“An insightful and in-depth take on the
complex world of online recruitment ”
Peter Gold – MD of Hire Strategies & Chief E...
Shifting recruitment patterns
Recruitment stat’s,
trends and facts
Method of attracting
candidates
% of businesses that
us...
The skills gap & the war [for talent]
Businesses are
struggling to hire
82%
18%
How are businesses coping
with recruitment...
How long & how much?
Time & money
60% of
businesses
with over 5,000
employees had this
problem
Businesses
are still
taking...
Recruiting Millenials
Social recruiting on the rise
 Over 50% of organisations now use social media in resourcing
 60% t...
According to a survey by jobs.ac.uk:
 The lack of skilled/quality candidates is the biggest challenge facing
recruiters
...
Download Part 2: The Job Advert
The Tip Of The Recruitment Campaign Iceberg
Download Part 3: Recruitment’s standout metric...
Our sources
Further
reading…
References
Geoff Grout: http://www.jeffgrout.com/pressarticles/?article=press-
00004.html&tit...
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Online recruitment stats, trends & facts

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Online recruitment stats, trends & facts

  1. 1. “An insightful and in-depth take on the complex world of online recruitment ” Peter Gold – MD of Hire Strategies & Chief Editor at HR Mash 3 Part Guide to Online Recruitment Part 1: Recruitment Stats, Trends and Facts
  2. 2. Shifting recruitment patterns Recruitment stat’s, trends and facts Method of attracting candidates % of businesses that used this method: 2006 % of businesses that used this method: 2013 Online recruitment Only method that gained in last 8 yrs. 16% 38% Local press advertising Biggest decline seen here 79% 29% Traditional agencies 76% 49% Company websites Most effective in the public sector 75% 62% Employee referral schemes 47% 33% Then & now… Hiring methods have moved on since 2006. Have you? Table source: CIPD reports (2008 - 2013): ‘Recruitment, retention and turnover’. - Available on the CIPD website
  3. 3. The skills gap & the war [for talent] Businesses are struggling to hire 82% 18% How are businesses coping with recruitment? Struggling OK 20% 62% 2009 2013 War For Talent  82% of businesses are experiencing recruitment difficulties (CIPD, 2013)  Managers, professionals and technical positions were the most difficult positions to fill Recruitment is still a major problem War for talent is now on your doorstep  3 out 5 employers report that there is now greater competition for top talent  This figure has risen from 20% in 2009 to 62% in 2013
  4. 4. How long & how much? Time & money 60% of businesses with over 5,000 employees had this problem Businesses are still taking too long to hire 33% of businesses are losing candidates because of the length of their hiring process.At what point are you losing talent? £5,000 for snr. Managers In 2013, the UK average cost per hire was: £2,000 for other workers
  5. 5. Recruiting Millenials Social recruiting on the rise  Over 50% of organisations now use social media in resourcing  60% that don’t use social media believe it could benefit them  Businesses increasing recruitment spend on social and professional networking sites, commercial job boards and apprenticeships  Reducing spend on newspaper adverts and trade press Recruitment stat’s, trends and facts 33% of businesses have changed their processes to accommodate Millenials Adapting to the challenge of hiring Millenials 25% have hired more 16 – 24 year olds than before Millenials: The tech savvy generation born between 1982 - early 2000’s
  6. 6. According to a survey by jobs.ac.uk:  The lack of skilled/quality candidates is the biggest challenge facing recruiters  Cost reduction is the biggest recruitment priority  Job boards continue to be the most effective recruitment tool for recruiters  Sector specialism, pricing and audience size are the most important factors when choosing a job board In-house or outsource?  69% of organisations still prefer to conduct recruitment activity in- house  Interestingly, 28% of organisations choose to combine in-house with outsourcing Bridging the skills gap Recruitment stat’s, trends and facts The skills shortage remains a major concern for hiring businesses
  7. 7. Download Part 2: The Job Advert The Tip Of The Recruitment Campaign Iceberg Download Part 3: Recruitment’s standout metrics Cost per hire and time to hire What’s next? Thankyou… for readingPart 1! Hiring? Book a free demo of our online recruitment system…
  8. 8. Our sources Further reading… References Geoff Grout: http://www.jeffgrout.com/pressarticles/?article=press- 00004.html&title=Online+Recruitment+Trends Expert HR: http://www.xperthr.co.uk/blogs/employment- intelligence/2012/06/what-is-the-typical-time-to-fi/ CIPD (2013) A Barometer of HR trends and prospects CIPD (2013) Annual Survey Report 2013 - Resourcing and Talent Planning CIPD reports (2006 - 2013): Recruitment, retention and turnover. Report names changed in 2010 to ‘Resourcing and Talent Planning’ jobs.ac.uk (2013) Recruitment trends - Survey results

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