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9 Recruiting Facts

At HealthStaffing it is interesting to read some of the interesting stats from the recruitment industry. Whether you are a staffing agency, employer or candidate you will be surprised and facinated with the following hiring facts (Updated December 2018):

  • Organisations spend on average 6 and 7 seconds reviewing resumes, 1 grammar or spelling mistake and your CV will be thrown away. 80% of CVs are ignored if your email address is unprofessional.
  • The average cost of replacing a member of staff earning is $5,000 and $9,000.
  • On average there will be between 65 and 103 applicants for advertised jobs. Generally between 3% and 8% of these applicants get an interview.
  • Many operations use talent-management software to screen resumes that look at keywords to screen out up to 75% of applicants without ever looking at a resume or cover letter
  • It was reported of the 25,000 new hires 56% of them failed within 16 months and of these, 89% left because their attitudes did not align to that of the organisation. Only 12% failed because of a lack of skills.
  • Other than the date, name of the contact and location, only 41% of candidates receive any information prior to an interview.
  • Phone interviews last 33 minutes and face-to-face interviews last 42 minutes on average. In a survey of 2,000 hiring managers, 32% claimed to know whether or not they would hire someone within 10 minutes. After that, it usually takes 1 day to 12 days to hear from the recruiters with their decision.
  • companies report that 1 in 20 job offers (around 5%) are rejected by their first choice of candidate. Usually because they have received another offer, however often for many other reasons.
  • Companies on average look for the consider the following traits before making an offer: 29% look for multitasking skills; 29% look for initiative; 19% look for creative thinking; and 12% look for something else in the candidate.
  • It is interesting to note that only 7% of unsuccessful candidates were given feedback that was moderately useful from hirers. Only 4% of candidates received valuable feedback.

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