Tag: HR Analytics

Holiday Hiring: Mistakes That Cost Retailers Thousands

Nearly all retailers across the country (96 percent) are planning to hire at least some workers for this year’s holiday shopping season, according to HR software provider UKG. Key findings of the survey also found that at least 2 in 5 retailers say their stores’ top staffing priorities when planning for seasonal spikes include keeping current staff engaged, […]

How HR Teams Can Cultivate Data Literacy and Critical Thinking

At a time when rapidly emerging technology like AI and an increasingly competitive global economy are pressuring companies to innovate and adapt like never before, it’s critical for HR teams to focus on holistic skills management. Many companies face an acute skills shortage, which puts them at a severe competitive disadvantage – from hiring and […]

Bridging the Employee-Employer Divide: From Toxicity to Trust in the Age of AI

In recent years, a perfect storm of accelerating factors has roiled the corporate landscape. From the shockwaves of the pandemic to the ever-widening income gap between executives and their employees, there’s an evident and growing strain on the relationship between labor and management. If ‘The Great Resignation’ and ‘Quiet Quitting’ hadn’t tipped us off already, […]

What to Do When People Analytics Present a Dead End

People analytics are ubiquitous in today’s increasingly digital-first workplaces. The rationale is simple: People analytics, also known as HR analytics or talent analytics, provide a data-driven approach to managing people at work. For many leaders, it’s an extension of the data-driven ethos that already informs everything from customer engagement to product development, making it a […]

Bridge The Gap: Treat Employees as Your First Customers 

We’ve all heard the popular business slogan “the customer is always right,” a phrase that highlights essential customer-first cultures implemented in almost every organization. This is how most businesses approach their operations, prioritizing customer satisfaction and retention to drive profitability. But a lesser-known fact is that a great employee-first culture also drives success, and retaining […]

Faces of HR: Allison Allen on the Transformative Power of HR Analytics and Data

Allison Allen has nearly 25 years of experience leading all aspects of the employment experience, starting with talent recruitment at Tek Systems. Throughout her impressive career, Allen has held myriad leadership positions, including serving as chief human resources officer (CHRO) for Orchard Global, where she developed international people programs and service delivery strategies to help […]

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Top Surging Tech Skills

Whether scrolling through social media posts by small business owners in one’s network, chatting with friends and family involved in the hiring process, or just listening to or reading business news, it’s all too common these days to encounter the challenges businesses large and small are having finding staff. Many employers are lamenting the difficulty […]

How to Use Data When You Don’t Have a Data Background

As HR becomes a more strategic role in the workplace, professionals in the field have found they need to be data experts, even if they have no such background. In this issue of “Faces of HR,” we learn how one professional carefully developed a comfort with data and how she uses them today.

Top 4 HR Analytics Predictions for 2019

The relatively new focus on HR analytics and linking people variables together presents an interesting opportunity for human resources (HR), with a great deal of upside for HR practitioners. As such, it’s critical for practitioners to track the HR analytics trends—the good and the bad. The following top trends point to two main concepts: 1. […]