Employee referrals are more likely to hired. 4X more likely! If you are person looking for a job your odds being interviewed is significantly higher when you are referred by an employee over other recruiting channels.
On the other hand, companies often pay employees incentive when a candidate referred by them gets hired. The person referring gets rewarded (often), the person who lands the job is also happier. In the meanwhile, the company also saved a ton of money by skipping expensive candidate searches.
Everyone wins with employee referrals. But often, you don’t know anyone within your network who can provide you an employee referral to the company that you are vying to get into. This site exists to connect Job Seekers with Employees interested in referring you. Let’s level the playing field a bit.