How to Rapidly Improve Your Quality of Hire Metric


By many estimates, nearly half of all new hires are classified as failures within 18 months. That number’s way too high considering the stakes. Who we hire not only dictates recruiting performance, but also how well the business operates as a whole.

More companies than ever are monitoring the Quality of Hire metric, but many are viewing it as nothing more than a lagging indicator of performance—by the time they work to improve it the damage of hiring the wrong people has already been done.

This brief explores how to take a more proactive approach to Quality of Hire. It shares insights on the following:

  • How to calculate Quality of Hire
  • Breaking down Quality of Hire variables
  • Reverse engineering your way to better employees
  • Challenges with Quality of Hire
  • Actionable recommendations