Supporting better hiring, promotion, and retention decision

Recruiting of data scientists is a tough endeavour. HR departments oftentimes struggle to adequately pre-screen candidates, as their background is rather diverse and there is “no ivy league” for data science. Interestingly, though, even HR departments themselves might have a clear incentive to hire for smart and driven data scientists. Because they can significantly contribute to accelerate an overdue transformation with the corporate HR function – towards a more data-driven, rigorous improvement of workforce performance. While HR remains a ‘people business’, data science will not revolutionize the function, but contribute sophisticated support mechanisms, which can help HR executives to make better, more informed hiring, promotion and retention decisions. Better hiring decisions In large corporations, 300-400 applications per job opening on entry level are not uncommon. Pre-screening for the adequate candidates…


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