Online Reference Checks

We’re here to ease the burden of reference checking.

Reference and background checks can often be time consuming, which is why it’s important to remain as efficient as possible when you’re recruiting for your next employee.

At CVCheck, we offer online reference checking services that are cost-effective, fast and accurate. Our reference checks will verify a candidate’s previous job history and their references, sharing the results with employers online via email upon the completion of a check. We’ve provided reference checks for companies in Australia and internationally, making it easier for employers to hire the right staff.

Improve Your HR Efficiency up to 32%+

By outsourcing your reference check to CVCheck, you save hours of admin time and money. Here's why:

24/7 online convenience

Questionnaire templates to suit your role

Mobile friendly experience making responses from candidates and referees easier and faster

Real-time status updates on the progress of your reference check (See example here)

Direct SMS and email messaging to both candidate and referee for faster response time

Easy to read report, making it simple to compare and assess candidates

Customise your questions

We've made reference checking automated, fast and affordable, now allowing you to use your own reference check template.

+As demonstrated by the CVCheck Calculator – gains may vary by organisation.

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Streamlined Employment Reference Check

$15.00 +GST* | Estimated delivery time: 1 day**

A faster and cost-effective way to obtain candidate references:

Verified Employment Reference Check

$35.00 +GST* | Estimated delivery time: 3 days**

All the features of our streamlined reference check plus more detailed employment information from the candidate's previous HR or Payroll department to confirm:

* GST as applicable within your region.

** All turnaround times are estimated working times for Australian checks and are provided as a guide only. Turnaround times are based on our experience of the time taken for the majority of these checks to be delivered. However, CVCheck is reliant on third parties for supply of information, and in some cases those third parties may take longer to supply that information. Accordingly, CVCheck does not give any time guarantees for any checks or packages. It is CVCheck’s policy and practice to keep you informed as much as possible if there are any unusual delays. Read more about our delivery times here.

Testimonials Section

The new streamlined reference check has seen a much quicker turnaround.
Given the fast nature of our business, especially retail, switching to the new streamlined reference check has seen much quicker turnaround times.
Ian McCreery
Talent Acquisition COE Lead
Streamlined Reference Check set up was seamless.
The Streamlined Reference Check set up was a seamless one, it happened overnight. It is a much faster check turn around, I am glad we moved to the Streamlined Reference Check as it makes our recruitment turnaround faster.
Ester McDonnell
Talent Acquisition Project Consultant
Alinta Energy

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