Cheri Hanson from Cargill, the international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services employing 131,000 people in 66 countries, will present with Yves Lermusi, chief executive officer of Checkster at the Taleo World user conference in San Francisco, California. The presentation, “Social Assessment: The New Pathway to Quality of Hire,” will describe how Cargill has been transforming the inefficient and ineffective telephone reference checking process into an innovative method, often called Reference Check 2.0 or Social Assessment. Borrowing from the collective intelligence – proven decision science, as demonstrated by Google, Yelp or TripAdvisor, this presentation applies that science to talent assessment for better results and reduced costs. Focused around the Cargill case study, Hanson and Lermusi will showcase how organizations can increase accuracy in their hiring practices while still showing positive ROI by leveraging the wisdom of the crowd. But most interestingly, it will show how organizations can scale this practice for all your new hires.