June 28, 2012 09:49 ET Announces Latest Version of Automated Reference Checking Software

By Assessing Job and Culture Fit, Helps Organizations Mitigate Risks and Make Right-Fit Hires

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY--(Marketwire - Jun 28, 2012) -, Inc., an online reference checking and pre-employment testing provider used by HR professionals, today announced the general availability of Version 3.0 of ChequedReference™. ChequedReference™ is a cloud-based reference checking system that utilizes assessment-based logic to provide unparalleled insight into a candidate's fit for a job and company.

Designed to replace or augment the traditional phone-based reference-checking process, ChequedReference™ automates the gathering of information from references and uses proprietary behavioral science to predict whether a candidate is suitable. In addition to providing hiring employers with unprecedented visibility into past performance and insight into whether a candidate will flourish within their organization, ChequedReference™ delivers an exceptional employment branding experience to candidates and their references.

Greg Moran, Chairman and President of, commented, "ChequedReference™ makes reference checking relevant again because its ease of use drives high completion rates. It is unique in the reference checking category because it has its basis in behavioral assessments. We've designed a solution that reliably asks meaningful questions, automatically interprets the responses and makes the reference checking step of the recruiting continuum scientific rather than subjective."

Version 3.0 of ChequedReference™ features more than 1,000 pre-loaded validated benchmarks for easy implementation and gives users the ability to create custom reference check questions per job. Candidate liability release forms are standard, alleviating concerns related to the reference checking process, and the look and feel can be customized to deliver the optimal employment branding experience. Version 3.0 features a number of other options, including optional candidate self-assessments to compare candidate self-reported information versus reference-reported and the ability to ensure full confidentiality to safeguard candor and honesty.

Other industry-leading features include:

  • Hire/Re-hire Scoring to provide at-a-glance insight into the most common reference question
  • Optional Employment Verification saves a step in the screening process
  • Simple, Intuitive User Interface for fast adoption and better candidate experience
  • Integration with ChequedFit™ behavioral assessment provides predictive science at the front end of the hiring process
  • Mobile Compatibility enabling use on all iPhone®, iPad®, Android™, Windows Mobile™ and Palm®-enabled devices

ChequedReference™ is designed to integrate with any applicant tracking system through a set of open APIs. The solution is used by a variety of name-brand companies that report satisfaction with its ease-of-use and comprehensive functionality.

More information about ChequedReference™ can be accessed at:

Founded in 2008 by some of the foremost experts in employee selection and development, is an emerging leader in the rapidly growing market for Predictive Talent Selection™ technology.

Using its revolutionary Performance Engine™, Chequed delivers rapid, accurate pre-dictions of a new hire's performance. The technology's ability to track and measure relevant results contributes to HR organizations' ability to better demonstrate a clear tie to business results.'s experienced management team, board of directors and advisory committee have helped hundreds of startups and growing companies hire talent that made them industry leaders. Their extensive expertise has fortified the Chequed software to meet the day-to-day challenges of human resource managers facing competitive markets for human capital.