I am not an analytics person. In fact, I barely passed statistics in college. But the world is awash with data. From optimizing supply chains to understanding customer sentiment; from tracking the spread of contagious disease to predicting churn – data and algorithms have given us incredible leverage in business and in life. Although the field of business analytics was born in the 1950s, it was only in the last decade that we saw an exponential increase in our ability to capture data, analyze it, derive insights, and take timely action. Always-on data and predictive intelligence are transforming how we view the world and how decisions are made.
If yours is like many businesses, you’re starting to notice a hiring crunch.
As you’ll see in the infographic below, the time to fill a position is at a record high of 27 days, and employers report being increasingly worried about the cost of positions that go unfilled.
The remedy to this situation appears to be social recruiting. Why?
This post has been guest authored by the folks at Betterteam, a web-based applicant tracking system where you can manage all your candidate applications and resumes in one easy-to-use online database.
Ever asked yourself how the United States compares to other countries when it comes to benefits and compensation?
Today’s blog post features guest writer Stuart Hearn.
Any ambitious entrepreneur, or forward-thinking manager, is well aware of the importance of remaining competitive. Staying ahead of the curve is of the utmost importance for any HR department, and when it becomes clear to a company that their performance review system is not delivering results, we can always look to top organisations for inspiration.
As a professional who leads HR communication and strategy, discussions on how to analyze, increase and measure employee engagement are a regular part of my meetings with HR executives and senior leadership. And what I’ve come to realize is that employee engagement means different things to different people… and how you achieve engagement has differing thoughts as well. But a common theme that surfaces in all my conversations is how to equate an engaged workforce to being successful as business?
Important to understanding how best to leverage your HR technology systems of today, it’s equally important to see how HR technology has been instrumental in transforming the field of HR, and how changes on the horizon have the potential for an even greater impact in the future. Some of the most important tech trends to follow are listed below.