How to Reduce the Time to Fill Positions

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William J. Rothwell, Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPLP Fellow
90 minutes
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What is the ‘Time to Fill’ Metric?


From advertising an open position to selecting, interviewing, and onboarding new hires, filling positions is a lengthy and costly endeavor. And if you want to reduce your costs, you need to minimize the time it takes to fill positions.

Learn how in this information-packed webinar by HR guru William Rothwell. Discover expert-level, tried-and-true strategies for reducing time-to-fill, pinpoint and address the causes of hiring bottlenecks, and improve your selection methods and accelerate their use.

After attending this informative session, you’ll walk away with specific strategies to reduce costs and lead-times for hiring, based upon the “time to fill” metric. You’ll get handy tools and easy-to-use tactics to calculate, measure, and analyze this metric, so you can hire more quickly and effectively. Also, find out what proven methods your company can use to slash the unproductive time it takes to fill positions, estimate the cost of leaving vacancies unfilled, and determine the best course of action when you hire people who don’t work out.

This 'How-To' session will cover:

• How to define the “time to fill” metric and understand why driving down this metric is so important;

• The significant and real consequences to your company caused by long periods of time required to fill positions;

• Innovative tips and strategies to reduce the time to fill metric; and

• How to analyze root causes of bottlenecks in the process of hiring and filling positions.

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for CEOs, COOs, senior operating managers, middle managers, vice presidents of human resources, HR managers, training directors, talent acquisition managers, and organization development managers.

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About Our Speaker

William J. Rothwell, Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPLP Fellow

William J. Rothwell, Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPLP Fellow is President of Rothwell and Associates, Inc., a full-service consulting company that specializes in succession planning. He is also a Professor of Learning and Performance in the Workforce Education and Development program, Department of Learning and Performance Systems, at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park campus. In that capacity, he heads up a top-ranked graduate program in learning and...   More Info
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