Return on Time (ROT) – The Difference between Average Recruiters and Advanced Experts

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A very important but largely overlooked stat in sourcing is return on time (ROT).  Many areas in recruiting/sourcing are judged by time, such as time to fill.  Return on time is the average hours a recruiter or sourcer takes to get a submission.  This stat changes from industry to industry, but the industry average…

Challenge: Name the Recruiting Results With the Highest Impact on Business Performance  

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This article covers the tremendous value that comes from adding “risk management” to recruiting. Now you are probably thinking, “I’m in recruiting, why on earth would I read an article about risk management?” Well, first off because risk management would reveal which of the many recruiting outputs or results, when they are below…

Thought Diversity: A New Way to Hire, Manage and Reward

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When you think of effective workplace diversity, you probably think of people of different genders, races, and cultures putting their diverse backgrounds to good use. You may also think about legal requirements and ensuring compliance. These thoughts are correct, but there’s another way to think about diversity. There’s a growing trend when it comes to…

6 Steps to Analyze Post-Hire Data and Improve Your Recruitment Marketing Efforts

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Recruiting doesn’t end once you’ve made your hire. Valuable post-hire data exists if you know where to look and what to do with it. It’s not enough for companies to spend thousands of dollars investing in an applicant tracking system. I see companies missing out on key data opportunities all the time. To…

One Last Word From TLNT’s Founding Editor: Aloha, Adios, and Goodbye

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Six years ago this week, I joined ERE Media to tackle what seemed at the time like an overwhelming project: Develop a new blog/website focused on HR and talent management. My first thought on Day 1? What the hell did I get myself into? Today, 72 months later, as I prepare to depart…