Recruitment glossary

What are Recruiting Metrics?

Recruiting metrics is a term used to refer to those measures an agency uses to determine hiring success and is a means of improving the hiring process. Metrics can include a wide range like the following:

  • Time to fill
  • Offer acceptance rate
  • Hire to goal
  • Quality of hire
  • Cost per hire
  • Diversity hiring metrics
  • Retention rates
  • Client calls
  • Client meetings
  • New roles
  • Total roles
  • Active candidates
  • Recruiter/candidate interviews
  • CVs submitted
  • First client interviews
  • Second client interviews
  • Offers
  • Placements
  • Commission
  • Qualified candidates per post
  • Sourcing channel efficiency
  • Adverse impact on candidate experience
  • Number of interviews per candidate

Application management
What is Time to Fill?

Time to Fill is a metric used to measure the number of days it takes from a job requisition being …

Insights and reporting
What is Recruiter Performance?

Recruiter Performance is indicated by the time taken to hire suitable candidates, including the measure of the recruiter’s efficiency in …

Application management
What is Recruiting Automation?

Recruiting Automation allows companies to automate recruiting tasks and workflows so to increase recruiter productivity, accelerate time-to-fill, reduce cost-per-hire and …

What are Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)?

A Key Performance Indicator, or KPI, is a formative component of an employee’s role that must be executed well in …

What is Knowledge Mapping?

Knowledge mapping presents a visual representation of what knowledge resides where and for demonstrating the patterns of knowledge flow.

Application management
What is a Hiring Strategy?

A Hiring Strategy is a formal plan of action involving an organisation’s attempts to successfully identify, recruit and hire high-quality …

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