Category: Recruiting Metrics

It’s important for recruiters to be able to demonstrate in concrete ways their contribution to the organization. Metrics help to gauge the effectiveness of the operation.

Do Employees Think They Will Get What They Deserve?

Yesterday’s Advisor explored a recent survey by Glassdoor concerning employment confidence. Today we’ll continue to explore the results of this survey, specifically about salary expectations and job security over the next 6 months. Where Do You See Your Salary in 1 Year? Glassdoor asked its participants if they expected a pay raise or a cost […]

Most Employees Prefer Benefits and Perks over Pay

A recent survey by Glassdoor entitled Q3 2015 U.S. Employment Confidence Survey states that a staggering 79% of employees would take better benefits and perks over better pay any day. Harris Poll recently conducted the Q3 2015 U.S. Employment Confidence Survey on behalf of Glassdoor. The survey was given to over 2,000 adults residing in […]

Making the Most of Recruiting Metrics

Yesterday’s Advisor began to explore some advice from Cathy Gray, JD, Senior Managing Editor of HR and Compensation here at BLR®, on recruiting metrics. Today, we’ll continue to explore how to make the most of your recruiting metrics. Quality of Hire When we look at quality of hire, we’re getting into metrics that look at […]

Recruiting Metrics: Make Sure They Are Meaningful

Metrics are a way to measure or quantify a particular concept, such as employee engagement or turnover, but if you are not careful, you may find you’ve been measuring the wrong thing, says expert Cathy Gray, JD, Senior Managing Editor of HR and Compensation at BLR®. The value of the metric depends on several things, […]

Finding a Better Metric than Time to Fill

Expert Jeremy Eskenazi, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CMC, says that because HR doesn’t usually control every aspect of recruiting, HR professionals should be considered facilitators rather than managers. Since “Time to Fill” is a metric determined by how much time hiring managers (HMs) take to fill a position, it’s a terrible measure of recruiter productivity. Here’s a […]

What’s Your Most Useful Metric? More Results of Our HR Metrics Survey

Yesterday’s Advisor presented some of the findings of our reader survey on HR metrics best practices. Today, we present more results of the study, including measures of turnover, benefits, performance, and training. 604 individuals participated in the HR Daily Advisor’s HR Metrics Survey, conducted in April 2015. Measures of Turnover Turnover is clearly a very […]

The Results of Our HR Metrics Best Practices Survey Are In!

Our HR Metrics Survey, conducted in April 2015, sought to find out how metrics are being employed in the field of human resources. Everyone knows that the C-suite loves to see hard data—which HR arenas (and what aspects of them) are the most measured? How are metrics used to gauge recruiting success? What metrics were […]

Dashboard Templates for Talent Management

In yesterday’s Advisor, Jayson Saba offered tips for dashboards and scorecards for HR, including the first of his recommended templates. Today, we present the rest of the templates. Saba, vice president of Market Strategy, Ceridian HCM, delivered his suggestions at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Talent Management Conference, held recently in San Diego. […]