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

January 11, 2016
By Greta

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 Greta

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 Greta

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 Greta

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 Greta

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 Greta

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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Podcast: Non-technical Intro to Predictive Workforce Analytics

October 5, 2015
By Greta

Listen to the podcast for beginners looking for a non-technical intro to predictive workforce analytics. Featuring Talent Analytics, Corp. CEO Greta Roberts.

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Winning Roles: Moneyball 2.0, for your Hiring and Succession Planning Processes

August 20, 2015
By Greta

In this blog we introduce Winning Roles predictions, an innovative approach to predictive succession planning and hiring now available in Advisor by highlight an example from the movie Moneyball.

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Calling All Predictive Workforce Data Scientists…

August 7, 2015
By Greta

Are you a data scientist with a great predictive workforce story and results you’d like to share? Submit your proposal to speak at PAW Workforce 2016! Deadline 9/18/15.

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Stop Hiring Data Scientists if you’re not ready for Data Science

July 15, 2015
By Greta

CEO Greta Roberts advises HR leaders and any function to stop hiring data scientists until they are ready to do real data science.

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