Talent Analytics Articles

  • How an Autodesk Recruiter Used Data to Reset Her Hiring Manager’s Expectations – and Make a Quick Hire

    October 29, 2018

    Jennifer Kopatz has had to deal with demanding hiring managers before. But earlier this year, when a long-time Autodesk hiring manager said he needed a senior software engineering manager with web development experience, a top-tier education — and 11 other must-haves — Jennifer said, Whoa buddy! A senior recruiting manager at the design software maker Autodesk,...

  • How a World Cup Star Was Discovered Using Data—and What It Means for Recruiters

    July 13, 2018

    As you and nearly a billion other people settle in to watch Sunday’s World Cup final, pay particular attention to No. 13 for the favored French. He shouldn’t be hard to spot: He will be everywhere at once. Three years ago, N’Golo Kanté was playing midfield for Caen, a lightly considered team in France’s Ligue 1. He was 24 and his name was on nobody’s lips. Today...

  • 7 Essential Recruitment Marketing Tools (and How to Use Them)

    July 12, 2018

    Data is that overachiever we all hate—never wrong, always telling the truth, wants to contradict popular opinion, and yet always seems to be the most popular one in the room. Has anyone ever told you, “That’s not what the data says”? Me too. But, while I want to hate data, the truth is I can’t live without it. That’s because I work in the world of recruitment...

  • Why Using Data Is Your Key to Increasing Diversity,...

    June 20, 2018

    Twelve years—that’s how long it took Leslie Miley to work with another black person in a high-level engineering role. “I’ve been black...

  • 3 Insights on NYC’s Talent: Where They Come From, Where...

    June 12, 2018

    NYC just hosted LinkedIn’s first-ever Talent Intelligence Experience. Attended by over 300 talent leaders, the event featured stirring...

  • Here Is What It Takes to Become a CEO, According to 12,000 ...

    June 11, 2018

    It’s lonely at the top, but not that lonely: well over 12,000 LinkedIn members share the title of “CEO” at companies with over 50...