As Big Data becomes more prevalent in the business world, and this is the time of year when everyone’s suddenly a data analytics expert. Tax season? No – March Madness. According to a new study from CareerBuilder, 15 percent of U.S. workers said they plan to participate in office pools this year – up from the 11 percent in 2014.
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While some employers may worry that March Madness will affect productivity, others are jumping in on the fun.
HR professionals have access to more data than ever, but what good is all that data if you don’t know how to properly use it? Matthew Stollak — associate professor of business administration at St. Norbert College — hosted a webinar this week to help HR professionals understand why the ability to read and analyze data is becoming an essential skill in their industry, and one that few actually possess.
Research suggests that companies with a diverse workforce perform better than companies with less diversity.
Can we be honest with each other for a minute? There are only something like 500 talent acquisition leaders in the entire world who actually get what “big data” is — and you’re not one of them.
It’s okay. I’m not one of them, either.
The reality is 99 percent of talent advisors will never deal with big data because, by definition, it’s is a broad term for data sets so large or complex that they are difficult to process using traditional data processing applications.
46% of employers plan to hire temporary or contract workers this year, according to a new CareerBuilder study. Of these employers, 56% plan to transition temporary and contract workers to full time positions, up from 43% last year.
I’m a big believer in breaking stereotypes and reclaiming HR. That’s why I am excited to introduce you to Marc Farrugia, Vice President, Human Resources at Sun Communities — the leading provider of manufactured home communities and RV resorts.
I expected Marc to be an executive nearing retirement who likes Labrador Retrievers, fly fishing, and sensible corduroy pants. Instead, I met a dynamic talent advisor who is passionate about the metrics that matter: technology, recruiting and HR systems and processes.
According to a new CareerBuilder study, 26 percent of workers surveyed say they don’t even know what their CEO looks like, while 55 percent have never had a conversation with the boss.
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