December 17 , 2017

HR Metrics & Analytics

7 Metrics that the Most Data-Savvy Recruiting Teams Are Tracking (Posted by Drake Editorial Team)

Posted by Drake Editorial Team.  If you closely research (as I have) the top five global companies with the highest market value (Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook) you’ll realize that they all have three things in common. First, they are all serial-innovation firms. Second, they are all recruiting powerhouses. And third, an important lesson for recruiting leaders, they all excel ... Read More »

Without Metrics, Weak Onboarding Will Neutralize Your Recruiting Results

Think about it for a minute. You devote thousands of dollars and hundreds of management hours to recruiting, and as a result, you land a great candidate. But all that is for naught if the new hire gets off to a bad start and soon after quits because the onboarding program lacked goals and metrics. If they do stay, the ... Read More »

The Top 7 Ways to Get Hiring Managers to Devote More Time to Recruiting

As seen on ERE Media (June 5, 2017). Of all of the contributing factors that lead to success in recruiting, the hiring manager has the highest overall impact. For example, one study found that recruiting’s relationship with the hiring manager was the No. 1 driver of overall talent acquisition’s performance and that it was four times more influential than the ... Read More »

6 Powerful Metrics to View Your Talent Impact

As seen on Drake Business Review (Volume 7, Number 2) Page 26. In a world where it’s easy to get a snapshot assessment of your personal physical health or your organization’s financial or IT security effectiveness, what could be more valuable than an easy-to-conduct executive-level snapshot assessment of talent management and HR? Unfortunately, most in HR are satisfied with a ... Read More »

Stop Talking The HR Talk If You Want To Be Heard

As seen on TLNT (May 5, 2017). One of the reasons why talent managers continually strive to become more strategic is that they want their ideas and problems to be noticed by their CEO. Because executives have a strategic focus, being viewed by executives as having a strategic impact helps individual talent functions gain more support and critical budget dollars. ... Read More »

Impress Your CEO By Focusing On The Things They Care About

As seen on ERE Media (May 2, 2017). Contrasting the Factors That CEOs Focus On, With Those That Garner Little Interest One of the reasons why talent managers continually strive to become more strategic is that they want their ideas and problems to be noticed by their CEO. Because executives have a strategic focus, being viewed by executives as having ... Read More »

7 Metrics That the Most Data-Savvy Recruiting Teams Are Tracking

As seen on LinkedIn Talent Blog (April 18, 2017). If you closely research (as I have) the top five global companies with the highest market value (Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook) you’ll realize that they all have three things in common. First, they are all serial-innovation firms. Second, they are all recruiting powerhouses. And third, an important lesson for ... Read More »

Part 1: Dr. John Sullivan on the Need for HR Metrics

As seen on Dice (January 31, 2017). Dr. John Sullivan has enjoyed a long and illustrious career as a talent management expert. He’s published hundreds of articles on the topics of recruiting and talent management, in addition to dozens of whitepapers and 10 books, and spoken about the topic to every major business source including The Wall Street Journal, The New ... Read More »