Analytics

Source of Hire: Maybe it’s time to renew the discussion

Source of Hire: Maybe it’s time to renew the discussion

I was reminded last month that it has been nearly four years since Chris and I wrote the last CareerXroads’ (CXR) Source of Hire Report. It has me wondering: are we really ready to measure the influences that trigger candidate decisions on their long and winding journey to your [incredible] opportunity? [Take our 2019  SOH…

You’re doing it wrong

You’re doing it wrong

Businesses have never done as much hiring as they do today. They’ve never spent as much money doing it. And they’ve never done a worse job of it. In a recent Harvard Business Review (HBR) article titled “Your Approach to Hiring is All Wrong” that’s part of a larger series on Recruiting, Professor Peter Cappelli…

A glimpse into two key recruiting metrics: Time To Fill & Cost Per Hire

A glimpse into two key recruiting metrics: Time To Fill & Cost Per Hire

Talent acquisition leaders have a list of key benchmarks that they watch regularly and oftentimes are continually pushing their teams towards.  Of those metrics, two of the most common are Time to Fill (TtF) and Cost per Hire (CpH).  And believe it or not, even the most popular of industry benchmarks vary wildly from company to company for both of…

Talent Acquisition Strategies – An Invitation to Participate

Talent Acquisition Strategies – An Invitation to Participate

The talent acquisition technology market has become increasingly complex with new providers emerging, old providers trying to reinvent themselves, and endless rumors of pending acquisitions. The modern talent acquisition tech stack is now designed to help companies manage both the tactical and strategic elements of talent acquisition. Yet, many of the companies we have interviewed…

2019 Resolution: Resolve to call BS on recruiting myths

2019 Resolution: Resolve to call BS on recruiting myths

We’ve read our share of recruiting myths over the years and are wondering if we’re the only ones getting tired of opinions and stories in our space that can’t be backed up by real research? Try this one on for size: I just read an article offering six suggestions on how to improve the hiring…

Want to calculate the ideal recruiter requisition load?

Want to calculate the ideal recruiter requisition load?

image credit: stevepb / Pixabay On average, what is your recruiter requisition load? It’s a question with wildly varying answers. In her recent LinkedIn post, Linda Brenner, co-founder and Managing Partner of Talent Growth Advisors, offers the newest answer to “How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?” We really like the…