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Recruiting Strategy

054: Tactical Tuesday – Recruiting Metrics Matter

December 19, 2023

sam kuenhle
vivien maron

In this Tactical Tuesday episode, Sam and Vivien delve into the numbers behind recruitment — emphasizing the importance of understanding personalized recruiting metrics to optimize results.

This is a jam-packed 15-minute episode with tons of actionable takeaways. Sam and Vivien cover the criticality of knowing specific ratios: from screening to submission, submission to placement, and the need to reverse-engineer the recruitment process. They also stress the significance of understanding one’s strengths — whether from internal databases, outbound efforts, or referrals — to tailor strategies, when it comes to both recruiting and business development.

This conversation underscores the need for recruiters to embrace data-driven strategies, personalize their approaches, and set transparent expectations — ultimately aiming for more efficient and successful hiring outcomes. You don’t want to miss this!


00:00 – Podcast Intro
01:22 – Understanding Key Recruitment Metrics: A Comprehensive Planning Guide
04:19 – Leveraging Metrics for Informed Recruiting Planning
07:07 – Initiating Metric Calculations: Recommendations and Practical Steps
08:56 – Top 4 Essential Metrics Every Recruiter Should Measure
10:11 – Bonus Tips: Applying Recruitment Metrics for Business Development Success
14:45 – Podcast Farewell

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