HR Analytics Overview


In today’s dynamic business environment, the use of data and analytics is key to effective and informed decision making. This use of data and analytics is not only limited to one or two core front-facing functions. In fact, both front and back-office functions of organizations are relying more heavily on the data collected and stored to make respective decisions for their functions. The function of HR is no exception. HR analytics is now being used to make effective people strategies and take informed decisions to implement those strategies. All this to drive up employee satisfaction, meet cost objectives and in the process become a great place to work. However, a lot of times, HR leaders and professional face 3 critical questions:

  1. Where to start?

  2.   What data to use?

  3.   Who will do this?

The aim of this blog is to cover aspects of the above three questions.

Where to start and what data to use –