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Connectifier's tech for tapping into 'passive' job candidates gets $6M boost

With $6 million in new funding, Connectifier is the latest company to show that advances in technology around hiring are hot right now. 

Law firm launches big data analytics service to benchmark, analyze HR and litigation strategies

Littler – one of, if not the world's largest employment and labor law practice representing management – has hired its first national director of data analytics and launched its Littler Data Center. Both developments are part of its strategic initiative to provide clients with "big data strategies and analytics resources designed to benchmark and analyze HR and litigation strategies," Littler explained in a press release.

CareerBuilder, Broadbean unveil Big Data Analytics Suite for recruitment

CareerBuilder – after hearing hiring companies complain that recruitment data from multiple job candidate sources was too complex and an analysis sinkhole – decided to partner with Broadbean to create and launch the Big Data Analytics Suite to resolve HR's big data headache.

SuccessFactors hopes to drive more automation by better linking modules

SuccessFactors is linking together several of its products in a way that it says may help users predict future transactions and improve the self service HR experience for employees. It made the announcement during its SucccessConnect conference in Las Vegas.

Big data can tell you who to hire, fire and promote

Talent management software company Cornerstone OnDemand unveiled Tuesday its latest solution, Cornerstone Insights, for corporate employee management. The newest suite of predictive analytics dashboards will help business managers make sense of business data, according to the company's press release.

Visier's new release offers real-time workforce analytics

Visier's new release includes succession planning, employee recognition, talent flow analytics, automated personalized reporting, and even a one-of-a-kind interactive talent flow visualization that enables` real-time analysis of how people have developed in their careers and moved over time.

News Scan: Net neutrality critics fear new taxes; IT security experts weigh in on data breach lessons; more

The top news stories for Nov. 17, 2014.

The emerging practice of 'people analytics' in HR

Look for big data fueled changes in the workplace very soon. If you're an employer, start looking for ways to offset bias in the raw data so that your final analysis is accurate and useful.

News Scan: HR to embrace mobility; Africa's slow start with enterprise mobility; more

Quick takes on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 1/28 including: HR departments' embrace of mobility in 2014, a slow but hopeful adoption of mobility in Africa, what Verizon and Vodafone shareholders have agreed to in the Verizon Wireless deal, Android's stake in the embedded device market and what the Dell'Oro group predicts for the future of the microwave transmission gear market.

News Scan: HR embraces tech; CFOs cozy up to IT; more

Top news stories for Jan. 23, 2014.