The Role of Cognitive Analytics in Predicting Candidate Success

Advancements in cognitive technology allow companies to better analyze predictive data, but low-tech behavioral science techniques and culture research are still essential to successful talent acquisition.

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A New Way to Measure Quality of Hire

Everybody has worked with “that guy,” the person who contributes as little as possible on the job but never gets demoted or fired. Employees like him are a drag on their colleagues, demoralizing top performers in particular.

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How Gens Y and Z are Changing the Recruiting Game

Every industry is struggling with how to make its process relevant and effective in the face of unprecedented technological change.

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Consumers still want cars but seek other mobility options

Will consumers want to own cars in 10 years? Are alternative ownership models the future of mobility? What technologies do people want in cars? These are just some of the questions the IBM Institute for Business Value set out to answer in our auto consumer study, A new relationship – people and cars. We surveyed […]

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How is RPA different from other enterprise automation tools such as BPM/ODM?

Key points:  Business leaders often question when to use enterprise automation tools like business process management (BPM) versus robotic process automation (RPA). RPA uses software or cognitive/AI robots for performing process operations instead of human operators. BPM is an approach to re-engineer and streamline underlying processes to drive efficiency. Earlier this week, I had an […]

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2017 Perspective on the State of Talent Acquisition

The goal and intent of the recruiting process hasn’t changed in the past 50 years, but everything else has. And the reality is that the traditional model of talent acquisition is a fundamental misfit in the current reality. 

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Reaching Passive Candidates: What Motivates Them?

Recruiters understand that passive candidates do, in fact, keep an ear to the ground about job opportunities. They may not have embarked on a job hunt — filling out applications and submitting their resumes — but they’re aware of what’s happening in other departments and companies.

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Enterprise automation: Achieve your goals with IBM’s five element design framework

Key Points: Automation is revolutionizing work and operations, but few organizations are making substantial progress toward adoption. IBM’s five element framework addresses questions around automation delivery, adoption and benefits realization Learn more Robotics and process automation technologies are empowering organizations to approach operations in entirely new ways. You could even call it a revolution. Executives […]

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Alternative payment options threaten to unsettle the business world

As alternative payment options such as PayPal and Google Wallet gain popularity, they also are climbing the list of the C-suite’s top concerns. The IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) has tracked global industry trends through its ongoing series of C-suite studies since 2003. Our latest research, which we will publish in 2018, shows that […]

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How E&U Firms Can Prepare for the Coming Wave of Retirements

Changing workforce demographics are set to have a major impact on energy and utility (E&U) companies. As much as 38% of the E&U workforce will be eligible for retirement in the next five years.

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What do 15 Global Talent Acquisition Leaders Have to Tell You About Measuring TA Success?

One of the biggest challenges facing global talent acquisition leaders is accurately measuring the value that their work contributes to the success of their business.

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Cognitive and AI will revolutionize supply chain operations

The futuristic renderings of science fiction have become reality: Robotic likenesses are now automating and instrumenting a learning supply chain. Artificial intelligence (AI) is making sense of the deluge of operational data from a plethora of devices and cloud applications. This technology also applies advanced mathematics to create products, processes and systems that can adapt […]

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