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Deloitte Research: How Successful Organizations Use People Analytics to Drive Decision-Making

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Whether you are examining your sales pipeline, the success of a marketing campaign, or employee retention, data and analytics are essential for business decision-making. Despite this, many companies still overlook people analytics when it comes to solving complex business problems.

The Top 10 Strategic HR and TA Metrics That CEOs Want to See

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Unfortunately, most of those who create metrics in HR and recruiting don’t really understand the strategic mindset of CEOs. And, as a result, the metrics that are reported to CEOs and the executive committee result in no positive action being taken.

Strategically Managing Manufacturing Skills Gaps With Learning Analytics

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For many companies struggling to fill job vacancies, “corporate colleges” have become a necessity. At one factory complex in Washington, workers check out books from a company library, reports this recent WSJ article. At another in Atlanta, a faculty teaches workers lessons from the factory floor.

Data Journalism for HR: The Beginner’s Guide

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For the average person, data without a narrative is like a trip into the wilderness without a compass: overwhelming and disorienting. But when the facts are tied together by a good story , an otherwise intimidating journey turns into an enriching experience.

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Live Webinar: Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires

Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires. So you’ve hired some great new employees - congratulations! Unfortunately, your work isn’t over yet. With 20% of new hires leaving within the first 45 days, creating a great onboarding program along with proper training is crucial if you want your new employees to be engaged and stay long term. As someone working in recruiting or HR, you have control of the first part of the onboarding and training process and have a large part to play in the successful onboarding of the entire company’s new hires. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, May 24, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST.

It’s About More Than HR: Analytics Learnings from Tom Davenport and Dr. John Sullivan

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Opioid Crisis: Determining the Impact to Your Workplace

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When it comes to dealing with opioid addiction in the workplace, it’s not always immediately clear what’s needed most from HR: Is it compassion? A dose of tough love? A strategic focus on the hard facts? However, when you start peeling back the layers of the issue, the answer emerges.

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Using HR Analytics for Workforce Cost Management [Case Study]

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In May 2016, wildfire broke out in Wood Buffalo Municipal District near the City of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada and became possibly the costliest disaster in Canadian history.

How To Reduce Employee Turnover with Workforce Analytics

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With voluntary resignations at an all-time high and unemployment rates historically low, employee retention is a key objective for most HR organizations, and employee turnover is the single most prevalent HR metric. However, knowing your turnover rate does little to support strategic business plans.

Free E-Guide: 8 Surprising Facts About Labor Law Posting Regulations

As an HR professional, it’s important to learn about the labor laws and posting requirements that affect your company. Staying on top of these continual changing rules can be challenging, but this free Poster Guard® e-Guide can help you better understand the regulations. In addition to an overview of the laws that apply to every business, you’ll learn about specific requirements for local postings, Spanish postings, remote workers, industry-specific notices and much more. Our e-Guide will provide you valuable information to keep your business in complete compliance.

4 Steps to Retraining Employees in the Age of A.I.

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For humanity, major socio-economic transformation is nothing new, but the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) requires the world to adapt and realign to a new reality more rapidly than ever before. How will we cope? It took 150,000 years to become an agrarian society and complete the transition from hunting and gathering. Over the next 10,000 years, the economy slowly evolved as populations grew. The real change came with the advent of the industrial revolution.

How to Create a More Transgender Inclusive Workplace

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Brooke Brimo is an Honours Political Science student at McGill University. In her Feminist and Social Justice Studies class, she researched discrimination against transgender people in American workplaces. She was inspired by the story of Ginger Chien, a transgender device architect at AT&T.

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Employee Turnover is Highest in January: How to Keep Critical Employees from Leaving

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This is the time of year when employers need to be proactive with their employee retention strategies. Recent data from Glassdoor specifically calls out January as the month when more employees are likely to leave.

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

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“Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”. This was a key takeaway from a summit of HR leaders and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) experts, who met to discuss the future of HR and the trends shaping it.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200+ offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

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“Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”. This was a key takeaway from a summit of HR leaders and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) experts, who met to discuss the future of HR and the trends shaping it.

The Six Skills for People Analytics Success

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Jonathan Ferrar is a respected consultant, speaker, and author in HR strategy, workforce analytics, and the Future of Work.

How To Take Action On Employee Feedback Using The Agile Method

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Agile software development was created as a way to meet the rapidly changing and complex demands of customers. Agile HR is gaining momentum as a way to meet the rapidly changing and complex demands of today’s workforce.

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Post-Brexit Workforce Challenges: How to Strategically Plan Through Ambiguity

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“If Brexit occurs there will almost inevitably be a period of uncertainty, and uncertainty is what we can’t cope with.”.

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Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

To Optimize Work Automation, Get Beyond “Robots Taking Our Jobs”

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Automatic teller machines (ATMs) got a lot of recent attention, with 2017 being the 50 th anniversary of their introduction. On June 27, 1967, Barclays Bank installed in London a machine that allowed cash withdrawals using paper vouchers. The British Press called it the “robot cashier.”

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How to Choose Employee Engagement Survey Questions That Get Actionable Results

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Employee engagement surveys are often the first tool HR leaders use to start creating a data-driven strategy for their company. However, when it comes to deciding what questions to ask in your survey, all is not created equal.

Scenario Planning Basics for Strategic Talent Planning in a Brexit World

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In the late 1980s, British employers waited with bated breath as a demographic time bomb ticked: Government bodies and industry experts predicted a severe worker shortage due to declining birth rates and increasing numbers of young people remaining in full-time education.

3 Mistakes To Avoid When Starting an HR Analytics Function

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HR leaders recognize that they should be using analytics to support decision making. However, how to do so is often a bit of a mystery. Since many HR leaders don’t have a good sense of how to get value from analytics, they move it off their plate by passing it to the HR reporting team or to some newly hired data scientist. Not surprisingly, HR leaders are not familiar with the role the average HR professional plays in analytics so they don’t involve them at all.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

12 Ways to Get C-Suite Buy-In for Great HR Initiatives

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Imagine a world where every great HR initiative gets properly funded: Retention programs are fully backed by the C-suite, recruitment snafus are nipped in the bud before they become big problems, and even the CFO meets employee engagement initiatives with near-giddy enthusiasm.

Why HR Needs Mid-Level Analytics Projects

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The most exciting stories of people analytics involve big data yielding surprising findings that deliver an enterprise-wide impact. The least exciting stories involve essential, but basic metrics such as dashboards with accurate turnover data.

People Analytics Conferences Data-Driven HR Leaders Can’t Miss in 2018

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People analytics is now business-critical and, more than ever, HR must take advantage of the massive opportunities that analytics provides.

Curbing Employee Turnover Contagion in the Workplace

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The deadly 2002-2003 SARS outbreak remained an epidemiological mystery for over a decade. The source of the disease — which killed 774 people worldwide — was unknown, and there was no vaccine.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

6 Training Ideas for a Smoother HR Technology Rollout

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Training colleagues to use a new HR technology can be daunting and there is a lot of pressure to get it right.

Make HR Analytics a Priority, But See the Bigger Picture

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Making HR analytics a leadership priority is not just about encouraging HR to present the latest analytics innovations, but rather a true partnership to drive pivotal decisions.

Bypass Navigating the HCM Application Roadmap: Go Directly to Workforce Optimization and Business Value

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A 40-year HR veteran, Lexy Martin was Vice President, Research and Analytics at Sierra-Cedar and lead author of the Sierra-Cedar Human Resources Systems Survey, the longest running and most acclaimed Human Resources technology survey.

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The New Workforce Gender Equity Factors HR Needs to Watch

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This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #PressForProgress. It’s a strong call to action to collectively push harder for gender parity.

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7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.