Talent Analytics Articles

  • Data Reveals the Fastest-Growing Job in Retail (And It's Not Sales)

    April 19, 2018

    Something big is happening in retail. In 2013, there were almost 200,000 people who identified themselves as retail associates on their LinkedIn profile—just four years later, that number plummeted to 116,000. You can probably guess why: online shopping is more popular than ever while traditional brick-and-mortar stores are closing at record numbers. As just one...

  • These Are the 5 Types of Jobs with the Most Turnover

    April 12, 2018

    You may not know it, but marketers are some of the most adventurous professionals in the workplace—at least when it comes to staying (or not staying) at their company. Marketing roles had the highest turnover rate of any job function—an impressive 17%, according to our latest analysis of LinkedIn professionals. That’s more than 50% higher than the global...

  • How Hershey Used Data to Increase Retention Rates and Improve Workforce Planning

    March 6, 2018

    For many of us, Halloween and Easter are excellent excuses to indulge ourselves in our favorite sweets. And for The Hershey Company, this makes these holidays two of their busiest times of year. As one of the largest U.S. snacking companies, having fully-staffed sales teams is a key ingredient for Hershey to make the most of these treat-filled seasons. However,...

  • This Simple Use of Data Helped LinkedIn’s Recruiters...

    February 22, 2018

    Nearly 69% of recruiters say that using data has helped them elevate their career and role within the company. That’s because bringing...

  • 7 Metrics That the Most Data-Savvy Recruiting Teams Are...

    April 18, 2017

    If you closely research (as I have) the top five global companies with the highest market value (Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon and...

  • 3 Ways Data Shapes the Talent Strategy at Tesla, Chevron,...

    March 30, 2017

    The head of Talent Acquisition at LinkedIn, Brendan Browne, is quick to admit that using data and talent analytics has completely...