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Data Driven Recruitment: What’s Holding HR Back?


Data driven recruitment is a given for successful talent management but for the most part, UK employers remain wary of fully embracing it. While HR recognises the potential of big data and people analytics, concerns over a lack of understanding or in-house expertise are often the biggest barriers to getting started in this key area.

Making the first step towards people analytics with data driven recruitment is long overdue. The following reasons alone demonstrate why:-

  • One in three people are in the wrong job, based on figures provided by the Office Of National Statistics.
  • Job satisfaction in the UK is at its lowest for two years.
  • The productivity gap continues to grow.