65 Awesome Stats That’ll Make You Better at Recruiting & Retention

The dirty work’s been done for you. Numerous reports and studies have been scoured, and the best findings have been delivered to you on a silver platter.

A special thanks goes out to the folks at TalentPuzzle.com, a recruitment agency review site, who aggregated the results of the best new published research on talent acquisition and retention and served their findings up in a helpful infographic (see below).

Here are some of the highlights:

  • 3 in 5 American workers would rather spend a night in jail than go without benefits like health insurance, 401(k) matches, paid time off and life insurance
  • 68% of job seekers will accept a lower salary if employers make a great impression during the hiring process
  • The cost-per-hire at companies with strong employer branding is half that of other organizations (and their turnover rate is 28% lower, too)
  • Companies that invest in improving employee engagement are more likely to have above-average profits
  • 82 of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For offer telecommuting, and
  • Employees spend an average of 38 hours per year away from work solely for the purpose of getting coffee.

More revealing stats are displayed here:


As seen on HRMorning.com and TalentPuzzle.com


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