Guide: Identify and define your metrics

Collect hiring metrics

Hiring metrics compared from year to year allow Gap Inc. to look for trends and cycles in hiring as compared to competitors, company performance, market conditions, and more. Hiring goals can be closely monitored for certain job functions by taking into account historical turnover trends and plans for expansion.


  • Number of external hires
  • Number of entry-level hires
  • Number of intern hires
  • Number of industry hires
  • Number of rehires
  • Number employee referral hires


  • Percentage of new hires who are entry-level hires = number of entry-level hires / total number of hires
  • Percentage of hires from intern program = number of intern hires / total number of interns

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