Metrics

HR Analysts Worth Following

There’s a new breed of HR professionals on the scene that are driving the conversation and the bottom line in human resources. HR analysts around the world have insights that employers, recruiters, and human resource professionals of all stripes can use to get to the head of the line in recruiting, employer branding, and employee…

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The Importance of Recruiting Metrics

If you want better hiring results, you have to make some changes in your recruiting process. One of the best changes to make is in regard to recruiting metrics. You need to gather and maintain the right kind of data, such as where your candidates are coming from, how they apply for your jobs, and…

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Recruiting Strategies for a Competitive Marketplace

Human resources and recruiting are professions that straddle business support and business impact. On one hand, they can get mired in the same-old, same-old practices that come to mind when you think of hiring – help wanted signs, performance reviews, and standard policies. On the other hand, they are poised to take advantage of new…

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4 High Impact Recruiting Metrics

If it can be measured, it can be improved, and that goes for recruiting as well as any other business process. But what should you be measuring in your recruiting process? There are a lot of moving parts in the recruiting process. What recruiting metrics should you use? Do you measure time to hire? Quality…

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Do you have a Diverse Workforce?

Executives like Capital One’s head of multifamily finance Grace Huebscher and Cadbury Schweppes CEO John Brock know the value of a diverse workforce that reflects their customer base. Huebscer says a diverse workforce makes better decisions. Brock says a diverse workforce creates a better understanding of customers and a significant competitive advantage.   Not Sure…

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How to Be a Better Interviewer

RECRUITING QUESTION: One of the ways that our HR team is measured is by the quality of the candidates that we hire for our organization, as well as new employee retention rates.  What are some practical things that we can do to increase the effectiveness of our candidate interview process so that we can maximize…

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Exciting HR and Workforce Trends for 2015

2015 is off to a cold, cold start but there are plenty of hot topics in Human Resources (HR) this year. Employees as brand ambassadors, digitized corporate learning, wearable gadgets at work, and social HR are all developing areas that fall to HR for monitoring and guidance.   Employees as Brand Ambassadors Instead of fearing…

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Improve your Hiring Process with One-Day Offers

Be honest about your hiring process. How long does it take to extend an offer to a candidate at your company? Three weeks? Longer?  All your efforts to find top salespeople or the best software developers  won’t matter if your hiring process takes too long in regard to extending job offers. Recruiting and HR expert…

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Lou Adler on Recruiting Metrics

Lou Adler is a veteran recruiter, author of books about recruiting and hiring, originator of Performance-based HiringSM, and CEO and founder of the Adler Group. He’s been in the recruiting industry for 30 years, and knows better than most what matters in recruiting. He is a strong advocate of recruiting metrics, especially quality of hire.…

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3-Ways-Recruiting-Metrics-Rock

Recruiting metrics may seem like extra effort or just one more report to look at each month, but actually, recruiting metrics can provide a foundation for persuasion, comparison, and problem-solving that you wouldn’t have without them. Recruiting metrics rock when you need to convince upper management that your organization needs to implement social recruiting. Or…

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5 Recruiting Metrics That Really Work

Recruiting costs money and any time you spend money, you want to make sure you can justify the expense. Recruiting metrics help communicate the value of recruiting to the organization as well as highlight areas that may need more funding or different efforts. Recruiting metrics measure the effectiveness (or ineffectiveness) of your recruiting process. They…

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Are Your Recruiting Metrics Strategic?

If you want your recruiting metrics to be a strategic tool to develop into a competitive edge, you need to use forward-looking metrics or predictive analytics tied to specific business impacts. Turn your recruiting metrics into a strategic tool by providing dollar and goal impacts,Recruiting Metrics calculating risks, and using real-time recruitment metrics that report…

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