All Blog Posts Tagged 'metrics' (207)

The Suckiness of Phone Time Reports

Recruiters have lots of metrics that they are measured on, but the most worthless of them all is the Phone Time Report. This is the report that shows how much time a recruiter spends on the phone each day/week/month.

Some live by this report, and for the life of me, I just can't see why. It is filled with abuses and does not accurately reflect the production level or successes of a…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on April 1, 2014 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Marketing Metrics HR Vendors Will Soon Be Paying a Lot of Attention To

In an excellent Barron’s article from earlier this year titled “It’s Not the Earnings, It’s ‘The Metrics’ That Really Matter,” Tiernan Ray…

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Added by Mark Willaman on March 27, 2014 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Do You Trust Your Recruiting Analytics?

If you read one of my recent posts, “Getting Started with Recruitment Marketing”, you’ll know my thoughts on the importance of analytics in a total recruitment…

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Added by Chris Brablc on January 30, 2014 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

7 Recruiting Metrics You Should Really Care About

Please note: This article originally featured on the RecruitLoop Blog.

If you measured every metric that every article on the web suggested you should measure to confirm whether you are employing effectively or not, you would end…

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Added by Paul Slezak on October 9, 2013 at 9:40pm — 1 Comment

The Career Site and ATS Job Application

This blog post is bred out of a lot of conversations I’ve been involved with in the past few months around the Career Site and the overall candidate flow into the ATS application.  I hope it helps you think about how these two resources flow together and the difference between the two.  Also feel free to check out our White Paper on Career Site Optimization,…

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Added by Chris Brablc on July 25, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 6.29.13 to 7.12.13

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article you’ll be getting 2 weeks full of content and we’ll be talking about hot corporate recruiting trends, micro-videos, mobile candidate experience,…

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Added by Chris Brablc on July 12, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Candidate Experience: Why should we care?

If you are in the recruiting profession, it’s hard to get away from the candidate experience.  It’s one of those hot topics right now that everyone is talking about.  You go to recruiting conferences and you here speakers talk about the importance of treating candidates better (i.e. “As…

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Added by Chris Brablc on July 10, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Defining the Candidate Experience

If you are a recruiting organization and looking to improve your candidate experience, I urge you to apply for the Candidate Experience Awards.  This will be a great way to learn new techniques and benchmark your candidate experience against the industry’s best.

It’s no secret that recruiting organizations are becoming more cognizant of the candidate…

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Added by Chris Brablc on June 26, 2013 at 2:17pm — No Comments

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 6.15.13 to 6.21.13

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about software feelings, engaging tomorrow’s workforce, employment branding, A/B testing, sourcing and semantic SEO.

Also, a reminder.  The Candidate Experience Awards are accepting applications for this year’s awards…

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Added by Chris Brablc on June 21, 2013 at 11:29am — No Comments

For accurate recruitment metrics, don’t rely on Candidate Self Selection

One of the most common themes of the HCI Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference last week (you can see my recap here) was the need for recruitment metrics as part of any recruitment strategy.  Capturing data on your talent acquisition process is integral for…

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Added by Chris Brablc on June 20, 2013 at 2:36pm — No Comments

What is a comprehensive recruitment strategy?

On this blog and in our conversations with recruiting organizations, we talk a lot about having a “comprehensive recruitment strategy”.  But in some of the conversations I have with folks, it’s not really clear what this means.

So let’s aim to clear this up!

 

It’s not just one thing

Now in the marketplace today, there are a number of voices locking into a few areas and stressing their importance.  “You need to be doing Mobile”, “A CRM is a must”, “Social needs…

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Added by Chris Brablc on May 22, 2013 at 10:07am — 4 Comments

Where does innovation come from in recruitment?

With the Recruiting Innovation Summit this week in San Francisco, I thought it was as good a time to discuss innovation in our space and discuss how and why it comes about.

I’m not down there but our CEO Mike Hennessy & CSO Scott Fowle are, if you want to get your SmashFly fix.

So let’s get…

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Added by Chris Brablc on May 15, 2013 at 10:38am — No Comments

Is your boss "cool" or "cruel"...Let us evaluate the signs

I am fortunate to have a warm and receptive boss that cares about my future and goes above and beyond to provide me with the tools and resources to gain the necessary skills to grow and work in a very satisfying environment.

With her cheerleader persona, focus on rewards and recognition and balanced workflow, she is a role model for the qualities that we look for in a “cool” boss.  On a daily basis, I witness a leader that:

  • Fosters innovation
  • Promotes strong…
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Added by Mark A. Leon on May 7, 2013 at 10:52am — No Comments

Recruiting Insights from this year’s Cinderella Florida Gulf Coast

If you are like me, this year’s March Madness has led to a lot of busted brackets and little hope of winning any of my bracket pools.  But with all the upsets, have come some great teams and stories especially among the Cinderellas.  With one of the best stories being Florida Gulf Coast.

From the coach and his supermodel wife to the players that barely played before the new regime to the university that was often confused with a Junior college, this team has been media gold and one of…

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Added by Chris Brablc on March 27, 2013 at 11:55am — 2 Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 3.16.13 to 3.22.13

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about the Source of Hire, outlawing HR, recruiters and refs, the value of sourcing and talent acquisition value mapping.

Here are the articles that interested us this week (in no particular order),…

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Added by Chris Brablc on March 22, 2013 at 10:08am — No Comments

Will Work For Klout

This picture of me was snapped recently at a local mall and it’s for realz!  Can you believe it? Me, Leslie Mason, reduced to soliciting social media scores on the street corner. Am I the only person who measures their social success by their Klout score and what in the world is going…

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Added by Leslie Mason on March 15, 2013 at 7:50pm — 3 Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 3.9.13 to 3.15.13

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about the Pope, measurement, finding content, LinkedIn and hiring for fit.

Also, here is…

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Added by Chris Brablc on March 15, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

5 Myths about Recruitment Marketing

Within any organization there are a number of things that you take for granted as being true in your process and strategy.  Things that in thought may not appear to be a big deal but given a second look may have a considerable impact on your overall results.  And in many cases, this is not done with intent but happens because you expect your technology and process to accurately handle these areas.  The real problem is that some organizations don’t even realize they have a problem.

To…

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Added by Chris Brablc on March 13, 2013 at 10:24am — No Comments

What affects the success of a job ad?

This will be a short post but one that I think is important to understand as you are evaluating your process and budget  spend.  For every one of your recruiting advertising sources, you are making educated decisions based on the…

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Added by Chris Brablc on March 7, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Why are Source(s) of Influence and Candidate Touchpoints important?

As an industry, we are making huge strides in the way we measure and evaluate our recruitment marketing strategies.  While efficiency metrics like time to fill and cost per hire are still part of the evaluation process, quality metrics that are tracking where organizations are finding their most qualified candidates and hires are becoming integral to strategic decision making.

However, even with these metrics there is room for growth.  Over the past few years, there’s a push to move…

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Added by Chris Brablc on March 5, 2013 at 10:43am — No Comments

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