The SDS Blog

News & Insights to Help Your Hire Better, Faster, & Smarter.


Are your employees in FLOW… or are they ready to FLY THE COOP?

FLOW. Another stressful HR trend to worry about? Not really. If reading this blog title caused you anxiety, then you could increase your skill (knowledge) about flow just enough to meet the level of challenge to apply what you know to your workplace. A little exercise within a blog. If [...]

By | November 27th, 2017|Research|0 Comments

Got diversity? Trusting talent science is key.

As someone who has spent many years in a private sector global staffing company and in the public workforce system, I know how challenging it can be to help people who need jobs find jobs. Even during times when we are all hearing about the “war for talent” and that [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|Careers, Updates|0 Comments

Job Descriptions – how do they fit in the changing talent picture?

“Bill D. is retiring, finally. He kept talking about it but we never thought he’d make the decision. Such a great department manager, he will be missed! Oh…right…I guess we need to look for a replacement! Can you ask Sally in HR to give me a copy of the job [...]

By | June 6th, 2017|Careers, News, Research|0 Comments

Choice-Supportive Bias Gives False Confidence to Your Hiring Decisions

By Wendy Beach, VP of Talent Science Solutions at Stang Decision Systems Spoiler alert: here comes some real-life science to distract you from the daily news! In all seriousness…there is beauty, I’ve found, in the science behind what helps our company match people to jobs and jobs to people. Because [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|Research, Updates|1 Comment

Sports Analytics Field Trip

By Scott Birkeland, Ph.D., Vice President of Stang Decision Systems I recently attended the Midwest Sports Analytics Meeting in Pella, Iowa. Thanks to Russ Goodman and Central College for putting together fun and informative sessions. This conference not only gave me an excuse to hang out with my former college [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|News, Research|1 Comment

Federal Court Suspends Enforcement of Overtime Rule

A federal judge in Texas has issued a nationwide injunction blocking the US Department of Labor’s (US-DOL) new overtime rule. The injunction halts enforcement of the rule until the case is decided.  The regulation had been scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2016. It would raise the salary limit under [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|News|0 Comments