HRBoss Blog: February 2014

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Article by HRBoss

on 26 Feb 2014

Big Data is revolutionizing business without many people knowing what it actually means. So…what exactly is Big Data?

Gartner introduced the 3V model in a seminal 2001 MetaGroup research publication, ‘3D data management: Controlling data volume, variety and velocity’. The 3V model is still widely regarded as the definitive explanation of Big Data.

1. Volume

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on 11 Feb 2014

Having studied the recruitment industry for many years, we can safely say that without best practices in place, keeping track of your hiring process may potentially bring about lapses and taint a company’s employer branding. 15 Singaporean companies, 10 of whom are recruitment agencies, have been publically named, shamed and shut down for 6 months because of their discriminatory recruiting practices.

Article by Manisha Dhalani

on 7 Feb 2014

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) Singapore launched fresh findings in the past week with statistics depicting a tight labour market and an increasing number of unfulfilled vacancies. Figures show that vacancies stood at 61,900 in September 2013 – a whopping 9.7 per cent more than a year before.

Article by Bernie Schiemer

on 6 Feb 2014

  1. No universal panacea for Asia
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Article by HRBoss

on 3 Feb 2014

With all the buzz surrounding Big Data, it’s easy to get lost in the hype. Get down to the basics with HRBoss as we help you understand what exactly Big Data is...

Want to learn more about Big Data for HR? HRBoss have published The 2014 Report Big Data for HR. Download your free copy now to learn about
  • The basics of Big Data
  • Big Data and the scheme of HR