HR.com and IBM Smarter Workforce Institute recently released a comprehensive report on the state of talent acquisition called, “How Organizations Identify and Hire Great Talent.”
The extensive survey included questions about HR leaders’ top hiring challenges, their time to fill, and their desired outcomes for using AI in talent acquisition.
Here are 7 new insights into today’s talent acquisition from the HR.com and IBM report summarized in an infographic:
1. 38% believe the biggest hiring challenge is losing promising candidates during the hiring process
Losing promising candidates during the hiring process was the hardest hiring challenges for 38% of respondents. Continue reading
Often used to measure recruiting efficiency, time to hire is the number of days between first contact with a candidate to the day the candidate accepts the offer.
Workable’s data finds the average time to hire in the US is 24 days (compared to 41 days for time to fill), ranging from 17 days for healthcare roles to 32 days for product management roles.
Although some experts argue reducing time to hire isn’t always beneficial, a recent survey found 52% of recruiters believe a lengthy hiring process is the biggest obstacle to adding headcount.
In today’s competitive talent market, hiring success will depend on intelligently automating and streamlining the recruiting process. Continue reading
LinkedIn’s latest recruiting survey reports 77% of talent acquisition leaders are interested in better recruitment software tools this year.
With hiring up 11% this January and 56% of recruiters who already find the hiring process takes too long, time-constrained recruiting teams need help coping with increased demands.
With the need for speed in mind, here are the 8 best recruitment software tools that speed up your day presented in an infographic.
Stage 1: Resume review
iCIMS reports a resume spends 15% of its time in the applied phase. For every 100 applicants a job posting receives, about 75% get screened out at the resume review stage. Continue reading