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.


How to break down silos between learning, engagement and performance

Learning, engagement and performance should be integrated – so why are they still treated as separate functions within HR teams, asks Lars Hyland.

Building skills the top priority for HR leaders in 2021

16 Nov 2020

Gartner study also finds a lack of diversity is undermining confidence and trust in leadership.

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GDPR: H&M fined record £32m for intrusive ‘people analytics’

6 Oct 2020

H&M Group has been fined €35.3m (£32.1m) by an information commissioner in Germany for intrusive data collection and analysis of...

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Employee Benefits Reset online series to explore latest HR insights

4 Sep 2020

Employee Benefits Reset online series, which will take place 5 October to 16 October 2020, will play host to a...

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What does coronavirus mean for executive search?

2 Jul 2020

Finding the right leaders to navigate organisations through the pandemic and beyond has never been more important, but executive search...

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Data detectives and home working facilitators among future HR roles

29 Jun 2020

HR data detective, work-from-home facilitator and algorithm bias auditor are among some of the new HR roles that are expected...

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Pandemic is a business transformation opportunity for HR

8 Jun 2020

Covid-19 is a tragedy that HR can use to help transform business, global business forum hears.

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No better time for HR to boost data analytics capability, says CIPD

27 May 2020

There is significant demand for HR data analytics and evidence-based decision-making, but only a handful of HR practitioners are using...

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Half of workers expect remote working reversal after Covid-19

16 Apr 2020

Despite many workers saying they feel trusted and that employers have done well in implementing working from home over the...

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Time for pay professionals to escape the back office

25 Feb 2020

The data carried by reward and payroll departments needs to extend well beyond the back office. It can support organisations...

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Barclays abandons ‘creepy’ people analytics project

20 Feb 2020

Barclays has scrapped the use of an employee monitoring platform following a backlash from staff and criticism from privacy professionals...

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Why data capture from employees needs to be ethical

20 Feb 2020

Virtual reality training can be hugely beneficial but the data captured by it must be handled with great care.

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Why is HR hiding from tech investment?

14 Feb 2020

While HR professionals are aware of why they should have a technology strategy and the benefits it can bring, many...

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‘Overcommitment’ is greatest HR challenge for 2020

13 Feb 2020

The urge to commit to too many initiatives may be one of the greatest challenges facing HR, according to global...

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The changing face of HR

Five ways HR is changing and how people leaders can get ahead (webinar)

13 Feb 2020

ON-DEMAND | Are you equipped with the skills needed to lead a people team of the future? Seismic shifts in the ...

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