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HR And Marketing

I have always been a fan of the idea that there are portions of HR that should mirror the approach and measurement approach of the marketing function (e.g. talent acquisition). HBR just did a very interesting review of how HR can be more like marketing. Definitely interesting food for thought.

Back to Pre-Recession Numbers for Jobs

Just a quick note – the job opening numbers got back up to 5.8 Million – which is a pre-recession number. Which puts us at a ~3% opening number, and unemployment is at 4.9% nationally.   http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2016/article/job-openings-hires-and-separations-return-to-prerecession-levels-in-2015.htm

Types of Regression Analysis

Just geeking out – Found a great article that explains the many different types of regression analysis that can be done. http://www.datasciencecentral.com/profiles/blogs/10-types-of-regressions-which-one-to-use Why is this important? It is amazing how fast the breadth of HR Data is moving, and even more importantly, the different types of tools/techniques that can be used to analyze the data.