SmartRecruiters Hiring Success Journal

What’s the Most Important Recruitment Metric?

How do you measure the success of your recruitment efforts? At our SmartUp event on Recruitment Analytics, discussion ranged from the practicality of your big data to the smartness of your job advertising to conversation rate of your application form, and much more SmartUp wisdom, courtesy of the panel of recruitment experts: Joberate CEO  Michael Beygelman, SmartRecruiters CEO Jerome Ternynck, eQuest Vice President ‘Big Data for HR” division’ David Bernstein, DataSift Head of HR Bob Lehto, Managing Partner & Co-founder at Talent Equity Ventures Anton Derlyatka, and Talent Analytics CEO Greta Roberts. At the end of the day, it came down to simplicity:

Recruitment Analytics 

For more event detail, check out #SMARTup hashtag or SMARTup photos. To grasp the bigger picture from other recruitment experts, I asked a similar question on Quora.

Read these crowdsourced top recruiting metrics  by some of the smartest people in recruitment:

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In so many words there are so many similarities; the top measure of recruitment success is how much each hire increases a business’s profit margin. But the data can always be filtered, analyzed and graphed in a new way. How do you use data to anticipate how awesome a candidate will perform in your open role? What’s your top recruitment analytic?

David Smooke

David Smooke

David Smooke was the Director of Content Marketing and Social Media at SmartRecruiters and is the Founder of ArtMap Inc & AMI Publications.