Data-driven Workforce Blog

John Pensom speaks Big Data Analytics at the Eagle Tech Talks Podcast

PeopleInsight CEO and Co-Founder John Pensom was a guest in the Eagle Tech Talks Podcast with Morley Surcon. In this ...
March 26, 2021 John Pensom

Helping Recruitment Professionals Better Understand IT

 
March 12, 2021 John Pensom

PeopleInsight 2020: Top Resources and Highlights

As 2020 comes to a close. We at PeopleInsight wanted to gather our top resources throughout the year. Come check out ...
December 18, 2020 John Pensom

HR Ops - So many audiences. So little time.

If you have an analytics role within HR Ops, you’ve, no doubt, got requests coming at you all the time and you are ...
December 10, 2020 John Pensom

HR Data Locked Away in Disparate Systems? Part 2

A key issue faced by HR is the lack of data integration across a company’s HR Tech landscape. Most could benefit from ...
December 04, 2020 John Pensom

HR Data Locked Away in Disparate Systems? Part 1

A key issue faced by HR is the lack of data integration across a company’s HR Tech landscape. Most could benefit from ...
November 20, 2020 John Pensom

People Analytics Helps HR Focus on Value

Data-driven HR means connecting people data to business outcomes data to drive better people and workforce decisions. ...
November 13, 2020 John Pensom

Finance’s data doesn’t match HR’s. Who is to blame?

In this week's 5 Minute Friday, we have David Creelman, CEO of Creelman Research as our guest blogger. 
October 29, 2020 David Creelman

Your New HR Tech Can't Deliver the Reporting and Analytics You Need

“It’s Been 2 Years Since We Implemented Our New HR Tech, and We Still Don’t Have the Reporting & Analytics We Need!” ...
October 23, 2020 John Pensom

California’s New Pay Reporting Law- Why SHRM Opposes It & How It Impacts Businesses

by John Pensom, CEO & Co-Founder   Surprisingly (or some might say, predictably), SHRM were the key voice on-record ...
October 08, 2020 John Pensom

HRBP Data-Driven Playbook - Summary

It's here!! Our playbook (4 of them actually) to help HR Business Partners become data driven.  Get your copy here or ...
October 01, 2020 John Pensom

Sustainable People Analytics - See it. Own it. Live it.

This week we move on to the idea of sustainability – and the importance of building your HR/people analytics capability ...
September 24, 2020 John Pensom

Capabilities for HR Analytics Success (Data Integrity)

This week we’ll tackle the importance of Data Integrity in successful people analytics.  This is an excerpt from our ...
September 10, 2020 John Pensom

Capabilities for HR Analytics Success (Source Systems)

This week we’ll tackle the second of our four anchor capabilities required for success in analytics: Source Systems, ...
September 03, 2020 John Pensom

Capabilities for HR Analytics Success (Governance, Strategy & Focus)

Wouldn’t it be great if we could just plunk in an HR analyst, build an HR analytics function, or buy a slick piece of ...
August 27, 2020 John Pensom

Competencies for HR Analytics Success

We continue exploring the pieces that need to be in place in and around HR analytics in order to be successful. Last ...
August 20, 2020 John Pensom

Building an HR culture where analytics can thrive

We hear it all the time and we get it – HR needs to continue to build proficiency in analytics. However, it’s not ...
August 13, 2020 John Pensom

You’d be crazy to build an HR Data Warehouse

 
August 07, 2020 John Pensom

Power Your People Analytics with Storytelling 

In our last post, we explored the value of visualizations in bringing workforce data to life and simplifying ...
July 30, 2020 Lynne Russell

Power of Data Visualization - Why Looks Matter for HR Data

The human brain is wired to process information visually, making visualization one of the best ways to understand ...
July 23, 2020 Lynne Russell

4 Steps to Better Hiring Results With Analytics

It can be a challenge to clearly understand where to invest to improve how you attract, progress and hire quality ...
July 10, 2020 Jennifer Hanniman

Best Practices for Quarterly Reporting

Updated on June 25, 2020    Over the past two weeks we’ve talked about HR Reporting and offered some tips on how to ...
June 26, 2020 Lynne Russell

5 Do's and Don'ts for Effective HR Reporting

Updated on June 19, 2020 Last week we introduced 3 questions that should be asked of any reporting that is done with a ...
June 19, 2020 Lynne Russell

Announcing PeopleInsight’s SOC 2® Report: Affirming Our Commitment to Customers

As the market leader for midmarket SaaS-delivered people analytics, PeopleInsight is deeply committed to the security ...
June 18, 2020 John Pensom

Re-think your Approach to HR Reporting

Updated on June 9, 2020 Of all the questions our Customer Success Team gets asked, one of the most common is:  “What ...
June 11, 2020 Lynne Russell

Executing your HR Analytics Project - In 8 Steps

Originally published on November 2, 2017  Updated on June 5, 2020
June 05, 2020 John Pensom

HR Metrics - Measuring Activities or Creating Value?

Updated on May 27, 2020 HR is no stranger to data and metrics and the most progressive of leaders in this space are now ...
May 28, 2020 John Pensom

6 Realizations on HR Data

Watch this video below as PeopleInsight Co-Founder and CEO, John Pensom speaks at the People Analytics and Future of ...
May 21, 2020 John Pensom

How should an HR Business Partner use Reporting and Analytics?

Updated on May 6, 2020. In this blog, we look at some of the basic characteristics of being an effective HRBP and ...
May 06, 2020 John Pensom

CEO & COO - Top 10 Expectations from HR Reporting

Given my business is exclusively focused on helping HR deliver better business results with their HR data, I’ve taken ...
February 24, 2020 John Pensom

The People Analytics and Future of Work (PAFOW) Podcast with Al and John

 
February 20, 2020 John Pensom

The PeopleInsight Daily Demo

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February 13, 2020 John Pensom

PeopleInsight identified with esteemed company as "Multi-Source" People Analytics Platform

I'm thrilled to share with you where we fit on the seminal research for the People Analytics industry - conducted by ...
February 06, 2020 John Pensom

The PeopleInsight Daily Demo - 5Mins@Noon

We all know that seeing is believing, and in the oh-so-frequent-smoke-in-mirrors-world-of-technology, this old adage ...
February 04, 2020 John Pensom

HR’s Nifty Flight Booking App, Without The Online Inventory Of Flights

Take a look at this feature article from HR.com written by PeopleInsight CEO and Co-Founder John Pensom.
January 27, 2020 John Pensom

People Analytics and Future of Work (PAFOW) Podcast with Al Adamsen & John Pensom - Snippet #9

In this micro-installment, take less than 4 minutes and listen to Al and John talk about the ROI and predictability of ...
January 09, 2020 John Pensom

People Analytics and Future of Work (PAFOW) Podcast with Al Adamsen & John Pensom - Snippet #8

In this micro-installment, take 3 minutes and listen to Al and John talk about getting started with people analytics ...
January 02, 2020 John Pensom

People Analytics and Future of Work (PAFOW) Podcast with Al Adamsen & John Pensom - Snippet #7

In this micro-installment, take less than 4 minutes and listen to Al and John talk about the opportunity and ...
December 26, 2019 John Pensom

People Analytics and Future of Work (PAFOW) Podcast with Al Adamsen & John Pensom - Snippet #6

In this micro-installment, take less than 4 minutes and listen to Al and John talk about the evolution of people ...
December 19, 2019 John Pensom

People Analytics and Future of Work (PAFOW) Podcast with Al Adamsen & John Pensom - Snippet #5

In this micro-installment, take less than 2 minutes and listen to Al and John talk about the universal issue of HR - ...
December 12, 2019 John Pensom

People Analytics & Future of Work (PAFOW) Podcast with Al Adamsen & John Pensom - Snippet #4

In this micro-installment, take 4 minutes and listen to Al and John describe the multiple layers required for a people ...
December 06, 2019 John Pensom

THE DO. HELP. FIX. MODEL FOR HR BUSINESS PARTNERS

HR & HRBP's must focus on what's relevant to the business using a data driven approach. We've written a comprehensive ...
December 02, 2019 John Pensom

People Analytics & Future of Work (PAFOW) Podcast with Al Adamsen & John Pensom - Snippet #3

In this micro-installment, take 3 minutes and listen to Al and John talk about why "HR data is not normal" and how the ...
November 21, 2019 John Pensom

People Analytics & Future of Work (PAFOW) Podcast with Al Adamsen & John Pensom - Snippet #2

In this micro-installment, take 3 minutes and listen to Al and John talk about how APIs are great for enabling ...
November 15, 2019 John Pensom

People Analytics & Future of Work (PAFOW) Podcast with Al Adamsen & John Pensom - Snippet #1

In this micro-installment, take 3 minutes and listen to Al and John talk about the similarities between HR Tech, people ...
November 08, 2019 John Pensom

People analytics is hard & HR "data management" is your kryptonite

Recently, I had a conversation with someone who has been in the HR Tech game a long time and he was looking to learn ...
May 10, 2019 John Pensom

iCIMS and PeopleInsight Partner to Enable Data-Driven Recruitment

PeopleInsight Partners with iCIMS to Streamline Talent Acquisition Analytics for Employers
February 20, 2019 John Pensom

Have your say on the People Analytics landscape: Apples, Oranges & Kumquats

Over the past few years, every HR Tech vendor seems to be claiming they deliver some notion of people analytics.   ...
February 08, 2019 John Pensom

People Analytics Pioneers: Alliance HealthCare Services

We've got a terrific 5 Minute Friday for you this week. We’re sharing one customer’s very inspiring journey so far with ...
November 29, 2018 Lynne Russell

People Analytics Pioneers: Alliance HealthCare Services

We've got a terrific 5 Minute Friday for you this week. We’re sharing one customer’s very inspiring journey so far with ...
November 01, 2018 Lynne Russell

Diversity and Inclusion - Women in HR Technology

In anticipation of HR Technology Conference and sessions of Women in HRTechnology, we recently sat down with John ...
September 10, 2018 Lynne Russell

How Transactional HR Tech Vendors have hoodwinked reporting buyers (Infographic & Detailed Point of View)

For the past 3 years, most HR Tech vendors have claimed reporting and analytics are actually "embedded" in the newer ...
August 23, 2018 John Pensom

4 Ways to Better Hiring Results With Analytics (Part 4)

We’ve shared with you the first 3 steps to getting more out of your Candidate data by tying your analytics to hiring ...
August 22, 2018 Jennifer Hanniman

4 Ways to Better Hiring Results With Analytics (Part 3)

In the last two blog posts I shared the first step in getting more out of your candidate data by tying your analytics ...
August 15, 2018 Jennifer Hanniman

4 Ways to Better Hiring Results With Analytics (Part 2)

Last blog post I talked about the importance of tying your analytics to hiring results - and in this post I want to ...
August 07, 2018 Jennifer Hanniman

4 Ways to Better Hiring Results With Analytics (Part 1)

It can be a challenge to clearly understand where to invest to improve how you attract, progress and hire quality ...
June 27, 2018 Jennifer Hanniman

5 Must Have Recruitment Dashboards & Scorecards

Every recruiting team should have at their fingertips an analytics solution that is flexible and scalable, and able to ...
June 18, 2018 John Pensom

Recruiting Team Performance - How Analytics Can Help

This week we explore the analytics that can provide your recruiting team and recruiters with the insight needed to know ...
June 14, 2018 John Pensom

Focus on Candidate Analytics - It's all about the stage

This week we cover 2 questions focused on Candidate Pipeline Analytics:   1. Can you explain in more detail the types ...
June 05, 2018 John Pensom

Hire Faster, Smarter, Better with Candidate Analytics

If you're like most in HR and Talent, you're being challenged to do more with less. On the talent side, you're being ...
May 28, 2018 John Pensom

Your ATS Reporting Has Limits - People Analytics Doesn't

“ATS, HCM platforms, and other HR Tech can't deliver true people analytics on their own. True people analytics requires ...
May 24, 2018 John Pensom

Recruiting Analytics Deliver Faster, Better Hires

Every recruitment team needs visibility into the state of recruitment (what’s working, what’s not, where to invest ...
May 17, 2018 John Pensom

Could You Deliver on This People Analytics Challenge?  - Use Your People Data to Create Success Profiles

How quickly and confidently could you use your people data to create Success Profiles of Your Sales Team? How long ...
April 05, 2018 John Pensom

Could You Deliver on This People Analytics Challenge? Unify Candidate Data (ATS) with Employee Data (HRIS)

How long would it take and how many resources would you need to: Unify Candidate Data from Your ATS with Employee Data ...
March 29, 2018 John Pensom

People Analytics vs Transactional Reporting: Which are you delivering?

“HCM platforms and other HR Tech can't deliver true people analytics on their own.True people analytics requires a data ...
March 22, 2018 John Pensom

Comparing People Analytics Options - DIY BI Tools and PeopleInsight

Some would have you believe all you need is a "self-serve" BI toolset. The truth is People Analytics is complex and DIY ...
March 02, 2018 John Pensom

Democratizing Data

THE OLDEN DAYS (~2013) Several years ago, I sat with a new customer of PeopleInsight and asked the question “what would ...
February 28, 2018 John Pensom

People Analytics - Making it a Sustainable Practice (Live it.)

We continue our look at the ways we can make data driven HR a sustainable capability - one that is ongoing and ...
February 06, 2018 John Pensom

Sustainable People Analytics - Motivate Your Stakeholders

We continue our look at the ways we can make data driven HR a sustainable capability - one that is ongoing and ...
January 31, 2018 John Pensom

People Analytics - Making It a Sustainable Practice (See It)

This week we move on to the idea of sustainability – and the importance of building your HR/people analytics capability ...
January 22, 2018 John Pensom

Capabilities for HR Analytics Success (People)

In this post we explore the important role PEOPLE play in getting you to the analytics and reporting you need in HR. ...
January 18, 2018 John Pensom

Capabilities for HR Analytics Success (Comparing BI Tools)

A question we get asked a lot, is “how are you different from the alternative solutions for HR analytics and ...
January 10, 2018 John Pensom

Executing your HR Analytics Project - Step by Step (Steps 7&8)

We’ve come to the last 2 steps in our 8-step plan for executing your HR Analytics project. These two are all about ...
November 16, 2017 John Pensom

Executing your HR Analytics Project - Step by Step (Steps 3-6)

Today, we continue to look at our 8-step plan for executing your HR Analytics project.  Last week we covered Steps 1 & ...
November 09, 2017 John Pensom

The Do. Help. Fix. Model for Selecting HR Analytics & Reporting Projects

This week we introduce our Do. Help. Fix model for identifying and selecting analytics and reporting projects that are ...
October 27, 2017 John Pensom

How HR Business Partners Can Become Data Driven

It's here!! Our playbook (4 of them actually) to help HR Business Partners become data driven.  Get your copy here or ...
October 19, 2017 John Pensom

A Data Driven Look at Sales Teams

In this week's 5-Minute Friday, John shares his thoughts on the power of analytics for sales teams.  It's a given ...
October 18, 2017 John Pensom

A Few Observations from HR Tech Conf 2017

After spending the last few days in Vegas at the HR Tech Conference, and feeling a wee bit tired (a little sleep ...
October 13, 2017 John Pensom

Women and HR Tech - Accelerating People Analytics

The HR Tech Conference in Vegas next week features a half day event -  Women in HR Technology. I thought I’d piggyback ...
October 06, 2017 Lynne Russell

PeopleInsight announces integration partnership with Greenhouse Software

Integration with PeopleInsight means out of the box connections between Greenhouse and HR data for easily deployed ...
September 12, 2017 John Pensom

Greenhouse Integration Announcement

PeopleInsight Announces Integration Partnership with Greenhouse Software Integration with PeopleInsight means out of ...
August 24, 2017 John Pensom

Behind the scenes with PeopleInsight - Technical Operations

This week we take a behind-the-scenes look at PeopleInsight’s Technical Operations Team, the group that is literally ...
August 10, 2017 Lynne Russell

Behind the scenes with PeopleInsight - Customer Success

This week we continue our behind-the-scenes look at PeopleInsight and introduce our Customer Success Team. They are ...
August 04, 2017 Lynne Russell

Behind the scenes with PeopleInsight - Business Development

Over the next couple of weeks we’re going to give you a behind-the-scenes look at PeopleInsight and introduce you to ...
July 28, 2017 John Pensom

Top 5 Blog Posts (So Far) [5MF]

Summer is a great time to catch up on news and reading. In case you missed them, we’ve pulled together our top five ...
July 20, 2017 John Pensom

Take A Permanent Vacation From Disconnected Data This Summer! [5MF]

THIS SUMMER, TAKE A PERMANENT VACATION FROM DISCONNECTED DATA & SPREADSHEETS!
July 11, 2017 John Pensom

Summer Reading List (Part 2) [5MF]

The first half of 2017 has come and gone, and in that time, we continue to see more and more organizations adopting ...
July 06, 2017 John Pensom

Summer Reading List (Part 1) [5MF]

Summer is the perfect time to catch up on reading. While work-related reading might not be exactly what you had in ...
June 30, 2017 John Pensom

4 Areas of Focus To Help HRBPs Become Data Driven [5MF]

A few weeks ago, I made a commitment to develop a White Paper which might help HR Business Partners become more data ...
June 09, 2017 John Pensom

People Analytics at Work: Achieving Objectives and Realizing Outcomes [Part 3]

This week we continue our look at our simplified framework for people analytics. Over the past two weeks we’ve shown ...
June 01, 2017 John Pensom

People Analytics at Work: Achieving Objectives and Realizing Outcomes [Part 2]

Last week we presented a framework for thinking about and doing people analytics, and we explored the first step - ...
May 26, 2017 John Pensom

People Analytics at Work: Achieving Objectives and Realizing Outcomes [Part 1]

In this week’s 5 Minute Friday, we’re taking a look at the first and most critical step in kickstarting your analytics ...
May 19, 2017 John Pensom

Data Driven HR in your company, led by your HR professionals [5MF]

Over the past few months, I have had many similar conversations with customers. The talk track goes something like ...
May 12, 2017 John Pensom

Two Simple Secrets to Success [5 Minute Friday]

When it comes to launching and gaining momentum in people analytics, you must: Focus on a juicy business issue, and Use ...
May 05, 2017 John Pensom

DIY People Analytics with a Huge Impact [5 Minute Friday]

A few times a year I have the pleasure of facilitating continuing professional development workshops on workforce ...
April 27, 2017 John Pensom

Diversity and Inclusion - how do you measure up? [5 Minute Friday]

Diversity and inclusion are more than issues for compliance or nice corporate values to hold. They are essential to ...
April 20, 2017 John Pensom

A Deeper Look at Gender Pay Equity [5 Minute Friday]

The gender pay gap has been much in the news lately as well as on the minds of the CEO and CHROs.  It's an issue that ...
April 13, 2017 John Pensom

Compensation Analytics - Gender Pay Equity [5 Minute Friday]

Did you know that April 4 is Equal Pay Day? This, as far as I am concerned, is both remarkable and shocking.  To really ...
April 06, 2017 John Pensom

7 Questions to Assess which Analytics & Reporting Approach is Right for You [5 Minute Friday]

Over many conversations with HR and Talent professionals, we've identified several conditions that are pre-cursors to ...
March 30, 2017 John Pensom

Are you a fit for a Workforce Analytics PurePlay? [5 Minute Friday]

Full disclosure: we're cheating a little bit this week and our 5 Minute Friday is a bit longer. In fact, we've ...
March 23, 2017 Lynne Russell

HR Ops - Workforce Analytics PurePlay [5 Minute Friday]

A key issue faced by HRIS/HR Ops is the lack of data integration across a company’s HR Tech landscape. Most could ...
March 15, 2017 John Pensom

HR Ops - We Feel Your Pain [5 Minute Friday]

If you’re in HR, chances are, you feel the pain of disconnected HR, talent and productivity data. Most do. We get it.   ...
March 09, 2017 John Pensom

Recruiting Team Performance [5 Minute Friday]

This week we continue our Q&A focused on recruitment analytics, and we tackle a very interesting (and timely) ...
February 23, 2017 John Pensom

Recruitment Analytics Q&A - Focus on Candidate Analytics [5 Minute Friday]

This week we cover 2 questions focused on Candidate Pipeline Analytics:   1. Can you explain in more detail the types ...
February 16, 2017 John Pensom

Recruitment Analytics - Top Infographics [5 Minute Friday]

Over the past 4 weeks we've explored a number of topics related to analytics for recruitment and talent acquisition. ...
February 09, 2017 John Pensom

Automated Recruitment Surveys [5 Minute Friday]

In this week’s 5-Minute Friday we delve into Automated Recruitment Surveys and explore the ways these surveys can be ...
February 02, 2017 John Pensom

Channel Effectiveness Analytics - Better Recruiting

Do you know how your recruiting channels are perfoming against business outcomes? A deep look into your recruiting ...
January 26, 2017 John Pensom

Candidate Analytics - Faster, Smarter Better Hiring  [5 Minute Friday]

If you're like most in HR and Talent, you're being challenged to do more with less. On the talent side, you're being ...
January 20, 2017 John Pensom

Faster, Smarter, Better Hiring  Decisions  [5 Minute Friday]

In this blog, we examine the ways in which a deeper look at your recruitment, channel, candidate, and new hire data ...
January 13, 2017 John Pensom

Tips for teaching HR Business Partners to be analytics savvy

To get HR business partners successfully involved in analytics there are a few “small” problems you need to overcome:  ...
January 05, 2017 David Creelman

5 Resources to get you into an Analytics frame of mind for 2017

A new year prompts reflection as well as a look forward to what’s next.  Whether you’re already deep into HR analytics, ...
December 29, 2016 John Pensom

5 Beliefs that can derail your progress in People Analytics   [Part 3]

Last week, we explored two more beliefs, barriers and excuses that can impede your progress when it comes to People ...
December 23, 2016 John Pensom

5 Beliefs that can derail your progress in People Analytics   [Part 2]

Last week, we explored the first two beliefs, barriers and excuses that can impede your progress when it comes to ...
December 16, 2016 John Pensom

5 Beliefs that can derail your progress in People Analytics   [Part 1]

If you’re anything like me, you can occasionally get distracted :). One of the MANY great things about Steve, my ...
December 09, 2016 John Pensom

CBRE & People Analytics – Delivering what the Business Needs

This week, we continue our 5 Minute Friday theme of how to use HR analytics to communicate with different audiences ...
December 02, 2016 Lynne Russell

5 Must Have HR Dashboards & Scorecards  [5 Minute Friday]

It’s the end of the week and time for another 5 Minute Friday.  Yesterday was Thanksgiving in the U.S. and many of us ...
November 25, 2016 John Pensom

Tailor Your HR Analytics to Your Audience   [5 Minute Friday]

As we discussed in last week’s 5 Minute Friday post, one key aspect to successfully using analytics to drive decision ...
November 11, 2016 Jennifer Hanniman

John Pensom on why HR should be doing HR, not spreadsheets

November 01, 2016 John Pensom

Hungry for People Analytics?

In this week's 5-Minute Friday, John shares his thoughts on some of the key layers necessary for success in people ...
October 21, 2016 John Pensom

#HRTechConf - Puppies. Performance. Productivity. [5-Minute Friday]

In this week's 5-Minute Friday, John shares his topline observations on this week's HR Technology event in Chicago. ...
October 07, 2016 John Pensom

HR Should Be Doing HR. Not Spreadsheets. [5-Minute Friday]

In this week's 5-Minute Friday, we share a video by John Pensom. In it, John talks about the urgent need for HR to get ...
September 29, 2016 John Pensom

Use Workforce Analytics to Focus on Value [5-Minute Fridays]

>> Workforce Analytics helps HR focus on value In this week's 5-Minute Friday, we explore three priorities areas for HR ...
September 22, 2016 John Pensom

Your HR Data & Analytics: Go Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg [5-Minute Fridays]

>> Think of your HR data and the value you get from it like an iceberg. In this week's 5-Minute Friday, we explore the ...
September 16, 2016 John Pensom

Data Driven Workforce: 5-Minute Fridays (Introduction)

>> Introducing PeopleInsight's 5-Minute Fridays, where you get a bite-sized masterclass in analytics every week. ...
September 09, 2016 John Pensom

Talent Acquisition and Analytics Reporting - Why Looks Matter

Engaging the Executives We’ve all been there – either as presenter or observer – at that moment in a presentation when ...
July 29, 2016 Lynne Russell

Think and Act like a Marketer: Segment your people data to fuel evidence-based workforce decisions

Companies spend a great deal of time, money, and resources to understand, target, recruit and retain customers.  They ...
June 15, 2016 Lynne Russell

People Analytics for Mid-Market Companies: How to Get Started

No matter what your company size, the pressure is on for HR to make use of data to respond to business questions and ...
May 04, 2016 Lynne Russell

Not feeling the love for people surveys? Here's an approach to get excited about...

Employee surveys have always played a role in HR. Typically, they involve a lot of time and a lot of work – they are ...
April 22, 2016 Lynne Russell

Summer is THE perfect time to get started with workforce analytics - 2 reasons you can't deny

THIS SUMMER TAKE A PERMANENT VACATION FROM DISCONNECTED DATA & SPREADSHEETS! If you’re like most HR Leaders workforce ...
April 01, 2016 Lynne Russell

NBA's All Star Weekend Powered by MLSE and its All Star Workforce

  I just read one media outlet’s Top Five moments from this past weekend’s NBA All Star Game hosted by the Toronto ...
February 18, 2016 John Pensom

Put Workforce Analytics to Work: Achieve Objectives and Improve Outcomes

In our last blog we shared our perspective (or should we say our conviction) that for workforce analytics to be ...
January 20, 2016 Lynne Russell

Workforce Analytics with Purpose - the key is alignment with your business objectives

In our last blog we explored how workforce analytics can help solve a number of limitations currently faced internally ...
January 06, 2016 Lynne Russell

Workforce Analytics for HR - 5 Reasons to take the leap

Author's note:  This post is an excerpt from the eBook: Workforce Analytics for Human Resources Over the past couple of ...
December 11, 2015 Lynne Russell

Budget 2016: Getting Workforce Analytics on the Plan

Can you afford NOT to focus on workforce analytics in 2016? Maybe it's just me, but in the fall, I tend to roost a ...
December 01, 2015 John Pensom

3 Hot Topics from the CHRO - #3 of 3

  It’s time for CHRO Hot Topic #3 (In case you missed #1 and #2, here they are again Business Focused Analytics and ...
November 15, 2015 John Pensom

3 Hot Topics from the CHRO - #2 of 3

  In this second blog topic, we’re going to look at CHRO Hot Topic #2:  There's a shift underway in the Engagement ...
November 06, 2015 John Pensom

3 Hot Topics from the CHRO - #1 of 3

  I recently met with about 15 Talent & HR Executives over the course of a few days. While there were many fascinating ...
November 02, 2015 John Pensom

The Hidden ROI of a Data Driven HR

  Today, HR Leaders make use of analytics solutions to realize deeper insight into the workforce in order to fuel ...
October 15, 2015 Lynne Russell

3 Powerful Ways to Wow Your Execs With People Analytics (Part 4)

Credible & Business Focused HR The next and last topic in this blog series is the ever so-important and increasingly ...
September 08, 2015 John Pensom

3 Powerful Ways to Wow Your Execs With People Analytics (Part 3)

The Monthly Summary Dashboard In my last blog I spoke about disconnected data, the failed promise of the single SOURCE ...
September 01, 2015 John Pensom

3 Powerful Ways to Wow Your Execs With People Analytics (Part 2)

The Executive Scorecard Today, I’m going to introduce you to The Executive Scorecard. The Executive Scorecard is ...
August 26, 2015 John Pensom

3 Powerful Ways to Wow Your Execs With People Analytics (Part 1)

Your Executive’s Lens re: People and Workforce Analytics In our business, we get to work with many executives, from HR ...
August 19, 2015 John Pensom

76% of Talent Leaders Think They Are Under-Utilizing Data*. If you're one - here's the one thing you need to do.

  The One Thing So I’ve been around this “HR data thing” for a while now (>20 yrs), and if there’s one thing I know, ...
August 11, 2015 John Pensom

4 Ways to Better Hiring Results With Analytics (Part 4)

We’ve shared with you the first 3 steps to getting more out of your Candidate data by tying your analytics to hiring ...
July 29, 2015 Jennifer Hanniman

4 Ways to Better Hiring Results With Analytics (Part 3)

In the last two blog posts I shared the first step in getting more out of your candidate data by tying your analytics ...
July 22, 2015 Jennifer Hanniman

4 Ways to Better Hiring Results With Analytics (Part 2)

Last blog post I talked about the importance of tying your analytics to hiring results - and in this post I want to ...
July 15, 2015 Jennifer Hanniman

4 Ways to Better Hiring Results With Analytics (Part 1)

It can be a challenge to clearly understand where to invest to improve how you attract, progress and hire quality ...
July 08, 2015 Jennifer Hanniman

Technology-Enablement + Business-Value Focus = HR Driving Change

I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the Conference Board's inaugural Technology-Enabled HR event a few ...
June 04, 2015 John Pensom

Four MUST HAVE Focus Areas for Talent Acquisition & Recruitment Analytics

I speak with a lot of organizations who, for a variety of reasons, are trying to deliver better business results from ...
April 24, 2015 John Pensom

The Big Buzz on Big Data & HR

You may have been hearing the buzz lately from a CBC article on the advancement of analytics in HR. You've read the ...
February 27, 2015 John Pensom

ROI of Talent - HR's Biggest Opportunity

I had the pleasure of sitting down with senior talent leaders from some of North America's best regarded brands ...
January 15, 2015 John Pensom

Don't Miss Out! Bersin by Deloitte Webinar - Talent Analytics for Mid-Market Companies

If you’ve been following our activity the past couple of months you’ll know we’ve been talking a lot about workforce ...
November 17, 2014 Lynne Russell

HR Metrics Summit - Are you going? We are!

I'm thrilled to have been asked to Co-Chair Canada's first HR Metrics Summit by IQPC - being hosted in Toronto on June ...
June 05, 2014 John Pensom

Using Workforce Analytics to Achieve Objectives

Check out the latest edition of HR.com's "Workforce Management Excellence Essentials".  On page 16, we explore the ways ...
June 02, 2014 Lynne Russell

Moving HR from "Data Management to Information Craftsmanship"

I came across this very interesting, relevant and entertaining blog post written by Marc Miller over at Marc S. Miller ...
May 15, 2014 Lynne Russell

Getting Started with Workforce Analytics - PART 5 | 10 Common Questions

Note: this is an excerpt from our eBook: Getting Started with Workforce Analytics | 10 Common Concerns and How to ...
May 14, 2014 Lynne Russell

Getting Started with Workforce Analytics - PART 4 | 10 Common Questions

Note: this is an excerpt from our eBook: Getting Started with Workforce Analytics | 10 Common Concerns and How to ...
May 14, 2014 Lynne Russell

Getting Started with Workforce Analytics - PART 3 | 10 Common Questions

Note: this is an excerpt from our eBook: Getting Started with Workforce Analytics | 10 Common Concerns and How to ...
May 13, 2014 Lynne Russell

Getting Started with Workforce Analytics - PART 2 | 10 Common Questions

Note: this is an excerpt from our eBook: Getting Started with Workforce Analytics | 10 Common Concerns and How to ...
May 13, 2014 Lynne Russell

Getting Started with Workforce Analytics - PART 1 | 10 Common Questions

Note: this is an excerpt from our eBook: Getting Started with Workforce Analytics | 10 Common Concerns and How to ...
May 09, 2014 Lynne Russell

PeopleInsight Named One of Top 25 Up and Coming Tech Companies in Canada

  We are thrilled to announce that PeopleInsight has been named today by tech industry analyst, Branham Group, one of ...
April 22, 2014 Lynne Russell

3 Persistent Issues in HR that Workforce Analytics Can Help Resolve

Author note: this blog is an excerpt from the eBook: Workforce Analytics for Human Resources  Okay, let's start with a ...
March 31, 2014 Lynne Russell

6 Benefits of a Workforce Analytics Solution for HR

Author note:  This is an excerpt from the eBook: Workforce Analytics for Human Resources
March 29, 2014 Lynne Russell

Creating Business Value through Talent Acquisition

This article was developed in concert with our strategic partners and collaborators over at Head2Head - leaders in the ...
January 08, 2014 Lynne Russell

Calling All HR Leaders! What if you could have your Year-End Performance Metrics in 48 hrs?

Happy New Year HR! It’s 2014 and no doubt you’re faced with the task of pulling together numbers, metrics and ...
January 08, 2014 Lynne Russell

Workforce Analytics: What, Why, How and When?

Want to get a jump start on 2014 and your quest to better understand and communicate key workforce and business ...
January 07, 2014 Lynne Russell

FREE Webinar -- Workforce Analytics: What, How, Why and When?

    Workforce Analytics: What, How, Why and When? When: Thursday December 12, 2013 Time:   12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST To ...
November 28, 2013 Lynne Russell

Understanding Top Talent

When I hear people talk about top talent, I get reminded of the elusive (and sometimes voodoo) experiences that I had ...
November 19, 2013 John Pensom

John Pensom speaks with Impact99 about "What is Workforce Analytics?"

John Pensom had the opportunity to speak with Anca and Natalie from Impact99 about “what is workforce analytics?” ...
October 31, 2013 Lynne Russell

Using Workforce Analytics at the National Gallery of Canada

On Wednesday October 9th, we were extremely fortunate at PeopleInsight to host a webinar featuring Sylvie Sarault, ...
October 12, 2013 Lynne Russell

Using HR Data Strategically for Mergers & Acquisitions

I love the field I work in. I love it because the big data space is literally endless. I know this sounds somewhat ...
September 13, 2013 John Pensom

PeopleInsight | Insight Event - Toronto

Last week on August 22nd, we hosted our first Toronto-based PeopleInsight | Insight event. It was a great success. We ...
August 26, 2013 Lynne Russell

Talent Acquisition and Analytics: Delivering Results for the Organization and for You

  Talent Acquisition is no stranger to data and metrics and the most progressive of leaders in this space are taking ...
August 02, 2013 Lynne Russell

Leveraging Data Analysis and Psychology to Increase Retention Rates

For this blog post, I'd like to thank and welcome Ashley Verrill who is a software analyst at Software Advice ...
July 22, 2013 John Pensom

Toronto, Calgary and Ottawa – Casual Discussions on Workforce Analytics

Building upon our great event in Calgary last week (hosted with our partners JFive and Hanna Consulting Group), we ...
June 21, 2013 John Pensom

Use HR Analytics to Tell the People Story & Engage Execs

In our last post we explored the value of visualizations in bringing workforce data to life and simplifying ...
June 06, 2013 Lynne Russell

HR Reporting and Workforce Analytics - Why Looks Matter

Engaging the Executives We’ve all been there – either as presenter or observer – at that moment in a presentation when ...
April 23, 2013 Lynne Russell

Disruption in Talent Acquisition - Three Little Secrets

It’s an exciting time in the human capital business....and more specifically, in the business of both acquiring the ...
February 22, 2013 John Pensom

It's Your Workforce Data. You Should Use it. 6 Resolutions to Get You There.

2013 is shaping up to be a transformative year in HR and the game-changer is workforce analytics.  There's no better ...
January 16, 2013 Lynne Russell

Everyone is talking about analytics in HR. Very few are doing it. Our clients are... are you?

Workforce Analytics is a huge part of what we do. Our PeopleInsight solution combines, integrates and analyzes data ...
December 17, 2012 Lynne Russell

Welcome to PeopleInsight

At PeopleInsight we talk a lot about elevation. It's core to what we do. In fact, our mission is to bring elevation to ...
November 29, 2012 Lynne Russell

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