People Analytics 101 with Josh Bersin

Cornerstone On Demand

Analytics is the new buzzword in talent management, but that doesn't mean it's the new reality. While three in four companies believe using people analytics is important, only 8 percent think their organization is “strong" in the area—with no improvement since 2014. Analytics programs require a significant investment of time, money and resources, presenting a challenge for busy and budget-strapped HR departments.

Where Can HR Have the Biggest Business Impact in 2015?

Cornerstone On Demand

It’s March, but it’s never too late to be evaluating your 2015 goals as an HR leader. The Biggest HR Challenges of 2015. You want to know the answer and so do we: Where Can HR Have the Biggest Business Impact in 2015? Big Data and Analytics: Many people claim analytics is key to making talent management more strategic. Talent Management 2015 Planning Talent Management Priorities

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ICYMI: What Went Down on the First Day of Convergence 2015

Cornerstone On Demand

And this starts with learning about the latest innovations, tools and trends in talent management: from collaborative learning to predictive analytics to mobile-friendly apps and more. — Kristen Casalenuovo (@elearninghustle) May 13, 2015. — Sarah Brennan (@ImSoSarah) May 12, 2015. Another hot topic in the HR world is predictive analytics: using historical data to predict future workforce trends. — Future Knowledge (@FutureKnowledge) May 12, 2015.

Beg, Steal and Borrow: Building an HR Analytics Team

Cornerstone On Demand

Analytics is HR's ticket to boardroom respect and business clout — by becoming data-driven, HR can provide the hard evidence and figures that chief executives and finance directors love. Analytics has become a driving force between both marketing and finance in recent years, so why should human resources be any different? But there's one problem: Putting people analytics into practice is harder than it seems. First Steps for Starting Analytics.

4 Ways HR Analytics Can Improve Workplace Diversity

Cornerstone On Demand

Using big data for HR (predictive analytics, talent analytics, HR analytics and human capital analytics) may be the solution to cutting out discrimination and bias while fully embracing the demographic shift. HR analytics is not simply about raw data; it's about what insights that raw data can provide to answer questions relevant to your staff. Talent Management Big Data Predictive Analytics Diversity Talent ManagementThe U.S.

Data alignment in an Analytical world

HRchitect

This is especially important when working with data and analytics, and extracting data as databases have become much easier to use. When focusing on analytics and the use of system data, System Administrators must focus on today’s environment, and what the requirements are for tomorrow’s data. I was recently presented with a requirement to build a specific report utilizing the analytics engine of the client’s Talent Management software. Written by: Ray Eaton.

February 2015 Product Release: Drive Visibility, Accuracy, and Productivity

Cornerstone On Demand

Observation Checklist Analytics. Visibility into real-time data provides organizations a deeper, faster and more actionable view of its workforce – improving the speed and quality of decision making processes. Our February ’15 Product Release introduces enhancements that not only provide users with better access to data, but also more targeted, relevant data to help them streamline processes, reduce risk and improve productivity. Cornerstone Recruiting. Geolocation Search.

A Spirited Look at HR Tech 2015

Ultimate Software

Join our VP of Products, Martin Hartshorne, and other industry experts for a discussion on Building the Next Generation of HR Analytics Technology. Discover what’s influencing the design, creation, and delivery of HCM analytics—from predictive to prescriptive—and learn how to prepare for what’s ahead. The post A Spirited Look at HR Tech 2015 appeared first on Ultimate Software's Blog.

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12 Days of HCM – #2 HCM Analytics

Ultimate Software

The Future of HCM Analytics. Analytics aren’t just for statisticians anymore. There’s growing buzz for analytics in HCM. But research continues to show organizations benefit from using HCM analytics—to help attract, develop, and retain talent, for example—including a new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research. For HR leaders embracing analytics in 2016, we predict a more productive year. HCM analytics are key to unlocking these troves.

5 Steps for Sourcing Candidates with Recruiting Analytics

ClearCompany HRM

Proper sourcing can help you both widen your candidate pool by reaching out to more sources of hires, and help you pare down your talent pool when you need to sort the best from the great. But how do you go about recruiting in an age where candidates are seemingly everywhere (and nowhere at the same time), overloading your recruiting process with useless information? You make sourcing candidates clean, easy and simple, that’s how.

May 2015 Product Release: Improve Knowledge Sharing, Hiring Decisions and Employee Engagement

Cornerstone On Demand

Cornerstone Selection uses candidate assessments and predictive analytics to uncover which candidates are the most promising at the point of application – helping recruiters reduce time to hire, improve success rates for acquiring top talent, and increase employee retention by finding employees who are the right fit for the job. In the age of the always-connected workforce, employees feel overwhelmed with the excessive amount of information they receive.

Fact or hype: Do predictive workforce analytics actually work?

Visier

When determining the validity of our predictive analytics capabilities, customer data analyzed was anonymized. Recently HR industry expert and father of the HR Tech conference, Bill Kutik, wrote a column for HR Executive Online about employee flight risk, and talked about the hype around predictive analytics. Why is proving that predictive analytics work so hard? How did we validate Visier’s “at risk” predictive analytics technology? This one is for you, Bill Kutik.

A Few Thoughts on Pre-Hire Predictive Analytics

Something Different

<labs.sogeti.com> …So I recently came across an interesting press release from a firm called Talent Analytics. For specifics around what data the predictive model needs to work you can request the white paper here , but I’m sharing because I thought it was an interesting approach to using predictive analytics to improve talent outcomes. HRIS Talent Management ats hr hris human resources predictive analytics

5 Must-Attend HR Industry Events in 2015

Visier

2015 is going to be a pivotal year for HR, in particular as debate heats up about splitting or not splitting HR (Dave Ulrich advocates for teaching HR professionals “what they can do to deliver value even in difficult circumstances”). Here are 5 highlights from must-attend HR industry events in 2015 that will help make the transition: 1. HR Transformation: Session by VP of HR Operations & Analytics. Where: NCHRA HR West 2015 conference in Oakland, CA.

Best and Worst Markets for Sourcing in 2015

Allegis Global Solutions

Market analytics reveal what the best and worst markets were for sourcing in 2014, and how it will impact sourcing in 2015

How Analytics Drives Talent Development

ATD Human Capital

Driving Talent Development with Data, a new whitepaper from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, discusses how leading-edge companies are tapping the potential of advanced human capital analytics to improve talent acquisition, employee engagement, retention, and talent development.

Top 5 Talent Management Trends for 2015

Capterra

While we predicted some of these last year , in 2015 we expect to see several new talent management trends gain steam. Expect more big changes geared towards this rising generation in 2015, including more mobile recruiting , and an increased emphasis on marketing a flexible, community-based culture to attract hires. We’ll see a more formalized process for protecting employee information in 2015, as well as, regrettably, more breaches.

Top 5 Talent Management Trends for 2015

Capterra

While we predicted some of these last year , in 2015 we expect to see several new talent management trends gain steam. Expect more big changes geared towards this rising generation in 2015, including more mobile recruiting , and an increased emphasis on marketing a flexible, community-based culture to attract hires. We’ll see a more formalized process for protecting employee information in 2015, as well as, regrettably, more breaches.

The HR Fortuneteller Myth: 3 Ways Your Boss Doesn’t “Get” Predictive Analytics

Visier

And while absolute certainty is never possible, predictive analytics can help organizations look at past workforce behavior to determine what is most likely to happen and plan accordingly. But watch out: predictive analytics is no panacea, and you will be in a better position to take advantage of this emerging technology capability if you can sort fact from fiction. Here are three common myths to look out for: Myth: Predictive Analytics Will Replace Human Intervention.

HR Analytics: Start with the Story

UpstartHR

I think that many of us try to do the same with this big data/analytics concept. They give them a story that is intriguing and easy to follow They tell about another company that already faced the challenge and overcame it Analytics and storytelling There are consulting/teaching companies now that are focused entirely on this niche of “business storytelling.” Back in college I wrote a ton of papers for various classes.

People Analytics Indispensable?

Spark Hire

People analytics has become an indispensable tool for today’s modern human resource experts. As more organizations race to implement a successful analytics strategy, people professionals are working hard to avoid making errors in a process that has the capability to make ground breaking differences in the organizational makeup of a business. People analytics, a strategy that has been evolving over the last several years, has the potential to change the way HR will work.

ICYMI: Better Tools, Big Data and Cards Against HR at #HRTechConf

Cornerstone On Demand

The theme of balancing technology and humanity resonated throughout the day, as speakers and panelists shared new ideas and discussed the latest innovations around tech and talent management — from predictive analytics to wellness technology to recruiting software. — Lisa Fleming (@lisafleming78) October 19, 2015. ReannahM) October 19, 2015. Analytics Done Right. Speakers and attendees alike jumped in to discuss why and how they're using analytics.

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The Importance of Analytical Thinking Ability in HR

Something Different

Strong business acumen, analytical thinking ability, solid quantitative skills, and the ability to manage data to generate prescriptive insights are all integral components of said bullet, which is defined by Sackett as ‘creating and tracking metrics that have bottom-line impact to your organization.’

Tackling Talent Strategically: Q&A With Harvard Business Review Analytic Services

Visier

The majority of leaders (73 percent) have experienced talent shortfalls due to poor workforce planning, according to a new report released by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services (HBR-AS). John Schwarz: The Harvard Business Review Analytic Services survey results shared in this report are in line with what I hear from customers, and from my past experiences as an executive at companies like SAP, Business Objects, Symantec, and IBM.

How to Fix a Flawed Retention Program by Climbing the Analytics Ladder

Visier

This unfortunate story highlights the trap many HR teams have fallen into: They’ve bootstrapped their people metrics to the point where they can answer a few basic questions about their workforce — such as the resignation rate for a given team — but they discover that a limited set of descriptive analytics isn’t enough. Descriptive Analytics: The First Rung. What’s missing from descriptive analytics is a way to see why something is happening.

How to Fix a Flawed Retention Program by Climbing the Analytics Ladder

Visier

This unfortunate story highlights the trap many HR teams have fallen into: They’ve bootstrapped their people metrics to the point where they can answer a few basic questions about their workforce — such as the resignation rate for a given team — but they discover that a limited set of descriptive analytics isn’t enough. Descriptive Analytics: The First Rung. What’s missing from descriptive analytics is a way to see why something is happening.

How ConAgra Foods Drove HR Transformation With Analytics-Driven Planning

Visier

With our solution, they could provide a self-service analytics resource for HR, finance and operations. Download the full case study, performed by Bersin by Deloitte: Continuous, Cost-Driven Workforce Planning: ConAgra Foods Transforms the Role of HR through Analytics , to learn how ConAgra Foods structured its talent analytics group, made the case for datafying HR, and drove adoption for the solution.

Standing up a data analytics organization:

HR Times

Posted by Jordan Wiggins , Don Miller and Jennifer Baldwin Koger on May 14, 2015. Data analytics, the science of examining raw data (coming from anywhere internally or externally) with the purpose of drawing conclusions about that information, has been a hot topic for several years. Many companies are racing to develop analytics organizations and resources within their company. Building analytics capabilities starts with determining your specific desired outcomes.

Competency analytics

Analytics in HR

To move from the pain of needing better skills to the pleasure of getting value from competency analytics, four steps are vital: (1) knowing what competencies your organisation needs, (2) knowing what competencies your organisation has, (3) placing people in the right roles and (4) building their ability to express their competencies. What challenges will you face for competency analytics to be both practical and worthwhile? HR Analytics

The Dilemma of Predictive Analytics for HR

OmegaHR Solutions

It turns out the article was actually the forward to the book Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie or Die by Eric Siegel. Apparently things are changing so fast in the predictive analytics world that Siegel has already revised his 2013 book, with the revised copy coming out in January 2016. Predictive analytics is amoral. Both Siegel and Davenport point out that predictive analytics, like technology advances, is amoral.

ICYMI: The Beginner's Guide to HR Analytics

Cornerstone On Demand

People Analytics 101 with Josh Bersin. Analytics programs require a significant investment of time, money and resources — but for those who do invest, the payoff promises to be great. We sat down with Josh Bersin, principal and founder of leading HR research firm Bersin by Deloitte, to cover the nuts and bolts of HR analytics. PLUS: Check out our infographic on how to build a HR analytics team!

The Next Frontier for Human Resources? It’s People Analytics

TLNT: The Business of HR

A new way of managing talent is beginning to emerge within the human resources world called “people analytics.”. HR Insights HR News & Trends Best practices Change management HR analytics HR management HR trends predictive analytics talent analytics talent management workplace data It attempts to remove gut instinct, intuition and human biases from talent management in order to make workforce decisions in an evidence-based and data-driven way.

10 Innovative Thinkers Who Will Up Your HR Game

Cornerstone On Demand

— Seth Godin (@ThisIsSethsBlog) June 13, 2015. — BreneBrown (@BreneBrown) February 23, 2015. Analytics is the new buzzword on the block in HR, so who better to expand your data-driven mindset than the editor of The New York Times' data section, The Upshot? — David Leonhardt (@DLeonhardt) June 22, 2015. — Susan Cain (@susancain) July 10, 2015. — Piers Fawkes (@piers_fawkes) June 1, 2015.

Choosing the right analytics for a true workforce advantage

Allegis Global Solutions

A holistic approach to workforce planning analytics is needed to develop a genuine competitive edge

Five Signs That You’re Really Ready for Talent Analytics

TLNT: The Business of HR

Unquestionably, Talent Analytics is all the rage these day s. Everyone’s talking about it, but have HR departments truly embraced analytics yet? And most importantly how can you tell if your organization is really ready for and would benefit from Talent Analytics? Let’s look at some of today’s most critical talent management (or people management) challenges and determine how Talent Analytics and the ability to examine the wealth of available data can help: (more…).