How to Implement an Employee Referral Program [INFOGRAPHIC]

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How to Implement an Employee Referral Program [INFOGRAPHIC]

Employee referrals are one of the most lucrative ways to hire employees. According to ERE,  46% of all hires at top performing firms are referrals. This inforgraphic dives further into the importance of referrals and why you should be investing in an employee referral program.

Top Takeaways:

  • Referrals are #1 in employee retention rate after 1 year at 46% vs. 33% careers sites.
  • Referrals are a better cultural fit fit because they are pre-vetted by people familiar with how you work
  • Cash rewards for referrals are the #1 incentive for getting employees to participate

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Jessica Miller-Merrell

Learn more about Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, the founder of Workology, a workplace HR resource, and the host of the Workology Podcast. More of her blogs can be found here.


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