Effective Hiring: Three Reasons to Use Talent Analytics

December 2, 2016

With the ever-increasing prevalence of making data-driven decisions among small and large organizations, talent analytics has become a favorite way to assess possible new hires. With its precision and accuracy, talent analytics has an impressive way of eliminating human error, recognizing patterns in top candidates, and taking the guesswork out of the hiring process.

Saves Time

As any HR professional or hiring manager can confirm, the hiring process is a time-consuming journey. The amount of time spent on finding just one perfect candidate can add up quickly. Leveraging talent analytics eliminates the needless hours spent sifting through résumés and cover letters.


If there are multiple individuals in your organization who are responsible for hiring, there can be a lack of consistency among the talent selected. Using talent analytics streamlines the hiring process when multiple hiring managers are involved. By selecting from only the applicants identified by the software, you can eliminate possible consistency issues introduced when two (or more) people are involved in selecting job candidates.

Optimized to Find the Best Talent

Talent analytics software is designed to be data-driven and optimized to find the best choices for potential new staff. Rather than having to rely on instincts, past experiences, and advice, talent analytics software is able to deliver proven results. By using correlations among a host of studied variables, the software can make highly reliable choices for who to interview and hire. Instincts and experience shouldn’t be dismissed, however, they are most effective when used in conjunction with talent analytics.

About NextGen

NextGen is the brainchild of longtime telecom professionals with nearly 50 years of experience and millions of dollars in Telecom Recruiting Services. We focus on establishing long term relationships with our clients and candidates so we can recruit the best and the brightest in the telecom industry. This ‘quality over quantity’ approach is at the heart of everything we do and has resulted in successful job placements at Fortune 1000 firms worldwide.

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