The momentum behind measurement in HR is growing and what I learned from the trip indicates that one of the drivers of change has shifted.
For many in the human resources function, every day is a series of reactions and responses to events. The experience of work is the constant juggle of urgent demands to hire people, sort out employment issues, deal with grievances or conflicts, resolve pay demands or other requests. All of these activities are important and urgent and place an immediate call on our attention and action. This experience creates a habit, where new information is reviewed with a bias to action or crisis. If there is nothing urgent or important here then the information can be ignored—there is nothing to do...
The start of any year is the time to focus on trends. Predictive analytics is one of the trends that looks “hot” for 2012 in the world of HR measurement.