Talent Analytics Articles

  • 7 Metrics That the Most Data-Savvy Recruiting Teams Are Tracking

    April 18, 2017

    If you closely research (as I have) the top five global companies with the highest market value (Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook) you’ll realize that they all have three things in common. First, they are all serial-innovation firms. Second, they are all recruiting powerhouses. And third, an important lesson for recruiting leaders, they all excel at...

  • 3 Ways Data Shapes the Talent Strategy at Tesla, Chevron, and LinkedIn

    March 30, 2017

    The head of Talent Acquisition at LinkedIn, Brendan Browne, is quick to admit that using data and talent analytics has completely changed the way his department is perceived by the business. Thanks to talent analytics, Brendan’s team went from under-resourced purple squirrel hunters to trusted and indispensable advisors. If you’re not sure what talent analytics...

  • How DocuSign Used Data to Motivate, Engage and Show Its Recruiting Team Some Love

    March 7, 2017

    The DocuSign recruiting leadership team thought they were really crushing it a few years ago. “We were hitting our gross hiring targets, we ripped out old systems, put in new systems, we were leading with data, we were getting pats on the back from the business,” said Mike Euglow, then Head of Talent Acquisition (now leading recruiting at Stripe), in a talk at...

  • Recruiting Analytics Made Simple: 5 Useful Reports You...

    October 4, 2016

    Ask a recruiter about their favorite hire, interview horror stories, or the best part of working at their company, and they’ll perk up...

  • How We Built a New Recruiting Metrics Report for the...

    August 4, 2015

    As part of the Hootsuite ongoing open source HR initiative (#HootHROS), this post outlines the steps we took to create a new...

  • A 7-Step Plan for Measuring and Improving Quality of Hire

    October 14, 2014

    Rather than assess the quality of person, assess the quality of person’s accomplishments. I recently wrote a post on how to calculate...