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Businesses today have almost limitless sources of data and one of their biggest challenges is figuring out what to do with it. With advances in processing technology, the connectedness of smart phones and social networking, businesses are relying on real-time data to help them make more informed and more relevant decisions. It is becoming almost… Read more »

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A recent Glassdoor report ranks the 50 best jobs in America by job satisfaction, salary and number of openings on their website. Three of the top five jobs are in the data analytics field: #1 is Data Scientist, #3 is Data Engineer and #5 is Analytics Manager. Why are these positions in such demand, how… Read more »

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McKinsey Global Institute reported that in 2015 there were an estimated 10 billion connected devices globally with a financial impact of $2 trillion. By 2020 the number of connected devices will have increased to 75 billion with a $12 trillion global economic impact. Data Floq reported in October 2016, “The sensor technology behind the IoT… Read more »

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“If Chicago doesn’t fix the horrible “carnage” going on, 228 shootings in 2017 with 42 killings (up 24% from 2016), I will send in the Feds!” @realDonaldTrump tweeted on January 24, 2017.   Can predictive policing save lives in Chicago?   Los Angeles implemented a predictive policing program in 2008 using analytical techniques to determine… Read more »

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Nancy kept her bio all business.  Why?  Because she loves talent acquisition and wants to make sure you know that her career has been committed to helping her clients find the perfect candidate.  But just so you get to know her a little better…Nancy is an accomplished equestrian continuing to exercise a number of top… Read more »

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Caution characterizes the pharmaceutical Industry at the start of 2017. What is our new President going to do? Is he pro pharmaceutical business or con? Even with this wait-and-see approach we expect strong pockets of hiring in 2017. Some of the top trends in 2016 will also carry forward into 2017. Top 5 Trends in… Read more »

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Family is important to Rachel.  She is from southern Louisiana and her husband is from Brazil so they call their two children Cajun/Brazilians or occasionally, when they drive their parents crazy, Cajilians. Rachel has been a part of the Smith Hanley family for 16 years.  Put those years of knowledge and experience to work for… Read more »

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Where do you see yourself in five years? How many times have you been asked this question in an interview? What if you are a digital marketer?  Life in the digital marketing world is a roller coaster of new technology and new methods of looking at and reaching an ever changing customer. It can be… Read more »

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  Just like Smith Hanley, Stefan’s focus is nationwide.  He is a fan of the Mets and the Jets on the East Coast and the Bulls and the Blackhawks in the Midwest.  That’s a lot of cheering going on!  Stefan joined Smith Hanley after graduating from the University of Iowa and has quickly made an… Read more »

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Risk analytics has been highly utilized in the financial services sector for some time but it is becoming increasingly popular among every other corporate sector. SBWire reports, “new developments in the risk analytics are transforming the market and enhancing its capability.” This includes the use of real time risk analytics solutions to examine and calculate… Read more »