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.

#MeToo Movement Creates a Need for Employee Relations Analytics

#MeToo Movement Creates a Need for Employee Relations Analytics

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 […]

An HR Metric: Span of Control

An HR Metric: Span of Control

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 […]

The Impact and Benefits of  an Organizational Network Analysis

The Impact and Benefits of an Organizational Network Analysis

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

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 […]

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