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.


Time for pay professionals to escape the back office

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

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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Essential HR metrics for 2020

13 Dec 2019

With data skills increasingly critical for success in the HR profession, new analysis from XpertHR reveals three priority areas for...

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Goodbye HR, hello ‘People’ – Download the Changing Face of HR report

15 Nov 2019

PROMOTED | How far are you in your HR to People journey? There’s no denying that there are seismic shifts happening in the world of work, leaving HR teams having to swiftly change...

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Mace Group to discuss engaging the board via metrics at Employee Benefits Live

30 Sep 2019

Mace Group's Judith Grant will discuss how HR professionals can engage senior leaders with employee wellbeing using metrics and analytics...

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Recruiting HR professionals: building the perfect HR team

16 Aug 2019

As the HR profession changes so does the way that HR recruits HR. Stephanie Sparrow examines how human resources professionals...

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Why do most HR analytics projects fail?

29 Jul 2019

HR teams are under pressure to produce insights from employee data, but if they're not clear about where that data comes from and why, they could end up alienating staff and projects fail

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HR outsourcing (HRO) in depth guide

An in-depth guide to HRO: How is HR outsourcing changing? 

15 Jul 2019

HR outsourcing (HRO) has matured. Once little more than a cost-cutting exercise, outsourcing your HR – or specialisms within it...

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predictive analytics

Could predictive algorithms boost staff productivity?

14 Jun 2019

Researchers claim to have developed an algorithm that predicts career peaks, but what affect would this have on employee productivity...

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Could DNA testing be the key to developing talent?

31 May 2019

DNA testing for ancestry and medical insights has become increasingly popular as the technology matures, but what impact could it have on talent development at work?

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Talk to the money: Why finance and HR must collaborate more

30 May 2019

This HR-finance partnership is hugely valuable to organisations if they can get it right. But new research has revealed collaboration is proving difficult to instigate.

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