Recently, global consulting firm Towers Watson partnered with the National Business Group on Health, seeking insight into the most pressing workforce issues facing employees. Compiled in the study [email protected], the results identified three top stressors: inadequate staffing, low pay or low increases in pay and unclear or conflicting job expectations.
There’s a lot of focus today on Big Data and analytics and this extends into all areas of business, HR included. We get it and we’re huge proponents of its value—in fact we’ve built our business on workforce analytics and insight. We know that numbers can tell us what’s working and what’s not within an organization. They can identify how much it costs and how long it takes to recruit a new employee; where, when and who is leaving the organization; who the top performers are; where we experience the highest productivity, and so much more. So data can tell us a great deal about what, who and where things are happening in an organization.
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