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Read up on the latest workforce analytics information and insights from ZeroedIn.
February 9, 2017

How Measures, Metrics and Indicators Lead To Workforce Insight

Measures, metrics, and indicators (often referred to as Key Performance Indicators or KPI) are common words in the field of workforce analytics. More than jargon, these three terms define the building blocks of data analytics that help HR professionals understand their workforce. Defining the Terms A Measure is a concrete […]
January 30, 2017

Measure Absenteeism To Identify, Quantify and Fix The Problem

Employee absenteeism is a double-whammy expense for companies – they pay wages to absent employees and see a resulting loss of productivity at the same time. Companies need to measure absenteeism to track costs as well as to understand why employees are absent – and look for ways to reduce […]
January 23, 2017
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Finding the Keys to Quality of Hire

According to the Society for Human Resource Management, the Holy Grail of recruiting is maximizing “quality of hire.” The challenge for human resources professionals is how to measure quality of hire in order to replicate great results and assign a dollar figure to return on investment. Measuring Quality of Hire […]
January 17, 2017

Measure Your Talent Bench To Reduce Risk

Your company’s talent bench indicates the strengths and weaknesses employees bring to the job. Knowing the breadth and depth of your talent bench means understanding if you have the right skill sets your business needs – not only at this moment in time but also for the future. Talent Analytics […]
January 9, 2017
Workforce Diversity

Diversity Analytics Creates The Best Workforce Blend

According to top consultants McKinsey & Company, diversity makes good business sense. Their research shows that companies with the most diverse workforces outperform similar companies financially. What does your company need to do to achieve this competitive advantage? Measure diversity! How Does HR Define Diversity? Human Resources departments manage diversity […]
November 30, 2016

How to Take Action Once You Measure Employee Engagement

A big groundswell of opinion among businesses over the past 10-12 years is that employee engagement is the key to a company’s success. Not to be confused with employee satisfaction, which has more to do with personal career growth, employee engagement is defined by loyalty and obligation to a company’s […]
November 8, 2016

How Measuring Employee Mobility Leads To Organizational Success

Measuring employee mobility gives companies a map for preparing employees for leadership roles. There’s a balance between moving employees among positions and the length of time spent in each position that results in success; it is up to each company to discover their own “perfect” balance in order to be […]
October 24, 2016

How To Minimize the Damage of Employee Turnover With HR Analytics

Employee turnover is one of the top three concerns of companies (along with productivity and performance, which I’ve blogged about previously). That’s because employee turnover equals big bucks. One HR industry measure shows that by reducing turnover just one percent for every 1,000 employees, companies can save an average of […]
October 19, 2016

How HR Can Measure Performance – And Boost The Bottom Line

How well do you do your job? That’s commonly referred to as performance and it’s subjective – at least, more subjective than productivity. Performance is one of the top three workforce insights ZeroedIn gets asked for, because it’s tied to employee compensation, the biggest investment that companies make. Managing performance […]
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 […]
August 30, 2016

Top 10 Most Requested Workforce Analytics Insights

Every company wants better insight into their workforce. But what exactly are the insights that companies are looking for? We’ve organized them into the Top 10 most commonly requested workforce topics. Productivity Performance Turnover Mobility Labor hours (like overtime and ACA thresholds) Engagement Diversity Talent bench (skills strength and weaknesses) […]
July 22, 2016
predictive workforce analytics

Predictive Workforce Analytics: The Positive Side of Profiling

No matter how smoothly the hiring process goes or how perfect a fit the new employee seems on paper, things don’t always work out. Some employees soar, and some never seem to find their footing. Wouldn’t it be great to understand why some succeed and others struggle? It might seem […]