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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.

New Checkster report reveals biggest myth in talent acquisition

Sep 14, 2017

With recruiting interview validity questioned what can be done?

Novato, Calif. / Sept. 14, 2017  - A new report by Checkster, the global leader in talent decisions, reveals the biggest myth held by many senior people in talent acquisition: interviewing is much better than anything to predict future employee’s performance, especially in comparison to digital reference checking. The report, titled: “The biggest myth held by talent acquisition professionals and why it holds them back,” uses hard data to prove the myth wrong, and provides insights that help Talent Acquisition leaders to boost their careers.

Checkster Invalidates Skillsurvey Patent

Apr 14, 2017

Checkster confirms strong footing of its world class solution

Novato, Calif. / April 13, 2017 -In order to set the record to its customers and the marketplace, Checkster Inc, issues this statement regarding the final outcome of a lawsuit filed against Checkster by its competitor, Skillsurvey Inc., in 2015.

Checkster Secures Series A Financing Round from Randstad Innovation Fund

Jul 9, 2015

Innovative Technology Helps Companies Make Better Talent Decisions And Improve Quality Of Hire

Novato, Calif. - July 9, 2015 - Checkster, the leader in web-based talent decision tools using collective intelligence, announces that it has secured Series A financing from Randstad Innovation Fund. Randstad’s strategic corporate venture fund invests in companies that are at the forefront of technology or transforming the HR industry.

Checkster Refutes Lawsuit By Skillsurvey

Apr 24, 2015

Checkster Does Not, And Never Has, Practiced The Invention Described In That Patent

Mill Valley, Calif. - April 24, 2015 - In order to provide accurate information to its customers and the marketplace, Checkster LLC, issues this statement regarding a complaint for patent infringement filed against Checkster by its competitor, Skillsurvey Inc., on April 6, 2015.
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