Signs Your Recruiting Team Needs Help

Signs Your Recruiting Team Needs Help

Managing Talen Acquisition at companies seems to be a moving target.  What are some early warning signs to help you make adjustments in your team?

Listen in on what our panelists have to say.

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.

Our Panelists…

Name & LinkedIn Profile Group Title Company
Andy Marchetti TA Leaders Director, IT Recruiting XPO Logistics, Inc.
David Jaramillo TA Leaders Recruiting|Talent|Sourcing Director. Let's Attract Divergence Academy
Ed Sayson TA Leaders Talent Acquisition Leader ARC Document Solutions
Rachel Cupples TA Leaders Director, Talent Strategy & Partnerships Recruiter.com

Some of the attendees…

Name & LinkedIn Profile Group Title Company
James Cercone Recruiting Boston Lead Technical Recruiter Everbridge
Sarah Schaefer Recruiting Chicago Senior Recruiter Fresenius Kabi USA
Kim Ramos Recruiting Chicago Senior Corporate Recruiter Endurance
Lara Gartner Recruiting Chicago Director, Talent Acquisition Ventas
Koli Donohue Recruiting Chicago Manager Stillwater Architecture, LLC
Heather Sisson Recruiting Dallas Talent Acquisition Leader Bottle Rocket
Chelsea Boerstler Recruiting Houston Business Services Recruiting Manager Norton Rose Fulbright
Vira Garcia Recruiting Houston Director of Recruiting vcfo
Mike Crosby Recruiting LA Talent Acquisition Partner Age of Learning / ABCmouse.com
Bianca Medici Recruiting LA Talent Acquisition Manager Havas Edge
Lance Hunsicker Recruiting LA Executive Recruiter Parsons Corporation
Tracy Davis Recruiting LA Sr. Recruiter, Talent Acquisition San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
Cindy Wong Recruiting LA Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist Princess Cruises
Bez Rengifo Recruiting LA Sr. Manager / Director, People Services (HR Business Partner department) Loma Linda University Health Care
Becky Gramenz Recruiting Minneapolis Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist Looking for Work
Denise Ward Recruiting Minneapolis Technical Recruiter Wunderlich-Malec Engineering
Elaine Dewitt Recruiting Phoenix Contract Recruiter HonorHealth
Jessica Crabtree Recruiting Phoenix Recruiting Manager, Direct Response Center Liberty Mutual Insurance
Jean Burton Recruiting Seattle Director of Recruiting Eddie Bauer
Rasheeda Grant Recruiting Seattle Recruiter Amazon
Kelly Colig TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition and HR Business Partner Le Creuset
James Perduto TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition & Mobility Programs Looking for Work
Glenn Murani TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Optima Global Solutions
Eve Lewis TA Leaders Global Inclusive Recruiting Director Uber
Bret Pogemiller TA Leaders Division Director, Technology Services Vaco
Khursheed Irani TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition cPrime
Bennett Yang TA Leaders Director Talent Acquisition SoundHound
Diane Mariuzza TA Leaders VP, Senior Recruiter SitusAMC
Dawn Losinger TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition Precision BioSciences
Perry Pascasio TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition Catalent Pharma Solutions
Vinay Velivela TA Leaders Vice President - Head of Global Operations/ Talent Acquisition/ Recruitment/ Staffing Services Libsys
JoDee Klinker TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Carson Group
Delta Stein TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition Frontier Technology
Bix Cruz TA Leaders US Head of Recruiting, Airbus Urban Mobility (Vahana, UTM, Voom and Systems) Airbus
Shelley Radford TA Leaders Vice President of Talent Acquisition The Wonderful Company
Karen DiGenova TA Leaders Global Head of Talent Acquisition Columbia Sportswear Company
Eileen Caffey TA Leaders Director Of Recruiting Bethesda Health Group
David Baker TA Leaders Sr. Director of Growth & Development/Brokerage Services One Homecare Solutions
Kreisler Ng TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition & Public Training Practice cPrime
Ingrid Smith TA Leaders Director Global Talent Acquisition Globalization Partners
Shari Sparling TA Leaders Chief People Officer Sia Partners
Marti Pranger TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition Empower Partnerships
Devin Parrish TA Leaders Senior Director of Recruiting (Head of Talent Acquisition) CSC Generation
Kevin Oram TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition Operations DreamWorks Animation

We asked our attendees, “What is one sign that your recruiting team needs help that you know of?”

Here are their answers:

  • A breakdown in communication is a clear sign of team dysfunction. It can manifest itself in sidebar conversations, low morale
  • Candidates not dispositioned in a timely manner, working 50+ hours a week
  • complaining
  • Complaints from hiring managers
  • Follow-Up/Response metrics lag over 5% over 30 days.
  • Following timely steps to ensure data is updated in systems
  • Hiring Manager Claims Screened Candidates do not match their position
  • How to be more proactive when passive talent is not high or is slow for certain roles.
  • I watch metrics daily to see how we are performing as a team. I think managing metrics help me manage the team.
  • If there are unreviewed applications in their reqs, they need help!
  • Inability to keep up with candidate/ hiring manger updates
  • Lack of critical thinking, knowing their role as advisors
  • lack of engagement
  • Meeting goals during COVID
  • Mentally struggling or exhausted
  • Metrics
  • number of candidates in requisitions is very high
  • Numbers speaks and team members participation in the meeting
  • Overwhelmed - feedback from HM's
  • poor time management
  • Prolonged time to fill metrics
  • Req load over 40!
  • Req load too high (over 30-35 consistently for tough-to-fill roles)
  • Reqs not getting filled
  • SLA not being met consistently
  • Slow response times
  • Sourcing, sometimes it's is just key words which is no the right way to look at a resume
  • They are not filling reqs in a timely manner
  • They are struggling to keep up with the daily work volume
  • They do too many reports manually
  • time to fill
  • TTF increasing / NPS decreasing
  • When team members withdraw from each other and the business.
  • When there is a lack of candidates for a straightforward position.
  • Withdrawing from team engagement

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