HR metrics can help you support your organization's leaders

HR Metrics for Managing Your Organization’s Leaders

People don’t leave organizations, they leave managers. So it’s key to make sure you’re doing as much as you can in HR to help support, develop, and encourage your leaders. There are data and metrics to help you though.   … Read More

The declining birth rates is an external trend that can have big impacts on your workforce planning

Why Should HR Be Aware of the Declining Birth Rates

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) reports that the US birth rate has continued to decline in 2018. But now, the birth rate is the lowest it has been in 32 years. It fell 2% from 2017 to 2018. … Read More

UX design can be an interesting tech field HR can learn from

Why HR Should Think Like A UX Designer

Our digital world is creating more and more specialized jobs with unique skills. UX design is a growing field that HR can learn from. Taking on a more UX focused mindset can have a positive impact on HR goals and … Read More

Data aggregation is a key tool for HR analysts

What is Data Aggregation and How is it Used in HR?

We may not all be data scientists but understanding the lingo can help any HR professional be a data analyst. You probably have already done data aggregation and didn’t even know it. Data aggregation is the gathering of information or … Read More

Open requisitions per recruiter is a useful metric to manage your team's workload

An HR Metric: Requisitions per Recruiter

Do you know what the right workload is for your recruiters? It can be a tough question to answer. Measuring the number of requisitions (reqs) per recruiter can be a useful metric to help you understand. It might even be … Read More

HR needs to become high-impact to be a strategic business partner

Is Your HR Team High Impact: Measuring Your HR Analytics Maturity

To be a high-performing organization, companies are becoming more data-focused. HR should be a strategic business partner and function on a high-impact model. HR systems, data, metrics, and analytics are an integral part of creating a high-impact HR team. But, … Read More

New hire turnover is an important metric for both HR and talent acquisition

Why HR and Talent Acquisition Should Care About New Hire Turnover

Long employee tenures are no longer the norm within today’s offices. We don’t expect employees to stay with organizations for ten, fifteen, or twenty years as was the goal for previous generations. But, we should still be concerned about the … Read More

Metrics are important to an effective total rewards strategy

Why HR Metrics in Total Rewards is Important

Labor costs can be the biggest expenditure for organizations. It’s easy to know how much your spending on pay, healthcare, retirement, and other benefits. Most finance teams look at those numbers monthly. But how do you know it’s money well … Read More

Data cleansing are an important part to maintaining accurate HR metrics and analytics

Time for a Little Spring Cleaning: How to Do a Good Data Cleansing in HR

Data integrity is an important part of accurate HR metrics and analytics. To make sure that happens, data cleansing should happen periodically. Data cleansing is the process of identifying and correcting inaccuracies within a data set. Those inaccuracies could be … Read More

Offer acceptance rate

An HR Metric to Help Solve an HR problem: Offer Acceptance Rate

So here’s the situation… you are the Chief Talent Officer (CTO), overseeing all aspects of the workforce at your midsize financial company of 5,000 employees. This includes both HR and talent acquisitions (TA) teams. Business leaders have been expressing concerns … Read More