How To Properly Identify Future-Proof Candidates

This is a guest post from our Marketplace Partner AssessFirst

When hiring a new employee, it is usually to fill a present need. Whether it’s for the software development team, marketing department, or business development team, all companies are confronted with hiring challenges that they must handle immediately.

However, If you’re stuck being reactive to your hiring needs, you might miss this important truth: the key to a successful hire involves selecting people who can evolve to meet the challenges beyond your current needs – needs that your company will face today, tomorrow, and in the future.

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3 Essential Metrics to Run a Data Driven Recruiting Process

HR has made great strides in getting a “seat at the table”. Why? One reason is that CEOs consistently rank finding top talent as critical to the future of their businesses. They need a strong business partner “at the table” to drive the company recruiting agenda. But having a seat at the table means knowing your success numbers in the same way sales, marketing, and finance leaders do.

While more sophisticated talent acquisition departments may have hundreds of reports around recruiting – along with the business intelligence tools and analysts to support them – they tend to be the minority. So to help the rest of you get that coveted “seat at the table”, here are three key metrics that will link your recruiting work to the bottom line, and give CEOs a stronger reason to invest in your TA department. more