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.

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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Avoid These Ugly Preemployment Pitfalls

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.

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Preemployment Inquiries: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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.

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