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

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

Talent acquisition and recruitment are used interchangeably but mean different things

Recruitment vs Talent Acquisition: What’s the Difference?

Words mean a lot and purposeful branding is important. Even the term “human resources” is evolving into more people-centric names. Titles are now using “people” or “talent” versus “human”. It’s a little ironic… we have to move away from the … Read More

Promotion rates are an HR metric to help support organizational strategies

An HR Metric: Promotion Rate

As Q1 wraps up, many organizations are putting the final touches on the merit increases for their employees. Promotions tend to be a big topic during this time, especially in companies that use performance-based pay processes. Annual performance reviews are … Read More

Technical solutions can help address employee relations issues

#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, … Read More

HR should look at span of control to address concerns around turnover and employee engagement

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 … Read More

An organizational network analysis can assist HR with strategic initiatives

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 … Read More

HR analytics are a key tool for HR to become a strategic business partner

Three Types of HR Analytics: Descriptive, Predictive, and Prescriptive

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 … Read More