Tag Archives: Quality of Hire

20 Tips That Will Boost Your Chances of Getting a Budget Increase

As seen on LinkedIn Talent Blog. Even though most recruiting departments have impressive business impact, they very seldom get budgets that reflect that. This leaves recruiters frustrated and more importantly, prevents them from trying out innovative, high-value projects. The first and most important lesson that recruiting leaders have to learn is that most recruiting business cases don’t fail because of …

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[Webinar] – Employee Referrals: Advanced Approaches

Date/Time: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 2:00 pm ET Duration: 60 minutes Registration: Register for this free webinar Exceptional Practices That Will Elevate Your Referral Program To Elite Status   If you have been operating a corporate employee referral program (ERP) for a while and now you’ve decided that it’s time to raise that program to “the elite level”, this webinar …

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The Recruiter’s Scorecard: Assessing the Effectiveness of Individual Recruiters

Whether you are a recruiting manager who is responsible for assessing your recruiters or just an individual recruiter who’s interested in how well you are doing, you need a scorecard before you can accurately assess effectiveness. Unfortunately, I have found through my work with corporations that over 90% make little or no attempt to assess individual recruiter effectiveness. The reason …

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Quality of Hire: What To Measure and When To Measure It

In Part 1 of this article series, we looked at the many reasons why your organization should measure the quality of its hires. Here in Part 2 we’ll take it a step further and get into the details of what to measure and when to measure it. Quality Of Hire: What To Measure There are a variety of approaches to measuring the …

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Shift Your Recruiting Strategy as the Economy Changes

Most recruiting strategies are relatively static and unchanging. Unfortunately, keeping the same strategies during an economic downturn that you utilized during an economic upturn can have a disastrous effect on your recruiting results. Often it’s hard to see a downturn in the economy coming, but the recent crash has been so dramatic that it’s hard to miss. Smart recruiters and …

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Cost Per Hire A “Better Metric” Is The Quality Of Hire

All the recent net traffic on cost per hire pushed my button so here are some thoughts on what’s wrong with it.I hear HR professionals say they want to be strategic but often their actions indicate otherwise. Take the all too commonly used “cost per hire” metric. Sure it’s used by lot’s of people but so is astrology. Let me …

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Why do recruiters drop candidates over the wall and run away?

Or how to continually improveyour recruiting program! Many recruiters get it all wrong! They put major effort into finding great candidates but they almost universally leave out one of the most important aspects of any business deal…they fail to check to see if the customer is satisfied and if the product “works” after the “sale”! I call it dropping the candidate …

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