Talent Analytics Articles

  • This Simple Use of Data Helped LinkedIn’s Recruiters Achieve an 85% InMail Response Rate

    February 22, 2018

    Nearly 69% of recruiters say that using data has helped them elevate their career and role within the company. That’s because bringing data to a conversation, be it with a hiring manager or a company leader, transforms your opinion into an actionable insight and can help you have serious strategic impact. Just ask the LinkedIn recruiting team -- when they were...

  • 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...

    March 7, 2017

    The DocuSign recruiting leadership team thought they were really crushing it a few years ago. “We were hitting our gross hiring...

  • 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...