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The Time to hire report helps you better understand the duration of the hiring process, from the day the opening was created until the successful conclusion of the hiring process, in order to evaluate the effectiveness of the hiring team. The period filter is based on the date on which the candidate was hired.

With this report you can:

  • Review the average, median, and maximum time-to-hire in order to better understand the effectiveness of the recruiting team

  • Investigate the ups and downs in the average time-to-hire over time in order to identify periods of considerable trend changes and inquire what caused such shifts

  • Slice the time-to-hire metric data by various criteria, for instance, position, department, location, and many others, in order to recognize and investigate instances of considerably short as well as long hiring processes

  • Assess the average time to hire for specific positions, departments, locations, and so forth in order to devise a hiring plan whose timeline is based on past data and experience

  • Examine the data at the candidate level in order to identify bottlenecks, for instance, hired candidates whose process was unusually long, and use the additional wealth of information available to understand the reason(s) for the delay

The report is divided into these sections:

  • KPIs - get a quick glance at key values relating to the time-to-hire metric

  • Time to hire trend - identify trends for the time-to-hire metric over time

  • Time to hire summary - slice and analyze aggregated data relating to the time-to-hire metric by selected criteria

  • Hired candidates details - view a complete detailed list of hired candidates and their respective time-to-hire value


The KPIs section of this report enables you to quickly evaluate your metrics, appearing similar to the following:

By default this section displays data taken from the current month, featuring the following metrics:

  • Hired candidates - the total number of candidates hired within the selected time period

  • Average time-to-hire - the average time-to-hire in the selected time period

  • Median time-to-hire - the median time-to-hire in the selected time period

  • Max time-to-hire - the max time-to-hire in the selected time period

Time to hire trend

The Time to hire trend chart enables you to identify and highlight trend patterns by various time intervals, featuring the following values:

  • Hires

  • Average time-to-hire

  • Median time-to-hire

By noticing trend shifts in the apply to hire metric you can investigate the causes for such shifts, learn from them, and improve your hiring process accordingly.

The chart appears similar to the following:

Time to hire summary

The Time to hire summary table provides aggregated data relating to the time-to-hire metric by the following values:

  • Average time-to-hire

  • Median time-to-hire

  • Max time-to-hire

  • Hires

You can slice the data by selected criteria, including the default and custom position fields, along with relevant additional categories such as ‘Source’ and ‘Source type’, and many more.

The data appears similar to the following:

Hired candidates details

The Hired candidates details table features all of the relevant data points per hired candidate, including the default and custom position fields along with additional relevant data points such as apply-to-hire, application date, hire date, time-to-hire, and many more.

The data appears similar to the following:

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