The Talent Equation
Big data lessons for navigating the skills gap and building a competitive workforce
On November 15 is coming a new book, The Talent Equation: Big Data Lessons for Navigating the Skills Gap and Building a Competitive Workforce, to help businesses navigate today's changing climate and drive their business forward, and offers hiring professionals and business leaders a roadmap to attract and retain top talent. The authors commissioned a landmark big data study of more than 2,700 employers and 33 million resumes to find the relationship between market performance, education attainment, and employee tenure.
The Talent Equation explores:
· The ROI of increased education levels and retention rates.
· The benefits of continuous recruitment and talent pipelines technology market, and how workforce analytics tools are changing talent acquisition.
· The importance of reducing longterm unemployment through training and reskilling.
This reference and book also incorporates case studies from leading brands that further illustrate staffing issues facing executives today. The insights and research in the book are good tools for anyone who wants to build and retain a dynamic, competitive, and productive workforce.
"Companies that can unleash the passions and gifts of their people will have a competitive advantage in the landscape of the future—becoming curators instead of keepers of talent. This book gives readers some of the keys to cracking that code." —Carleen Haas, Vice President and Chief Talent Officer, Humana.
~ THE AUTHORS:
· Matt Ferguson, the president and CEO of CareerBuilder, offers hiring professionals and business leaders a roadmap to attract and retain top talent.
· Lorin M. Hitt is a professor of operations and information management at the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School. And a member of the Information Strategy and Economics Group and a Senior Fellow of the Wharton Financial Institutions Center.
· Prasanna Tambe is an assistant professor of information, operations, and management sciences at the New York University Stern School of Business.
04/11/2013 18:49 | LauraSL