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Job seekers to understand Big Data to get noticed!

Despite having the technological advancements which makes the process of job finding easier and user friendly, the whole thing is not so easy and in many cases it's more complicated. Here comes the role of Big Data which is now making its way into the field of recruitment and helps recruiters to find best people for the right positions. Some companies receive thousands of resumes for a single post and with such a huge number of resumes, companies are engaging in people analytics, applying big data analytics practices to a field of prospective job seekers. Many businesses build their own resumes of candidates by identifying details from people's social media profiles on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and other sites. From these profiles, companies use big data to identify patterns of behavior, interests, skills and attitudes that they are qualifying factors for current and future job openings. So, job seekers need to manage their profiles to get a job. But, as a negative impact, there are concerns over relying on it too much and as a matter of fact a heavy use of big data also takes factors like race, gender, and religion out of the equation. However, despite the drawbacks big data is of vital importance and job seekers should put themselves in a position to take advantage of big data and utilize it to get noticed.

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