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What are the expectations for people leaders in the future of work that just arrived?
October 12, 2021
general business | specialist | expert
What are the expectations for people leaders in the future of work that just arrived?

While the requirements towards leadership in the pandemic era haven’t changed significantly, the expectations in regards to them are much higher. Managing people is no longer solely the domain of HR departments; it’s now also become the key responsibility of team managers.

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Ethics, safety, and trust in People Analytics – best practices and examples to draw inspiration from
October 8, 2021
People director | People Analyst
Ethics, safety, and trust in People Analytics – best practices and examples to draw inspiration from

We recently discussed the four pillars of ethics and trust in People Analytics – privacy, security, eliminating bias, and people impact. In this article, we’d like to further discuss how – by recognizing these four elements – you can safeguard employee data and build their trust. We discuss examples of use cases and some of the best People Analytics implementations below – use them as inspiration for your own project!

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4 pillars of ethics & trust in big data People Analytics
September 29, 2021
General business | Specialist | Expert
4 pillars of ethics & trust in big data People Analytics

If you’re considering implementing People Analytics software at your business (or are looking for a more ethical way to process employee data), it’s important to check whether it abides by the four pillars mentioned above. Your PA platform needs to respect privacy, secure data to prevent breaches, eliminate biases, and genuinely impact your people in a positive way.

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Focus time metrics – How to measure your employees’ deep work & multiple context work
September 22, 2021
General business | Specialist | Expert
Focus time metrics – How to measure your employees’ deep work & multiple context work

Deep work and multiple context time are two metrics that let you assess productivity and perceived sustainability among employees. They are best analyzed jointly, as they give you an overview of the deep work/multiple context work time and point to any areas that require improvement.

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Focus time metric – How deep work streak length influences productivity
August 31, 2021
general business | specialist | expert
Focus time metric – How deep work streak length influences productivity

It’s hard to imagine our lives without Internet access and mobile phones. We’ve grown accustomed to being constantly interrupted both at home and at work. Lack of time for deep work, however, has a negative impact on productivity – an issue which has brought more concern now that most businesses have moved to remote work models. We took a look at how the length of deep work streaks impacts employee productivity and how you can measure them for your business.

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Why is the People Analytics market seeing a 35% growth rate at a time of economic uncertainty?
August 26, 2021
CEO | PEople Director | General Business
Why is the People Analytics market seeing a 35% growth rate at a time of economic uncertainty?

Depsite the fact that many industries were forced to cut costs amidst the recession, the People Analytics market was spared from this scenario. Namely, according to a study by Red Thread Research, it has witnessed a 35% annual growth rate between 2019 and 2020.

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3 types of hybrid workplace induced overload and how to mitigate it
August 17, 2021
General business | Specialist | Expert
3 types of hybrid workplace induced overload and how to mitigate it

Company workload during the pandemic often translates to longer working hours. For some employees, with no office environment, the line between work and free time begins to blur. As a result, they suffer from significant overload, including those of physical, emotional, and informational nature.

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Oxygen mask for leaders first. Three lessons learned from advanced People Analytics
August 3, 2021
General business | Specialist | Expert
Oxygen mask for leaders first. Three lessons learned from advanced People Analytics

In recent years, a lot of focus has been drawn towards guaranteeing the well-being and work-life balance of employees, and how leaders can support their team. However, not enough is being said on how this can take a huge toll on leaders. Especially now during COVID, they’re often overwhelmed with the number of meetings and forced to work after hours, which leads to burnout. Organizations must take care of their leaders first.

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Which trends in workplace analytics tools will dominate in 2021?
July 27, 2021
General business
Which trends in workplace analytics tools will dominate in 2021?

Workplace analytics measures employee behaviors and analyzes them to improve people and business performance. If implemented right, it might become a great business advantage for companies operating in the New Normal. Nowadays, the main challenge is to keep a sense of belonging among employees who work remotely. Workplace analytics gives leaders access to data linked with productivity, engagement, turnover, etc. This, in turn, helps them keep their employees happy rather than isolated. They are able to better lead their teams.

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Future Proof People Leaders – introduction to pivoting people leadership capability building
July 13, 2021
general business | specialist | expert
Future Proof People Leaders – introduction to pivoting people leadership capability building

To ensure that their people leadership capability building strategy is future-proof, organizations will need to focus on two areas – embracing a selective-intensive people leadership approach and knowing how to access and analyze team data to make more agile-based decisions.

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How can HR BP open data-informed dialogue with leaders on boosting team well-being?
June 20, 2021
General Business
How can HR BP open data-informed dialogue with leaders on boosting team well-being?

Talent attraction and retention are one of the biggest challenges for organizations of all shapes and sizes. The success of HR BPs is often measured by the proportions between the number of people who stay and leave the company.

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How can Team Collaboration Analytics help enable people leaders?
June 20, 2021
general business | specialist | expert
How can Team Collaboration Analytics help enable people leaders?

While leaders are empowered to make business decisions and to manage people, they lack the right resources i.e. tools and data that would enable them to do it effectively. Employee data is still frequently perceived as the domain of HR – access to it, however, is still limited. This perception has to change, company leadership has to gain access to predictive and prescriptive data that will help them effectively operate in the fast-changing business world.

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5 key metrics you don't know when you think about employee turnover
July 19, 2021
General Business
5 key metrics you don't know when you think about employee turnover

The metrics that companies currently focus on while calculating employee turnover including: employee journey, business unit, reason for leaving focus on the current state only, and do not provide any social context. Without it, businesses lack any abilities to predict when employees start thinking about exiting the company, and as a result can’t prevent it. Paying attention to metrics like workload, level of support, and learning opportunities let organizations better foresee when employees are about to quit.

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Why teamwork analytics is vital for businesses in 2021?
June 6, 2021
general business | specialist | expert
Why teamwork analytics is vital for businesses in 2021?

Operating in the New Normal requires businesses to focus on resilience rather than efficiency, making the employee experience a priority. This will positively impact organizational growth, and help you perform better than the competition. However, to create a great employee experience, executives must have access to data, and that’s where people analytics comes into play.

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How to leverage advanced People Analytics with strong ethics upfront?
June 17, 2021
general business | specialist | expert
How to leverage advanced People Analytics with strong ethics upfront?

People Analytics can bring a lot of benefits to the business without violating privacy laws or making your employees feel ambushed. In order to make this happen, you should analyze data on a team, not a per-employee level. The success of your organization doesn’t come down to analyzing an individual, but requires scale – i.e., understanding data for the entire team. Furthermore, traditional People Analytics tools miss out on 99% of work experience-related data, which provide a variety of actionable insights for the business.

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