We are ramping up hiring at multiple plants across the U.S. How could I determine market benchmarks for time to hire, turnover and cost per hire at these individual plants? Should we seek out average figures or are there better metrics we could use to make sure we recruit and hire competitively?
—Market Forecaster, consumer goods manufacturing, Atlanta
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We need a strategy that is effective but won't be cumbersome or costly. What are the keys to using social tools to recruit?
—Behind the Curve, human resources representative, finance/insurance/real estate, North Hollywood, California
Train an employee who is insulated from the hiring process to do your social media searches, scrub all protected information, and provide a sanitized report to those responsible for making the hiring decision.
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