How to Be a Big Data Thought Leader and Sell Your Employment Brand

May 27th, 2014

To win the war for top talent, you need to maximize your standing as a big data industry leader. The best way to achieve this is to create an effective amalgamation of social and traditional media, then build a world-class candidate experience. It’s a highly powerful strategy – and you can put it to work […]

Three Common Obstacles When Recruiting Big Data Talent – And How to Avoid Them

May 15th, 2014

Every day, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created worldwide. As noted recently by the McKinsey Global Institute, the U.S. alone could face a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 people with deep analytical skills, as well as 1.5 million managers and analysts with the know-how to effectively apply big data, by 2018. Demand is predicted […]

Using Talent to Mitigate the Legal Risks in Big Data

May 9th, 2014

Big Data provides a wealth of information to businesses that use it wisely. But with that data comes risks. It’s critical to identify those risks and take steps to mitigate them. Big Data Risks include: Bias – Real or perceived Civil Rights violations Privacy concerns Legal standards that must be met Transparency of usage Unwelcome […]

The Big Data Hiring Boom: What It Means for Your Career

May 1st, 2014

Big Data is creating jobs for more than just analysts. Whether you have the ability to compile and analyze data or the communication skills to translate it to decision makers, embracing Big Data can fast-track your career. Currently, businesses need people who can: Create programs to gather data Compile and analyze data Communicate the relevance […]