Oldie but Goodie: The Time for Talent Analytics in Recruitment is NOW

SmashFly

On occasion we will share these posts to show how far we’ve come and how far we still have to go with recruitment marketing as an industry. Talent Analytics is one of the biggest trends in today’s HR. And while I could write more about this, I think it’s a better use of our time to point to Josh Bersin’s great article before we begin, “Big Data in Human Resources, Talent Analytics Come to Age”. Why Recruitment Marketing Analytics?

Data, Metrics, Analytics: The Hierarchy of Knowledge

SmashFly

I hear a lot about data, metrics and analytics. This is not to say that data, metrics and analytics are not incredibly important (I believe they are) but that there is a certain danger in not truly understanding what it means to be data-driven and what you should be looking to achieve with this knowledge. Most importantly, how can we make sure it becomes a consistent part of our evaluation and improvement of our talent acquisition strategies? What are Analytics?

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Do We Lose the Human Element with Recruitment Automation?

SmashFly

The other day I read an interesting post by Ken Forrester on LinkedIn, “Recruitment Automation Is The New Headhunting” It elicited a lot of great comments, some positive and some skeptical, on the use of marketing automation tactics in recruiting. One belief that I want to address is the thought that recruitment automation would take the “human element” out of recruiting. The Technologies of Talent Acquisition.

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Small, Medium, and Large: How HR Teams in Small and Medium Sized Businesses Benefit From Big Data

Hyrell

However, that doesn’t mean that HR teams at SMBs can’t benefit from data integration and analytics similar to what large organizations use. According to the SMB Group , only around 18% of small businesses and 57% of medium businesses currently use business intelligence and analytics solutions. HR expert Josh Bersin has suggested that “talent analytics” is a better term for big data applied to Human Resources. Hiring & Recruiting Trends Future of HR Big Data

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3 Reasons Why People Analytics Should Be a Priority for Every HR Team

Linkedin Talent Blog

We’ve run the numbers and the results suggest that it’s time for HR professionals to add data analytics to their tool belts, if they haven’t done so already. One of the findings shared in LinkedIn’s The Rise of Analytics in HR: An Era of Talent Intelligence is that over the last five years there has been a threefold increase in North American HR professionals who list either analytics skills or analytics keywords on their profiles.

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 1.31.15 to 2.6.15

SmashFly

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing and other recruitment trends. This week we’ll be covering employer branding, LinkedIn, systems integration, Talent Analytics and loyal employees. Recommended Webinar: Glassdoor on Recruitment Marketing 101 with Holland Dombeck and Matt Charney. This is huge for recruitment marketing solutions to integrate with the ATS.

5 India Recruitment Trends That YOU NEED To Know

Social Talent

As a result, the demand for talent is increasing across many sectors to deliver rapid and sustained growth. Therefore, Indian recruiters will be facing significant pressure in attracting and retaining top talent. This seems to be a critical time for Indian recruiters to evolve and be as innovative and nimble as possible. Trend #1. This means Indian recruiting leaders must do more with less and invest wisely. Trend #2. Trend #3. Trend #4.