Companies spend an enormous amount of time, money, and effort recruiting new employees, and often don’t get the results they were looking for. We’ve put together 6 interesting recruiting statistics that might just change the way you recruit as you explore better ways to recruit top talent. And, in case the infographic doesn’t load, we’ve written out what those 6 fascinating facts are here.

1.) 66% of candidates believe interacting with employees is the best way to get insight into a company.

2.) It takes 27 working days, on average, to make a new hire.

3.) You have just 10 days to snag the best candidates before they are back off the market.

4.) It costs, on average, $4,000 to recruit a new employee.

5.) 75% of hirable professionals are actually passive candidates, not currently seeking out new employment.

6.) 60% of candidates quit an application process because it takes too long.

Top People USA is based out of Nashville, TN and specializes in IT recruitment in addition to the healthcare and engineering industries.