It delivers better employees and improves the hiring process.
The noted playwright George Bernard Shaw once said, “The only man I know who behaves sensibly is my tailor. He takes my measurements anew each time he sees me. The rest go on with their old measurements and expect me to fit them.”
Unfortunately, this scenario is all too common for human resource professionals, who are often tasked with building a high-performing workforce using outdated information and a tired hiring process. Good hires are seen as evidence the process is working – even if that’s not so – while bad hires are blamed on candidates that didn’t deliver as promised. In either case, there are precious few metrics that give an organization an accurate picture of hiring effectiveness, and in the end, the process continues as is, without evidence if it’s actually working.
Now, in the era of big data, that is changing. Innovative HR technology fueled by predictive hiring data and informed by the expertise of talent selection professionals is opening new doors to help companies hire, retain and develop the top-notch talent they need to drive growth and success.
Read the full article in HR.com