SkillSurvey Now Processing Job References For Over 50,000 Candidates Per Month, Marking Key Milestone

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Expanding Business Reflects Strong and Growing Employer Need for Confidential Reference Assessments

SkillSurvey, Inc., the leading provider of confidential, science-based reference assessments that help employers make better hiring decisions, today announced that it is consistently processing references on more than 50,000 candidates each month, reflecting its growing client base and the increasing importance of smart reference checking for human resources departments and hiring managers across the country. SkillSurvey has processed roughly 6 million references on over 1.2 million candidates to date.

“Our strong growth shows that companies are recognizing that smarter reference checking is the best way to ensure quality hires,” said Ray Bixler, CEO of SkillSurvey. “This is the latest in a series of key milestones for us this year, following the news that our Pre-Hire 360®solution received a U.S. patent this March. By bringing reference assessments online and moving the reference-checking process to the pre-interview stage, companies are avoiding problem hires, bringing in better talent and saving time and money in the process.”

Other key SkillSurvey developments in 2014 include:

  •     The new Workplace Health & Safety Competency Cluster within surveys targeted at the oil and gas industry, where failing to accurately measure a job candidate’s commitment to safe workplace practices could have disastrous results.
  •     Launching new clients on Credential360TM, a solution that helps SkillSurvey’s healthcare clients more effectively check the credentials of medical professionals and speed up the process of bringing new personnel on board.
  •     An expanding customer base that has now grown to over 1,400 organizations
  •     A continued commitment to industry-leading research. Members of SkillSurvey’s research team recently presented at the annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) this past May, including the industry’s first “Big Data” analysis of open-ended comments provided by an applicant’s references and research on how competency ratings by references can help reduce applicant “faking” in pre-hire assessments.

“SkillSurvey is clearly on a roll, and we look forward to helping more companies across industries make better-informed and more successful hiring decisions, based on our scientifically-validated, behavior-based reference assessments,” said Ray Bixler.


About SkillSurvey, Inc.

SkillSurvey is the inventor of the Pre-Hire 360® assessment, which recently received a U.S. patent. Utilizing a unique combination of behavioral science, talent analytics, and data-driven benchmarking, SkillSurvey’s Pre-Hire 360® assessment is scientifically proven to drive better hiring decisions and generate predictive candidate insight based upon past job performance. SkillSurvey’s integrated suite of cloud-based software products is being used by over 1,400 companies, institutions and organizations to reduce new hire turnover, improve job performance, attract better candidates, and drive customer satisfaction. SkillSurvey has frequently been named as one of the fastest-growing companies in America by Inc. 5000 and Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500TM. Visit SkillSurvey at, and on Facebook and Twitter.


Joseph Germani
Sloane & Company
(212) 446-1899

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