Reference check, fast and confidently

HiPeople’s automated reference checking software helps you to reach your hiring goals.

✔︎ Reduce time to hire
✔︎ Close top talent
✔︎ Build diverse teams
✔︎ Make informed and compliant decisions

Reference checking software
Join 1,400+ modern recruiting teams using HiPeople
Hire the best talent with fast, compliant reference checks
HiPeople’s automated reference checking service helps you to reach your hiring goals.
Detect suspicious behavior

Detect suspicious behavior

Stay compliant and secure with HiPeople’s proprietary fingerprinting technology. 

HiPeople detects suspicious behavior for you automatically so you can focus on hiring the best talent.

Turn insights into action

Turn insights into action

Hiring recommendations, areas of improvement, benchmarked skills. Don’t just collect reference checks, turn them into action.

Compare your candidates and hire the best talent with confidence.

Remove unconscious bias

Remove unconscious bias

Use role-specific templates or select a vast range of science-backed question modules.

Create your reference check in less than 30 seconds. Collect objective, bias-free insights in less than 24 hours.

Reference check templates
Start from one of 50+ reference check templates or build your own custom survey from question templates designed by HR professionals and people scientists.
Invite candidates from HiPeople or your Applicant Tracking System.

Next, candidates can submit their referees to provide their reference feedback.
Every reference submitted is automatically analyzed by HiPeople’s proprietary algorithms.

Core findings are visualized in our easy-to-read dashboard to enable you to make a truly data-informed hiring decision.
Fully automated reference checking service, end-to-end
  • Easy, fast, and effective reference request process
  • Fully automated reference check collection with results in >24 hours
  • Automated reminders and follow-ups via email and text message

  • Mobile-ready user interface for candidates and references
Fully automated reference check collection process
Role-specific reference surveys
Survey Builder
Build role-specific reference surveys that move the needle, in seconds
  • Get started with 50+ ready-to-use role-specific reference check templates
  • Use HiPeople’s science-backed, compliant reference check modules to build your own survey
  • Add custom questions and cover all additional details

  • Define what drives your reference checks: amount of references, reference type, and reference origin
Smart AI
Leverage our proprietary algorithms to discover unique findings
  • Read between the lines with HiPeople dynamic follow-up questions: automatically triggered when needed to surface even richer insights
  • Work with fully verified references based on our LinkedIn authentication process
  • Take an objective view on references with the help of our bias detection algorithms that indicate if a reference’s tone is critical, balanced, or positive

  • Be safe at all times by our alerting system that detects signals for potential fraudulent reference behaviors
Fradulent reference behaviors
Reference check insights
Reference check insights that enable you to hire the best talent with confidence
  • Analyze your candidates strengths, weaknesses, areas of improvements, and so much more
  • Benchmarked results make it easy to compare your candidates against each other
  • Share reference check insights in Hiring Manager-specific guides and enable your hiring managers
Choose your language
Communication with candidates and references in your preferred language
  • Make sure your candidates and reference convert by localizing HiPeople to your language of choice
  • HiPeople is available in +20 languages
  • New languages can by added upon request
Fradulent reference behaviors
HiPeople talent pool to collect additional candidates
Talent Sourcing
Turn references into candidates with your HiPeople talent pool
  • Enable references to opt-in your HiPeople talent pool and collect additional candidates for future vacancies
  • >30% of references end up joining your HiPeople reference talent pool
  • Build a unique, active talent pipeline
Additional features

Everything you need to make the best hiring decisions and enable your teams to hire with confidence

GDPR compliant & SOC 2 Type II certified
CCPA/GDPR compliant & SOC 2 Type II certified

HiPeople is CCPA/GDPR compliant and SOC 2 Type II certified making data security and compliance a breeze.
Easy, secure data sharing
Easy, secure data sharing

Distribute your reference insights with those that need to see it, easily. Use the HiPeople ATS integration, secure sharing of individual reference checks with anybody in your organization, or via pdf export.
Easy access via single sign-on (SSO)
Easy access via single sign-on (SSO)

Give your organization access to HiPeople reference insights via SSO, and decide who sees what. Different user access right enable you to give your teams different access rights.
Rich candidate and reference experience
Rich candidate and reference experience

Make reference checks a delightful experience for candidates and references alike. Mobile-ready interface, easy access and usage, fully customizable interface to represent your employer brand the best.
Executive reports
Executive reports

Top-level executive reports deliver account analytics on the metrics that matter: references collected, conversion rate, time saved, reference types, and much more.
Easy collaboration with your team and hiring managers
Easy collaboration

Collaborate with your team and hiring managers on the collected reference insights. Share your findings by tagging those that need to see them in the comments and start collaborating.
HiPeople integrations

HiPeople meets you where you work. Effortlessly integrate HiPeople into your existing workflows in under 15 mins.

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HiPeople ATS integrations

Make fairer hiring decisions with background checks from our Checkr integration.

Background checks with HiPeople Checkr integration

Manage your hiring process and receive live notifications as insights roll in with our Slack integration.

Live notifications with HiPeople slack integration
What our customers say...
Read all success stories
In-depth insights into our candidate's work style, values, and areas of improvement.
With HiPeople'a automated reference checks we can make confident hiring decisions at scale. It is a game changer in our business.
Anouk Fechner
Global Head of Talent Enablement
HiPeople helps us to master critical KPIs to prove our value add to the business.
We make better selection and hiring decision based on HiPeople‘s hiring intelligence platform. HiPeople is an enhancement of your ATS.
Matthias Schmeißer
Global Director, Talent Acquisition
HiPeople enables us at IntelyCare to always hire the best talent: compliant and at scale!
Running compliant recruiting processes is a must in healthcare, but becomes increasingly complex when you process +40,000 applicants per year as we do.
Larry DeHoyos
Director of Credentialing
HiPeople makes our reference check process easy, automated and data-driven.
Reference checks and assessments are now automated and compliant with insightful feedback with just a click of a button!
Tony Le
Sr. Director, Global Talent Acquisition
Automating parts of our recruiting process with HiPeople has been key for us.
The time and energy we saved allowed us to focus direct quality time with our candidates in other steps of our processes.
Timothee Laurent
Global Talent Acquisition Manager
Increasing quality of hire - for our TA-team this is not just a phrase, but a goal.
Through the collaboration with HiPeople we were not only able to validate the selected candidates along our recruitment processes and increase culture & value fit - but also improved Hiring Manager satisfaction and engagement.
Christin Glaeser-Seidel
Head of Talent Acquisition
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