People analytics

HR’s use of people analytics, where employers gather and scrutinise key data about the workforce, is increasing along with the adoption of improved HR technology.

Information commonly monitored and benchmarked by employers covers aspects of HR such as talent management, retention rates and absence rates.


HR tech customers increasingly approach suppliers with a list of 'wants', rather than trying to fit around the technology

HR Tech: Why customers should be at the centre of every software investment

Workday’s VP of product strategy for EMEA, Mark Judd, used to be one of the cloud-based software vendor’s customers. Now...

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People analytics: How data can boost productivity and retention

1 Dec 2017

As HR accelerates to keep up with multiple changes in and outside the workplace, what role can data analytics play...

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BAE Systems lands Award for Managing Change

25 Nov 2017

The defence and aerospace giant was victorious in the field for Managing Change at the Personnel Today Awards 2017. We...

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Recruitment trends: Take part in our survey

9 Nov 2017

The availability of workers to fill vacancies continued to decline sharply in October 2017, according to the latest REC figures....

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Does employee surveillance improve or impair performance?

8 Nov 2017

Employee surveillance is becoming ever more pervasive in the workplace. New technologies make it easier to monitor employee performance and...

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HR Tech World Amsterdam: Discover the future world of work

3 Oct 2017

Arianna Huffington leads a stellar line-up of speakers at the upcoming HR Tech World conference in Amsterdam this October.

HR...

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Using people analytics to drive retention success (webinar)

19 Sep 2017

Achieving an optimum level of labour turnover is fundamental to maintaining organisational performance, but employers can struggle to retain key...

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Finance and HR: It’s time to collaborate

17 Jul 2017

HR and finance are used to operating in silos, but marrying the two functions can bring major benefits to businesses....

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How to be an employer of choice in an increasingly competitive jobs market

10 Jul 2017

How do you make your business a place where the talent you crave wants to work? Claire McCartney examines recent...

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Three ways HR can build capability for the challenges ahead

5 Jul 2017

HR departments face flat or shrinking budgets yet huge expectations are placed on them in terms of digital transformation and...

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Ross Sparkman, global head of workforce planning at Facebook, speaking at People Analytics World 2017, © Tucana

People analytics success = data + common sense

3 May 2017

People analytics success requires a balance of intuitive and data-driven decision-making. Michael Carty reports from last month’s Tucana People Analytics...

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Alison Horner, chief people officer at Tesco, has been on the supermarket's executive committee since 2011. Photo: Tesco

Chief HR officers increasingly on FTSE 100 top tables

7 Apr 2017

A place at the “top table” has been the abiding aspiration of many a senior HR leader. But new research...

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Gender pay gap reporting: five questions from HR

5 Apr 2017

Do gender pay gap reporting obligations apply to my organisation? What employees do we include in the calculations? What counts...

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Writing a gender pay gap report: a guide for employers

5 Apr 2017

The first “snapshot date” for gender pay gap reporting is 5 April 2017, with larger employers having to publish their...

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HR Tech World: Why HR should embrace disruptive technology

29 Mar 2017

When we talk about “disruptive HR”, what do we mean? As technology to support HR professionals becomes ever more sophisticated,...

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