HR Analytics: Metrics for Measuring Recruiting Success

By Carrie Kolar Tue, Jun 07,2016 @ AM

Recruiting needs to be measured and improved like any other business function, but some companies find it difficult to measure something that is part art and part science. In this week’s RPOA Weekly, we present HR analytics that you should consider to improve recruiter performance and ensure recruiting success.

Topics: recruiting, recruiting metrics, HR Analytics


Top Recruiting Metrics Your Company Must Track Today

The goal of any good recruiting program is to locate and hire the best talent out there. The process can be long and time consuming, and it’s important to assess whether or not your tactics are paying off in the long run. Here is a list of metrics that can help you evaluate the success of your recruiting program, or to show you where the faults and weaknesses are so that you can correct them. Understanding how to make these numbers work for you is critical to ensuring a solid recruitment plan for your company.

Topics: recruiting metrics, recruiting data and metrics


How Data and Metrics Affect Recruiting Efforts and Industry Trends

By Carrie Kolar Thu, Aug 20,2015 @ AM

Performance measurement and data gathering are huge trends in every aspect of business, and recruiting is no exception. Recruiting generates massive amounts of data, and understanding the data and using it to measure quality and performance promises a more efficient, effective recruiting process.  Using this data wisely can highlight where good sources and hires are easily identifiable, while elimininating waste in time and money can be eliminated. In this week’s RPOA Roundup, we take a lot at how data and metrics affect recruiting efforts and industry trends.

Topics: recruiting, recruiting trends, HR industry trends, recruiting metrics


How to Get the Best Talent in the Right Roles, and Other RPOA News

By Janine Lucas Tue, Nov 11,2014 @ AM

There’s more than one way to make sure you’re recruiting the very best and brightest talent for your company. These five articles will show you how you can spot rapid learners and high achievers - why you should simplify the application process to attract solid talent – 6 steps to measuring recruiting metrics – why you need to start on your workforce budget for 2015 – and essential HR technologies you can’t live without.   

Topics: recruitment, recruiting, hiring and recruiting news, recruiting metrics


6-Steps Process for Measuring Recruiting Metrics

By Monika Jansen Thu, Oct 30,2014 @ AM

How to Measure and Improve the Strategic Value HR Delivers. The role of HR is complex, far-reaching, and really important – especially when it coms to attracting and hiring new employees. Without fabulous new hires that can deliver and fit into the company culture, well, there wouldn’t be a company, would there? Bring that value to forefront by measuring the effectiveness of your recruiting process. Tricky as that sounds, it can accurately be measured. Just follow this six-step process:

Topics: recruiting metrics


How to Measure Your Recruiting Performance (Part 1 of 2)

By Allison Reilly Wed, Jun 25,2014 @ AM
You can't improve what you can't measure, and your recruiting performance isn't any different. Without the right recruiting metrics, your organization won't have the information it needs to assess its recruiting process and make the necessary improvements. In the first of this two-part series, we're going to show you how to measure your recruiting performance, starting with defining your goals, metrics and infrastructure.

Defining Your Goals

Topics: process recruitment, best practices, applicant tracking software, recruiting metrics


Recruiting Metrics, Recruiting Technology, and More RPO News

By Allison Reilly Thu, May 22,2014 @ AM

Recruiting metrics and recruiting technology are two crucial topics in hiring and recruitment. They are two things that every organization ought to have, but if they aren't used correctly, then the organization is not getting the full benefit of the metrics' insight or of the technology's capabilities. This week's hiring and recruiting news roundup focuses on these two topics, topics that we haven't covered much in news roundups and that are long overdue for discussion.

Topics: HR industry, hiring and recruiting news, HR industry trends, recruiting metrics, technology and recruiting


Getting a Hold on Your Metrics

Getting a hold of your metrics means a lot more than just refining the way in which you measure and collect information on the state of your company’s hiring function. In order to truly get the most out of your hard work, blood, sweat and spread sheets, your metrics have to do more than just collect dust. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a big fan of accurate measurement, but recording metrics for metrics sake just isn’t the point of the whole exercise. The point of this data is improvement, and the potential that good metrics have for growing your hiring function is immense. The only problem is that, much of the time, the same HR people who put in the time to collect and catalog the right metrics can’t quite tell the story that the data is pointing at. Even if the numbers are all laid out in front of you and your executives, the bottom line and organizational impact of recent HR decisions and your hiring function as a whole can still be lost in translation.

Topics: accolo, hiring challenge, candidate experience, recruiting metrics, noise to hire metric


Post-Recession Recruiting, Hiring Trends, and Other RPO News

By Allison Reilly Thu, May 08,2014 @ AM

Part of the reason why we do a weekly hiring and recruiting news roundup is to keep our audience abreast with some of the latest hiring and recruiting trends and discussion. What are the hot topics in the industry, topics that aren't mentioned on this blog? Are there any new research findings or strategies that the world ought to know about? This week's roundup covers some of those trends and strategies, while highlighting some of the newer challenges in RPO and human resources.

Topics: hiring and recruiting news, process recruitment, innovative recruiting, candidate experience, recruiting trends, recruiting metrics


The Latest Trends in Hiring Costs and Efficiencies (Part 2 of 3)

By Allison Reilly Wed, May 07,2014 @ AM

In the first part of our series on hiring and recruiting statistics, we covered a few of the latest statistics reflecting the state of hiring in the United States. Although three-fourths of organization said they were planning to hire this year, and that more job openings are being advertised online than in 2010, filling those openings effectively and hiring efficiently are still big challenges. In the second part of this three-part series, we have three of the latest trends on hiring costs and recruiting efficiencies. Knowing these trends should help you overcome the challenges of hiring effectively and efficiently by illustrating areas where you can improve your recruiting process.

Topics: recruitment, recruiting, accolo, hiring, hiring challenge, recruiting trends, recruiting metrics, noise to hire metric

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