5 Employee Referral Software Packages

Software makes everything easier — especially employee referrals. Here are some software packages that can help you make that referral process more effective. And check out the stats (on the left) from the folks at HerdWisdom if you’re not convinced you should be investing in your employee referral program! Gooodjob provides a referral experience optimized for mobile devices. I really like the […]

What should your employee referral goal be?

It’s hard to know what percentage of your hires should be coming from employee referrals. So, what’s the right number? Here’s a couple of datapoints to help you determine the right employee referral goal for your company. Dr. John Sullivan outlines the stats behind employee referrals based on research conducted between 2008 and 2012.  He writes, “46% of all hires at top performing […]

8 Problems with Employee Referral Programs

Employee referral programs are incredibly powerful. We strive to find ways for you to improve your recruiting engine, but sometimes it pays to look at what you shouldn’t be doing. Here are eight posts on employee referral programs gone wrong. Harpaul Sambhi, founder and CEO of Careerify, writes about the pitfalls of global referral programs. The Talent Retriever posts about why […]

(Lucky) 7 resources to help you build an Employee Referral Program

Yaniv Masjedi, vice president of marketing at Nextiva, offers 5 tips for building an Employee Referral Program. Kathleen de Lara, content coordinator for People Search tool Entelo, provides quick tips on building an Employee Referral Program. Harpaul Sambhi, founder and CEO of Careerify, writes about building an Employee Referral Program. Take the Interview posts about developing an “Awesome” employee referral program. Here’s the OpenView report that shares best practices for building […]