In today's data-rich, technology-driven world, being a "data nerd" is cool. Even Harvard Business Review noted "data scientist" as one of the sexist jobs. While BIG data is making headlines globally, if used in appropriate ways, HR data can teach us a great deal about an individual's drivers and behavior, performance, needs, and their potential.
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In HR, we are obsessed with titles and names. To find out what is most popular department name and what motivates and drives decisions for this team of people, we surveyed K-12 HR professionals in education earlier this spring and are now sharing the results!
November 14, 2014
The increasing responsibilities of educators make the development of strategically aligned human capital systems more important than ever. Guest blogger, Naima Khandaker, draws on Plato's work and questions if a person can be naturally suited to the multiple facets of today's complex professions.
August 13, 2014
Explore valuable lessons and best practices harvested from business executives on how HR heads can further their influence in any organization.
February 25, 2014
The Society for Human Resources Management recently released a report offering information on the latest HR trends according to panels of senior HR practitioners, consultants, academics, and policy experts.
August 23, 2013
On Wednesday, Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) and Gallup released the results of their 45th annual Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools, which offers interesting insights about the public's views on a variety of issues, from education funding to teacher performance to school safety. For d...
August 08, 2013
"It is practically a business truism that the HR function is not well respected at many organizations." -KPMG, Rethinking Human Resources in a Changing World Let's face it. Human Resources is not usually at the top of the list of favorite departments in any organization, in any industry. Our field...
October 05, 2012
Human Resources should exist to help an organization attract, place, develop, grow, evaluate, reward, and retain its most valuable asset: people. However, many organizations face challenges in converting their HR department from the traditional transactional body to an office that is better equipped...
August 31, 2012
A few weeks back, a tweet from @BigThink caught my eye. In 140 characters, they summed up how organizations are utilizing big data to create a stronger workforce. The post linked to a video of Haig Nalbantian, a Senior Partner at Mercer and well-known authority on Human Capital Measurement and Manag...
August 23, 2012
I received an email earlier this week that immediately caught my eye. The tag line said, "Why it's time for HR to quit being so wimpy." I am always interested in new, innovate, and strategic ways to approach HR, so I had to check it out. The link took me to a blog, by the business and HR thought le...