“HR departments can use technology to take its rightful role as a strategic function.”
Tags: Big data
Why aren’t the majority of firms analysing their HR data, at a time when it’s more necessary than ever? Dirk Buyens investigates the reasons and provides fruitful advise on how organisations can begin to implement HR analytics.
A growing number of top companies are using professional personality assessment and big data as a tool for personnel decisions.
Companies increasingly operate internationally and have communications needs across borders. A number of factors hamper effective communication skills development and research reveals that this is less about technical issues and more about human factors.
Innovation in HR is crucial as an innovative HR department will help to produce an innovative company. Recent research, for example, has found that employers are missing out on a host of innovative ideas by not listening to their staff.
Last year, Towers Watson found that one in three organisations planned to increase spend on their HR function by more than 20 percent, and HR data and analytics tools rated as one of the top areas for investment. However, just looking at HR data in isolation does not represent the best opportunity to make an impact.
Advanced survey highlights HR’s lack of understanding of analytics software benefits
Big data should be utilised in the planning of CEO succession, says executive search and selection firm Veredus. The comment comes from the results of the [email protected] study from the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of Carolina, which revealed that current practices are insufficient in determining the best candidate for a CEO…
What does the future hold for CHRO? Boards are already asking for more of the HR function, with the role of the HR professional becoming multi-faceted and more externally focused.
Implementing big data training could boost global workforce development.
Research from the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills suggests that almost a third of small businesses lack digital skills, despite the growing need for technology skills.
It’s time for businesses to embrace the technology that will help ease their recruitment pains and ensure they remain as profitable and productive as possible.
Over half of data scientists are reportedly suffering from some level of work-related stress, with one in four men and almost a third of women identified as being heavily stressed, according to new research into ‘What Makes a Great Data Scientist?’ by SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services. This evolving profession is…
A survey of senior HR Directors and Managers from private sector organisations in the UK including the financial services, retail, transport, telecommunications and food and beverage sectors has revealed a lack of understanding about what the term ‘Big Data’ refers to and how to harness this for corporate advantage. Over half (56%) of respondents advised…
Diversity in business is hampered by a data gap, finds new research from Brunel University, commissioned by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Towards better diversity management – which summarises the full research and draws on previous work on the subject – reveals that organisations globally…