As HR is increasing its presence as a strategic part of the business, key performance indicators, or KPIs, are becoming a key part of the language for discussing how it is actually performing. Recruiting, in some ways, is actually easier to measure because it is very similar to sales: you either have results or you…

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I’m currently in the midst of a research project examining how some of the best and brightest companies in the world hire people analytics talent. This is a part of that research. If you’re interested in more details that don’t make it into my blog or LinkedIn Pulse content, feel free to reach out to me.…

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We recently completed some very interesting research here at Lighthouse focused on workforce analytics and strategy, a powerful combination for today’s HR and talent leaders. Here’s a selection from the report: It seems we can’t turn around today with hearing about “big data” and “predictive analytics.” But who is really offering these tools, and what…

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One of the challenges of talking about predictive analytics, big data, and other similar concepts is that it quickly becomes complex, causing the audience to tune out the conversation. This is especially relevant for HR leaders, where competencies in these areas are somewhat weak in general. By the way, that’s not an indictment on HR…

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