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the psychology of employee referrals

Talent acquisition and recruitment professionals know the ‘why’ when it comes to referrals.   The challenge for businesses comes with the ‘how’. 

For talent acquisition and recruitment professionals the foundation of a great referral scheme is  understanding the 3 core principles around the psychology of employee behaviour.


  • how to build habitual behaviour in your workforce
  • using social pressure to drive commitment
  • how to incentivise employees to engage 
  • why ignoring these psychological principles equals failure
  • screenshot examples from Real Links illustrating how these principles work in practice.