People Analytics in SMBs: Small Data, Huge Impact

  Taking the first steps on the journey to data-driven HR is always difficult. The barriers may include a variety of issues, including data integrity, knowledge gaps, and an excessive amount of HR-Tech solutions. Furthermore, a small or medium business may lack the appropriate volume of data, the resources for shiny Analytics tools, ... More

Gender Pay Gap and People Analytics: A Practice with Open Data

  Educating and mentoring HR professionals to embrace the practices of People Analytics is a challenge. There are barriers, and it takes time and effort to overcome them. However, one issue remained unsolved for years: The lack of open HR data to practice on. Although there are many inspiring case studies of People Analytics, ... More

Your journey to People Analytics makes you cry?

  Did you ever cut an onion while cooking? If you did, I bet it made your eyes tear. The well-known burning sensation in the eyes is simply a reaction to the sulfur that spread in the air when you destroy the onion's cells. But what if you peel the layers of the onion one by one? There will be less damage to the onion's cells, and ... More

Learning culture, rituals, and establishing People Analytics

Business acumen and quantitative skills are vital parts of HR leaders' role, on the journey to the data-driven organization. I believe you won't argue with that. However, while approaching the end of 2018, we still see that although adoption rate of People Analytics is high, barrier overcoming is still slow. As an HR leader, you may ask ... More

Key takeaways from Unleash, Amsterdam 2018 – Part 1

So I packed my vision and questions about the future of work and flew all the way to Unleash Amsterdam, to learn from the world’s influencers, thought leaders, and entrepreneurs, and to meet again many of my professional community fellows in the field of People Analytics and HR-Tech, who gathered from all over the world, for two days of ... More

Five myths about People Analytics that inhibit your progress

If you randomly select an HR leader and ask about her progress in the journey into data-driven HR, the chances that she would tell you that she is already on the track, according to a recent survey, are about 70%. However, if you dig deeper in your conversation, you might find out that you and your interlocutor mean completely different ... More

From HR Data to Business Insights: People Analytics in Tel Aviv

  This summer, we witness the change in HR leaders' mindset, here in Tel Aviv, in regards to HR data and business insights. The People Analytics learning session, conducted by the Israeli Association of Human Resources in July 2018, was just a part of this vibe. The growing interest in People Analytics brought 150 HR leaders to ... More

Can you reinvent career development by using analytics?

  Among many business questions that People Analytics leaders face today, the issue of career growth stands out. While organizations struggle with the instability of the workforce, research already points to the fact that internal mobility may be the cure to raising rates of employee attrition. But how exactly can a Human Resources ... More

Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list

Let’s face it. There are too many professional books one can read in a lifespan. This list of People Analytics and HR-Tech books is not exceptional. I won’t be able to complete reading all of it, though I do have these books on my Kindle, ready for browsing. I find here inspiration, blended with practical guidance, validation for my ... More

Will People Analysts always be human?

(The article was based on my Lecture at the HR & People Analytics Forum Budapest, April 2018. Read also my list of Public Speaking) We heard the words that every speaker emphasized in this conference: measures, KPIs, metrics, models, predictions, insights. And of course, People Analytics. These are important words. They are all ... More