Sourcing is the second highest origin of hires after direct applicants, so a lot of attention is being paid these days to metrics and tools to improve this crucial function. Here are 7 metrics about sourcing that every talent acquisition professional should know summarized in an infographic below.
Metric #1: Every 1 in 72 sourced candidate is hired
According to Lever, candidate sourcing is one of the most effective ways to hire. On average, one in every 72 sourced candidates is hired compared to one in every 152 applicants.Metric #2: Sourcing takes up 1/3rd of a recruiter’s work week
Entelo’s data found on average, a recruiter spends ⅓ of their week or about 13 hours sourcing candidates for a single role. Continue reading