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

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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.

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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 Eight Step Model for Purposeful HR Analytics

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

Turbocharge Your Talent with Real-time Feedback & Drive Tangible Results

Download the eBook “Real-time Feedback, Tangible Results” to learn 8 awesome tips designed to help you tap into the power of “anytime/anywhere feedback” and the benefits it can bring to your organization.

6 Skills Every HR Technology Leader Must Develop Starting in 2017

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Technology impacts all of us personally in how we communicate, make purchases, plan travel, find love, discover a great restaurant, or get a ride across town.

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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.

Impress Your CEO With These Strategic Business Impact Recruiting Metrics

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In my companion article entitled “ Influence Your CEO With WOW And OW! Talent Data ” I explained how you can impress your CEO by converting your Talent Acquisition results into dollars. It’s also important to understand that you can’t impress a CEO with a large volume of tactical recruiting metrics.

Why Great HR Strategy Shouldn’t Be About Making HR Better

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(Editor’s note: Our annual user conference, Visier Outsmart, is underway so expect some future content summarizing all the great insights shared at the event.

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.

Futureproof Your Organization with These 8 Manager Effectiveness Metrics

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Editor’s note: The organization of the future will be more agile and flexible, requiring a new team structure to support these characteristics. As such, the role of manager will evolve into two distinct types: administrative and mission.

HR from the Outside In: Learnings from Dave Ulrich, Father of Modern HR

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Earlier this month we were fortunate to host an interactive HR Leadership workshop for Visier customers, led by father of modern HR and leading business consultant Dave Ulrich.

Why Hiring More HR Analysts Won’t Improve Your Analytics Function

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Great HR leaders excel at finding untapped potential in their people, increasing their efficiency, and maximizing their contribution to the company’s strategic objectives and financial performance. One area where CHROs are focusing on unlocking more value is within their HR analytics function.

How Can Strategic HR Keep Up With The Future of Work?

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The evolving work ecosystem demands that leaders consider applying new work arrangements, but are those arrangements associated with HR’s role as a strategic partner? A unique survey of U.S. HR leaders shows how HR’s strategic activities associate with using new work arrangements.

Analytics Must Be HR’s Top Priority To Be Strategic

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What could be more important than realizing that the world of HR is on the edge of a dramatic shift that will literally change the entire focus of HR?

The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

HR Leadership Lessons from Non-Traditional CHROs

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CHRO’s who come from non-HR backgrounds discover that HR is the most impactful of all functions. Their experience holds important lessons for all HR leaders. CHRO’s from non-HR backgrounds say the CHRO role can be the best and most impactful of all leadership positions.

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A New Workforce Planning Model: Why Position Management Is Flawed

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Given that people costs make up the largest chunk of the operating expenses for a typical organization, getting the workforce plan right is fundamental to good corporate fiscal health.

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.

Put Your Employee Engagement Data to Work in 5 Steps

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Editor’s note: Engagement surveys are a mainstay in the arsenal of HR tactics.

The 2017 Agency Recruiting Benchmark Report

Critical Roles Need This: Get the Best Offers and Top Candidates. Discover key trends in salaries and fees with the Annual Agency Recruiting Benchmark Report by BountyJobs. Learn core metrics to track against your third-party search investment, and see how your organization stacks up against your peers and the market.

Fact or hype: Do predictive workforce analytics actually work?

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This one is for you, Bill Kutik. At Visier the security and privacy of our customer data is our highest priority. When determining the validity of our predictive analytics capabilities, customer data analyzed was anonymized.

The Disconnect Between People and Business Strategy

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It goes without saying that successful HR functions are strategic: they play a vocal role in critical business decisions and directly manage or impact a majority of most companies’ expenses.

The Employee Engagement Hoax? What Every HR Professional Needs to Know

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It’s hard to attend an HR conference or visit an HR website and not hear the term “employee engagement.” Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2015 report rated culture and engagement as “the most important issue overall, slighting edging out leadership (the No. 1 issue last year)” in 2015.

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The Value of HR Analytics: Why Every Company Should Be A Quantified Organization

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Since joining Visier, I’ve been thinking a lot about the value of workforce analytics. I came to this organization because in my prior life as a researcher, my core focus was HR technology adoption and the value organizations derive from it.

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.

Why Data is the Key to Strategic HR Decisions

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There will always be challenges that face HR executives and practitioners. Historically, many issues arose from lack of data. It used to be embarrassing. HR practitioners used to wince when they needed to justify expenses.

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Why HR Needs Data-Driven Workforce Planning to Avoid Talent Shortfalls

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One fascinating source of information that the BLS publishes is known as JOLTS , or Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey. There is a goldmine of information contained within that gives us insight ranging from the state of the economy to how hard it will likely be to make that next critical hire.

Ready for a Brilliant New Year in HR? Read the Top Five Articles from the Workforce Intelligence Blog

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2016 promises to be a year of seachange for HR with HR professionals accelerating their embrace of a fact-based and business-oriented mindset (see the fifth point in this Josh Bersin post ). Brilliant HR in 2016 is data-driven, strategic, and impactful.

How to Measure Learning and Development’s Business Impact

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Measuring the effectiveness of learning and development on business results is a challenge learning leaders have yet to overcome.

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.

HR Analysts: Unleash Your Inner Storyteller

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Telling a story is well-recognized as essential to HR analytics and acknowledges that “insight” is at the top of the data analytics pyramid after data becomes information. HR analytics systems even offer pre-programmed storylines with deeper analysis. .

10 Reasons To Shift To A Data-Driven High Business Impact HR Model

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The latest survey from the prestigious Conference Board ranks Human Capital as the #1 challenge facing global CEOs. At first glance, senior HR executives might take that top ranking as a positive thing.

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How to Lead and Engage Millennials in the Workplace

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Born before 1982 and in a leadership or management role? If yes, you may have asked yourself the question: “How do I motivate and communicate with the Millennials (born 1982 -2000) on my team?”

Succession Planning Success: The Golden Rules for Future-Proofing Your Business

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Succession planning is about managing the risk associated with any type of critical skills gap. Consider the role of a senior nuclear engineer: This is not a job you can fill easily by posting on LinkedIn.

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!

Top 5 HR Analytics Articles: Fall 2016 Edition

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At the recent HR Technology Conference , sessions on data-driven HR were standing room only.

6 Things We Need to Do to Advance People Analytics

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I invite you to participate in a survey we are currently running on People Analytics maturity, value, and best practices.

It’s Time For HR to Be Bold with Analytics

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While 77% of all organizations believe people analytics is important, only 32% feel ready or somewhat ready for analytics, according to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2016 report.

Workplace 2025: Five Forces, Six New Roles and a Challenge to HR

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In September 2013, top HR leaders undertook a voluntary and collective effort to envision the HR profession in 2025.

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.