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Fresh insights on recruiting strategies, hiring best practices, and company culture

How to Hire Top Performers: Offer Them a Career Path

by Jen Dewar

Career opportunity is the top reason people change jobs. Forty five percent of people leave their job due to lack of opportunities for advancement, and 59 percent accept a new job for a strong career path with more opportunity. These are precisely the people you want at your organization. Those focused on ...

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How to Hire Top Performers: Offer Them a Career Path

by Jen Dewar

Career opportunity is the top reason people change jobs. Forty five percent of people leave their job due to lack of opportunities for advancement, and 59 percent accept a new job for a strong career path with more opportunity. These are precisely ...

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Collaborative hiring

How to Hire 155 People in 45 Days with High-Impact Teams

by Jen Dewar

Imagine this: you’re in talent acquisition for an organization that acquires another, and are charged with hiring 100 developers for that organization in 90 days. Now, also imagine that the company for which you’re hiring currently has a team of 45 ...

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Data-driven recruiting

The Playbook for Data-Driven Recruiting

by Jen Dewar

At Lever’s second annual Talent Innovation Summit, Jennifer Paxton, PHR, Director of Talent at LevelUp, unveiled her data-driven recruiting playbook. With a master's degree in Opera, her background doesn't exactly scream 'data-driven.’ However, ...

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Recruitment process

What Does a High Turnover Rate Say About Your Recruitment Program?

by Jen Dewar

Even at the best organizations, some employee turnover is inevitable. In fact, it can be a good thing to breathe fresh ideas and perspectives into your team. A high turnover rate, however, can mean a low quality of hire. It also keeps your ...

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Data-driven recruiting

How an Employee Performance Evaluation Can Help You Measure Quality of Hire

by Jen Dewar

The three most discussed recruitment metrics tend to be time to hire, cost per hire, and quality of hire—with the last being the most difficult to measure. Quality can be measured in many different ways, and can be quite subjective. However, it is ...

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4 Ways to Decrease Your Time to Hire

by Jen Dewar

Time to hire was 29.2 working days in August, just shy of the all-time high of 30.3 working days in April of this year. It’s been steadily increasing since 2010, when it took half as long to fill a role. This is, no doubt, spurred by the high demand ...

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Employer brand

Why You Shouldn't Use Free Job Posting Sites

by Jen Dewar

There are 18,100 Google searches, on average, for “free job posting” every month. It’s easy to understand why—budgets and time are limited, and you need to make both stretch in order to fill roles in your organization. However, free job posting ...

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