Visual Insights: Talent Acquisition Benchmarks dashboard

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The Talent Acquisition Benchmarks dashboard provides you with insight into the efficacy of your hiring initiatives relative to recruitment industry standards. The Talent Acquisition Benchmarks dashboard is useful for identifying areas for improvement and achievements to maintain in your talent acquisition efforts, related to measurements such as time to hire and feedback completion speed. Readers of this article will learn about:

As you are reading, refer to our LeverTRM Glossary for definitions of the key terms and concepts used in this article.

 

You must opt-in to sharing your recruitment data with Lever in order to access the Talent Acquisition Benchmarks dashboard (instructions below). To learn more about how Lever handles recruitment data, refer to the documentation in our Privacy Center.

Accessing the Talent Acquisition Benchmarks dashboard

Before you can access the Talent Acquisition Benchmarks dashboard, you must have opted-in to sharing your recruitment data with Lever:

  • Navigate to Reports and click the Preview Visual Insights button.

Close up of arrow pointing to Preview Visual Insights button at the top of reports menu.

  • Click the settings icon (⚙) in the left-side navigation.
  • Flip the Benchmarks toggle to the 'On' position (the toggle will turn blue to indicate that it is active).

Note that all recruitment data shared with Lever for the purpose of establishing benchmarks is anonymized and aggregated. For more information on Lever's data handling policy, refer to the documentation in our Privacy Center. Once you have opted-in to data sharing, any user with Admin access or higher will be able to access the Talent Acquisition Benchmarks dashboard. To access the Talent Acquisition Benchmarks dashboard:

  • Click the bar graph icon in the left-side navigation.
  • Select Talent Acquisition Benchmarks from the dashboard list.

Metrics

Metrics on the Talent Acquisition Benchmarks dashboard are visualized in different types of charts. Below, you will find a description of each chart and how its metrics are calculated. Note that the data sets for the charts on this dashboard pull from the full history of LeverTRM environments (i.e. the date range is 'All-time') beginning 1 January 2018. Data associated with confidential job postings is excluded from the charts. You can export the data from any chart by hovering over the top-right corner, clicking the ⠇icon, and selecting Download data. 

 

The colors used on all Visual Insights charts are ADA compliant for red, green, and blue color blindness as well as monochromacy.

Average days to hire

The charts in this section of the dashboard show you the overall speed at which candidates are hired from the point of opportunity creation.

Single value charts

Single value Days to hire charts

Average days to hire

The average number of days opportunities spend in the pipeline before being archived as 'Hired,' calculated as:

  [Sum of days spent in pipeline by opportunities archived as 'Hired']  
  [Total # of opportunities archived as 'Hired']  
Median days to hire The median number of the set of total days each hired opportunity spent in the pipeline before being archived as 'Hired.'

Benchmark comparison: average and median days to hire

This chart allows you to see how your team's time to hire measures against recruitment industry standards on an annual basis.

Benchmark comparison average and median days to hire chart

Chart type Line chart
Primary data set Average and median days to hire for all opted-in LeverTRM environments
Secondary data set Average and median days to hire for your LeverTRM environment
Primary grouping Year
Secondary grouping Average and median; your LeverTRM environment and all opted-in LeverTRM environments
Unit of measure Number of days
Revealed on hover Year and average/median number of days

 

Average days from posting to first hire

The charts in this section of the dashboard show give you insight into how quickly candidates are hired for a role from the point of posting publication.

Single value charts

Single value Average days from posting to first hire charts

Average days from posting to first hire

The average number of days between a posting being published and a candidate being hired for that role, calculated as:

  [Sum of days between the publication of each posting and the first archiving of an opportunity as 'Hired' in association with those postings]  
  [Total # of published postings]  
Median days from posting to first hire The median number of the set of total days between each posting being published and the first archiving of an opportunity as 'Hired' in association with those postings.

 

Benchmark comparison: average and median days from posting to first hire

This chart allows you to see how your team's speed to first hire measures against recruitment industry standards on an annual basis.

Benchmark comparison average and median days from posting to first hire chart

Chart type Line chart
Primary data set Average and median days from posting publication to first hire for all opted-in LeverTRM environments
Secondary data set Average and median days from posting publication to first hire for your LeverTRM environment
Primary grouping Year
Secondary grouping Average and median; your LeverTRM environment and all opted-in LeverTRM environments
Unit of measure Number of days
Revealed on hover Year and average/median number of days

 

Average days from posting to last hire

The charts in this section of the dashboard show give you insight into how quickly final candidates are hired for a role before postings are closed.

Single value charts

Single value Average days from posting to last hire charts

Average days from posting to last hire

The average number of days between a posting being published and a the final candidate being hired for that role, calculated as:

  [Sum of days between the publication of each posting and the last archiving of an opportunity as 'Hired' in association with those postings before they closed]  
  [Total # of closed postings]  
Median days from posting to last hire The median number of the set of total days between each posting being published and the last archiving of an opportunity as 'Hired' in association with those postings before they closed.

 

Benchmark comparison: average and median days from posting to last hire

This chart allows you to see how your team's speed to hire candidates before postings close measures against recruitment industry standards on an annual basis.

Benchmark comparison average and median days from posting to last hire chart

Chart type Line chart
Primary data set Average and median days from posting publication to last hire for all opted-in LeverTRM environments1
Secondary data set Average and median days from posting publication to last hire for your LeverTRM environment1
Primary grouping Year
Secondary grouping Average and median; your LeverTRM environment and all opted-in LeverTRM environments
Unit of measure Number of days
Revealed on hover Year and average/median number of days
 
  • (1) Only closed postings are counted in this data set.

 

Average days from first interview to hire

The charts in this section of the dashboard show give you insight into how quickly candidates are hired once they reach their first interview stage.

Single value charts

Single value Average days from first interview to hire charts

Average days from first interview to hire

The average number of days between opportunities entering the Interview section of the pipeline and the associated candidate being hired, calculated as:

  [Sum of days between each hired opportunity's entry to the Interview section of the pipeline and the archiving of those opportunities as 'Hired']  
  [Total # of opportunities to enter the Interview section of the pipeline and be archived as 'Hired']  
Median days from first interview to hire The median number of the set of total days between each hired opportunity's entry to the Interview section of the pipeline and the archiving of those opportunities as 'Hired.'

 

Benchmark comparison: average and median days from first interview to hire

This chart allows you to see how your team's speed to hire candidates that reach their first interview stage measures against recruitment industry standards on an annual basis.

Benchmark comparison average and median days from first interview to hire chart

Chart type Line chart
Primary data set Average and median days from entry to Interview section of pipeline to hire for all opted-in LeverTRM environments
Secondary data set Average and median days from entry to Interview section of pipeline to hire for your LeverTRM environment
Primary grouping Year
Secondary grouping Average and median; your LeverTRM environment and all opted-in LeverTRM environments
Unit of measure Number of days
Revealed on hover Year and average/median number of days

 

Average hours to complete feedback

The charts in this section of the dashboard give you insight into how quickly interviewers complete feedback.

Single value charts

Single value Average hours to complete feedback charts

Average hours to complete feedback

The average number of hours interviewers took to complete feedback, calculated as:

  [Sum of hours between interview end and feedback completion for all interviews]  
  [Total # of past interview events]  

 

Feedback that has yet to be submitted for performed interviews is excluded from this calculation.

Median hours to complete feedback The median number of the set of total hours between the end of each interview and the completion of feedback for those interviews.

 

Benchmark comparison: average and median hours to complete feedback

This chart allows you to see how the pace of feedback completion among interviewers at your organization measures against recruitment industry standards on an annual basis.

Benchmark comparison average and median hours to complete feedback chart

Chart type Line chart
Primary data set Average and median hours to complete feedback for all opted-in LeverTRM environments
Secondary data set Average and median hours to complete feedback for your LeverTRM environment
Primary grouping Year
Secondary grouping Average and median; your LeverTRM environment and all opted-in LeverTRM environment
Unit of measure Number of hours
Revealed on hover Year and average/median number of hours

 

Opportunities per hire

The charts in this section of the dashboard show you the volume of candidates required to make a single hire.

Single value charts

Single value Opportunities per hire chart

Opportunities per hire

The average number of opportunities to enter the pipeline per single hire, calculated as:

  [Total # of opportunities created]  
  [Total # of opportunities archived as 'Hired]  

 

Benchmark comparison: opportunities per hire

This chart allows you to see how the average number of candidates your team needs to engage with in order to make a single hire measures against recruitment industry standards on an annual basis.

Benchmark comparison opportunities per hire chart

Chart type Line chart
Primary data set Average opportunities per hire for all opted-in LeverTRM environments
Secondary data set Average opportunities per hire for your LeverTRM environment
Primary grouping Year
Secondary grouping Average; your LeverTRM environment and all opted-in LeverTRM environments
Unit of measure Average number
Revealed on hover Year and opportunities per hire

 

Interviewed opportunities per hire

The charts in this section of the dashboard show you the volume of candidates that must reach an interview stage in order to make a single hire.

Single value charts

Single value Interview opportunities per hire chart

Interviewed opportunities per hire

The average number of opportunities to reach the Interview section of the pipeline per single hire, calculated as:

  [Total # of opportunities to enter the Interview section of the pipeline]  
  [Total # of opportunities to enter the Interview section of the pipeline and be archived as 'Hired']  

 

Benchmark comparison: interviewed opportunities per hire

This chart allows you to see how the average number of candidates that must reach an interview in order for your team to make a single hire measures against recruitment industry standards on an annual basis.

Benchmark comparison interviewed opportunities per hire chart

Chart type Line chart
Primary data set Average interviewed opportunities per hire for all opted-in LeverTRM environments
Secondary data set Average interviewed opportunities per hire for your LeverTRM environment
Primary grouping Year
Secondary grouping Average; your LeverTRM environment and all opted-in LeverTRM environments
Unit of measure Average number
Revealed on hover Year and interviewed opportunities per hire

 

 

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