We're just catching our breath after having an amazing time at #ERE17. This conference was all about the future of talent acquisition, and we sure have a lot to look forward to. One major theme was using data and metrics to improve your recruiting efforts, and our very own Jason Putnam moderated a roundtable discussion around benchmarking and analytics. Here's what we learned: Time to Fill is On the Top of Everyone's Minds Over and over again, we heard the most important KPI was time to fill—and with good reason. According to DHI Hiring Indicators, time to fill has been trending upward for the past 8 years. Time to fill was 27.8 working days in February 2017, up 1.1 day from January, and only 1.8 days below the historical peak. BountyJobs data shows time to fill increases by 15% for C-suite-, VP-, or Director-level roles, and 41% for roles with salaries of $150,000 or higher. The competition for [...]
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