Transformation Solutions Blog

Talent Analytics Workshop Sept. 24 in Rochester, NY

August 26th, 2014

“From HR Metrics Reporting to Impactful Analytics” has been pre-approved for 3 Business HRCI Recertification credits and will be held on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Rochester Business Alliance, 150 State Street, Rochester, NY Overview: Metrics have become a requirement for any human resources department to show its value […]

Talent Analytics — The Key to Strategic HR

July 3rd, 2014

Big data is becoming a mainstream strategy in many business functions and HR is playing catch-up.  Many companies are still struggling just to get basic reporting right.  In some instances, they may not even know exactly how many people work for them, in what jobs, and in what regions.  In a recent study by the […]

The Basics of HR Metrics

April 14th, 2014

Have you been reluctant to start using metrics because you feel you need to be a statistics expert?  The most effective metrics are simple and use easily available information.  Most HR leaders find that merely using metrics, no matter how simple they are, as the basis for their arguments gains them 75% of the credibility […]

Data-Driven Decision Making is Critical

November 27th, 2012

I’m excited to share this blog post by Josh Bersin of Bersin Associates. In it he discusses the current focus on “Big Data” and how important it is for HR people to get comfortable with using data to make decisions. The piece that I would like to highlight is that to be a great data […]

Talent Strategy: The New Must Have!

October 8th, 2012

The recession may just have been the best thing that’s happened to talent management. The layoffs and cost-cutting were dramatic, but for many companies that reactive stage has come to an end; their expenses and employee base have been trimmed, and they are now putting in place the fundamentals for recovery. Never wanting to waste […]

Are you Ready for Evidence-Based HR?

July 17th, 2011

Whether we like to admit it or not, HR management, like management more generally, is full of fad and fashion. The pressures on human resources to adopt some of these apparently “new”, “cutting edge” and “best practice” techniques can be overwhelming. While these fixes sound logical, they often are adopted as an act of faith […]