A Flashlight, Not a Hammer: How to Leverage HR Data

HR professionals have a complicated relationship with data. In an earlier article, I referenced my own experiences with HR data dating back 15 years. At that time, data was the 'it' topic in HR. The thought leaders of the day...

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The Impact of AI on Applicant Tracking Systems

As a precursor to HireGround’s CPHR BC & Yukon Webinar upcoming on October 4, 2018, we felt that some background information on how artificial intelligence is being used to improve recruitment tasks would be of benefit. “Artificial intelligence (AI) for...

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CEO TalkBack: AI From The Top

In the last quarter I had the privilege of facilitating a discussion with a group of 10 CEOs around artificial intelligence. Do they think it matters for their business? Are they already investing in it? Importantly, do they consider...

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Three Pitfalls for Expanding Gender Demographics on Employee Engagement Surveys

By Kai Scott Recent societal and legal shifts have brought transgender issues to the forefront for companies in their diversity and inclusion efforts. One issue that has surfaced as an important one is the the gender demographic question on employee...

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Let’s Fix HR Reporting Once and For All

By David Creelman My clients often start a discussion by describing their vision of advanced analytics. However, the discussion usually veers to today’s reality of getting basic HR reporting right. This topic has been around long enough that’s there’s no...

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#recruitment: How Social Media Changes Everything

By Benedicte Flouriot Companies approach the talent search and the hiring process in a much different way than just 15 years ago. Why? Because the working world has changed. Let’s stick to the literal meaning of the working world for a minute...

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How to Derive Insights from HR Data

By David Creelman In a previous article I discussed how to get clean data for HR reporting. Now let’s move on to the next problem: deriving clear insights from the data. Deriving insights When I consult to companies on HR analytics, I...

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How to Get Clean Data for Your HR Reporting

David Creelman All the talk about people analytics has led to a resurgence of interest in better HR reporting. Unfortunately, most of the advice on how to do reporting reads like this: “Metrics should be based on accurate data, they...

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