Delving Into Data

HRO Today

Three organizations share how they use people data and analytics to amplify business strategy. People analytics” has been a hot catchphrase in the business world for years, with data promising to revolutionize recruiting, talent management, and myriad other HR processes.

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The Immutable Laws of Compensation (Part 2)

Compensation Cafe

Base Salaries Compensation Philosophy Incentives/Bonuses Pay for Performance Total RewardsEditor's Note: Today's post comes to us courtesy of guest contributor Joe Thompson. Because of the breadth of his topic matter, we've decided to feature his post across two days.

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How to Avoid Layoffs: Cost-Cutting Strategies for Business

Cornerstone On Demand

For non-sales staff, halt all incentive payments immediately. Communicate these changes to your employees, explaining that to save jobs, the business must be as lean as possible—therefore, bonuses must be sacrificed.

How to Meet the New Overtime Regulation Using People Analytics


This isn’t the first time organizations needed to analyze their workforce data for regulatory or legal reasons–and it won’t be the last. No longer can you start a data project just to deal with workforce surprises–you and your team need to be able to analyze and shift on a dime.

Relying on Traditional HR Will Lose You the Analytics Talent Race

Analytics in HR

The war for talent is raging across industries and countries, and nowhere is the fight more intense than in data science and analytics. In fact, Gartner anticipates that there will be a shortage of 100,000 data scientists in the United States alone by 2020. A US consumer goods company recently learned that its incentive package is popular in core business and IT areas, but not among analytics talent; specifically, retention bonuses were less effective.

Minimum Wage Increase: The Positives and the Pitfalls


To fund the wage increase, the company is eliminating its variable compensation pay (VCP), bonuses for employees with good attendance and who hit productivity targets. VCPs can earn Amazon workers an 8% monthly bonus and a 16% bonus during the hectic November and December seasons.

TalentGuard Announces New Reseller Partnership in Latin America


Through this partnership, WWT broadens its talent management offering enabling customers to better manage their workforce and deliver cost-effective services to the LATAM region. TalentGuard’s SaaS offering includes a comprehensive suite of applications including competency management, performance management, succession planning, career pathing, 360 degree feedback, development planning, certification tracking and robust analytics.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]


HR Management and Planning. Workforce Leadership. What’s Wrong With Retention Bonuses? Data-Driven Recruitment. Workforce. Data and Automation. Employee Incentive Programs: Designing the Best Program. Workforce Insights By Randstad.

Jo Deal: “You are the expert in the room.”

Thrive Global

I like working within the bigger picture and having a very good understanding of our business goals and priorities, then being able to ensure our talent plans align closely to help achieve those goals. Data is Key. You are the expert in the room.