26. March 2014 09:55
As a part of the activities related to building better industry interface, the students of MBA Program at Millennium School of Business, Bangalore got an opportunity to participate in the program on Big Data and HR Analytics, which was held at MSOB, Bangalore Campus on 22nd Feb. 2014.
The key speaker for this program was Mr. Sebi Chacko – Chief Human Resource Officer from Strides, the participants included few members from the Corporates and students of MSOB, Bangalore.
The program on big data analytics had given an immense exposure to all of us. It has given an opportunity to know how an HR department in an organization manages the HR data inflows, we learnt how we can use the technology while short listing the candidates by using their profiles or resumes. Meanwhile the trainer has explained about the Spire technology software and demonstrated few features of the software.
In the session the trainer explained that how the data is stored in huge in numbers. It will be difficult to search and select the right candidate, without using the software programs. They also showed is easy to select a particular candidate for the role. It is efficient and cost effective by using the key words as per their requirements the option provided by the software, it will search and fetch the candidates list from various job portals. Among the list we can short list the candidates for our requirements.
BIG DATA: Big data is used to describe a massive volume of both structured and unstructured data that is so large that it's difficult to process using traditional database and software techniques.
HR ANALYTICS: Human resource analytics is an area in the field of analytics that refers to applying analytic processes to the human resource department of an organization in the hope of improving employee performance and therefore getting a better return on investment. HR analytics does not just deal with gathering data on employee efficiency. Instead, it aims to provide insight into each process by gathering data and then using it to make relevant decisions about how to improve these processes.
This particular session had helped us being the students of Management / MBA Program to understand the different ways of analyzing or short listing the candidates profiles and to know the current technological advancement in talent search used by the Industry.