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Headcount trends report template

Report on and identify important employee metrics like headcount, retention, and turnover rate.

How to calculate employee headcount and turnover rate

With Rippling’s ‘Headcount Report’, you can report on and identify important employee metrics like headcount, retention, and turnover rate.

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Recipe Overview

It’s important for HR teams to have a comprehensive, reliable headcount report to rely on.

At the most basic level, it provides them with the company’s exact headcount, which is key to understanding if they’re subject to certain regulations (eg. EEO-1 reporting or the Family and Medical Leave Act).

But on top of that, having visibility into the company's headcount over time—including employee count, internal transfers, as well as turnover and retention rate—allows them to effectively track overall turnover and retention. This level of visibility can also help to identify important trends, like which departments or teams have lost or retained the most talent over time, the events or times of the year where attrition peaked, and more.

With this Recipe, you’ll be able to view your company’s headcount metrics over time, according to department, team, level, and more. That way, it’s easy to spot trends affecting retention in your organization, and make informed decisions around how to improve in the long run.

Want to filter your Report by week, quarter, or year instead? As with all our report Recipes, you can customize this template with additional data, filters, grouping, and more to help you answer your specific questions.

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