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It’s Time to Talk About Time to Hire

Lengthy hiring processes are a major factor in losing top candidates.

83% of hiring managers have missed out on a good hire in the past year.
29% attribute this to taking too long to make an offer.
Source: Robert Half survey of 2,175 hiring managers in the U.S.

How long are you taking to hire?

It can now take up to 11 weeks to hire, up 57% from 2021.

Average time to hire for:
Entry-level: 5 weeks
Mid-level: 6 weeks
Manager/director: 8 weeks
Senior leader: 11 weeks
Source: Robert Half survey of 400 human resources managers in the U.S.
Be swift but prudent when streamlining your hiring process.
Tips to consider:
Expedite your interview process
Produce an offer letter the same day the candidate accepts
Keep communication lines open
Bottom line:
Move quickly, but exercise caution; hiring mistakes could mean 5 months of wasted time between dismal and rehiring.

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