How to make HR more Evidence Based

How to make HR more Evidence Based

With 69% of large organisations now having a people analytics team, interest in the topic has never been higher. But how do you actually drive business performance with people data and how can we make HR more evidence based?

The guest on this' week’s podcast is Edward Houghton, Head of Research and Thought Leadership at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, or the CIPD, where he has been the lead author on a number of landmark studies on analytics, measurement, metrics and impact evaluation.

In the podcast we cover a number of topics, but one in particular that we focus on is the topic of evidence-based management, which is the topic of this article.

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The Need for Continuous Reskilling: It's Time for HR to Act

The Need for Continuous Reskilling: It's Time for HR to Act

In this article, Ian Bailie looks at the topics of continuous reskilling and lifelong learning. He suggests that there is a real opportunity for HR to take a lead in enabling companies to promote a strategy that provides transparency on the skills of its workforce, invests in the development of its people, provides workers with visibility into potential career paths and the skills they should develop, and where there is an equal focus on developing internal talent through both training and experiential or project-based learning as there is in hiring external talent.

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How to Transform HR to be more Digital

How to Transform HR to be more Digital

We hear a lot about digital transformation in HR, but how do you achieve this in partnership with the business rather than in isolation? That’s the topic of this week’s Digital HR Leaders podcast.

The guest on this week’s podcast is Sharon Doherty, Chief People Officer at Finastra who until recently spent nearly six years at Vodafone as Global Organisation and People Development Director, where she led Vodafone's approach to Organisational Effectiveness, Resourcing, Talent, Capability, Diversity and Inclusion and Digital Transformation across 30 markets

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Happy Employees: The Key Factor for Growing Business Value?

Happy Employees: The Key Factor for Growing Business Value?

Over the last two years, together with over 30 clients, Volker Jacobs and the TI People have spent their time and effort exploring Employee Experience - how to define and manage it. They have created a definition, a concept for the management and deployment of Employee Experience, and the underpinning technology to roll it out at scale. Given the tangible impact that Employee Experience can have on a business and the employees, the TI-People are interested to learn more about Employee Experience in your organisation in 2019.

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The best HR and People Analytics articles of April 2019

The best HR and People Analytics articles of April 2019

In his collection of data-driven articles from April, David highlights the 2019 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report as a sign that people analytics is entering a ‘Golden Age’. The Article of the Month sees Amit Mohindra compare the growth of people analytics to that of quantum physics in the first 30 years of the 20th Century. There are specials on behavioural economics and diversity as well as articles from the likes of Dave Ulrich, Jonathan Ferrar, Josh Bersin, Peter Cappelli and Laszlo Bock. Watch out too for case studies from Amazon, Google and Capital One.

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How can you scale People Analytics in a Global Organisation?

How can you scale People Analytics in a Global Organisation?

In his latest Expert Interview, David speaks to Guru Sethupathy, Head of People Analytics at Capital One, about his journey transforming and growing the People Analytics function. Guru shares some of the key learnings they have experienced over the past two years along with how and why you should you build a centre of excellence for People Analytics.

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What are the questions you should ask in a People Analytics project?

What are the questions you should ask in a People Analytics project?

In this bitesized learning video, taken from our online training course, How to Use Statistics in your People Analytics projects, Ben Teusch takes us through the purpose of People Analytics and the key questions that can be leveraged at the beginning of any People Analytics project to maximise its success and ensure you are answering the right questions.

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What is AI and how is it Impacting Recruiting?

What is AI and how is it Impacting Recruiting?

In the myHRfuture online training course, An Introduction to AI in HR and the Future of Work, Ian Bailie discusses how Artificial Intelligence is disrupting HR. In this blog post, he talks through the four areas of recruitment where AI is having the most impact, and how this is changing the way that organisations will recruit candidates in the future.

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How can I be more successful at People Analytics?

How can I be more successful at People Analytics?

In this article Jonathan Ferrar outlines a common challenge that is frequently experienced by People Analytics leaders - Identifying value in People Analytics Projects. Leveraging the Nine Dimensions in People Analytics Model to support many clients navigate this challenge has led Jonathan to identify seven questions that People Analytics leaders should be asking themselves to ensure they’re on the right path to success. He also provides access to short survey that will help you identify your current level of excellence in People Analytics.

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10 reflections from the Wharton People Analytics Conference

10 reflections from the Wharton People Analytics Conference

David provides his reflections on the recent Wharton People Analytics Conference in Philadelphia, which featured the likes of Richard Thaler, Allyson Felix, Marcus Buckingham and Deloitte's CEO Cathy Engelbert along with the Wharton team of Adam Grant, Cade Massey and Laura Zarrow. The topics covered in Philadelphia were diverse with three themes coming to the fore: Diversity and Inclusion, Organisational Network Analysis and Nudges.

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