How Big Data is turning human resources into a science

04/22/2013 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

As data analytics tools become more ingrained in enterprise operations, employers find at their disposal a host of new workplace metrics that, when applied to human resources, can greatly streamline the hiring process. Along the way, so-called workforce science is shaking up long-held beliefs about what a good hire looks like, as HR departments rely more on a bird's-eye view of historical trends than intuition to vet candidates.

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