Tag: Measure

Should Candidate Response Time Be a Measure We Care About?

I have expectations as a leader in my organizations for other employees who are in a leadership position in my company. One of those expectations is, if I call or text you on off hours, weekends, vacations, etc., for something that is urgent to the business, I expect a reply in a rather short time frame. Some people would not like that. I don’t…

How to Use Quality Applicants as a Measure of Success

Read Time14 Second Do you want more applicants or more quality applicants? Ask any hiring manager that question and they will no doubt answer confidently with “quality applicants”. Follow that with asking them, “what is a quality candidate?” and you will likely get a different answer from each hiring manager. The post How to Use Quality Applicants as a Measure of Success appeared first…

Social Advertising Benchmarks: 5 Reasons They Are Difficult To Measure

This post was originally published on this site Benchmarks—it’s how we measure the performance of an ad on social media channels and lets us know if our ads are performing good, bad, or ugly. While some vendors have implemented tools like the Forecasted Results Window on LinkedIn to help clients “predict” the performance of social advertising campaigns, many agencies are turning to their historical…

Can You Measure Passion in Candidates In Interviews?

You want candidates who are passionate about what they do for a living, don’t you? Of course you do. But passion for a profession is tough to get a grip on. And like most subjective things, there’s a whole lot of bulls**t going on in the world related to determining whether someone has passion for what they do. But the need persists. You can…

How to Effectively Measure Recruitment Success Without Metrics

I believe it was Peter Drucker that is attributed with sharing the nugget of wisdom “what gets measured gets managed.” It’s a great quote, and in many situations, it makes a lot of sense, especially business. How do you know if you are improving if you don’t measure something? To see if you are achieving your goals you have to:

Quality of Hire is NOT a Talent Acquisition Measure of Success!

I was looking at LinkedIn’s annual Global Recruiting Trends 2017 report and it had some great information.  I have to give LI credit, this report, each year, has some really great information that always makes me think!  This year’s report was no different, and one stat struck me as really telling: When Talent Leaders were asked: “What is the way you measure your recruiting team’s performance…

Individual Performance Is Not Enough; We Need a Way to Measure Teams

Employee engagement, aligning talent and business strategies; these are perennial problems for HR professionals. Here in the United Kingdom, as far back as 2014 they were among the top three priorities for CHROs , according to an ADP survey. How do we solve these problems? I increasingly think that one of the best ways is to refocus on teams within our organisations. But to…

Should You Measure Candidate Desire by Response Time?

I have expectations as a leader in my organizations for other employees who are in a leadership position in my company. One of those expectations is, if I call or text you on off hours, weekends, vacations, etc., for something that is urgent to the business, I expect a reply in a rather short time frame. Some people would not like that. I don’t…

How To Measure And Boost Employee Satisfaction

To conduct a survey, use SurveyMonkey, Google Forms, TinyPulse, 15Five, or any survey tool and send it to everyone in the company. Make sure you can make the surveys anonymous, so that employees will be as honest as possible about their feelings.