By using this site, you agree to the IDC Privacy Policy

Kyle Lagunas

Research Manager

Kyle Lagunas is research manager for IDC's Emerging Trends in Talent Acquisition and Staffing research practice.  In this role, Kyle leads IDC's research on the most recent developments in recruiting and staffing software, services, and consulting.  This research puts talent acquisition into the broader context of an integrated talent strategy.

Prior to joining IDC, Kyle founded Lighthouse Research & Advisory where he conducted independent research in talent trends and technologies as Principal Analyst. Before setting out on his own, he launched the talent acquisition practice at Brandon Hall Group and led major research projects on the state of talent acquisition, high-performance recruitment marketing, and onboarding as a driver of employee engagement. As the HR Analyst at Software Advice — a Gartner company — he supported the newly-created lead generation practice for HR technology vendors through a successful brand and content marketing strategy.

Kyle is a frequent speaker and writer and his work has been featured in Forbes, The New York Times, Business Insider, InformationWeek, and HRO Today.

On August 9, 2016, Monster Worldwide announced that it will be acquired by Randstad Holding for $3.40 a share in cash for a total of approximately $429 million. Monster will continue to operate as a separate, independent entity under the Mo...
Talent Management Perspective on Microsoft Acquisition of LinkedIn

Jun 2016 - IDC Link - Doc # lcUS41526316

by: Lisa RowanCushing Anderson,  Vanessa Thompson,  Kyle Lagunas

On June 13, 2016, Microsoft announced its intention to acquire LinkedIn for $26 billion, or $196/share, in a cash deal slated to close this year.
IDC MaturityScape: Workforce Analytics Adoption 1.0

Sep 2017 - IDC MaturityScape - Doc # US42760017

by: Lisa RowanKyle LagunasCushing Anderson

This IDC study lays out the dimensions and actions inherent in the successful HR organization's journey toward effective deployment of workforce analytics. Understanding the options and then taking steps to grow in maturity requires changes...
This IDC Survey evaluates responses from 500 buyers of talent acquisition technologies to determine several things: The most important capabilities to HR and line-of-business (LOB) leaders that own or influence purchase of new talent acquis...
More results