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.


Embracing organisational agility as a CHRO: five key behaviours

Mark Judd examines how HR teams became used to operating in a climate of continuous and unprecedented change.

Why data analytics is the first step to closing the gender pay gap

3 Mar 2021

Organisations already hold the data needed to inform pay equity strategies, so it's time to act on the insights this data can give.

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Social mobility: Why the data shows it works

17 Feb 2021

Many organisations still recruit based on educational background based on assumptions around prestige and performance. But the data suggests a different story.

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skills

‘HR must focus on employees’ existing skills’

10 Feb 2021

‘Skills adjacencies’ need to be developed before businesses' skills gaps become debilitating.

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AXA launches data analytics academy for apprentices

10 Feb 2021

Insurance company AXA UK to invest £800,000 in an academy to build skills in data analytics.

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Salesforce voted Glassdoor Best Place to Work 2021

13 Jan 2021

Glassdoor has announced its annual list of the best places to work in the UK for 2021 as top employers...

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Should HR prepare for future pandemics?

6 Jan 2021

Uncertainties surround the Covid-19 vaccine, from vague distribution plans to complex legalities. With the World Health Organisation suggesting that Covid-19...

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Emerging HR roles to look out for in 2021

24 Dec 2020

Earlier this year, digital solutions firm Cognizant revealed 21 HR roles that are expected to emerge over the next decade....

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One third of HR roles at risk of automation

11 Dec 2020

Almost a third of HR roles are at risk of being replaced by robots, according to a study commissioned by...

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How to break down silos between learning, engagement and performance

20 Nov 2020

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

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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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