What makes a great referral candidate?

What makes a great referral candidate?


You can speak highly of their previous work
If they were reporting to you, would you feel comfortable standing by their work and taking responsibility? You understand their work habits and know they will fit in.

They have skills that directly align with the position
Everyone wants to work with their friends, but do they have the background to actually get the job done?

They align with Sodexo’s core values​
Can you see them committing and dedicating to our core Values: Service Spirit, Team Spirit and Spirit of Progress?

They show interest in the role and in Sodexo or are currently looking for a new opportunity​
Are they looking for a new opportunity in their career or have shown specific interest in a role or generally working with Sodexo?

You know they are in it for the long haul​
Don’t recommend someone who you know will only be around for a short stint.

Someone you would enjoy working with on a regular basis​
You think they would get along with the rest of the team and be able to work well together.​

Someone you would enjoy working with on a regular basis
You think they would get along with the rest of the team and be able to work well together.

They are results-driven and motivated to help the business
This referral will reflect your judge of character – make sure this person is ready to roll up their sleeves and contribute.

They come highly recommended by other peers
It’s great that you think highly of them, but what is everyone else saying? Make sure to check their LinkedIn profile for recommendations or professional endorsements.