“Bigger Data” is On its Way. What Does This Mean for You?

April 30th, 2014

From the dawn of civilization through 2003, the world generated five exabytes of data. We now create that in 48 hours. And by 2020, we’ll create 50 times that. As we multiply data, we also multiply its complexity and the need to make sense of it. Companies with access to more data than their competitors […]

How Big Data Can Help You Find the Best Talent

April 23rd, 2014

Finding the right people for your business doesn’t have to be a guessing game. Sure, there is a lot of subjectivity in the interviewing process and you must make judgment calls just to decide who to interview, but working with big data can take some of the guesswork out of hiring. Finding talent. Data analytics […]

Traits to Look for in Financial Risk Managers

April 15th, 2014

If you’re recruiting for a risk manager, keep this in mind: Today’s best candidate is not your father’s frumpy, suspicious “guy from the Department of No.” While some time-tested strengths remain true, there’s a new breed on the horizon as the ideal financial risk manager has more personality, interpersonal skills and dimensions than you may […]

Candidates Need Convincing: Why – and How – to Sell Your Company & Positions in Interviews

April 4th, 2014

If your company wants to sell its product, it must first sell itself to prospective employees and leaders. While the national unemployment rate currently stands at 6.7 percent, it’s about half that for candidates with at least a bachelor’s degree and two to three years’ experience. Competition for talent in the top 15 percent of […]