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Roundup: This Week’s Top Recruiting Stories From Around The Web

Recruiting Roundup: This week the top 10 recruiting metrics to track, the worst mistake hiring managers can make, trends to watch in the future and more… this week’s top recruiting stories from around the web.

Top 10 Recruiting Metrics to Track
Recruiting metrics allow us to take a more analytical approach to hiring. Tracking day-to-day details are what eventually make up the big picture. Measuring what we do creates focus and accountability. It helps us to target efficiency, headcount, cost and the more tactical pieces that make up the effectiveness of a recruiting function.

Worst Hiring Mistake: Misrepresenting the Job
A new study reveals that employers withhold crucial job information during an interview, resulting in dissatisfaction among most recruits. Listen up, hiring managers. A study from research firm Development Dimensions International revealed yesterday that many employers often misrepresent the finer details of their company and the open position during interviews, leaving many recruits eventually disappointed with their new job.

6 Hiring Process Management Trends to Watch in the Future
It pays for employers to stay on top of the changes that are occurring in the Human Resources, staffing, and recruiting industry. Nowhere are more changes occurring than in the steps employers must take in the hiring process.

What Bad Hires Really Cost Companies (Hint: It’s More Than Just Morale)
Bad hires cost some companies as much as $50,000, new survey reveals. According to a new CareerBuilder study, 69 percent of employers reported that their companies have been adversely affected by a bad hire this year, with 41 percent of those businesses estimating the cost to be over $25,000, and 24 percent said a bad hire cost them more than $50,000.

E-Verify Legislation Map
The E-Verify Legislation Map presents a detailed and up-to-date summary of all active and proposed E-Verify laws at the city, county, state and federal level. Prepared and updated by Tracker’s legal staff, this interactive map can help you navigate the ever-changing landscape of employment verification requirements.

Betting Against the Mayan Apocalypse: Should You Keep Working, Even if the End May Be Near?
Nostradamus was wrong and the world did not end or get trashed at the beginning of the new millennium (although, sadly, his prophesied cataclysmic “fire that will fall from the sky” occurred a year later in September 2001—mentioned in case being approximately and partially right counts for something).

Looking for more? Check out last week’s Roundup: This Week’s Top Recruiting Stories From Around The Web, or follow @cmsirecruit on Twitter for regular updates.    

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