HR’s New Tool: Big Data

Dateline: January 29, 2016

Using big data for performance evaluation allows companies to look at real-time data, rather than just annual reviews. This way, it’s easier to get an idea of the larger picture of how happy and engaged employees are across the organization.

Welcome to our Friday WRAP – one thought-provoking idea to think about over the weekend.  Increasing retention and customer satisfaction is the latest application of big data, according to a recent article at

What if your HR department could use data to not only predict employee engagement, but also know when an employee might be looking to jump ship? …By creating systems that mine data directly from employees, the goal is to provide business leaders with better — and ongoing — insights into the weaknesses and strengths within the organization.

How can big data help your HR organization?

That’s a WRAP!  Have a fantastic weekend!

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