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OutMatch Acquires Checkster and Bolsters End-to-End Talent Decision Platform

Nov 17, 2020


Provides best-in-class reference checking and talent insights to drive better people outcomes

DALLAS, TX (Nov 17, 2020) –  OutMatch, the leading provider of digital hiring technologies, today announced the acquisition of Checkster, a global provider of pre-hire and post-hire talent insights solutions. The acquisition of Checkster integrates best-in-class automated reference checking offering and post-hire insights into OutMatch’s Talent Decision Platform, which brings unique talent insights derived from the combination of assessments, job simulations, and video interviews. OutMatch empowers organizations’ talent decisions while delivering a candidate-driven recruiting experience.

Checkster Joins Forces with Recruiting.Work

Sep 9, 2020


Talent Decision Leader Sponsors Community of More than 5,000 Talent Acquisition Professionals

NOVATO, Calif. (Sept 9, 2020) – Checkster, empowering talent and team leaders to make better talent decisions and improve engagement and retention, today announced its sponsorship of Recruiting.Work, an online community of corporate recruiting practitioners with over 5,000 members across the U.S.

Checkster Receives Top Ranking in SoftwareReviews Data Quadrant Report for Second Consecutive Year

Jul 29, 2020


Reference Checking Research Cites Significant Business Value Created by Checkster’s Breadth of Features

NOVATO, Calif. (July 29, 2020) – Renowned for driving better business outcomes through better people decisions, Checkster today announced that its Reference Insights solution received the top ranking in the recently released Data Quadrant Report by SoftwareReviews, a division of Info-Tech Research. This is the second consecutive year that Checkster has attained this achievement.

Checkster Introduces New Hire Insights

Jul 14, 2020


Solution Leverages Collective Human Intelligence to Decrease Turnover and Increase Retention of Diverse Workers

NOVATO, Calif. (July 14, 2020) – Renowned for driving better business outcomes through better people decisions, Checkster announced today the availability of its latest innovation, New Hire Insights. Combining employee feedback with collective human intelligence, New Hire Insights helps employers determine if new hires are a good fit for the organization in an effort to decrease turnover and improve diversity in the selection process.

Has the In-Person Job Interview Become History? New Research from Checkster Reveals Effectiveness of Remote Hiring Tools

May 13, 2020

NOVATO, Calif. (May 12, 2020) – A recent survey completed by Checkster, a company driving better business outcomes through better people decisions, revealed hiring trends during the COVID-19 pandemic. While mandatory sheltering-in-place mandates have reduced or slowed in-person interviews by nearly 70 percent, hiring managers reported reliance on other hiring tools as being effective and, in some cases, preferable.

Checkster Offers Free Reference Checking to Organizations on the Coronavirus Front Lines

Mar 16, 2020

Complimentary reference checking services for organizations and agencies helping to combat the spread of COVID-19

San Francisco, CA (March 16, 2020) --  As the number of coronavirus-related job listings surge,  Checkster is opening up all of its services free of charge to government, healthcare and non-profit employees battling the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Are You Hiring Charlatans?

Feb 12, 2020

New Checkster Research Shows 78% of Job Applicants Lie; and 66% of Hiring Managers Don’t Care

Advice For Weeding Out Charlatans in the Hiring Process and Guarding Against Unethical Behavior in Your Team

San Francisco, CA (February 13, 2020) -- A startling number of applicants lie on their resumes, interviews, and during reference checks, yet organizations hire them anyway, says a new Checkster study of ethical standards in the hiring process. In a revelatory new survey of 400 applicants and 400 hiring managers, HR professionals and recruiters, Checkster found alarming numbers of applicants misrepresent themselves (78%) and a great number of hiring managers (66%) are willing to accept these lapses in ethics.

Four is the Magic Number in Reference Checking, Says New Checkster Research

Oct 7, 2019

Analysis Examines the Ideal Number of References Needed For Quality Hires, Low Turnover

San Francisco, CA (Oct. 3, 2019) -- San Francisco, CA (Oct. 3, 2019) – One might be the loneliest number but four is the magic number when it comes to reference checking new hires, according to new Checkster research. In an analysis of over 51,000 references, Checkster determined that four references is the ideal number for quality hires and to prevent turnover.

Checkster Unveils Collective Intelligence Platform to Help Companies Make Better Talent Decisions

Mar 29, 2019

From interview to exit, Checkster’s platform equips talent and team leaders with the data needed to improve quality of hire and retention rates

Novato, Calif. -- March 29, 2019 -- Checkster, the leading provider of collective intelligence solutions to power talent decisions, today unveiled its new collective intelligence platform. The Checkster Platform taps into the power of collective human intelligence to give companies a consolidated, real-time view into the quality and fit of its people.

Checkster Chatbot Launches the Future of Reference Checking

Oct 4, 2017

Checkster uncovers First-Ever Collective & Artificial Intelligence Tool

Novato, Calif. / Oct. 4, 2017  - Checkster Chatbot—a new collective and artificial intelligence solution—allows a new chapter for candidate screening and selection to be started. The information gathered for a candidate defies any industry standard in terms of speed and compliance.

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