About the Session
If Amazon can tell you what book to buy next, why can’t something tell you which candidate to hire? This session probes the buzz about Big Data and predictive analytics in the HR space, and provides guidance to help you be more effective in hiring, developing, and retaining high performers. Not all personality inventories are created equal! Learn how to recognize which ones you can trust and which can actually compare candidates and predict their likely success in your organization’s critical job roles.
At the conclusion of this presentation, the learner will be able to answer the following key questions:
- What is the Big Deal about Big Data?
- What is psychometrics?
- Where in the talent management life cycle can I make good use of psychometrics?
- What should I look for when evaluating assessment products?
About the Speaker
Claire F. Kuhl is the owner of V&R Consulting, LLC, a management consulting practice based in South Carolina. During her extensive business career, Claire has managed multi-million-dollar projects, motivated teams, led change, and generally instigated trouble in a variety of industries and disciplines, ranging from international giants to sole proprietorships and non-profits. She is co-author of Lean Communication: Applications for Continuous Process Improvement, available on Amazon.com.
Training and information design are key areas of expertise for Claire. She serves on the faculty of the U. S. Chamber of Commerce Institutes of Management, recently joined the faculty of the South Carolina Bankers School, and spent many years as internal or outsourced designer, trainer, and facilitator for numerous organizations around the country. Her experience with psychometrics began in the ‘80s, and is constantly honed through her work as a U.S. distributor of Smart Work | Assessments.
Claire has twice been recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration as a South Carolina state award winner, and once as a southeastern regional winner. The South Carolina Business & Professional Women (BPW) named her South Carolina’s Career Woman of the Year. The Rotary Club of Greenwood honored her as Outstanding New Rotarian in her first year as a Rotarian, and she went on to serve as a Rotary District Assistant Governor and committee chair. Always community-minded, Claire invested 10 years as a member of her local Chamber of Commerce and 18 months as chair.