March 14, 2017

3 Recruitment Funnel Metrics You HAVE to Start Tracking

Numbers and statistics can guide many decisions, however, many recruiters still rely heavily on instinct when it comes to sourcing and hiring. The idea of a “data-driven hiring cycle” is becoming more relevant than ever as the use of analytics becomes more attainable for many companies. A 2015 survey reported 43% of companies struggle with finding the talent analytics they need. While this number is higher than we’d like to see, it’s far lower than if the questions were asked ten, or even five, years ago.

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Recruiting & Sourcing

March 12, 2017

7 Tips for Getting Recruiting Budget Approval ASAP

The days of posting job requirements to a simple job board and hoping for the right candidate to apply are over. Bersin’s Factbook, compiled from surveys of more than 400 talent acquisition pros at midsize and large US organizations, suggests 52 days as the average time-to-hire for most medium to large companies. Almost two months to fill a position? This statistic calls for urgency when it comes to improving our recruitment programs.

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Recruiting & Sourcing

March 7, 2017

3 More Things to Learn from Google About Recruiting Budget

 

Running a business is difficult, especially for startups. Depending on the type of business you run, it could take years to become profitable. Restaurants, for example, have to be open for an average of 4-5 years before they turn a profit. For them, budget is king.

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Recruiting & Sourcing

March 5, 2017

5 Recruiting Reports to Run Every Month

If you measured every single metric within recruiting, chances are you would spend most of your time measuring recruiting instead of actually recruiting. Measuring recruiting activities is important, however, there are reports and metrics that are more important than others. Keeping a tab on the important metrics allows recruiters to stay informed on what is being done right and what needs to be fixed. Whether you are a large or small organization, we have outlined the 5 most important recruiting reports to run every month:

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February 28, 2017

5 Ways to Optimize Your Resume for the ATS

72% of submitted applications are never read by an actual person.

Does that surprise you? It’s due to the use of Applicant Tracking Systems. These systems scan resumes to determine if a candidate’s qualifications match up with what the company wants in an employee. If you’re missing certain keywords or have fewer qualifications than another applicant, then it’s unlikely your resume will ever be seen by a person and you won’t get the job. Fortunately, there are things you can do to optimize your resume and increase the chances it gets into the hands of the hiring manager.

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