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How Smartrecruiters Made a Case to Grow Their Budget - HROS

Our mission at SmartRecruiters, in the broadest terms, is to match as many candidates with the right employers as possible. We had to prove to recruiters and HR departments that implementing our TAS would save enough time to make it worth their while, but there would need to be an investment in recruiting. We had to start by proving it to ourselves on our own team.

What we discovered surprised us. We found we weren’t spending enough on recruiting. We knew we needed to make a business case to support this, so set about making a ROI model that would validate our assumption. To show that increasing cost per hire was more than a worthwhile investment, we mapped a clear methodology, and made the necessary case for disrupting legacy approaches, as well upping hiring budgets.

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Using Data to Optimize Our Talent Acquisition Team - HR Open Source

Before diving into how we use data, let’s review a few things about our company and our Talent Acquisition team. Opower is the leading provider of cloud-based software to the utility industry, and our mission is to help utilities build a clean energy future. If you’ve ever received a home energy report in the mail that compares your energy usage to your neighbors, that’s Opower. Our Talent Acquisition team is comprised of 15 people, and we hire about 200 employees per year collectively (we reached 600 employees in 2016!). Although our budget for tools and resources is pretty lean, we have one person dedicated to analytics, who splits his time between HR and Talent Acquisition analytics.

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How Hootsuite Built a New Recruiting Report for Leadership - HROS

Like many companies experiencing hyper-growth, we had a problem at Hootsuite: as we continued to scale globally, entering new markets and adding new positions, it became increasingly difficult to keep our leadership team dialed in to our global talent acquisition efforts. Our executives needed better visibility into our recruiting progress, and we needed to find a way to provide it.

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