Linked| n’s annual Global Recruiting Trends report
reveals what's top of mind among 4,000 talent
aquisition decision makers for 2016. Influence
business decisions and craft recruiting strategies
using these key trends.
The Magic Metric
Quality of hire is the single, most valuable
performance metric for talent aquisition teams.
Time to fill
Quality of hire 28% posmoﬂ
Organizations across the globe measure quality
of hire in three ways.
I I I
New Hire Hiring Manager
Performance Evaluation Turnover/ Retention Satisfaction
Italy Brazil Nordics
MENA Canada France
Mexico United States
Benelux United Kingdom
Germany AU/ New Zealand
SE Asia South Africa
Find Quality Talent Faster
Social professional networks take
the lead as the top source of quality hires.
Social Professional lnternetJob Employee Referral
Networks Boards Programs
Employee referrals are increasingly seen as an
essential and long-lasting recruiting trend.
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Employer Brand Bounces Back
Employer brand resurges as a top priority.
Companies are investing more in employer brand efforts.
2014 2015 2016
Organizations in certain countries are investing
more in employer brand than others.
South Africa 68%
SE Asia ° 65%
Brazil : ——: :——° 64%
Global ° 59%
Australia/ New Zealand ? ° 57%
Mexico ' 48%
Employee Retention Emerges
Leaders want to keep the talent they worked
so hard to recruit, which is why employee retention
surfaces as a top recruiting priority.
Recruiting highly— Employee Improving quality
skilled talent Retention of hire
Internal mobility helps retain talent.
Unfortunately, most talent aquisition teams aren't
heavily recruiting internal candidates.
To what extent does your company recuit internal candidates?
Very much so To some extent Not much or at all,
China 15% 67%
Germany 19% 49%
Canada 37% 49%
France 40% 35%
*numbers may not add to 700% due to rounding
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Linked may Talent Solutions
We surveyed ~4,000 talent acquisition decision makers who focus on recruiting,
manage a recruiting team, or work in the human resources department.
These survey respondents are Linkedln members from across 40 countries.
Results were compared to historical Global Recruiting Trends research,
which had similar sampling criteria and methodology.