HR Happy Hour 304 – LinkedIn, Talent Insights, and Data Science in HR
Host: Steve Boese
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This week on the HR Happy Hour Show, we welcome Dan Shapero, Vice President of Talent Solutions , Careers and Learning at LinkedIn for a discussion about data science, machine learning, and how new tools and technologies are providing information, insights, and value to HR and talent management and acquisition leaders to help them make better talent decisions.
Data is increasingly being leveraged to help employers decide whom to interview and potentially hire for open roles, to have better understanding to answer questions like ‘Where should we locate the new offices?’, and how to best reward, develop, and manage talent in the organization.
Enterprise systems are changing – in the past they only stored information. Today modern tools and technologies help organizations better understand that data, glean insights from that data, and make informed decisions as the systems learn more about the data and about the business.
Dan shared ideas on how HR and talent leaders can begin to adopt these new approaches and technologies in their organizations, how to start the process or journey to becoming a ‘data-driven’ HR function, as well as some of the new technologies and capabilities that LinkedIn has been developing in these areas.
Additionally, we learned that Dan knows recent HR Happy Hour guests Dan Heath and Sjoerd Gehring and that Steve still has not launched his all NBA show Bounding and Astounding.
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Thanks to Dan for sharing his time and insights.
And of course, thanks to HR Happy Hour Show sponsor Virgin Pulse – learn more at www.virginpulse.com.
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