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What Does Big Data Mean for HR?

By   /  October 27, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Daisy Ridley. Technology is transforming the jobs that we do today. The way the organizations create jobs is increasing the speed and transparency but all of that is creating a lot of data. We are talking about Big Data here. Data and analytics is going to become one of the […]

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IBM Study: Cognitive Technology to Impact Key Human Resource Functions

By   /  April 3, 2017  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess A recent press release out of IBM reports, “Cognitive technology has far reaching implications in Human Resources – from hiring through onboarding to HR operations, employee engagement and performance. According to an IBM report, HR executives are already recognizing the impact of cognitive and there are several key areas where cognitive capabilities […]

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Why and How Your HR Department Should Be Using Big Data

By   /  September 2, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Scott Beagrie recently wrote for HR Magazine, “Just like any other function in the organisation, HR is finding itself increasingly under pressure to make use of big data and analytics. A 2015 research report from Bersin by Deloitte says that HR needs to harness what it calls ‘out-of-the-box’ predictive analytics technologies to […]

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Making the Hiring and Firing Process More Scientific with Big Data

By   /  October 3, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Matthew Wall of the BBC reports, “The bald truth is that most companies are pretty bad at recruitment. Nearly half of new recruits turn out to be duds within 18 months, according to one study, while two-thirds of hiring managers admit they’ve often chosen the wrong people. And the main reason for failure […]

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How Big Data Improves the Hiring Process

By   /  July 24, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Rob Asghar of Forbes recently wrote, “Might computers today have a better nose for human talent than humans do? Why not? Human hiring managers may feel cranky, overwhelmed or cynical on many days. Or they may be using rigid, out-of-date talent-measurement stereotypes that are out of step with the culture their company seeks […]

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How Big Data is Changing Business Recruiting

By   /  January 9, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Michael A. Morell of Wired recently wrote, “It’s no secret that companies — particularly small businesses and startups — face challenges when it comes to finding and hiring the best possible talent. While it’s true that the age of the internet has made a wealth of information available on potential candidates, wading through […]

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Why Big Data Matters in Human Resources

By   /  June 24, 2013  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  1 Comment

by Angela Guess Meghan Biro of Forbes reports, “Nowhere is Big Data more valuable than in Human Resources and Talent Management. For decades the gold standards in HR were the resume and personal interview. But a resume can hide a thousand faults and interviews favor those who are articulate and personable. HR and Recruitment staff often […]

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Human Resources Brings in Big Data for an Interview

By   /  April 22, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Steve Lohr of The New York Times recently discussed how Big Data tools are being applied to the human resources department. He writes, “Bosses, as it turns out, really do matter — perhaps far more than even they realize. In telephone call centers, for example, where hourly workers handle a steady stream […]

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Bringing Big Data to the HR Department

By   /  April 5, 2013  /  BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess The Economist recently published an article about Big Data and hiring practices: “The problem with human-resource managers is that they are human. They have biases; they make mistakes. But with better tools, they can make better hiring decisions, say advocates of ‘big data’. Software that crunches piles of information can spot things […]

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Shell Hopes to Save 100s of Millions with Semantic Search

By   /  October 11, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Bill Goodwin of Computer Weekly writes that Shell plans to save hundreds of millions of dollars with semantic search.

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