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Pymetrics Brain

Pymetrics Links Neuro- and Data Science to Streamline Applicant Screening

New York-based Pymetrics is betting that it can minimize bias and improve the performance of candidate-screening by identifying the traits that contribute to a person’s success in a role and applying them to your incoming job applications. Everyone talks about bias in recruiting, and more HR experts are looking to technology to be at least part […]

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Microsoft Workplace Analytics

Microsoft’s New ‘Workplace Analytics’ Uses Office 365 Data to Measure Productivity

Microsoft has unveiled Workplace Analytics, an add-on to Office 365 Enterprise plans that gathers aggregate metadata from Office 365 users and puts it to work generating information that’s largely about productivity. As an example, it can crunch email and calendar data to calculate how many meetings workers attend each week, how much time they spend […]

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Data Silos

‘People Analytics’ By Itself Will Only Take You So Far

After several years of focus by vendors and consultants, and sometimes-grudging acceptance by HR departments, discussions about people analytics have turned pragmatic: HR leaders are more likely to embrace the idea that data has a role in their mission, practitioners are more likely to see the usefulness of learning the basics of data analysis, and vendors are […]

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