Job seekers in 2017 have an optimistic hunt ahead of them. In the US, recruiters anticipate increasing their hiring volume by 58%. But what should recruiters do to attract and retain the best candidates? Where do you find top talent? What are top candidates looking for in an employer? How do you retain excellent employees? We’ve gathered 17 insightful hiring statistics to elevate your hiring practices and make your recruiting process easy.
What is the biggest challenge to small businesses?
What percentage of applicants are not qualified for job openings?
How long does it take to hire a new employee?
How much does it cost to fill an open position?
How many business make bad hires?
Where do you find quality employees?
48% of businesses say their quality hires come from employee referrals. After that was third-party website or online job boards at 46%. In third was social professional networks at 40%. (Source: LinkedIn 2017) – Tweet This
What percentage of the workforce is millennials?
What do millennials look for when job searching?
What makes employees happy?
What are employees looking for when making a job move?
What percentage of employees are looking for a new job?
How do you schedule interviews with candidates?
How are job candidates applying for jobs?
What tools do recruiters use to find candidates?
Should you use social media to find new employees?
Should you use an interview scheduling software?
Why do candidates reject job offers?
Additional Hiring Statistics
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