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, […]
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.
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 […]
Yesterday’s Advisor featured the first seven of SaaS talent acquisition solutions provider iCIMS; today 8 through 10. Did they get it right?
Purveyor of SaaS talent acquisition solutions, iCIMS, recently issued a white paper designating their Top 10 Must-Track Metrics in Talent Acquisition. Did they get it right?
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
In yesterday’s Advisor, we reviewed the good and the bad of preemployment inquiries; today, we take a look at some of the just plain ugly questions that you should never even think of asking.
When a company first meets with a prospective candidate, it’s not just the interviewee who needs to be on his or her toes. Interviewers must be careful to ask the right questions, not just to ensure they’re making the right hire but also to avoid legal entanglements.