don't acquire the details you need to create an purpose choice about choosing your candidate.

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The Importance of Reference Checks

By Yves Lermusi

If you are applying for a new job, an apartment, or applying for a loan of some kind, the importance of reference checks is much more significant than many applicants might consider. Especially depending on what you are applying for, a poor comment or remark from a reference, can greatly reflect on the individual, and on their ability to hold a job, or to make payments on a loan.

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Executive Reference Check Questions

By Yves Lermusi

After the completion of an interview, debates, discussions and agreements on the top candidates follow. It is also the time when subsequent interviews can be arranged within your executive recruiting software in case the need be, more so if one of the crucial members of the hiring panel has not met the top candidate, thus the need to initiate executive reference check questions.

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