What are candidate sourcing reports?

The candidate sourcing reports offer insights into your different candidate sourcing channels and how they are faring for you in terms of money, time, and effort. They help you drill down and analyze the activities across all your candidate sourcing channels.

The significance of candidate sourcing reports 

Candidate sourcing reports are a great way to understand how your recruitment marketing efforts are working or not working. It’s an objective way to assess the outcomes from your paid ads, and analyze your different sourcing channels, the quality of candidates a source is bringing in, and so on.

Setting up the process: 2-5 minutes. (You just have to add the different source and source categories you are using to Freshteam HR software.)

Candidate sourcing reports on Freshteam

Trend of job applications - The report reveals the trend of incoming job applications from candidates over a selected period of time. It helps you quickly identify the immediate, short-term, and long-term effects of your marketing activities on the rate of candidate applications flowing in.

Trend of email applications - The report is similar to the trend of job applications report, with a slight variation – this report shows the trend of incoming candidate applications via email over a given time period.

Top 5 Source Categories of Hired Candidates - The report lists the top 5 source categories which brought in the maximum number of hired candidates. This report is the perfect tool to check for correlations between source categories and hired candidates - it reveals the quality of candidates a source is bringing in.

Top 5 Source Categories of Offered Candidates - The report is similar to the previous one, except that it lists the top 5 source categories which brought in the offered candidates instead of hired candidates.

Top 5 Sources of Offered Candidates - The report list the top 5 sources that brought in the most of the offered candidates.

Top 5 Sources of Hired Candidates - The report list the 5 sources that brought in the most of the hired candidates.

Total Candidates by Source - The report shows the total number of candidates from each of the different sourcing channels. In one glance you and your team will be able to tell which sources are bringing in the highest number of candidates, and then you can quickly validate it against your spend to find opportunities for budget optimization.

Total Candidates by Source Category - The report shows the total number of candidates from each of the different source categories during the time frame you mention.

Candidates by Sourced Vendor in the last 6 months - The report helps you compare the performance of the different vendors, it shows the total number of candidates from each of your vendors over a given time period.

Top 10 Referring Employees - The report lists the top 10 employees who have referred the most candidates during a specific time period. It’s kind of like your employee referrals leaderboard!

 

How to act on the candidate sourcing report?