What is Data-Driven Talent Acquisition, Really?

The landscape of recruitment has evolved radically over the past few decades – and significantly over just the past few years. Gone are the days when hiring decisions were made solely based on intuition and gut feelings. Today, data-driven talent acquisition is revolutionizing the way organizations attract, evaluate, and hire candidates.  There’s often a misconception, […]

Data-Driven Hiring for Go-to-Market Success: Insights from Autodesk

Data-driven insights powering GTM hiring success

The war for talent is real, especially when aiming to fill critical go-to-market roles. In today’s competitive landscape, attracting and hiring top performers requires a strategic and data-driven approach. In a recent webinar, Senior Talent Acquisition Manager – GTM of Autodesk, Jason Swenton, and Co-Founder and CEO of Datapeople, Amit Bhatia delve into the intricacies […]

Building a Winning Talent Acquisition Technology Stack: Insights from Squarespace

Recruiting the right talent is crucial for any company’s success, but navigating the ever-evolving landscape of recruiting technologies can be daunting. A recent webinar featuring Mark Tortora, Staff Recruiting Operations Lead at Squarespace, and Amit Bhatia, Co-Founder and CEO of Datapeople, offered valuable insights on building a winning talent acquisition technology stack. Prioritizing user experience […]

5 Tips for Responsible Diversity Analytics in Talent Acquisition 

With the sociopolitical landscape changing and scrutiny of corporate DEI efforts increasing, some employers are diminishing their reliance on diversity data. But this is a step in a disappointing and dangerous direction. As a TA leader, diversity analytics offers an opportunity to anticipate and invest in closing gaps in equity for everyone. More importantly, it […]

Datapeople Platform Update: January 2024

Exciting new updates on the Datapeople platform

We’re kicking 2024 off with a bang – or – shall we say, with confidence 😎 Alongside our amazing customers, employees, and investors we’re thrilled to start the New Year with a renewed sense of excitement and determination for what we’re able to achieve together in the talent acquisition landscape – hint: our latest report […]

The Importance and Challenges of Understanding Candidate Gender in Talent Acquisition

To balance the scales of gender equity, it's critical, yet very difficult, to understand the gender identity of your candidates

Since its establishment in 1965, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has worked to combat workplace discrimination across the United States. In support of that effort, the commission established reporting standards for key demographic fields, namely gender, race/ethnicity, veteran status, and disability status. All private sector employers with more than 100 employees  (and federal contractors […]

How Does Datapeople Determine Gender? An Algorithm, Why?

Image showing Diversity of Talent Pool, female and male candidates

Understanding the diversity of your talent pool is crucial for building a fair and inclusive work environment. In the realm of gender representation, traditional methods that rely on self-reported data often fall short, leaving recruiters with incomplete or unreliable data. That’s where Datapeople’s innovative gender inference model steps in, offering valuable insights without infringing on individual privacy.

Recruiting Metrics that Matter Heading into 2024

In the fast-paced and competitive world of talent acquisition, measuring the right metrics can mean the difference between success and stagnation. As we approach 2024, it’s important to stay ahead of the curve by leveraging data-driven insights to optimize your recruiting strategy and guide your hiring process. But with so many measurements to choose from, […]

Guarding Against Candidate Ghosting: Proactive Measures for Bucking the Trend

In a tight labor market, it’s no surprise that candidate drop-off is a persistent challenge. A challenge that can cost your talent acquisition team and entire business a staggering amount of time, budget, and opportunity.  What may surprise you is that candidate drop-off today isn’t much more prevalent than it was before the pandemic turned […]