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Don’t Sacrifice Talent To Survive a Crisis

Nobody needs to tell you that we’re in hard times. A pandemic is sweeping the nation, a trail of personal and economic devastation behind it, and frightening uncertainty ahead. Businesses are struggling to figure out the best path to survival. Read more

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New Research Indicates Desire for Recognition, Feedback

In the past several months, many companies have modified their performance programs. From streamlining their review processes to running more frequent pulse surveys, organizations around the world are seeking to make changes that will ultimately boost employee performance and productivity.Read more

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To Access the Data Goldmine, Workforces Need to Be Data Literate

We are in the midst of a data revolution. Businesses and organizations across all sectors collect, store and analyze huge amounts of information. However, they often struggle to realize data’s full potential. According to a recent report from Accenture, Closing Read more

4 Reasons You Need Data-Driven Recruiting

Do you remember Blockbuster, Kodak, or even Nokia?

Let me guess. You haven’t heard these companies in quite some time.

These companies each lacked innovative and creative ideas because they were comfortable with their current status in the market.

We Read more

Leadership: Adapting to Today’s Harsh Realities

The world in which we live is going through fundamental shifts – simultaneous changes that are literally turning everything, as we know it, on its head. Leaders of today and tomorrow are challenged with addressing these aspects to drive the … Read more

#WorkTrends Recap: Building a Business Case for Company Culture

Numerous studies have confirmed that employees’ satisfaction with company culture is correlated with positive business outcomes, such as customer satisfaction, productivity and performance. Executives tend to be overly optimistic about the state of their company culture and employee engagement. Therefore, … Read more

#WorkTrends Preview: Building a Business Case for Company Culture

Numerous studies have confirmed that employee satisfaction with company culture is positively correlated with business outcomes, such as customer satisfaction, productivity and performance. Executives tend to be overly optimistic about the state of their company culture and employee engagement. Therefore, … Read more

#WorkTrends Recap: Data Drives Millennial Hiring

Recruitment data’s importance is continuing to grow for strategic workforce planning, specifically when considering the growing number of young workers joining the labor pool. With millennials becoming the majority of today’s applicants, and expected to make up 75 percent of … Read more

#WorkTrends Preview: Data Drives Millennial Hiring

Recruitment data’s importance is continuing to grow for strategic workforce planning, specifically when considering the growing number of young workers joining the labor pool. With millennials becoming the majority of today’s applicants, and expected to make up 75 percent of … Read more

Four Essential Best Practices for HR in 2016

Welcome to 2016! Although it’s already March, it’s not too late to cover a few best practices for human resources professionals, as well as how to analyze information about your current employees and help develop strong teams, once people are … Read more

Using Data to Link Talent Decisions to Business (Webinar)

The HR industry talks a lot about analytics and data. Yet are we using data to link talent decisions to business? Not as much as we could be. There are many things to measure and a whole host of ways … Read more

5 Must-Have Metrics for Recruitment Success

To the uninitiated, the recruiting world looks like a supermarket: When you need something, you simply go to the right part of the store and select from your pre-packaged options.

But for those in the know, recruiting behaves more like … Read more

Does Your Data Contribute to Sustainable Business Growth?

No matter your business, it all comes down to the bottom line. How do you achieve sustainable business growth?  In the recruiting world, this often means making high impact decisions on data. Data isn’t sexy, but it’s a reality of Read more

But First, A Single Source Of Business Truth

“He picks up scraps of information
He’s adept at adaptation
Because for strangers and arrangers
Constant change is here to stay…”

—Neil Peart (musician and writer), “Digital Man”

So I’m standing there and this HR VP walks up and asks:… Read more

Talent Science: Leveraging Medium Data

Big data promises to change the world.

Sometimes, though, medium data can massively move the needle. Particularly when applied to an area that has historically been managed by gut instincts, like talent management.

Bringing ever more data to the human … Read more

Talent Science: Leveraging Medium Data

Big data promises to change the world.

Sometimes, though, medium data can massively move the needle. Particularly when applied to an area that has historically been managed by gut instincts, like talent management.

Bringing ever more data to the human … Read more

That Single Source of HR Data Truth

“Memory banks unloading
Bytes break into bits
Unit One’s in trouble and it’s scared out of its wits…”

—Neil Peart, “The Body Electric”

She looked at me as if I’d pushed her. Her cheeks flushed and her eyes blackened like … Read more