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  • Recruiting Benchmarks Survey Report 2018

  • Summary

    The 2018 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey Report explores key aspects of university recruiting, such as the structure, staffing, focus, and execution of the efforts, and provides outcome-oriented benchmarks and metrics. This report also compares current results to those of previous years to offer insight into trends in recruiting.

    Highlights include:

    • Half of employers’ overall full-time, entry-level hires were recent college graduates.
    • The average annual recruiting budget for the 2016-17 recruiting year was $491,303.
    • Employers allocated the most funds toward recruiting trips. This area also had the biggest increase from the previous recruiting year in terms of allotted funding.
    • Career fairs, corporate websites, and campus information sessions were employers’ top-used and top-ranked branding techniques.
    • Nearly 90 percent of employers had diversity efforts within their recruiting programs.
    • On average, the time from a job posting to an interview was 38.2 days; the average time from an interview to an offer was 24.5 days

    February 2019. 8 1/2" x 11”. 48 pages. PDF format.

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    If your organization participated in the survey, or you purchased a copy of the report, you can access the report at MyNACE > Research Reports.