Category Archives: Analytics

Talent acquisition leaders have a list of key benchmarks that they watch regularly and oftentimes are continually pushing their teams towards.  Of those metrics, two of the most common are Time to Fill (TtF) and Cost per Hire (CpH).  And believe it or not, even the most popular of industry benchmarks vary wildly from company to company for both of […]

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The talent acquisition technology market has become increasingly complex with new providers emerging, old providers trying to reinvent themselves, and endless rumors of pending acquisitions. The modern talent acquisition tech stack is now designed to help companies manage both the tactical and strategic elements of talent acquisition. Yet, many of the companies we have interviewed […]

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We’ve read our share of recruiting myths over the years and are wondering if we’re the only ones getting tired of opinions and stories in our space that can’t be backed up by real research? Try this one on for size: I just read an article offering six suggestions on how to improve the hiring […]

Analytics, Diversity 4

image credit: stevepb / Pixabay On average, what is your recruiter requisition load? It’s a question with wildly varying answers. In her recent LinkedIn post, Linda Brenner, co-founder and Managing Partner of Talent Growth Advisors, offers the newest answer to “How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?” We really like the […]

Analytics, Leadership 2

Image Credit:GregPlom / Pixabay Candidates hear a lot about unfair pay practices in the press but are almost always left in the dark when it comes to how a specific employer will treat them – exceptions like SalesForce and Corning notwithstanding. Transparency around gender pay equity is something US employers talk about without actually having […]

Analytics, Candidate Experience, Diversity, Leadership 0

Image Credit:15299 / Pixabay Listen to the full podcast of this headline here. It seems so simple – and so obvious – to say, “Know your audience.” But, for talent acquisition, that audience includes a variety of stakeholders: hiring managers, colleagues, business leaders and, of course, the candidates who come in many flavors. Profiling your […]

Analytics, Branding & Marketing, Operations 0

This year at our Recruiting Operations and Analytics Colloquium meeting, the discussion with 50 Talent Acquisition leaders started with determining the key responsibilities of both Operations and Analytics team members.  After a day and a half of collaboration among participating members, it became increasingly clear that the realized value of these specialized roles continues to […]

Analytics, Operations 0

Image Credit:StockSnap / Pixabay Retention has always been attached to the hip of Talent Acquisition… but loosely. I’ve always looked askance at recycled insights about retention that typically say nothing new but, this time I was pleasantly surprised at the solid learning, evidence-based approach and the possibility of something new that TA could actually use […]

Analytics, Operations 0

What a year 2017 was for CareerXroads and its members!  With more meetings than before, more member companies than ever, higher volumes of content, our 100th colloquium meeting, an immersive trip to learn about recruiting practices in Japan, and innovative new meeting strategies, we couldn’t have asked for more.  Except, that’s exactly what we’re doing […]

Analytics, Branding & Marketing, Candidate Experience, CareerXroads, College Recruiting, Diversity, Executive Search, Leadership, Operations, Sourcing 0