1. A group of diverse women.

    Slightly more than 85% of employers reported having formal diversity recruiting goals, according to NACE’s 2022 Recruiting Benchmarks Report, but how effective are these efforts?

  2. A recruiter interviews a job candidate.

    The amount of time for students participating in a job interview to receiving an offer has increased over the past several years, but the time they take to accept the offer dropped in 2022.

  3. Recruiters shake the hand of a job candidate.
    As Offer Rate Climbed, Acceptance and Early Retention Rates Fell

    The percent of interviews resulting in a job offer has climbed to its highest level of the past five years, but acceptances and retention rates for the first three years of employment fell.

  4. An illustration of people standing on a stack of dollar bills.
    As Employer Recruiting Budgets Grew in 2022, Their Overall Staffing Numbers Fell

    The average number of full-time URR staff members that organizations employ decreased to 13.5 from 14.3 last year.

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    The Average Number of Recruiters Per Recruiting Department

    On average, there were 8.5 full-time recruiters per recruiting department within organizations replying to NACE’s 2021 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey.

  6. A university relations recruiter gives a business presentation about calculating and using an interview-per-hire average.
    Calculating and Using an Interviews-Per-Hire Average

    Interviews-per-hire average (IPHA) is the average number of interviews conducted with each college hire. IPHA is a deeper analysis to determine the variation of recruiting processes across positions or sourcing channels.

  7. Recruiters discuss how to calculate an applicant-to-hire ratio.
    Calculating and Using an Applicant-to-Hire Ratio

    The applicant-to-hire ratio (AHR) is the average number of applicants for each college hire. AHR can be used to determine the relative interest for various jobs. In general, a higher AHR reflects the general interest in an organization’s opportunities; however, a low AHR may indicate a better efficiency for applicant conversion.

  8. Three university relations and recruiting professionals discuss how to calculate and use an intern to full-time conversion rate.
    Calculating and Using an Intern-to-Full Time Conversion Rate

    Tracking, analyzing, and acting on key metrics is critical to the success of a recruiting operation. One of these key measures for assessing the effectiveness of your organization’s internship program is tracking its intern-to-full time conversion rate.

  9. A team of recruiters discuss how to calculate Interview-to-Offer and Offer-to-Acceptance rates.
    Calculating and Using Interview-to-Offer, Offer-to-Acceptance Rates

    Tracking, analyzing, and acting on key metrics is critical to the success of a recruiting operation. Some of the most basic metrics are the interview-to-offer and offer-to-acceptance rates. These can help you identify problems—and successes—in your recruiting operations both with full-time hiring and intern/co-op programs.

  10. A college campus.
    Trends Continue for Career Services’ Location, Reporting Structure

    Career centers are being housed less frequently in student affairs, more frequently in other divisions, and increasingly in various parts of the institution.

  11. A recruiter walks to a career fair
    Prevalence, Popularity of Career Fairs Remains Steady

    Career fairs are one of the most frequently provided services by college career centers, as 91.7 percent reported hosting at least one career fair in 2017-18.

  12. counselor working with a student
    Primary Focus: Career Coaching vs. Career Counseling

    Coaching is the primary focus regarding the career development of students and the professional development among career services staff.

  13. Picture of a career fair
    Fees Charged to Employers for In-Person Career Fairs Dropped Sharply This Year

    It’s not surprising that fees for in-person career fairs were down sharply in 2020-21 compared to 2019-20, but the charges for hybrid fairs jumped for some employers.

  14. Computer generated image of people talking
    Trends in One-Year, Five-Year Intern Retention Rates

    One of the benefits of employers converting their interns to full-time hires is evident in employee retention rates.

  15. woman holding a check
    Paid Internships: Moving Toward Greater Equity, Setting Pay

    Employers committed to building a pipeline of diverse talent must consider how to diversify the makeup of their internship program.

  16. Increasing Access to Internships Diversifies Workforces

    Despite greater recognition of their negative impacts on the workforce, lack of diversity and an abundance of unpaid internships remain issues, says Anjali Lalani.

  17. Six people standing
    Formal Diversity Recruiting Efforts Climb Among Employers

    The increase in formal diversity recruiting efforts reported continues the growth—and recovery—in this area over the last decade.

  18. Candidate shaking hand
    Offers, Acceptances Climb for Class of 2020

    After declines in offer and acceptance rates in recent years, both increased for Class of 2020 new college graduates.

  19. Person looking at laptop screen
    Recruiting Process Cycle Times Remain Consistent in Recent Years

    Cycle times during the recruiting process—from interview to offer and from offer to acceptance—have remained steady in recent years