Talent Acquisition

20 hours
2 weeks
Detailed function assessment

There may be a fee associated with this assessment, learn more.

Assess your organization's recruiting and new hire retention capabilities by completing the Open Standards BenchmarkingSM Talent Acquisition and Optimization benchmarking assessment.

High performance talent acquisition function means your organization is bringing  the best talent to your roles, setting your teams up for success from top to bottom. Here at APQC we have the information gathered has been used to obtain statistical information on the top and bottom performers. By submitting your information we will be able to compare your information against our data base and gain insight deeper into your own organization.

  • Total cost to perform the process group "recruit, source, and select employees" per $1,000 revenue
  • Cycle time in days for middle management/specialist positions, from job requisition approval to acceptance of job offer
  • Personnel cost to perform the process group "recruit, source, and select employees" as a percentage of the total cost to perform the process group
  • Percentage of data science, digital skills and other specialty IT skills, employee new hire retention after 12 months

All submissions to APQC's benchmarking database, both Open Standards Benchmarking and Rapid Performance Assessments, must be collected using APQC's easy-to-use Microsoft Excel data collection instruments. Please download a fresh copy of the assessment file by clicking the “Download Survey to Start Assessment” button.

Each benchmarking assessment offers an Excel-based data collection tool consisting of the survey itself, the measures associated with the survey, the glossary terms needed to understand the survey, and a copy of the Process Classification Framework (PCF) relevant to the data collection instrument. The consolidated data collection tool is intended to simplify the collection of benchmarking data within your organization.

How it works:


Once you have completed the data collection instrument, simply upload the file using APQC's secure file upload tool. Visit this URL to upload your file: https://zurl.co/8Rg92. If you are unable to connect to that web site, please contact the helpdesk for more information by sending an email to [email protected]. Please do not send privileged, confidential, or non-public data to APQC via email. Please contact the helpdesk on [email protected] if you have any further questions.

APQC analysts will immediately begin validation of your submission.

Download Survey to Start Assessment