Big Data: A Game Changer For Germany In World Cup

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Unbeknown to the teams playing in the 2014 World Cup, Germany already had in their possession a secret weapon that would help them lift their first trophy since re-unification in 1990. Their hero on the day was Mario Götze; their hero of the tournament was...

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Top 10 Skills of Golf Enthusiasts

SEVE BALLESTEROS SPAIN SILHOUETTE

On hearing of Rory McIlroy’s great success after winning the 2014 Open Golf Championship, we thought we would celebrate the occasion by using the magic of our big data machine to discover the top 10 skills of golf enthusiasts. Our Technical Director, Will Crandle, undertook...

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What turns Data into Big Data?

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Firstly, what is Big Data? Well almost anything you want it to be apparently; the hard part is discovering exactly what the questions are, the answers are much easier to find.

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Huge Hike In Salaries Due To Skills Shortage

Candidate-shortage-KPMG-Report

June’s Report on Jobs published by The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG reports a record rise in salaries while permanent candidate availability has continued to plummet.

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How Much Passive Talent Is There Really?

Super Passive Candidates

The latest LinkedIn Talent Trends 2014 report states that 75% of the global workforce are not actively looking for a new job; the so-called Passive Candidates. No doubt this and other figures will become as widely quoted as those were in the 2012 report but...

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