5 Recruiting Metrics Your Hiring Managers Should Know

5 Recruiting Metrics Your Hiring Managers Should Know

Hiring managers don’t need to know everything that is going on in recruiting, but here are some things they should know.

This event is part of the “Let’s Talk Recruiting” series where a panel of recruiting practitioners get together online and have a conversation on a variety of topics related to corporate recruiting.

In today’s conversation…

There are a lot of recruiting metrics that a good reporting process can pull from your ATS, but what should we be passing on to the hiring managers.

Our panel discuss key metrics that you can deliver to hiring managers and business leaders to give awareness to your recruiting program.

Listen in and hear what others are reporting on.

Our Panelists…

Name & LinkedIn Profile Group Title Company
Andy Loyd Recruiting Denver Senior Agile Recruiter Sonatype
Melisa Medrano Recruiting SFBA Manager, Talent Acquisition NGM Biopharmaceuticals
Devin Parrish TA Leaders Director Talent Acquisition Honor

Some of the attendees…

Name & LinkedIn Profile Group Title Company
Rachel Meyer Enterprise Sales Recruiter Raystar Partners
Tony Pottle Talent Acquisition Interos
Alexa Montane Talent Sourcer, Finance & Accounting Realogy Holdings Corp.
Janelle Lewis Global Talent Acquisition Assoc. Director - Energy and Natural Resources Canadian Canola Growers Association
Eli K. Senior Talent Acquisition Partner Unknown
Bennett Yang Director Talent Acquisition Unknown
Bill Hornaday Recruiting Atlanta Recruiting Strategy Leader Barry-Wehmiller Design Group
Candace B. Recruiting Atlanta Sr. Corporate Recruiter EIS
Patrick Ward Recruiting Boston Talent Acquisition Manager Halloran Consulting Group
Rose Pino Recruiting Boston Global Technical Recruiting Manager Salsify
Andy Pittaluga Recruiting Boston Technical Recruiter Bose
Mike Lewis Recruiting Boston Senior Recruiter Massport
Christine Williams Recruiting Boston Human Resources Generalist Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston
Kim Parkinson Recruiting Boston Senior Manager Talent Acquisition Ops & Programs Rapid7
Laurie Meninno Recruiting Boston Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist Lundbeck
Claudia Castaneda Recruiting Chicago Sr Talent Advisor U.S. Cellular
Tracey Anderson Recruiting Chicago Executive Recruiter Veolia North America
Thea Cassia Recruiting Chicago Manager, International Talent Acquisition & Strategic Initiatives CDW Corporation
Steven Rosenblum Recruiting Chicago Principal Level 5 Partners
Shandee Ewert Recruiting Chicago New Grad New Grad
Shawn Watzka Recruiting Chicago Physician Recruiter Inpatient Psych Solutions
Sarah Schaefer Recruiting Chicago Staffing Manager Fresenius Kabi USA
Antonia Ndi Recruiting Dallas Sr. Recruiter Academic Partnerships
Krystan Silva Recruiting DCBmore Senior Technical Recruiter Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Autumn Radabaugh Recruiting Denver Physician Recruiter Optum
Tim Strandberg Recruiting Denver Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist Datavail
Joe Sorrow Recruiting Denver Head of US Talent FullContact
Mallory Hynes Recruiting Denver Talent Acquisition Specialist Pinnacol Assurance
Anna Raghavan Recruiting LA Talent Sourcer Beachbody
Zachary Eggers Recruiting LA Manager, Talent Acquisition AEG
Benjamin Chulaluxsiriboon Recruiting LA Talent Acquisition Physical Optics Corporation
Cindy Wong Recruiting LA Sr. Contract Recruiter Princess Cruises
Charles Carbajo Recruiting LA Talent Acquisition Looking for Work
Diana Maronen Recruiting LA Sr. Recruiter Ember
Eve Santillan Recruiting LA Global Talent Acquisition Manager Western Asset Management
Lance Hunsicker Recruiting LA Lead Executive Recruiter Parsons Corporation
Mike Crosby Recruiting LA Senior Talent Partner Age of Learning / ABCmouse.com
Tony Abbate Recruiting LA Lead Corporate Recruiter Guitar Center
Tracy Davis Recruiting LA Sr. Recruiter, Talent Acquisition San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
Yenni Li Recruiting LA Senior Recruiter Cargomatic
Alison Torinus Recruiting Minneapolis Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor, Commercial and G&A with Cepheid Smiths Medical - Wallace
Ann Lillquist Recruiting Minneapolis Senior Talent Acquisition Recruiter Smiths Medical - Wallace
Erica Cuthbertson Recruiting Minneapolis Talent Acquisition Supervisor Agiliti
Denise Ward Recruiting Minneapolis Technical Recruiter Wunderlich-Malec Engineering
Dan Schroeder Recruiting Minneapolis Senior Talent Acquisition Partner Stratasys
Christine Smith Recruiting Minneapolis Talent Acquisition Lead North American Region CommScope
Becky Gramenz Recruiting Minneapolis Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist Looking for Work
Amanda Mendez Recruiting NYC Senior Technical Recruiter Tapad
Michelle Rodriguez Recruiting NYC Talent Acquisition Manager Havas
Ahna Thorstenson Recruiting NYC Recruiter Uber
Ellie O'Brien Recruiting NYC Senior Associate, Recruiting Operations Harry's
Elaine Dewitt Recruiting Phoenix Contract Recruiter HonorHealth
Amy Shook Recruiting Seattle Senior Recruiter RealSelf
Jennifer Swalwell Recruiting Seattle Technical Recruiter Amazon
Rasheeda Grant Recruiting Seattle Recruiter Amazon
Diana Pontos Recruiting Seattle Technical Recruiter Amazon
Maureen Daly Recruiting Seattle Talent Acuuisition Consultant Rose International
Marita Arevalo Recruiting Seattle Senior Healthcare Recruiter-Diversity Channels Aegis Living
Disha Salgia Recruiting Seattle Technical Recruiter ExtraHop
Uday Akula Recruiting SFBA Manager - Talent Acquisition Innominds Software
Adam Klitzke TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition Dish Network
Antonio Fiorentino TA Leaders Vice President Talent Acquisition Valet Living
Brenna Bastian TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Terakeet
Bonnie DeVito TA Leaders Director, Global Talent Management RTB House
Bridget Pratt TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Sarepta Therapeutics
Candice Taylor TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition Orum.io
Chelsea Boerstler TA Leaders Senior Business Services Recruiting Manager Norton Rose Fulbright
Cindi Cooper TA Leaders National Recruiting Director First Clearing
Cara Kuhn TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition BAYADA Home Health Care
Dawn Losinger TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition and Management - Acting Head of HR Precision BioSciences, Inc.
David Baker TA Leaders Sr. Director of Growth & Development/Brokerage Services One Homecare Solutions
Diane Karija TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition | Pharmaceutical Executive Recruiter Fresenius Kabi USA
Diane Mariuzza TA Leaders Talent Acquisition Business Partner - Corporate SitusAMC
Elizabeth Jaszczak TA Leaders Director of Employment and Recruiting Greater Cleveland RTA
Frank Han TA Leaders Vice President, Head of Talent Acquisition OpenGov Inc.
Glenn Murani TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition BioTelemetry, Inc.
Halle Jensen TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition Programs Autodesk
Jennifer Rader TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition Fast Pace Health
Jennifer Siemens TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition Impact
Jennifer Talley TA Leaders Senior Director, Global Talent Acquisition Sales SoftwareONE
JoDee Klinker TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Carson Group
Jessica Marotta TA Leaders Talent Acquisition Manager Forrester
Jody Block TA Leaders Senior Director, Global Recruiting Chewy
Kathy King TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Kristina Droz TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Bluestone Properties
Kerri Arman TA Leaders VP Global Head of Talent American Express
Khursheed Irani TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition Cprime, Inc
Lauren Novak TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition Gray Scalable
Lisa Eisenstat TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition Hyundai Motor America
Len Syriaque TA Leaders VP , Head of Talent Acquisition Hopper
Mahen Kathirithamby TA Leaders Director, Head of Executive, Campus & Early Career Talent Acquisition Xerox
Malia Jorgensen TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Sonos, Inc.
Manisha Bavabhai TA Leaders Senior Talent Partner MURAL
Marina Shakhnazarova TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition G&A and GTM Bill.com
Marti Pranger TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition Harvard Maintenance
Matt Kemblowski TA Leaders Director Talent Acquisition Intouch Group
Matt Miller TA Leaders Senior Director of Global Talent Acquisition Worldwide Clinical Trials
Monica Parker TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition and Development Bracewell LLP
Nancee Martin TA Leaders Managing Director, Corporate Recruiting AvAirPros
Rachel Biggs TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition KCoe Isom
Richie Laurenson TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition Maven Clinic
Rita Kelly TA Leaders Senior Director of Talent Acquisition Acelero Learning
Sean Hanna TA Leaders Director - TA Platforms and Talent Intelligence Collibra
Shawanna Bailey TA Leaders Talent Acquisition Partner Spine Media
Steven Green TA Leaders Talent Acquisition Partner - Technology Recruiting Dairy Farmers of America
Sharon Garcia TA Leaders Director Talent Acquisition Echo Global Logistics
Shelbi Davis TA Leaders Sr. Talent Advisor - Digital Services & Technology The Charles Schwab Corp
Shirin Parineh TA Leaders Head of Global Recruiting Fastly
Simone Epstein TA Leaders Human Resources Director PX
Scott Schroeder TA Leaders Senior Director Talent Acquisition Luxottica
Stephanie St. Peter TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition ASEC
Susan Ross TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition for Global Field Operations Elastic
Tricia Jones TA Leaders Director Talent Acquisition Carle Health
Vira Trevino-Garcia TA Leaders Recruiting Consultant Hexcel Corporation
Zack Gajria TA Leaders Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor - FinTech/ I.T Fiserv
Jan Zizzo TA Leaders Director Talent Acquisition Charter Manufacturing
Amy Clem TA Leaders Principal Executive Recruiter Paramount

We asked our attendees, “What is one recruiting metric that you think hiring managers should know?”

Here are their answers:

  • # of resumes reviewed to # of resumes presented
  • 1st year turnover - how many candidates are making it past 1 year
  • Applicant status
  • Applicant to Referral Ratios - it shows the pool and gauges the quality of the finalists I'm referring to them.
  • Applicant/Sourcing metrics
  • Applicants per hire.
  • Application to Hire Ratio
  • Avg Time to Fill - Helps set expectations
  • Avg time to hire from submittal to offer to set expectations
  • Candidate and hiring manager experience
  • candidate experience data
  • candidate pool for hard-to-fill (unicorn) positions
  • Candidate quality ratio
  • Candidates in offer
  • Conversion rates and conversion KPI's to identify bottlenecks.
  • cost of hire
  • Cost per hire
  • Cost per hire
  • Cost per hire
  • Cost per hire
  • Customer satisfaction- hiring managers and candidates
  • Diversity
  • Diversity
  • Diversity and quality of hire (ok, that's 2 but of equal value)
  • diversity figures for their business unit
  • Diversity metrics
  • diversity stats
  • Funnel metric - source to hire
  • Hard to limit to just 1 but presented candidates is a good place to start
  • Hiring Manager and New Hire Satisfaction Surveys (perception becomes reality!)
  • Hiring to goal for the period
  • I'm curious to learn from this session
  • InMail response rate from HMs
  • Interview timing
  • Interview to fill ratio.
  • interviews to hire ratio
  • Interviews to Hires- ratio
  • It takes time to find the right candidate
  • Market
  • Market availability
  • Metrics focused on the market per position
  • Net AUM
  • number of declined offers
  • Number of Applicants that meet job requirements versus those that meet what the hiring manager is "actually looking for"
  • Number of Candidates Interveiwed
  • Number of candidates reviewed
  • OAR, Time to Hire, Candidate throughput (i.e. 5:1, 5 candidates interviewed by hiring team to a hire)
  • onsite to offer ratio
  • Open Days
  • Organic clicks on job boards within a timeframe
  • pass through rates and diversity
  • pipeline pass through rates, diversity pipeline pass through rates
  • Pipeline ratios
  • Pipeline stats - % that move on to the next stage
  • Quality of hire
  • Quality of Hire
  • Quality of hire
  • Quality of Hire
  • quality of hire
  • Quality of Hire
  • Quality of Hire
  • Quality of hire
  • quality of hire
  • Quality of hire
  • Quality of Hire, Diversity of applicant pool
  • Quality of hire, what metrics should be considered? when should they be added in to make the QoH relevant
  • Quality of hire, which may not be able to be measured until after the candidate is hired.
  • Reality about the purple unicorn he/she is looking for
  • recruiting pipeline - candidates in consideration
  • Referral Program
  • salary
  • Source Effectiveness
  • Source of hire
  • Source of hire
  • Source of hire
  • Source of hires
  • Start of interview process to hiring decision
  • Success of hires
  • tbd
  • Time "stuck" aka how much time is wasted waiting on HM input to move candidates forward
  • time between steps (first contact to interview, interview to offer, etc.)
  • TIme from resume review to interview.
  • Time in stages
  • Time to fill
  • time to fill
  • Time to fill
  • Time to fill
  • time to fill
  • Time to fill
  • time to fill
  • time to fill
  • time to fill
  • Time to Fill
  • time to fill
  • Time to fill
  • Time to fill
  • Time to fill
  • Time to fill and pass through rate
  • Time to fill trends, % screened at various stages, interviews to hires
  • Time to Fill/Quality of Candidate
  • Time to hire
  • Time to hire engagement
  • Time to Req Approval
  • Time to Slate
  • Turnover
  • unsure
  • When candidate has accepted another job opportunity

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