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.


Maximising the effectiveness of HR data

25 Jan 2012

In the first of a series of articles on using data and metrics more effectively, Nick Kemsley of Henley Business...

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Data analysis improves clinical audit process

3 Feb 2011

Gathering data is only part of the audit process; analysis can provide continued clinical improvements. Dr Siân Williams, a clinical...

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Working Time Solutions expands into real time data capture

2 Nov 2009

Working Time Solutions, originators of the concept of Lean Employee Resourcing (Lean-ER™) is launching its Work Suite Time™ module at the...

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Anonymous employee data helps cut staff turnover by 4%

21 May 2008

Scott Wilson, the international professional services consultancy, has cut its attrition rate by four per cent after collecting exit data via...

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Exit data: Why do staff really leave

21 Jan 2008

The results of an exclusive survey have revealed that people's real reasons for leaving a job are quite different to why human resources thinks they go. So why doesn't HR compile useful exit data?

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Dataforce opts for Youmanage’s online HR service to empower managers

27 Sep 2007

Youmanage, a provider of online HR services for managers, has signed a three-year contract to provide its innovative HR system to...

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People data should still be part of year-end results

6 Dec 2005

The HR community says it is sorely disappointed with the government's decision to scrap the Operating and Financial Review (OFR) regulations, fearing the move could relegate people issues to the bottom of the boardroom agenda

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‘Friendly data’ is key to successful change projects

24 May 2005

Organisations must capture the 'friendly data' - information that will help them achieve their business aim - during change projects, according to a leading expert

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Taskforce members ignore own advice on people data

12 Apr 2005

Some of the companies involved in the Accounting for People (AfP) taskforce have been criticised for failing to provide anything more than basic staff data in their annual reports

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