Big Data Careers: How to Find and Make Your Big Break

December 19th, 2014

Data is arguably the most valuable renewable resource driving economic growth today. Thanks to inexpensive storage, massive processing power and innovative tools like Hadoop, organizations are able to mine terabytes of information and derive valuable business intelligence from them. The data revolution has created a new breed of jobs that require a dynamic blend of […]

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 […]

What Causes Top Talent to Leave? And How Can You Stop Them?

January 24th, 2014

When top performers leave a company, there’s a domino effect. It’s a huge financial hit when you consider the costs of replacing a good employee. It’s a blow to morale, as others are left to pick up the slack while a replacement is found. Especially when such a departure is unexpected, few things are as […]

How to Win the War for Top Talent

September 23rd, 2013

Big data and the burgeoning need for A-list talent to make it work for your company is one of the most intense challenges hiring managers currently face– beginning “yesterday” and continuing through the next several years. The Big Data Picture The reality of today’s big data talent marketplace is that supply and demand are in […]