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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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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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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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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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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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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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…

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Are your recruiting metrics old and tired? Turnover rate is one of several tired, old, static recruiting metrics applied to staffing and retention that isn’t very effective in a competitive, evolving job market and economy. With its foundation in employee hiring and exit history, it doesn’t reflect a company’s current recruiting needs status and only…

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Everyone wants the perfect employee. That elusive individual who both loves what they do and gets along with those they work with. It doesn’t hurt if they also know what they’re doing. But let’s face it, finding that perfect individual isn’t always easy. It takes time, patience and money. Job boards aren’t free, recruiters don’t…

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