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How data analysis helps you to know your workforce

Aggninder Russell has one of those dinner party job titles that unlike “product replenishment manager” (aka shelf stacker) actually has a proper …

Bridging the Gap Between Insights and Action

I continue to be optimistic about the maturity growth of the people analytics function, and there's no lack of articles that predict the continued …

The 40 best HR Analytics articles of H2 2016

If the Christmas classic that is Stop the Cavalry by Jona Lewie is playing on the radio, it must mean that 2016 is nearing its end. The year has …

2017: The year of the HR taxonomy

Over the past few months, Dr. Max Blumberg and I have interviewed a number of HR professionals on the data and analytic challenges they are facing …

What teaching People Analytics has taught me about teaching People Analytics (Part 1)

When introducing and overviewing my ‘Practical People Analytics’ workshop, I’m inclined to say content is reflective of every lesson learnt – and …

What makes a successful journey between HR and people analytics?

<i>80% of HR professionals score themselves low in their ability to analyze</i> - <i>Deloitte</i><p>They want less noise - systems to simplify data so they can focus …

Getting Started in HR Analytics - A Very Simple Approach That Adds Value

While there are many, many very good articles written on getting started with HR Analytics, I’d like to add one today that focuses on simplicity: <b>What</b> …

People analytics

The use of analytics in HR is growing, with organizations aggressively building people analytics teams, buying analytics offerings, and developing …

Four For Friday: Are HR Analytics The Answer?

Michael Altiero October 28, 2016<p>Times are changing for HR and talent acquisition. To many, change is a scary and intimidating thought, but it doesn’t …

5 Google People Analytics Lessons You Can Steal

The Google People Analytics team is famous for their data-based HR and talent practices.<p>All people decisions at Google should be based on data and …

Why HR is set to fail the big data challenge

Image by Unsplash, under a CC0 licenceAnalytics has become a key issue in the HR world because increasing amounts of data about the people …

5 Reasons Why HR Analytics Projects Fail

Not all HR analytics projects succeed. Some never really get off the ground, others don’t produce tangible results and some even lead to internal …

To get the most out of your analytics strategy, the first step should be to properly plan how you are going to transform your data first into …

8 Top Companies Using Design Thinking in HR Analytics

One of the things I’ve been doing for years is using Design Thinking to get greater understanding and adoption when doing any analytics project. It …

How to Gain Competitive Advantage Through Workforce Analytics

​SEATTLE—As the business world becomes increasingly competitive, HR professionals must become more adept at workforce analytics to connect human …

Maximize Impact with Business-Focused HR Metrics

Analytics should be used in organizations to uncover the key people drivers of actual business outcomes (e.g. sales, profits, turnover). Instead, …

Demystifying People Analytics – Part 1. Where should the team sit within the business?

Since the start of the year, I have lugged my suitcase around speaking, chairing or attending people analytics conferences all across the globe. This …

Demystifying People Analytics – Part 2: What skills and capabilities do you need?

Last time, in the ‘Demystifying People Analytics’ series we looked at where the team should sit within the business. Now, let’s focus on the skills …

People Analytics - Show Me, Don't Tell Me

Over the past couple of years, I've gone from being an economics major with an interest in social psychology to starting a career in the emerging …

Gaps in Both Will and Skill Explain HR’s Struggles with Analytics

Which skills and personality traits are holding HR leaders back from greater success with analytics, and what functions will be their most promising …

Part 2 | Don’t be Joey! Know these HR Analytics terms

Aug 01, 2016<p>We’re back as promised, with some more terms that will help you understand HR analytics better.<p>And like last week’s blog, we hope to …

HR Analytics and Big Data through the lens of Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Part I

<b>Part I: What are HR Analytics and "Big" Data, and what can we do with them?</b><p>You would have to be living under a rock to not have heard of the terms …

40 People Analytics Case Studies - Part 1

In the not too distant future, analytics will become a core component of HR’s standard practice. I’ve seen at first hand over the last 12 months that …

Four For Friday: People Analytics and Recruiting Metrics

Michael Altiero July 29, 2016<p>Does your HR team use people analytics? How about recruiting metrics? If the answer is yes, then chances are your HR …