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New white paper underscores immediate need for big data in talent acquisition

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Insights gleaned from Big Data drive proactive, competitive hiring process …

Insights gleaned from Big Data drive proactive, competitive hiring process

The promise of Big Data for talent acquisition is real, but time is of the essence. eQuest’s Big Data division has just released a white paper that offers practical information on how HR can both make faster, evidence-based decisions and take quicker actions in its talent acquisition practices. Approaching talent acquisition in this strategic way creates competitive advantage for the organizations that start immediately.

“The Talent Acquisition Imperative – How Big Data Helps and How To Start Now” discusses the importance of proactive and strategic talent acquisition, the real benefits of Big Data for HR, and a four-step plan to begin a Big Data strategy now.

Business experts agree that, for a company to achieve its strategic objectives and growth goals, it must continuously have the right talent in the right place at the right time. The timely recruitment of skilled talent is necessary to avoid missing marketing opportunities, delaying business results and otherwise falling behind the competition.

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  • 1. eQuest’s New White Paper UnderscoresImmediate Need for Big Data in TalentAcquisitionby David Bernstein on May 29, 2013Insights gleaned from Big Data drive proactive, competitive hiring processSAN RAMON, CA – May 30, 2013 - The promise of Big Data for talent acquisition is real, buttime is of the essence. eQuest’s Big Data division has just released a white paper that offerspractical information on how HR can both make faster, evidence-based decisions and takequicker actions in its talent acquisition practices. Approaching talent acquisition in this strategicway creates competitive advantage for the organizations that start immediately.“The Talent Acquisition Imperative – How Big Data Helps and How To Start Now” discussesthe importance of proactive and strategic talent acquisition, the real benefits of Big Data for HR,and a four-step plan to begin a Big Data strategy now.Business experts agree that, for a company to achieve its strategic objectives and growth goals, itmust continuously have the right talent in the right place at the right time. The timely recruitmentof skilled talent is necessary to avoid missing marketing opportunities, delaying business resultsand otherwise falling behind the competition.As Dr. Jac Fitz-enz, the “father of HR metrics and analysis,” recently said, “Without talentanalytics, talent management won’t be part of any significant business discussions.” Bycapitalizing on Big Data analysis, HR can become a true business partner with the foresight tomake better, faster, evidence-based Talent Acquisition-related decisions.“Workforce planning is about understanding your business needs, assessing your current talent inlight of those needs, and then formulating the plan on how to bring in new skills to close anyskill gaps,” said David Bernstein, vice president of eQuest’s Big Data for HRdivision. “Acquiring new talent is always a part of that plan. Leveraging Big Data is the keyenabler for driving Talent Acquisition in the most strategic and timely manner.”The white paper is available for complimentary download at http://ow.ly/ltCC1.
  • 2. About eQuesteQuest is the world’s dominant and most-utilized job posting distribution company. Its primarycustomer base consists of the majority of the Global Fortune 500. It also provides job deliverieson behalf of the world’s largest Applicant Tracking Systems, ERPs, and job boards — managingthousands of companies through these channels. Present job posting deliveries average 250million annually. Its Big Data for HR division consults companies wanting to take advantage ofits corporate intelligence and predictive analysis services. Other products include consulting,OFCCP compliance and audit protection, technology services, data analytics, Interactive mediarepresentation, and various predictive tools. eQuest was established in 1994. eQuest can bereached at www.equest.com.Tagged as: analytics, big data, big data for HR, billion, Human Resource, job board data, JobPosting Optimization, job postings, recruitment marketing, talent acquisition solutionLeave a Comment

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