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3 Ways to Make Headcount Data More Impactful to Your CEO

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A simple tally of employees should be shared without controversy, but when an HR executive presents the headcount report during the monthly P&L meeting with the CEO and CFO, it can become the most contentious item on the agenda.

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Top Skills of High Performing HR Data Scientists

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The support of the CHRO and other key leaders can go a long way in ensuring organization-wide interest in people analytics, but you will need other enablers to evangelize adoption. Many roles contribute to successful people analytics enablement.

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6 Steps for Ethically Sound People Analytics

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Dirk Petersen of Insight222 shares his sage advice on data ethics and how people analytics teams can successfully build up this capability. In late July 2017, a Who’s Who of Silicon Valley people analytics leaders came together at Intel.

Determine the Right Employee Salary Increase Using People Analytics

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According to Aon’s 2017 U.S. salary increase survey , more than two-thirds of employers were taking some kind of action to increase merit pay differentiation, with 40% reducing or eliminating increases for lesser performers.

The Ultimate Hiring Toolkit

Hiring is hard enough. Without the right HR templates and tools, keeping track of and managing the whole process can get out of hand quickly. Get the essential toolkit for all your recruiting and hiring needs, from job requisition to hire. 8 templates, tools and worksheets for every stage of recruiting.

Breaking Down Barriers as “the Only” Woman: Stories from Women in Banking and Energy Leadership

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Visier’s Women in Leadership event series brings together women leaders and aspiring leaders to discuss how they, and the communities around them, can help move the needle on gender equity and parity.

Justify a Job Offer’s Salary with Data

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Candidates are approaching job offer negotiations with unprecedented levels of insight and confidence: The US unemployment rate has reached a historic low, and individuals now have instant access to compensation data via websites like Glassdoor and Salary.com.

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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.

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.

Tackle Employee Turnover With Strategic Leadership Development Investments

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Leadership development can produce some surprising behavior. I encountered this phenomenon several years ago when I was VP of Learning for a growing SaaS company. We had built a leadership development program for our Millennial population with the goal of reducing turnover costs.

Why your employees are still struggling with performance reviews

Studies show that employees who successfully approach tough conversations with their managers, colleagues, and direct reports are less likely to leave: but only 70% of them do. Read the report to learn what's really on their minds.

Seven People Analytics Responsibilities of the Future CHRO

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In previous weeks, I shared job descriptions for the Leader of the People Analytics function and the HR Business Partner Manager of the future. As promised here is the people analytics-focused responsibilities for the CHRO role.

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Deliver Business Impact: Nine Dimensions for People Analytics Excellence

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Over the last few years as I’ve met HR executives, leaders and practitioners who want to learn more about people analytics, I have concluded that I nearly always get asked these three questions: How can I improve my impact? How can I create more value? What should I focus on? Clearly, the answers vary depending upon the situation, level of experience of the person, business challenges, and industry.

Key Takeaways from Visier’s Women in Leadership Event

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Recently I was privileged to host Visier’s inaugural Women in Leadership event in Charlotte, NC. Our aim was to have our attendees–all women leaders and aspiring leaders–leave the event feeling uplifted, inspired, and armed with key takeaways they could apply to their own lives right away.

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

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5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Innovative HR and Why Technology Innovators Can’t Survive Without It

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Editor’s note: This popular post has been updated with new data and information to ensure you’re ready for the talent demands of today and the future. As a tech company, we experience first hand the challenges faced by HR and business leaders in the hyper-competitive tech talent market.

7 Skills HR Technologists Will Need in the Next Eight Years

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It takes the right mix of People, Process, and Technology to make today’s organization function successfully. This has been true as long as the workplace has existed, but what has changed is how fast technology is disrupting the way we live and work.

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Measure Quality of Hire With These Three Critical Factors

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Editor’s note: This popular article has been updated to include new research and data. According to LinkedIn’s 2018 Global Recruiting Trends report , 56% of recruiters use talent acquisition data to increase employee retention. .

Why It’s Time to Practice Radical Workforce Inclusion

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Consumer confidence is at its highest in 17 years. Companies are investing, rapidly expanding , and of course, hiring. Unfortunately, they are quickly running out of qualified candidates. In addition to expected factors—demographic shifts, workers’ preferences, skills gap, location mismatch—there is another one at play: unwillingness to rethink work. This new imperative requires multiple shifts in how organizations look for, attract, develop, and retain talent.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

Think You Know Your Total Cost of Workforce? Think Again.

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Do you have a detailed and accurate understanding of your total cost of workforce (TCOW)? If your organization is anything like most large businesses, the answer is no. Organizations are usually pushed to review their TCOW only when facing upheavals, crisis, or simply a pivot in the sector.

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.

Workforce Planners: 4 Steps to Improving Profit Margins for Services

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Professional services firms face a delicate balancing act in determining how to best staff a client project. Assign too many junior people, and client satisfaction may suffer. Assign too many senior people, and the salary spend may be higher than is necessary to deliver project outcomes.

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Steal this People Analytics Leader Job Description!

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You need the right People Analytics Leader in order to build an effective and strategic people analytics function. This person is the key evangelist and visionary for data-driven decision making, and ensures the use of people analytics always delivers values to the business.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

Build vs. Rent: Don’t Crash on the Do-It-Yourself Iceberg for People Analytics

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“Build vs. Rent” is a common dichotomy in technology buying, but what does it mean when applied to people analytics? What should you be aware of before committing to one path or the other?

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.

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.

HR Future-Proofing vs. Firefighting: 5 Strategic Workforce Planning Tips

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HR leaders are often perceived by line managers and senior executives to deliver the most value when they are firefighting (a.k.a. dowsing “talent fires”). Quick HR fixes, like filling a vacancy with a pricey new hire or instantly meeting demands for pay raises, may lead to near-term wins.

HR Service Delivery software for the non-traditional workforce

The rise of the gig economy means HR must support a variety of worker types. This eBook explains how HR can easily serve the non-traditional workforce, including those in manufacturing and retail who work away from a desk or outside traditional office hours.

4 Data-Driven Steps to Increase Headcount on a Budget

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Preparing to increase headcount at a large organization is like comparing the cost of bread at different supermarkets: At your regular neighborhood store, a loaf might cost $2.28, but at a high-end store, a loaf might cost $3.98.

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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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Prepare Your People Data–And Employees–For Next Year’s CEO Pay Ratio Filing

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Publicly traded companies were required to include their organization’s CEO Pay Ratio for the first time this year. Now that the results are in and the reverberations are being felt, what can organizations do to be better prepared for next year?

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Why HR Must Use People Analytics for Strategic Decisions

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Today’s HR landscape is more complex than ever before: globalization is taking the competition for talent worldwide, four generations are in the workplace at the same time , and contract workers account for at least one-third of the workforce.

Hard to Hire: Third-Party Recruiting & the State of Talent Acquisition Report

The talent acquisition challenges of today are unparalleled: 90% of survey respondents feel that the current hiring market is more challenging now than in the past! Recruiting as we’ve known it is evolving - how are you keeping ahead of the competition?

3 Things We Learned from The Age of People Analytics Report

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The role of people analytics in any successful organization should not be underestimated. As the Principal of Research and Customer Value at Visier, I understand the importance of using data to drive business strategy and inform decisions.

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