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Read up on the latest workforce analytics information and insights from ZeroedIn.
September 28, 2016

Productivity Tops List of Workforce Insights Companies Count On

Productivity is consistently the top workforce insight that companies request from ZeroedIn. No wonder – employee productivity can mean the difference between a company succeeding, failing, or just getting by. If you can picture an entrepreneur starting a business and understand how long and how hard he or she has […]
April 26, 2016

How to Transition Workforce Analytics From Duck Works to Smooth Sailing

Have you ever watched a duck swim? It may look calm and effortless above the water, but below the surface, it’s paddling like mad to keep going. Remind you of anything? Many workforce analytics programs are like “duck works.” They may look calm but behind the scenes, they’re going crazy […]
April 18, 2016

Head Count or Head Cost?

Companies place a lot of emphasis on getting an accurate headcount. This makes sense; employee headcount is a pretty basic metric, and looks like a good place to start a workforce analytics program. However, in the rush to get a head count more valuable metrics may get ignored or overlooked. […]
January 27, 2016

The Politics of Workforce Analytics

Workforce analytics is like a political campaign. You have your measurement strategy, information gatherers (pollsters), and a campaign manager who strategizes and directs the moving pieces of the campaign. Your company, of course, is the stunningly attractive candidate who stands to win big and your constituents are your employees, leaders, […]
December 16, 2015

Making Workforce Analytics Your New Year’s Resolution

Each December, we resolve to achieve awesome things in the new year. We’ll double our profits, get ten major clients, or hire A-list employees for every new job opening. Whatever our resolutions are, we start with the best of intentions, but over the course of the year we can let […]
November 25, 2015
Turning metrics into profits

How to Turn Business Metrics into Profits

Every day, whether or not we realize it, we are measuring things in order to make our lives better. From the length of our commutes to the size of our retirement plans to the amount of space left on our DVRs, we want to know where we stand and how […]
November 3, 2015

Workforce Analytics: Where Lost Opportunity Knocks

Organizations are evolving faster than ever, and too many managers and HR leaders operate under the assumption that what they are doing is working. But is your company truly keeping up with the global economy that is emerging around it? To determine which strategies are working, leaders need to measure […]
March 17, 2015

New eBook – 5 Myths and Misconceptions of Workforce Analytics

Recently, we published a new eBook with some common myths that often keep companies from moving forward with their workforce analytics initiative. In doing so, we also provide the reasons why these myths are simply misconceptions and not always true. For instance, Myth #1, “you have to switch HR systems […]
March 10, 2015

Creating Top Rated HR Dashboards

The importance of workforce and HR analytics is clear and the ways they aid in decision making are unquestionable. The question that begs is — how does the end user, in this case the management and decision makers, make use of the numbers that the analytics produce? It is true […]
September 3, 2014

Getting Started With Workforce Analytics

Every successful organization is backed by competent and dedicated staff. It’s imperative that your company keeps its best people, constantly performing well and have an accurate knowledge of every employee’s competencies and weaknesses. If a company is looking for ways to get its workforce more engaged, retain its best employees, […]