Why conduct reference checks?

Employment reference checks are important for compliance, ensuring the accuracy of a candidate's resume, a with employment reference checks. References provide insight into a candidate's past work experience, performance, and reliability which protects your company from making a bad hire and ensure a smooth onboarding process. You can simply conduct a date veritifcation reference for compliance or a professional reference by verifying a candidate's credentials and values align with your company.

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Tailored to your specific needs
Zinc's referencing solution is fully customisable. Whether you want to conduct a number of years for compliance reasons, request a number of references, or tailor your reference check questions to obtain qualitative information for onboarding, everything is tailored to your specific needs.
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Zinc gives you detailed reports, giving you all the information you need to have a smooth onboarding process for your candidates.
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Lightning fast checks
Reference checks are easy to request by candidates and easy to complete by referees. No more delays waiting for your candidates to start. Checks come back quickly with this frictionless process.
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Zinc seamlessly integrates with your HR tools

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The team of 16 recruiters is extremely happy with Zinc. Having these checks done and back within less than 24 hours is amazing.
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HEAD OF TALENT, VOI
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Automated checks
Simple and secure address checks, helping you make safer hiring decisions.
ATS integrations
Request checks in seconds using Zinc’s seamless ATS integrations.
Global coverage
Zinc handles global complexity, checking your candidate's wherever they work.
Tailored packages
Curate a checking package for specific countries or regulation. Or have one globally consistent range of checks.
Simple and secure
Simple and secure checks, helping you make safer hiring decisions.
Elevated experiences
Custom brand your candidate's flows and choose light or dark mode. Candidate's can easily submit checks from any device.
Benefits
Compliant
Fully compliant with Global & EU law.
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Integrations
Direct ATS integrations. Get in touch and we'll set you up for free.
Support
Instant live chat support from the Zinc team around the clock.
Robust
Robust service that's relied upon by regulated businesses globally.

Reference check process

Step 1
Depending on your requirements, applicants submit employment and/or professional reference details.
Step 2
Zinc collects and validates the reference information through automated emails and texts.
Step 3
Once complete, receive reference check notifications sent to your inbox and ATS.

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