The #1 Reference Checking Software

Simplify your candidate hiring process with RefNow's automated employment reference checking software.

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Loved and trusted by over
12,000 companies!

River Island
HCRG Care Group
Robert Walters
GBA Logistics
Halcyon Health & Social Care
Grace Foods
River Island
HCRG Care Group
Robert Walters
GBA Logistics
Halcyon Health & Social Care
Grace Foods

Don’t just take our word for it

Hear from some of our amazing customers who are referencing faster.
RefNow has helped us make our reference requests way more efficient. We love how user friendly it is!
Megan Walsh
HR Administration Assistant
Maritime Academy Trust
If I had to sum up RefNow for other healthcare organisations in one line, I'd say it's an excellent pick to streamline and possibly even strengthen your referencing process.
James Belchamber
Operations Manager
Everest Recruitment
RefNow is an essential tool, providing a secure, efficient, and streamlined solution for reference checks that not only saves time but also significantly improves the integrity and safety of our hiring process.
Scott De Freitas
Head of Talent Acquisition and Onboarding
Elysium Healthcare
The most important features to us were data security, speed, and ease of use, and RefNow scored the highest overall!
Ryan Shortall
Recruitment Manager
HCRG Care Group
Reference checks are incredibly important to us, it used to take 2-3 weeks to get a reference back, but with RefNow, it takes less than 36 hours. The reduction in admin time is huge!
Keith Gardener
Halcyon Health & Social Care
Our experience with RefNow has been hugely positive, with our reference completion rate currently sitting at over 85%.
Becky Jones
Operations and Marketing Manager
Amore Group
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Streamline reference checks

RefNow's automated referencing checking software eliminates the need for a human operator, saving you time and resources and allows you to focus on growing your business

Get started today and learn why so many choose RefNow as their reference automation provider.

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Talent pool

Let potential employees come to you

Finding talent is expensive, RefNow's Talent Pool bridges the gap between candidates and references to provide you with a 2-in-1 solution to find people via passive candidates that come through our employment reference checking software.

Whether you're looking for your next star employee or want to build a strong talent pipeline for future hiring needs, Talent Pool can help you find the best fit for your company.

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inbound Referencing

Automate ex-employee reference requests

If you handle large quantities of reference requests or employment verification requests from employees that used to work at your company, then we want to hear from you!

RefNow's Inbound Referencing helps you save time and resources and focus on important HR tasks. With our quick and simple solution, upload your data once or sync via one of our supported ATS Integrations, and the rest is taken care of.

See how River Island automated their entire referencing process with Inbound Referencing.

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Discover Why Businesses
Choose RefNow

Save time and reduce admin

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Craft requests effortlessly in just 30 seconds, and streamline your data management with our centralised solution.

GDPR Compliant

GDPR compliant to keep your data secure and confidential. Trust us to safeguard your business and meet data protection regulations.

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Mobile Friendly

Produce references that are accessible on any device, anywhere. Our automated tools manage the rest, allowing HR admins to focus on other responsibilities.

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Fraud Protection

Rest easy with RefNow's advanced fraud detection techniques that minimise your risk of fraud, guaranteeing peace of mind.

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CQC Friendly

All references come with a full audit trail, that's text, email, and phone call attempts all tracked and kept in one centralised location.

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User Friendly

Revamp your candidate experience and elevate your company's reputation with a cutting-edge approach that sets you apart from the competition.

How Does Our Reference
Checking Software Work?

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1. Send Request

Enter your candidate's name, phone, email, and how many references your require via the RefNow Portal (30 sec).

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2. Collect References

Your candidate provides their referee contact information and references are collected via a secure, mobile-friendly questionnaire.

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3. View Report

Get automated reference reports with detailed candidate feedback in just 36 hours (on average). Download them instantly and reduce your time-to-hire.

Integrate with the tools you love

Effortlessly enhance your workflow with our smart integrations. Designed to save you time and streamline your processes, discover why we are the preferred choice for professionals. Get in touch to learn more about our leading-edge solutions.

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Packed with Cutting Edge Features

Save time and reduce admin: Requests can be created and completed anywhere, any time, on any device. Let our speedy automation do the rest.

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Know who you're hiring

Join businesses worldwide in trusting RefNow to gather comprehensive employment reference checks on candidates with automated, GDPR-compliant feedback.

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Empower your team to collect reference checks faster
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Make better decisions using informed data
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Sit back with automated follow-up reminders
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Make your hiring easier than ever

Say goodbye to tedious, time-consuming hiring processes with RefNow's automated reference checking software. Make informed hiring decisions based on data-driven insights to quickly find the best-fit candidates for your organisation.

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Speed up your time-to-hire, saving you time and resources
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Confidently hire verified candidates via our fraud prevention methods
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Find top vetted talent and grow your business
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Expand your candidate pool

Recruitment fees hurting your cashflow? RefNow helps you find the best candidates for your business by tapping into a diverse pool of passive candidates through our Talent Pool feature.

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Use your candidates references to find and hire new recruits
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Contact and hire Talent Pool subscribers
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Search and view a subscriber's contact details, including their personal and work information

Read what our customers say about us

RefNow is trusted by thousands of companies - including healthcare providers, recruitment agencies, healthcare providers, retailers and startups.

"The way we use RefNow is to handle all of our incoming and outgoing reference requests, across the board. RefNow has enabled us to automate our entire referencing process, and in turn has given us back countless hours each week to apply our time elsewhere."

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"We’ve made RefNow the central part of our on-boarding process and we’re happy to let the references come back to us without having to do any of the time consuming chasing that we had to do beforehand."

"We’ve rolled it out to each of our care homes and it is now a fully fledged system across the whole of Advinia. When rolling out new technology across such a large company, we were happy to see it only took a couple of months to really get going in every single one of our homes."

How Much Time Could You Save?

Try our quick calculator to see how much time you could save by using RefNow's reference checking software rather than manually chasing candidates yourself:

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Based on a time saving from 0 candidates per month (two referees per candidate) and 30 minutes spent per referee on the traditional referencing process.
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