Mark Feffer is a writer and editor who focuses on topics related to analytics, technology, workforce development, recruitment and careers. His most recent work on the use of data in business has appeared in HR Magazine, SHRM Online and Dice Insights, as well as the corporate websites of INSYS Corporation and IQ Workforce.
Over the course of more than 20 years, Mark has written, edited and produced hundreds of stories, videos and multimedia programs on analytics, technology, talent management, and finance. His articles have been published by Entrepreneur.com, Dow Jones, Factiva, Bloomberg and KPMG. He has reported on the growing use of analytics in HR, how algorithms are changing the recruiter’s role, the growing need for Chief Analytics Officers and the synergies between artificial intelligence and analytics. He has also covered trends in software development, enterprise technology, online consumer products, small business Web products, as well as corporate taxes, personal finance and investing.
As managing editor of Dice.com, Mark developed an editorial package that expanded the website’s coverage of technology job news and career developments and resulted in a year-on-year traffic increase of 58 percent. He also expanded the scope of reporting undertaken by eFinancialCareers as editor of its North American edition, and created the editorial package of AllHealthcareJobs.com.
Mark began his career as one of the first editorial staff members for the online division of Dow Jones & Company. There he helped develop Dow Jones News/Retrieval’s Business and Finance Report, which was among the earliest news products created especially for online business readers. He oversaw the design and production of JournalFax, a summary of The Wall Street Journal distributed in Japan, and managed development of the Dow Jones version of Dun’s Market Identifiers, one of the first online applications of an SQL database. As a product manager, he produced The Wall Street Journal’s first multimedia CD-ROM products.
Mark has a Bachelor of Science in Broadcasting and Film from Boston University’s College of Communication, and a Master’s Degree in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. His novel September was published in 2006.