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The 8 HR Analytics Every Manager Should Know About

It goes without saying that people are vital to the success of any company. There’s no doubt that any business which can attract the right competencies, manage talent effectively, utilize capacity efficiently, and retain employees is setting itself up for long-term success.<p>HR departments are …

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People Analytics: Because HR is a numbers game, too!

The seven reasons why HR teams are investing in analytics - HRD

<b>Why are HR teams looking at bringing analytics into their decision making?</b><p>Perhaps more importantly, why do you and your organisation want to invest …

What Analytics Talent Shortage? How To Get And Keep The Talent You Need.

Is it really so hard to find, use and retain analytics talent? Bloomberg reports that “data scientists are the new superheroes,” with demand for these professionals greatly exceeding supply, and some starting salaries exceeding $200,000. One oft-quoted McKinsey report predicted that by 2018, the US …

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Predictive Analytics in Human Resources

Predictive analytics are a rapidly upcoming trend in Human Resources (HR). Even though a lot of people talk about predictive analytics in HR, hardly …

Major Military Powers Need To Invest In Analytics, Not Nuclear Bombs | Articles | Analytics

The closest the world has come to abolishing Nuclear Weapons since their invention was in 1986 at the Reykjavik conference, where President Ronald …

A Closer Look At The State Of Predictive Analytics

The use of predictive analytics, which helps marketers use customer data to offer improved personalization and targeting, is gaining traction among …

Workday acquires big data analytics company Platfora

Publicly traded human capital management software company Workday today announced that it has acquired Platfora, a startup that built software for cleaning up and analyzing big data. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.<p>“The acquisition will enable Workday to continually enhance our analytics …

4 changes that will define the future of the HR function

Industry experts have predicted numerous changes that they think will take place in the future, and how HR professionals can prepare for what’s to …

Predictive recruitment analytics: are you ready for the future?

<b>Are you able to measure the effectiveness of your new hires? Can you use data to select the best candidates for your organisation? Do you have the</b> …

Why You Can't Ignore Culture In Your Recruiting Process

For many rapidly-growing organizations, hiring the best talent available is priority number one. But when done poorly, your recruiting process can cost your company more than you might expect.<p>A recent Harvard Business School study found that avoiding a toxic worker was worth about $12,500 in …

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Startups have stopped asking for 'Herculean' amounts of money

But that has started to change, says GV (formerly Google Ventures) managing partner David Krane.<p>"First half of last year into the summer, it was very common for a series B entrepreneur to walk in and put their hand out and ask for $50 million or something Herculean like that," Krane told Business …

The 7 Pillars of Successful People Analytics Implementation

Gone are the days when finding a job involved walking into a business with a WordPerfect resume in hand. Prior to social media networking, cloud, …

Frank Levingston, Believed to Be Oldest U.S. Veteran, Dies at 110

The man believed to be the nation's oldest military veteran has died at 110.<p>Frank Levingston, who served in the U.S. Army in Italy during World War II, died on Tuesday, his family told NBC station KPLC.<p>Born in 1905, Levingston grew up in northern Louisiana, and enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1942, …

People Analytics: Because HR is a numbers game, too!

8 Common Ways Small Businesses Waste Money Marketing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I hate seeing money lost to wasted marketing. After talking to hundreds of small business owners, I’ve discovered many inadvertently waste much of their budget on misused or ineffective tactics and tools.<p>Marketing budgets for small …

How Advisory Boards Can Be Your Secret Weapon

<i>Guest author, Eli Portnoy, is the co-founder and CEO of Sense360 and former co-founder and GM of Thinknear. Eli is also a mentor for Techstars in …

9 Vital Customer Analytics Every Manager Should Know

To succeed and grow, a business needs to be able to acquire, retain, satisfy and engage their customers effectively. Customer analytics are vital for assessing how well your business does this. Let’s look at some of the key customer analytics in use today.<p><b>Customer satisfaction analysis</b><p>Customers who …

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38 Startup Pitch Decks From Companies That Changed The World

To celebrate the launch of my book The Art of Startup Fundraising, I thought it would be interesting to put together a blog post with a good amount …

Breaking: SpaceX successfully lands its rocket on a floating drone ship for the first time

It’s also the second time the company has pulled off a landing<p>SpaceX has finally landed its Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship at sea, after launching the vehicle into space this afternoon. It's the first time the company has been able to pull off an ocean landing, after four previous attempts ended …