How can the traditional and much-debated reference check process be transformed into your best ally for your hiring process?
This webinar will first give you a benchmark for the traditional reference check based on a survey of 150 practitioners. From this information you will learn what questions these people find to be the most useful; how much time they spend on it; and how you can improve your results.
Secondly, this webinar will show you how leveraging the internet as a social networking tool can help you transform your reference check practice into a true assessment tool to improve the quality of hires.
After this program, participants will be better able to:
- Know which questions are the best to reveal top performers
- How to use the latest technologies such as social networking to check references
- Know the best practices (based on a survey of 150 practitioners)
- How to eliminate the legal challenges reference checking might bring
- How to avoid candidates gaming the system
- How to dramatically increase the number of references while reducing your time calling them
- How to turn automated reference checking into a cheap sourcing tool
About the Presenter:
CEO & Founder
Yves Lermusi (aka Lermusiaux) is CEO & founder of Checkster. Checkster is a Career and Talent Checkup tool. Mr. Lermusi founded Checkster after 7 years at Taleo (TLEO) as President of Taleo Research. Prior to Taleo, Mr. Lermusi founded iLogos (acquired by Taleo) and held several positions in research and consulting organizations in Europe.
Mr. Lermusi is a well known public speaker and a Career and Talent industry commentator. He is often quoted in the leading business media worldwide, including Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Business Week, and Time Magazine. His articles and commentary are published regularly in online publications and business magazines. Mr. Lermusi was named one of the “100 Most Influential People in the Recruiting Industry,” and his blog has been recognized as the best third party blog. Mr. Lermusi earned a degree in Physics and Philosophy, and has a diploma in Economics from the University of Brussels and from the University of London.