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Model Your Workforce with Predictive Job Maps

March 17, 2016
By Greta

Data Informed Editor, Scott Etkin, interviews Pasha Roberts, Chief Scientist at Talent Analytics, about how predictive analytics have a major impact on job maps & succession planning.

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Who Should Care About Predictive Workforce Analytics and Why?

March 10, 2016
By Greta

In this Podcast, APQC’s Elissa Tucker interviews Talent Analytics, Corp. CEO Greta Roberts – asking “are workforce challenges the responsibility of HR?” Listen to the short podcast.  

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Google’s 4 Rules for Hiring the Best Employees… Really?

February 22, 2016
By Mike

Google’s HR boss explains the company’s 4 rules for hiring the best employees – Talent Analytics’ CEO Greta Roberts responds . . .

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Employee Engagement – a Tricky Metric for Predictive Analytics

February 9, 2016
By Mike

Greta Roberts, CEO, Talent Analytics, Corp. Chair, Predictive Analytics World for Workforce Our work focuses on using predictive analytics to decrease employee turnover or increase employee performance. We work with our customers to define the problem to solve, and then together identify useful data inputs to include in predictive model development. How Valuable is Employee […]

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Six Reasons Employee Engagement Scores are Vanity Metrics vs. Real Analytics

January 11, 2016
By Mike

CEO Greta Roberts debunks the myth that high engagement leads to high performance and provides six reasons businesses need to stop using employee engagement as a measure of business success.

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For Predictive Projects, “Quick” isn’t Enough of a Win

January 4, 2016
By Mike

Using a traditional quick win approach to predictive analytics projects can present some challenges. Talent Analytics CEO Greta Roberts discusses these challenges & offers a better approach.

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Data Science Shows the Business Impact of Training and Development Over Time

December 15, 2015
By Mike

We recently completed two analytics studies quantitatively analyzing sales rep. performance. We analyzed performance over time – both before & after training is completed. Read on for our findings.

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Everything I Learned About Predictive Hiring, I Learned from Applying for a Mortgage

October 28, 2015
By Mike

The same data science approaches used by lenders and creditors are immensely useful for predicting employee performance – pre-hire – before it’s too late. CEO Greta Roberts explains why.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Predictive Workforce Analytics

October 14, 2015
By Mike

Feeling pressure to start predictive from your execs but don’t know where to begin? Read The Beginner’s Guide to Predictive Workforce Analytics by Talent Analytics CEO Greta Roberts.

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The Predictive Workforce Momentum Continues… Join us!

October 9, 2015
By Mike

There’s significant momentum around predictive workforce topics and we wanted to share some data points underscoring the dramatic growth of this exciting topic over the past few months.

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