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The Big Data fad has really caught on as a hot topic in Human Resources analytics, largely due to HR being one of the last corporate functions to really embrace the idea that loads of data can inform strategic decisions. Providers and users of talent assessment and performance management are now jumping at the opportunity to showcase how “big data” can solve big business challenges.
As an engineering student, I participated in the cooperative education program, with many of my work semesters taking place at the NASA Research Center in Cleveland. It was there I learned the importance of effective data management and in collecting data from a scientific point of view. Maybe it was the fact that engineers spent a lot of their time setting up FORTRAN programs to do any kind of data analysis, but I learned to think through what I was looking for, because data analysis was expensive and time consuming.
With today’s hyper-connected world, data is created, examined and applied from numerous sources on a daily basis. How are talent acquisition professionals supposed to understand and process all of this big data? Michael Hakeem, Senior Manager of Talent Acquisition at Novo Nordisk shared the story of how his firm harnessed big data to drive value for recruiting in a breakout session today at the 2013 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference.
Everyone in the talent acquisition space knows the importance of social media in an effective recruitment strategy, but many are unsure of what percentage of resources to devote to social media versus traditional avenues. Lars Schmidt, Senior Director of Talent Acquisition & Innovation at NPR shared his insights with the crowds today at the 2013 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference. NPR has chosen to spotlight their social media campaign as the crown jewel. Schmidt champions empowering his current employees to assist in the outreach as brand ambassadors and utilizes innovative twitter hashtags to drive the brand and posts to an NPR Tumblr page as well.
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Great, so the firm has invested in a talent analytics package now leadership needs to make it work for the firm.
Michael Schrage completed a great piece on analytics for the Harvard Business Review recently asking the question what do you plan to do with your analytics. Schrage detailed the efforts of basketball star LeBron James to utilize analytics to improve his skills. James took a deep dive in the data on his playing, “and an even better and harder look at himself. Then he hired retired NBA legend (Hakeem) Olajuwon — the only player in NBA history to win the MVP, Finals MVP, and Defensive Player of the Year awards in the same season — to help remedy the analytically undeniable flaws and shortcomings of his game. He explicitly linked analytics to his personal/professional transformation.”
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