Human Resources Metrics

The most important HR and people operations metrics and KPIs. Learn about which ones are best for you, vote, and contribute your own.

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Payroll to Revenue Ratio is a productivity metric that measures how effective a business is at utilizing its labour costs to produce revenue. As with any ratio, it's always important to understand both the numerator and the denominator and how…

Full-Time Employees generally work more than 4 days or 30 hours a week and are permanently employed, as opposed to being temporary or seasonal. In many countries, a Full-Time Employee is also entitled to health-care benefits and vacation pay among…

Cost Per Hire is a fundamental recruiting metric, that helps Human Resource professionals budget, calculate a return on their effort, and understand how effective their employee brand is when recruiting talent. Cost Per Hire is defined as the…

Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) is a calculated metric that adds all of the true full-time employees to the fractional values for all part-time employees, contractors, students and interns. From a financial point of view, knowing what your FTE number is…

Time to Hire is the amount of time it takes a Human Resources team to hire a selected candidate. It measures the speed and efficiency of your HR team and can be an indicator of competition in the hiring market.

Time To Fill is the amount of time it takes a Human Resources Team to fill an open position. It can indicate where HR teams can make process improvements. It can also demonstrate changes in the hiring market.

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