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7 Benchmark Metrics to Help You Master Your Recruiting Funnel

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Today, I am excited to share recruiting industry benchmarks from Jobvite’s internal data. After analyzing Jobvite’s massive database of more than 50 million jobseekers and 10 million applications, we were able to aggregate the most common metrics that recruiters around the world use to assess their performance.

In this post, you’ll not only see the metrics, but also benchmark numbers and conversion rates – so you can compare and track your recruiting funnel health, efficiency, and performance.

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Jobvite Recognized as One of America’s Fastest Growing Companies for Third Straight Year

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Inc 5000The past three years at Jobvite have been marked by innovation and growth. And we’re honored to be recognized for it: for the third year in a row, Jobvite has been named by Inc. Magazine as one of America’s fastest growing private companies. In an increasingly crowded and competitive SaaS market, Jobvite continues to maintain steady growth by supporting recruiters with the technology and insight they need to succeed not just today, but in the future.

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Jobvite Infographic: Employees with Benefits

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Employees With Benefits CropThink perks are the key to hiring your best talent? And if so, are you offering what appeals to your candidates?

Whether it’s the overly expected (ping pong), the underwhelming (casual dress), or the wildly extravagant (egg freezing), today’s workforce has some clear preferences when it comes to those added company incentives. Our new “Employees with Benefits” infographic below shows you the real data behind perks—so you can see for yourself if they’re worth it.

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11 Red Flags to Watch for During an Interview

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Step Brothers Job InterviewInterviewing is a fine art. Some questions, answers, and strategies are straight-forward, while other aspects of meeting with job candidates are more nuanced. Sometimes an answer or attitude sends up a huge red flag. Other times a comment or omission that seems insignificant can have much bigger impact, and it’s important to know what to watch for.

We talked to more than a dozen HR and recruitment professionals and business owners about what red flags they note during interviews.

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Online Recruitment 101: Jumpstart Your Online Recruitment Efforts

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LinkedIn MemeRecruiting has evolved dramatically over the past decade. The aged tactics of advertising in print publications or hanging a strategically-placed “Help Wanted” sign in the window no longer deliver results.

Part of the reason is that modern, highly-sought candidates are not usually active in the job market. Today’s candidates embrace social networks and the most current technology channels. It is up to hiring managers to learn how to best leverage those channels to attract the hidden candidate pool.

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How to Prevent Your Employees from Leaving: The 5 P’s

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Today’s young professionals feel more empowered than ever to find a job they love. That means they won’t hesitate to hop from one job to the next until they find the best fit.

Technology has enabled a nonstop job search. According to the 2015 Jobvite Job Seeker Nation Study, 45 percent of employees surveyed would switch jobs, even though they are satisfied with their current one.

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What Skills Does A Hiring Manager Need to Look For When Recruiting Marketing Talent?

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HipsterOfficeSmallThe world of marketing, more specifically the dynamics of the typical marketing department, has become increasingly complex, which has made it increasingly complicated to attract and recruit marketers who fit in well with the rest of your team. The skills required to effectively run a successful marketing department have evolved and, as such, the best candidates are quickly snapped up.

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Jobvite Snags Silver Stevie Awards for Customer Service

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2015 Silver Stevie AwardsWe couldn’t be more thrilled to announce that for the second year in a row, Jobvite has won two Silver Stevie Awards: one for Front-Line Customer Service Team of the Year, and one for Customer Service Department of the Year. Although we were up against fierce competition in the technology and software categories, our outstanding Customer Success organization ultimately prevailed. To say we’re humbled by this honor would be an understatement; we’re kind of in awe. Not just because we placed so highly, but because our Customer Success team is really that good. These folks are the living, breathing embodiment of the word “dedication.” They work tirelessly on behalf of our customers, bringing to life our number one motto here at Jobvite: Customers Matter Most.

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Best-of-Breed vs. the Suite: Which Should You Choose?

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kanye-west-taylor-swift-speech_482x396If you’re in the recruiting industry, you’ve no doubt heard someone suggest that it’s to your advantage to implement a full HR suite rather than specialized, best-of-breed applications. Suite proponents advocate purchasing an entire software set—even if you don’t need everything that it claims to do—because it’s supposed to be an easier way to connect business systems. And you, as a recruiter or hiring manager, just want things to be easy. Right?

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Jobvite Infographic: Watch What You Post on Social Media

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Social Media Job Hunt CropHeads up, Job Seekers: Data from our Social Recruiting Survey makes it clear that recruiters are inspecting your profiles, posts, and tweets. Are you broadcasting something that turns employers off?
Take a look at our new infographic below to learn what types of posts recruiters consider to be red flags. You’ll also see where they’re most likely to look you up, and what profile details matter most. And remember, it’s never too late to examine—or improve—your online presence.

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Introducing Jobvite Engage Strategic Services: Built by Recruiters for Recruiters

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Andre Boulais, Strategic Accounts Director at JobviteThe days of post and pray are over. Today’s top candidates are in demand, and they know it. These candidates have trained themselves to tune out the noise—so simply finding them isn’t good enough. To be competitive, you need to provide an interactive experience that highlights why working for your company is a truly unique experience. The Jobvite Engage Strategic Services package is designed to equip you with the innovative tools and proven best practices you need to truly win the war for talent.

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