Can Big Data be used with Human Resources? Beyond Facebook and LinkedIn? In an interesting piece, Aleah Radovich talk about Big Data’s effect on HR and HR decisions. Radovich goes on to say:
“…In the near future, most HR departments (many large companies already do) will have access to considerable pools of data that can tell a recruiter more about candidates than they know about themselves. The data that can be gathered discloses what articles applicants read, what their online behavior is like, what shows they binge watch on Saturdays, and even what hotels they like to stay in.
Social media makes recruiters think they have access to big data. While this is partially true, big data analysis doesn’t stop here. …”