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State of Recruiting 2012

STATE OF RECRUITING 2012 Our State of Recruiting survey is proof corporate and economic growth is coming in 2012! As the War for Talent heats up, it will drive tough competition for the best candidates. Recruiters are going to have to be innovative in how they source the best candidates. Speaking of sourcing, social recruiting is new and hip, and it's definitely taking a lot of our time, but traditional sources like job boards are still proving to be a great source for talent. Human Resources is under-resourced; recruiters are crunched for time; spending time wisely is key to finding top talent faster, smarter and cheaper! IS YOUR ORGANIZATION HOW DO YOU THINK THE SIZE EXHIBITING SIGNS OF RECOVERY OF YOUR COMPANY WILL CHANGE FROM ECONOMIC DIFFICULTIES? IN THE NEXT YEAR? INCREASE 63.4% YES 51.4% STAY THE SAME 35.4% UNSURE 36.6% NO 5.4% 7.8% WHAT ARE YOUR ORGANIZATION'S (where 1=Easiest and 3=Most Difficult) BIGGEST RECRUITING CHALLENGES? Finding good candidates 2.49/3 Filling positions fast 2.32/3 Dedicated hiring managers 1.82/3 Finding good candidates is the biggest challenge recruiters face Managing applicants 1.68/3 Sub-par job descriptions 1.56/3 Negotiating offers 1.51/3 Contacting candidates 1.48/3 Scheduling interviews 1.44/3 Reading resumes 1.43/3 Lack of tasks 1.13/3 HOW MANY DAYS DOES HOW MANY MINUTES IT TYPICALLY TAKE DO YOU SPEND TO FILL A JOB VACANCY? READING A RESUME? 45 days 4.5 minutes HOW MANY HOURS PER DAY DO YOU SPEND SOURCING CANDIDATES? 3 hours WHAT PERCENTAGE OF YOUR CANDIDATES COME FROM WHICH SOURCES? 8.7% OUTSIDE AGENCY 17% 8.7% CORPORATE ATS JOB BOARDS 9.9% 15.8% OUTSIDE RECRUITERS EMPLOYEE REFERRAL 12.5% SOCIAL NETWORKING 13.8% 13.7% CORPORATE WEBSITE INTERNAL APPLICANTS WHICH SOCIAL NETWORKING TOOLS DO YOU PERSONALLY USE? LinkedIn LinkedIn is the #1 social network 40% Facebook 30% among recruiters Twitter I don't use social network sites 13% Google 7.6% The Ladders 5.7% 3.5% WHAT'S YOUR RECRUITING STRATEGY? Learn how the Talemetry Talent Generation suite can help you find top talent faster, smarter, and cheaper. BROUGHT TO YOU BY: TALENT TECHNOLOGY Source: Talent Technology State of Recruiting 2012 Survey Download the full survey results at

State of Recruiting 2012

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Our State of recruiting survey is proof corporate and economic growth is coming in 2012! As the war for talent heats up, it will drive tough competion for the best candidates.


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