SkillSurvey Webinar Offers Reference-Checking Best Practices to Improve Quality-of-Hire and Recruiting Efficiency

WAYNE, Penn. — March 2, 2012 — SkillSurvey®, Inc., a provider of reference assessment solutions, will share best practices in reference checking in their March 15 webinar, “How to Improve Quality-of-Hire and Efficiency Using Web 2.0 Reference-Checking,” from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. EST.

The webinar will discuss a new online reference-checking system that improves hiring strategy by assessing skills and behaviors that scientifically predict a candidate’s future success in the position. HR leaders, talent acquisition professionals and HRIS/shared services professionals are invited to discover:

-How to improve quality-of-hire immediately.
-How to improve reference-checking efficiency by 85 percent.
-How to infuse consistency, reliability and validity into each reference check.
-How to improve passive sourcing.

Jack Kramer, vice president of field operations for SkillSurvey, will lead the webinar. Kramer has helped human resources leaders at hundreds of corporations, including Fortune 1000 firms, improve their quality-of-hire, increase their recruiting efficiency and implement hiring best practices. He is an expert at leveraging technology to drive behavioral reference-checking programs.

“Because human capital is a company’s greatest expenditure, you risk a great deal by not hiring as carefully as possible,” said Kramer. “Today’s online reference-assessment tools enable those responsible for hiring to gain the pivotal feedback necessary to streamline and improve the hiring process.”

The webinar has been approved for one (General) recertification credit hour toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

Registration information for the complimentary webinar is available at

About SkillSurvey

SkillSurvey®, Inc. is the inventor of Web 2.0 reference assessment solutions that increase recruiting efficiency and improve quality-of-hire. Its Web-based programs allow recruiters and hiring managers to collect feedback from references on a candidate’s behaviors and work performance. The information, all gathered electronically, is used to make better hiring decisions. This patent-pending approach to reference assessments is based on over 30 years of research in job competency modeling. Visit

Media contact:

Scott Fuhr
SkillSurvey, Inc.
610-947-6300, ext. 1225