min read

Newsletter: Data driven Recruiting, that actually works 📊

Using people data in a smart way can bring an edge to your recruiting approach.

May 12, 2022
Yuma Heymans
September 7, 2022

Data is a girl's best friend

Data is everywhere, but useful data is not. Many people talk about data like it's up for grabs.

But judging data on accuracy and relevancy is something that requires knowledge and experience.

People data, used in recruitment, is particularly complex.

Job titles can have dozens, sometimes hundreds of synonyms...
Skills data can be desperately outdated...
Work performance data rigged...
Diversity data wrongly interpreted...
Some data can be risky territory...

The good news, when used correctly, data is your best friend.

Zoom out, before you start sourcing look at the big picture.

Expand your understanding of the talent market you are recruiting in, get a helicopter view and make a talent map.
This is how to do a talent mapping

And when you're sourcing, source full-pool (using all possible sources):
The Full Pool Sourcing Method™

Don't forget about GDPR when you're processing data. GDPR is not a 'let's get it over with' kind of thing.
GDPR in Recruitment: DON’T do this

More content like this

Sign up and receive the best new tech recruiting content weekly.
Thank you! Fresh tech recruiting content coming your way 🧠
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.

Latest Articles

Candidates hired on autopilot

Get qualified and interested candidates in your mailbox with zero effort.

1 billion reach
Automated recruitment
Save 95% time