The #MeToo movement has brought attention to the pervasive issue of sexual harassment in the workplace. Not that it’s new though. Title VII of the Civil Right’s Act of 1964 prohibited discrimination in the workplace based on sex, religion, race, color, or national origin. But, it wasn’t until the 80’s that the supreme court ruled […]
Month: March 2019
Metrics and data are never the answer to changing culture, but they are an invaluable tool for finding effective solutions for employee relations.
It’s common knowledge within the HR industry that people don’t leave companies, they leave managers. The daily interactions employees have with their managers set the tone for how they feel about the organization. Managers need to be leaders to motivate and support talent. Not everyone is naturally a great leader (though most leaders just need […]
Even though HR is relatively new to the data scene, many analytical tools and methods have been developed. Plenty of metrics are out there to analyze all aspects of the employee lifecycle, from recruitment to offboarding. HR dashboards and other visualization tools are available to make HR analytics easier. As the metrics get more sophisticated, […]
Supporting Ethics in the Workplace: How HR can help avoid a scandal like the college admissions scam
It seems like every other day another scandal hits the news and ethics are called into question. Last week, dozens of individuals were charged and arrested for participating in a college admissions scam. Parents paid thousands of dollars to have some part of their children’s college admission falsified. There were two main ways the fraud […]
One of the hottest trends in HR right now is metrics and analytics. HR shifting to be more strategic and aligned with business goals creates a need for KPIs built on metrics. But metrics are useless without analytics. Understanding the different types of HR analytics can make it easier for HR to evolve. HR analytics […]