Today, we’re rounding up the best Recruiting Automation statistics for 2023 your business must know.

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Key Recruiting Automation Statistics 2023 – MY Choice

  • 50% of work can be automated in today’s age.
  • Only 37% of HR job functions are commonly automated.
  • 47% of businesses will use some sort of AI in their HR processes by 2022.
  • Of these companies already using HR automation tech, 57% do so with the aim of improving their employees’ experiences.
  • 56% of companies using AI for HR are trying to automate repetitive tasks.
  • 51% of these companies are using automation in the hopes of saving money.

Recruiting Automation Market Statistics

  1. 90% of recruiters say today’s labor market is candidate driven, up from 86% last year Source. 
  2. 47% of employers and 46% of candidates feel that today’s labor market is candidate. 
  3. Last year, 62% of employers felt the labor market was candidate driven. 

Recruiting Automation Software Statistics

  1. Early adopters of AI powered recruiting software reported that their cost per screen decreased by 75% and turnover reduced by 35%. 
  2. But, 47% of companies have HR software that is over seven years old. 
  3. 30% say they intend to increase their onboarding budget for 2018 and focus on new software. 
  4. 51% of recruiters now use interview scheduling software, with an additional 26% thinking about starting. 
  5. Interview scheduling software is a growing trend 51% of recruiters are now using interview scheduling software. 
  6. The results have been staggering 59% of recruiters who use interview scheduling software say they’ve saved between 2 and 10 hours per week. 
  7. 41% attribute the success of their HR software to a close relationship between IT and HR.HR. 
  8. “Employment of software developers is projected to grow 24 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. 
  9. Referrals from friends, family, and former colleagues are the top source of job discovery for software developers (26.8%). 
  10. Agility is the key factor in successful recruiting, according to the annual Recruiter Nation survey of over 800 U.S. based recruiting professionals conducted by talent acquisition software company Jobvite. 

Recruiting Automation Latest Statistics

  1. In 2018 67% of hiring managers and recruiters surveyed by LinkedIn said AI was saving them time. 
  2. 35% of talent professionals and hiring managers say that AI is the top trend impacting how they hire. 
  3. Recruiters using AI found it to be most helpful with Sourcing Candidates (58%), Screening Candidates (56%) and Nurturing Candidates (55%). 
  4. 80% of executives believe AI can improve productivity and performance. 
  5. Seventeen percent of organizations use AI based solutions in their HR function and another 30% will do so by 2023, according to the Gartner 2019 Artificial Intelligence Survey. 
  6. 38% of organizations are focusing their AI efforts on talent acquisition. 
  7. 25% of today’s candidates apply for 10 or more jobs; the average number of applications received for a single position rose 39% between 2012 and 2018. 
  8. Additionally, recruiters must now weed through larger pools of poorfit candidates — 72% of applications are considered lowto average. 
  9. 61% of those surveyed in Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends Survey, 2019 found that recruitment’s biggest challenge is finding qualified experienced hires. 
  10. One third (32%). 
  11. 36% of recruiters believe AI makes their jobs better. 
  12. AI also helps deliver a positive candidate experience, which has become the expected norm for the majority of candidates, according to the 2020 Job Seeker Nation Survey. 
  13. 28% spend 20 hours or more. 
  14. 11% spend 30 hours or more 100% of candidate sourcing and matching. 
  15. can be automated 20% of managing related recruiting tasks can be automated. 
  16. 65% of HR managers say the thought of AI in HR does not make them nervous 33% of employers expect to do “more human tasks” augmented by AI. 
  17. 7% of HR managers say they think a robot could do their job. 
  18. In fact, According to an IDC survey, The Document Disconnect, over 80 percent of business leaders surveyed agreed that problems “arise because they have different internal systems/applications that don’t ‘talk’ to each other.”. 
  19. According to Personnel Today, 38% of enterprises are already using AI in their workplace with 62% expecting to start using it as early as this year. 
  20. According to Bersin by Deloitte, 33% of employees expect that their jobs will become augmented by AI in the near future. 
  21. Nearly 40% of companies are using some form of AI in HR alone. 
  22. Employers predict 17% of work will be automated by 2020 5. 
  23. 45% of companies are still in the early stages of basic automation 6. 
  24. 83% of employers believe attracting and retaining talent is a growing hiring challenge. 
  25. 66% of millennials expect to leave their organization by 2020. 
  26. The removal of human bias (43%). 
  27. The ability to deliver the best candidate match (31%). 
  28. 80% of surveyed HR employees found that using HR technologies improved employee attitude toward the company. 
  29. 80% of job seekers say they would be discouraged from considering other relevant job openings at a company that failed to notify them of their application status. 
  30. Yet they would be 3.5 times more likely to re apply to a company if they were notified. 
  31. In fact, SurveyMonkey partnered with Microsoft and reported that 93% of the 1000+ millennial workers surveyed say that a business having upto date technology is an important factor when choosing a workplace. 
  32. 76% of HR leaders say employee onboarding practices are underutilized at their organization. 
  33. 36% of HR professionals blame insufficient technology for their inability to automate and better organize onboarding programs, further inhibiting their ability to train managers in proper onboarding techniques. 
  34. 36% of HR professionals said that the inability to implement onboarding automation into their processes negatively impacts their training of new employees. 
  35. Organizations with a standardized onboarding process experience 62% greater new hire productivity, along with 50% greater new hire retention. 
  36. 40% of 300+ surveyed companies have their core HR applications in the cloud 18. 
  37. According to a CareerBuilder survey, HR managers lose an average of 14 hours a week manually completing tasks that could be automated. 
  38. Tedious administrative tasks take up a large part of HR’s time (about 73.2%). 
  39. The McKinsey Global Institute estimates that 56 percent of all tasks human resources departments perform can be automated with existing technologies. 
  40. The McKinsey Global Institute also shared that a fast growing tech company reduced time spent drafting and checking accuracy in offer letters by 66% using bots. 
  41. Employee file management – 53% Employee onboarding – 48% Policies and procedures administration – 32% Employee separation – 48% 24. 
  42. G2 predicts that companies will increase their use of technology to remove unconscious bias from the hiring process by 30% through 2019. 
  43. The Ponemon Institute reported that nearly 70 percent of compromised records last year was the result of human error in 2017 27. 
  44. A vast amount of time is spent reviewing applications for unqualified candidates (between 75% and 88% of resumes are unqualified). 
  45. 67% of respondents say it takes between30 minutes and 2 hoursto schedule a single interview. 
  46. 56% of companies have adedicated person on their recruiting teamwho is responsible for scheduling interviews. 
  47. 60% of recruiters say that theyregularly lose candidatesbefore. 
  48. Average timeto hire across all industries is three to four weeks, and only 25% of respondents say they’re able to fill open roles in under two weeks. 
  49. From first interview to offer extended, more than 40% of recruiters are spending 2+ weeks on the interview process. 
  50. 35% of respondents identified scheduling interviews as the most time consuming aspect of recruitment. 
  51. 67% of respondents say it takes between 30 minutes and 2 hours to schedule a single interview. 
  52. For 17%, it takes two to five hours. 
  53. 57% of companies have a dedicated team member who solely schedules interviews, or schedules interviews in addition to other responsibilities. 
  54. In fact, 60% of recruiters say that they sometimes or often lose candidates before they’ve scheduled an interview. 
  55. Almost 36% of began using it in the last year alone. 
  56. An additional 26% of recruiting teams are thinking about starting. 
  57. According to the 2019 Yello Recruiting Study, 54% of Gen Z candidates won’t complete an application if your recruiting methods are outdated, and 26% agree that a lack of technology throughout the hiring process would deter them from accepting a job. 
  58. another reveals only 20 to 30% of emails are ever opened. 
  59. 51% of job hunters prefer finding job opportunities through online listings. 
  60. 53% of people look up company details and reviews on job search websites. 
  61. The global workforce is 55.3% male and 44.7% female,cites LinkedIn’sWorkforce Diversity Report 2020. 
  62. 58% of leadership positions are held by men. 
  63. LinkedIn’s report also highlights thatBlack and Latino workers only represent 5.8% of leadership rolesin their survey. 
  64. McKinsey’s Diversity and Inclusion Report states thatcompanies with greater gender diversity outperform less diverse companies by 25%.When companies put both men and women in leadership roles, they are 25% more likely to outperform their peer group. 
  65. Companies with ethnic diversity outperform peers of less diverse companies by 36%Ethnic diversity practices strongly correlate with improved financial performance. 
  66. Business executive teams that included ethnic diversity were 36% more likely to financially outperform. 
  67. , highlights that 25% of companies’ onboarding programs don’t include any form of training. 
  68. Up to 20% of staff turnover occurs within the first 45 days. 
  69. 72% of respondents listed oneon one time with their direct manager as the most important part of any onboarding process. 
  70. 70% of say a friend at work is the most crucial element to a happy work life. 
  71. 51% ofmanagers are not engaged; 14% are actively disengaged. 
  72. Meanwhile, Gallup’s Employee Engagement poll, states30% of U.S. workers are engaged in their workplace. 
  73. Companies with high employee engagement are 21% more profitable Engaged workers are healthier workers. 
  74. 33% of workerslook for a new job because they’re bored. 
  75. 89% of workers believe it’s important to always network for future opportunities. 
  76. With nearly 90% of workers constantly networking for new opportunities, some attrition is natural across all industries. 
  77. The report states that 47% of HR teams say employee retention and turnover is their biggest challenge. 
  78. An estimated 35% of employees will leave their jobs each year to go work somewhere else. 
  79. 27% of workers leave their jobs voluntarily every year. 
  80. 80% of exit surveys use poor methodology. 
  81. Job characteristics and work environment led the way at 81% and 53%, respectively. 
  82. While just 39% expected workers to spend at least one day a week at home before the COVID19 pandemic, 55% plan on this after COVID ends, states the COVID 19 US Remote Work Survey by PwC. 
  83. Once the coronavirus subsides and allows offices to reopen,32% of workerswant five days at home per week, 9% four days per week, 17% three days per week, 14% two days per week and 11% one day per week. 
  84. 17% would like to work remotely less than once per week or stay in the office full. 
  85. A twopart disease management and lifestyle program saved employersroughly $30 per employee,but 87% came from disease management. 
  86. 87% of employees participate in lifestyle management programs. 
  87. According to LinkedIn’s 2020 Workplace Learning Report 83% of executives support employee learning. 
  88. Companies who encourage curiosity see employees engage more deeply in their work, with 73% generating and sharing new ideas. 
  89. 24% of development professionals don’t measure learning engagement. 
  90. Employer portals led 56% of employees to learning opportunities. 
  91. PwC HR Technology’s Survey indicates that58% of businesses use HR technology to find, attract and retain talent. 
  92. Roughly44% of talent managerslook to cloud solutions to increase efficiency and productivity, while 35% see the cloud as a way to reduce costs. 
  93. 74% plan on increasing spending on HR technology. 
  94. 47% of companies will use AI based solutions in human resources by 2023.AI is already something 17% of businesses leverage. 
  95. 57% of those using AI in HR are looking to improve their employee experience. 
  96. 51% look to AI to save costs with HR.Repetitive tasks may be automated with AI, and that can lead to significant savings. 
  97. According to the Open University, 79% of job applicants use social media in a job search. 
  98. This challenge leaves recruiters stressed out and unsatisfied, leading to a high turnover in the HR industry itself—57% of HR professionals. 
  99. But recruiting automation can free up at least a day of each recruiter’s week and reduce sourcing costs by up to 90%. 
  100. Organization of the future (88%), careers and learning (83%), and talent acquisition (81%) are the top three most important 2017 HR trends (81%). 
  101. 73% of respondents rated Digital HR as an important/very important trend. 
  102. 56% of businesses are in the process of “redesigning their HR programs to leverage digital and mobile tools.”. 
  103. 80% of executives thought employee experience was very important (42%) or important (38%). 
  104. 72% of recruiters believe advancement opportunities are the most attractive factors to prospective hires. 
  105. Being unable to find suitable candidates (63%) and the candidates not responding to calls or emails (47%). 
  106. For 80% employers, receiving “too many unqualified, junk resumes from job boards” is the number one obstacle to hiring, followed with “difficulty finding passive talent” in the second place (65%). 
  107. 59% of small businesses report hiring or attempting to hire. 
  108. However, 54% of them report they found few or no candidates for the positions, setting a record high. 
  109. 19% of small business owners “cited the difficulty of finding qualified workers as their Single Most Important Business Problem , second only to taxes”. 
  110. In December 2017, 54% of small business owners reported few or no qualified applicants for the open positions they were offering. 
  111. When considering those trying to hire only, this number rises to a staggering 92%. 
  112. In December 2017, 31% of small business owners said that in the current period they offered positions they were unable to fill. 
  113. Based on 20122017 NFIB data, 2017 brought record highs . 
  114. Majority of programmers (62.1%). 
  115. 76.7% of developers are employed full. 
  116. 44.8% of developers feel somewhat underpaid and a further 10% feel greatly underpaid. 
  117. 84% of individuals looking for a job report that salary negotiations resulted in higher pay (84%). 
  118. 17% of recruiters decided not to offer the job to the candidate due to them negotiating pay. 
  119. 51% of recruiters admit negotiating pay negatively impacted the decision to extend a job offer. 
  120. 32.3% of developers changed jobs less than 12 months ago and 20.8% accepted a new position between 1 and 2 years ago. 
  121. “Combining industry estimates with census data, Work Institute uses an estimate of 33% of a worker’s annual salary to calculate the cost of turnover. 
  122. On average, employees earn a 5.2% pay rise when changing jobs. 
  123. “The target bonus percentage fell almost 20% compared with last year for both executives and non. 
  124. 2017 average annual salary increase is 2.8%, up from 2.7% in 2016. 
  125. The average target bonus percentage for 2017 reached 8.3% (down from 10.2% in 2016) and 3.8% (down from 4.7% in 2016). 
  126. “Of all the internal mobility within an organization , 70% of the movement was due to promotions.”. 
  127. According to recruiters, top three causes of new job openings are – Newly created positions 77%, – Vacancies from resignations or terminations 63%, – Vacancies from retirement 31%. 
  128. “49% of Tech / IT recruiters feel positively toward automation/AI in their own jobs and 46% toward the overall workforce”. 
  129. 55% of recruiters believe that in the next three years, no one in the company will be let go because of AI/automation. 
  130. This number drops to 31% and 22% in the case of a 510 year period and 10 20 year period, respectively. 
  131. A vast majority of IT/Tech recruiters (74%). 
  132. 54% of recruiters would like to automate interview scheduling and 52% of them are eager to automate background checking. 
  133. would least like to see automated (54%) and is followed by phone screenings (51%) and salary negotiations (47%). 
  134. These include leadership/management (79%), offering negotiation (59%), and creative writing (47%). 
  135. Over 50% of recruiters and 44% of employers have no preference regarding the type of degree the candidate earned. 
  136. However, a further 48% of recruiters and 43% of employers favor traditional degrees. 
  137. Over 90% of developers report they are at least partially self. 
  138. 73% of developers code as a hobby and 32.7% contribute to Open Source in their free time. 
  139. Only 7% of recruiters view selfies negatively right now, down from 25% in 2015. 
  140. 70% of recruiters feel that asking the candidate about previous salaries is appropriate Jobvite) 59. 
  141. 72% of recruiters think candidates lie about their job experience and 63% believe they lie about previous salaries. 
  142. 56% of recruiters say that candidates lie about their technical skills. 
  143. 91% of companies believe talent engagement is a priority. 
  144. (72% for those who have lost faith in the system and 62% for the general population). 
  145. Employees are seen as the most trusted spokesperson to communicate each topic (30% 53% depending on the subject). 
  146. 57% of recruiters state that “implicit bias is a real problem within the American workforce”. 
  147. 61% of recruiters think men get paid more than women do for the same quantity and quality of work. 
  148. Despite all the talk of diversity, only 13% of recruiters ranked increasing diversity in their organization as top three priority for the next year. 
  149. 69% of executives believe diversity/inclusion is an important issue, up from 59% in 2014. 
  150. Majority of recruiters don’t have specific goals in place when it comes to gender diversity (52%) and ethnic diversity (51%). 
  151. A disappointing 39% of organizations rate their HR capabilities as “good” or “excellent”, so there’s definitely work to be done this year. 
  152. This year alone, 86% of organizations have made the switch from in person to fully virtual interviews. 
  153. 84% of companies are using social media for recruiting purposes.[Source. 
  154. The top channels people use to look for new jobs are online job boards (60%), social professional networks (56%), and word of mouth (50%). 
  155. Word of mouth, on the other hand, is a resource many companies neglect, despite 50% of job seekers who list it as their preferred method. 
  156. Talent is 4x more likely to consider your company for a future opportunity when you offer them constructive feedback. 
  157. 89% of job seekers believe it’s important for an employer to have a clear mission and purpose one that’s easy to find on a job. 
  158. As many as 29% of recruiters say one of the reasons they made a bad hire was because they struggled to find a qualified candidate. 
  159. Shifting Priorities Improving qualityof hire over the next 12 months is the top priority of surveyed recruiters, according to Jobvite. 
  160. Sixty four percent of recruiters expect recruiting budgets to increase in the next six to 12 months, with the largest recruitment investment shifts going toward external recruiting agencies and internal hiring programs. 
  161. Seventy three percent of recruiters report an increase in negotiating for higher salaries among candidates and current employees up more than 20 percentage points since 2020. 
  162. Just over half of surveyed recruiters said their organization uses chatbots in the recruiting process. 
  163. A survey conducted by Monster found that 65 percent of respondents would be opening to hearing about a new job opportunity. 
  164. In fact, Glassdoor states that 79 percent of job seekers use social media when conducting their job search. 
  165. Over 84 percent of organizations are recruiting via social media with another 9% planning to do so. 
  166. One recent survey found over 85 percent of employers said social media helps them find and engage passive job seekers. 
  167. 70% of managers said they have had success hiring candidates through social media. 
  168. A survey conducted in 2020 of 1005 hiring decision makers by the Harris poll found that 67% of employers use social media sites to research potential job candidates. 
  169. 70% of the employers in this same survey also believe that every company should screen potential candidates’ social media profiles when considering them for a job opportunity. 
  170. The Harris poll found that 21% of hiring decision makers or 1 in 5 said they are not likely to consider a candidate without a social media presence. 
  171. A survey conducted by CareerBuilder found that 54% of employers ruled out a candidate due to finding something on their social media profile that they didn’t agree with. 
  172. More than 90% of recruiters search for candidates on Linked in to fill company job openings. 
  173. According to Linkedin’s own data 46 million students and recent graduates are on the platform. 
  174. This is a growing trend as over 51% of college graduates use Linkedin. 
  175. A study by the Aberdeen Group found that 73 percent of job seekers between the ages of 18 and 34 found their last job through social media. 
  176. According to a LinkedIn survey on talent trends , 35% of talent professionals and hiring managers say that automation is the top trend impacting how they hire. 
  177. According to a recent poll by Yello, 41% of recruiters still schedule interviews over the phone. 
  178. around 30% of the employee’s first year earnings Automated sourcing has already changed the recruitment game and looks set to dominate in 2023. 
  179. According to Forbes, recruiters spend nearly a third of their workweek sourcing candidates for a single role – fortunately, automation offers efficient ways to modernize and streamline recruiting efforts. 
  180. According to a recent report from HubSpot , 61% of talent acquisition professionals believe recruiting automation can help reduce unconscious bias. 
  181. More than 60% of employers are offering or considering offering more contract engagements. 
  182. Nearly 95% of recruiters utilize LinkedIn as a major sourcing tool to find and vet candidates. 
  183. 63% of recruiters state the number #1 barrier to hire is that there are not enough suitable candidates. 
  184. 42% of recruiters list the number #2 barrier to hire is that candidates fail to respond to calls and emails. 
  185. 45% of recruiter’s state that resumes will get rejected for not including a cover letter and 37% for not sending follow up letter after an interview. 
  186. Although 62% of job seekers apply externally through job boards/company websites, less than 15% of candidates hired come from job boards/company websites. 
  187. The current unemployment rate is 3.6%, with rises in construction, retail, professional/business services, manufacturing, finance, and mining. 

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