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Research: New U.S. Time-to-Hire Data - Staffing.org

Research: New U.S. Time-to-Hire Data - Staffing.org

By: David Earle, June 25, 2015

In a recent series of articles, the Wall Street Journal reviewed data from the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Glassdoor, and DHI. The Conference of Mayors data reviews unemployment statistics, city by city,  from 2013-2015 plus projections through 2017. While the overall national trend is down as the nation approaches what economists consider full employment, individual metro areas have performed differently and will continue to do so. For example in places like Dallas-Ft Worth and Houston, healthy job gains appear to be mostly over with future employment remaining flat. In the NY Metro, on the other hand, employment is projected to continue rising. The DHI report provides an industry-by-industry review of time-to-hire as measured from requisition to accepted-offer. Breakouts include private vs public, 14 industry sectors, labor market slackness, company size and recruiting intensity (a metric covering recruiting methods used, expenditures, screening speed, comp packages and hiring stance). The data from Glassdoor focuses specifically on interviews, a component of the hiring process that often results in unwanted time delays and is especially tricky to manage given its opposing mandates of efficiency and effectiveness...