5 KPIs for recruiting that every company needs

Topics: recruitment analytics, recruitment budgeting, analytics

Posted by Ashley Kauffman on Jun 2, 2020 11:09:13 AM

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You’re excited about your company’s new career site content. Your brand is on-target, your strategy is solid, and you’re ready to attract the right candidates. Soon, however, you realize that your site—and maybe your application process—is underperforming. You expected more (and better) candidates applying for your open positions. It’s important to remember this reality about performance: if you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.

So, which Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are the most useful when it comes to tracking your candidates and how they navigate through your site? Being able to build the ideal candidate profile by reviewing the right KPIs is what will help you adjust your site and strategy, save dollars and get the volume of applicants you’re looking for in the end.

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The Power of Analytics: Finding Your Measure of Good

Topics: recruitment analytics, recruitment strategies, analytics

Posted by Ashley Kauffman on Oct 28, 2019 10:36:14 AM

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When it comes to recruitment marketing analytics, many organizations remain narrowly focused on an increase in numbers. However, the most useful analytics tell the story of the candidate journey with an acute focus on the why behind the what.

At NAS Recruitment Innovation, we believe that analytics need to be interpreted with your holistic recruitment strategy in mind. While the ultimate measure of good is, invariably, the hire, analytics will help you determine which sources are working to achieve your recruitment goals, which are not, and when it’s time to shift strategy. So, where do you start? With the general analytics framework:

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Unique visitors
  • Job views
  • Apply starts
  • Completed applies
  • Hires
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The advice that HR professionals are thankful for

Topics: HR tools, candidate experience, recruitment analytics

Posted by NAS on Nov 20, 2017 4:00:00 PM

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In honor of Thanksgiving, the NAS team asked our clients a simple question:

What advice about recruiting are you most thankful for having received? 

Here is what they had to say… 

The advice I received that I am most thankful for is to truly not “sweat the small stuff!” You can plan visits down the last detail, only to have them derail completely, for example, while the physician is visiting. You do your best to get the visit back on track and then move on. It’s that simple. No need to dwell on what didn’t happen, just focus on what happens next!

Angela K. (Kallenbach) Gunther, MBA, PHR
Senior Faculty & Executive Recruitment Administrator
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Angela on LinkedIn

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How smart companies are benefiting from analytics

Topics: recruitment analytics, analytics

Posted by Sean Bain on Oct 5, 2017 9:01:00 AM

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The numbers don’t lie.

In the dynamic world of analytics, strategies abound: pay-per-click, programmatic media, Facebook promoted posts, social media campaigns, e-blasts, online job postings, event landing pages, your own career site performance…Here’s the thing: unless you can track results of your efforts with unbiased analytics, how can you possibly determine and validate the effectiveness of your HR recruitment spend? How do you know if you need to revise your approach and try other tactics?

Analytics help you to understand candidate behavior and allow for more refined strategies that yield better results. Although employer branding and the candidate experience will always be paramount, smart companies are also adopting a data-centric approach to how prospective candidates engage with job advertising.

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3 Must-Haves for your 2017 Recruitment Budget

Topics: employment branding, recruitment analytics, recruitment strategy, recruitment budgeting

Posted by Jennifer Henley on Sep 1, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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Let’s face the reality: when it comes to HR budgets, companies are increasingly in the position of having to do more with less. Budgets are thinner, and you have to be smarter in how to allocate your recruitment spend. This is the time of year when many HR professionals are budgeting for the next year and I’d like to give you some ideas on how best to approach the process.

So, where do you start?

Start by looking at the current year and your results. What has been working for you – and what has not? If you’ve had less-than-impressive results, what needs to change? The best approach is to have a discovery session to conduct a thorough review of past efforts, successes and/or anticipated needs in order to effectively allocate your annual budget.

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