Economy

Human and Machine: Better Together

Applications for Talent Acquisition For years, computers posed a minimal competitive threat to the world’s elite chess players. In a 1985 event, grandmaster Garry Kasparov put up a 32-0 record against his computer challengers simultaneously. Twelve years later came his 1997 defeat to IBM’s…

Sourcers Need to Know, Who’s in The Market?

At SourceCon Anaheim this year, Shannon Pritchett talked about the persona of the audience that completed the State of Sourcing Survey for 2016. Meet Judy: She is a full-time corporate recruiter in the telecommunications industry with four years of experience….

Job Growth Number Worst Since May 2011

The government’s estimates of December’s job growth, projected by most economists to come in at somewhat over 190,000, stunned analysts with the report of an anemic 74,000 new jobs. The report, released this morning by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,…