The importance of employee reference checks

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The importance of employee reference checks

For all small businesses, making sure you are hiring the right employees is crucial. You are ideally looking for five-star employees who are productive whilst working and who bring a positive attitude with them. The challenge is knowing how to find these individuals out of all the candidates that have applied for the role even after their interview.

Employee turnover can cost your business a lot of money and can disrupt your workplace as you replace the staff you have lost. This is why you need to find individuals who are going to be there for the long run. So even after you have interviewed what you think is your ideal candidate and they have accepted the offer of employment, why not take it one step further and take advantage of our FREE automated reference check.

Employment reference checks will validate the candidate’s employment history, confirm the position held, what their key responsibilities were, dates of previous employment and any additional training or qualifications they may have. There is nothing to lose and hopefully, this will help you recruit your five-star employee.

A few of the great companies we work with...

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I have worked with That Recruit for the last four months to find suitable candidates for Abacare, our award winning care business. That Recruit recognise the need for our business to attract quality candidates to care for our service users in the comfort of their own home. I have found them to be helpful and reactive to our business needs and look forward to our continued working relationship.

Peter Abacare, Abacare
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Quantity of applicant received was tremendous. Required a lot of sifting but evident that the advert reached a broad spectrum of candidates.

Jonathan, UberRaum Architects
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We are happy with the service and quality of applicants.

Collette, Labrums Solicitor
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We usually use recruitment agencies, however for this particular vacancy it seemed more appropriate to try a cheaper recruitment option. In setting up the initial advert it was very easy and quick, and the staff at ThatRecruit were very helpful and efficient in coming back to me and in authorizing the advert. The software to manage the vacancy was easy to use and the ability to mark candidates with a status was helpful. As an improvement it would be useful to be able to select all those marked as rejected and be able to bulk message them with a decline message or have an option to allow the candidates to see their status. Overall it’s been easy to manage this recruitment placement through ThatRecruit and we had an exceptional response to the advertisement with 72 applicants and having to close the advert early.

Luan Mahoney, Chadney Bulgin
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The process was easy to manage and we received a high number of responses.

Stephen, Cherwell College Oxford
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Thanks again for your fantastic service don’t change anything it works great!

Max, Climate Group
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