Cycle time in days from job acceptance until new hire begins in the agreed position

This measure calculates the number of days elapsed between the moment a candidate accepts a job offer and when that employee starts working in the agreed position, including time for orientation and initial setup. It is part of a set of Cycle Time measures that help companies analyze the duration of the process "manage new hire/re-hire" from beginning to end.

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Measure Category:
Cycle Time
Measure Id:
100571
Total Sample Size:
1,662 All Companies
Performers:
25th
Median
75th

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Units for this measure are days. Lower values are better.

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Cycle time in days from job offer acceptance until new hire begins in the agreed position, including time for orientation and initial set-up

Key Terms

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Cycle Time

Cycle time is the total time from the beginning of the process to the end. This includes both time spent actually performing the process and time spent waiting to move forward.

Median

The metric value which represents the 50th percentile of a peer group. This could also be communicated as the metric value where half of the peer group sample shows lower performance than the expressed metric value or half of the peer group sample shows higher performance than the expressed metric value.

Measure Scope

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Cross Industry (7.2.1)

  • 7.2.4.1 - Draw up and make offer (10463) - Compiling job-related information for the selected candidates in order to make up a job. Include information about the job description, reporting relationship, salary, bonus potential, benefits, and vacation allotment.
  • 7.2.4.2 - Negotiate offer (10464) - Negotiating an offer with selected candidates. Discuss the job offer with the candidate to ensure a mutual understanding.
  • 7.2.4.3 - Hire candidate (10465) - Wrapping up the process for hiring candidates. Agree to all hiring terms and conditions. Have the candidate accept and sign the job offer.