Historically, recruiting has been largely dependent upon the instincts of the employer. Whether he or she felt a particular candidate was fit for a given position was based primarily on the resume, indicating the candidate’s previous experience, qualifications, and job history. Today, it is widely accepted that organizations that base decisions on data consistently outperform organizations that don’t. Decisions that are based on data are usually more consistent, less risky, and often lead to more desirable outcomes, according to multiple reports.
To that end, Odgers Berndtson has just named Jeongah Seo as head of people analytics and talent insights. She will be responsible for