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Karra Barron

Karra Barron is Visier's Sr. Content Marketing Manager and has over a decade of experience using storytelling to move people into action. At Visier, she is responsible for developing a wide range of thought leadership resources that educate and inspire business users to become data-driven leaders.

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Visier Insights™ Report: Stop The Exit

A data-driven approach to retaining top talent.

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Optimizing HR for Employee Experience with Brittani, Danielle, and Eric of the Auto Club Group

In this profile, we talk to three HR leaders at the Auto Club Group to learn how they're optimizing HR and expanding their work in employee experience.

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Listening Means Less Employee Turnover, Just Ask Clay Worley at NCI

What's the key to fighting the Resignation Wave? Just listen to your employees says NCI's CHRO Clay Worley.

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Performance Equity Data is Key to Employee Retention, Reveals Wayfair’s Emily Yu

Retention and DEI are two of the most pressing challenges for businesses today. Learn how Emily’s team is using people insights to take action against both.

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Mike Salva of Pitney Bowes isn’t a Mind Reader—Fortunately, He’s Got People Analytics for That

Mike Salva of Pitney Bowes is a daring HR leader. Learn how he uses people analytics to make bold claims, and backs them up with data.

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To Win the Skills War, Forget Job Silos, says PTC’s Hallie Bregman

Hallie Bregman of PTC is an HR Super Leader. She shares her return to work strategy and why she’s no longer thinking about skills as jobs in silos.

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Employee Experience is Everyone’s Job—eBay’s Scott Judd Shares Why

Empathy is key to delivering a positive, unique experience to your employees. It's also what makes eBay's Scott Judd an HR Super Leader.

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Visier Insights™ Report: Racial/Ethnic Career Gap Reveals Magnitude of Equity Challenge

This report details the alarming scale of inequity between white working professionals and their non-white counterparts as it relates to…

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Talent Acquisition Analytics: Best Practices from Visier Customers

How Visier enables talent acquisition success

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Outsmart 2021 Recap: 8 Sessions to Put on Your Watch (and Rewatch) List

Outsmart 2021 was filled inspiring and thought-provoking conversations. Here are a few of the exciting moments to catch again from this year’s conference.

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Visier Insights™ Report: Gender Pay Equity Progress Hangs in the Balance

How has gender pay equity changed in the U.S. between 2017 and 2020?

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Visier Insights Report: Gender Pay Equity Progress Hangs in the Balance

How has gender pay equity changed in the U.S. between 2017 and 2020?

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Visier Insights™ Report: Gender Equity and the Problem of the Manager Divide

How do female managers compare to their male peers today?

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Visier Insights Report: Gender Equity and the Problem of the Manager Divide

How do female managers compare to their male peers today?

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Recruiting Diverse Talent Using People Analytics

How to recruit and hire with diversity in mind

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Better People Analytics: How to Scale Your People Decisions

Maximize your workforce and business outcomes for the third wave of people analytics

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HR Technology Conference 2020 Key Takeaways

This year’s virtual HR Technology Conference was packed with amazing insights that will help HR weather uncertainty, increase diversity and…

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COVID-19 Employee Turnover and Hiring Trends

New data reveals the surprising impact of the pandemic on employee turnover and hiring

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Visier Insights™ Report: Cracks in the Glass Ceiling

New data on gender divide in leadership hiring and internal movement–and where change is happening

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Why HR 4.0 is the Future with Ravin Jesuthasan of Willis Towers Watson

Ravin Jesuthasan of Willis Towers Watson shares how the health crisis has changed the future of work for the better and why HR 4.0 is a model to adopt.

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HR’s Biggest Opportunities with Stela Lupushor of Reframe.Work

In our Partner Spotlight series, we introduce you to some of our wonderful partners, who share our vision and passion…

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The Financial Impact of People Analytics

Discover the journey of Visier customers to business impact

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Visier Value: People Analytics Improves Female Leadership Ratio by 11.5%

Leverage your data to improve your female leadership ratio and retention rate

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Recap of HR Technology Conference 2019

Take a look at our key takeaways to discover the latest research and data on the HR technology landscape, people analytics, employee wellness, AI, and more.

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The Age of People Analytics Research Report

Survey on characteristics, value achieved, and leading practices of organizations

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Visier Value: People Analytics Drives 17% Manager Turnover Reduction

Leverage your data to reduce manager turnover and overall employee resignations

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People Analytics Leading Practices at Visier Outsmart 2019

Visier Outsmart 2019 is committed to bringing you the latest people analytics leading practices. Here are some of the sessions we have planned for you.

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The Economic Impact of Visier People® to European Organisations

The journey of Visier customers to business impact and value

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Your Can’t-Miss People Analytics Conferences of 2019

Our list of 2019 people analytics conferences will help you stay on top of the latest advances and trends in HR, and find the next innovative HR technology.

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Top 18 People Analytics Articles of 2018: Great Power, Great Responsibility

Top HR Articles: Discover how people analytics can elevate the business, and what HR leaders must do to remain conscientious when harnessing its potential.

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Top People Analytics Articles for Fall 2018: Seeing the Big Picture

Top people analytics articles: learn how to put people data into the right context from an ethics, business, and organizational culture perspective.

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Key Takeaways from HR Technology Conference 2018

The Visier team attended HR Technology Conference 2018 sessions and brought back the best learning for all HR leaders. Download our key takeaways.

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The Ultimate Guide to HR Technology Conference 2018

Use this narrowed down list of HR Technology Conference 2018 sessions to help you find the right HR technology, enable you to make the business case for making the buy, go through a successful implementation, and create a strong adoption strategy.

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Visier Insights™ Report: Gender Equity Update

How HR can accelerate the path to gender equity

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Top People Analytics Articles for Summer 2018: The Role of People Data in Changing Culture

With this crop of top people analytics articles for summer, we looked at what the brightest minds have to say about the role of people analytics in helping employers transform their workplace cultures. Culture is not just an abstract concept. It’s the way things are really done–for better or for worse. This...

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Be Courageous with People Analytics: Recap of Visier Outsmart 2018

Our annual people analytics and workforce planning conference has wrapped and we’re excited to share a recap of Visier Outsmart 2018 with you.

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Jimi Hendrix, Foosball, and Candy: The Offbeat Guide to Visier Outsmart 2018

In just a little over a week, we will be gathering for Visier Outsmart 2018, the people analytics and workforce planning event of the year. Discover topics.

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Deloitte Research: How Successful Organizations Use People Analytics to Drive Decision-Making

Bersin by Deloitte study - Organizations that use people analytics to support business decisions see 82% higher three-year average profits than their low-maturity counterparts.

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Visier Outsmart 2018: Full Agenda Now Available

The official agenda for Visier Outsmart 2018 is finally here and it’s packed with sessions tailormade for HR and people analytics leaders. In addition to HR luminary Josh Bersin (who will be this year’s opening keynote speaker), taking the stage will be industry thought leaders Al Adamsen, Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic...

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Top People Analytics Articles for Spring 2018: A Fresh Take on Actionable People Data

Top people analytics and HR articles for spring 2018 - we look at what analytics teams must do to link people data with business outcomes.

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Announcing Outsmart 2018 Keynote Speaker: Josh Bersin

We are excited to announce that this year’s Outsmart keynote speaker is HR luminary Josh Bersin, founder and principal of Bersin by Deloitte!

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A Pandora Music Exec Shares His Analytics Philosophies

Alex White, head of Next Big Sound, is determined to deliver music analytics that also improve the experience of creating and distributing music.

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People Analytics Conferences Data-Driven HR Leaders Can’t Miss in 2018

We’ve gathered a list of the top 2018 people analytics and workforce planning conferences for data-driven HR leaders of all skill levels.

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This Entrepreneur Uses Data and Location-Based Technology to Improve Hospital Health

In this profile series, we sit down with interesting people and ask them to share the various ways their data-driven…

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How People Analytics Drives Learning and Development

Effectively use analytics to boost the impact of your L&D initiatives

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A New Year for HR: Read the Top 7 HR Analytics Articles from Clarity

Whatever your data-driven HR goals are for 2018, here are the top seven hr analytics articles from 2017 to help you achieve them from our Clarity blog.

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A Tech Entrepreneur on Why The Future is About Data Democratization

Ask Kristi Zuhlke, CEO of KnowledgeHound, what excites her about the future of work and she’ll tell you it’s the increasing democratization of data.

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A <i>Moneyball</i> Pioneer On Why Baseball Data Has Feelings

Ari Kaplan is widely considered to be one of the pioneers of sabermetrics, which was brought beyond the baseball diamond by Moneyball–a 2003 novel...

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HR Technology Conference 2017 Key Takeaways

The Visier team came back from HR Technology Conference 2017 buzzing over the bright future of the HR technology industry. Download our notes.

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Merck KGaA: A Case Study for Organization-Wide People Analytics

Read the Merck KGaA case study to learn the roll out and internal marketing strategy they used to implement people analytics across their organization.

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Bet Big on These HR Tech Conference 2017 Sessions

HR Tech facilitates the research and meaningful conversations needed to better prepare for the future. Here some HR Tech conference 2017 sessions we...

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18 Must-Read HR Articles for Disruptive Leaders: Your Back-to-Work Reading List

Here are 18 of the most-shared HR articles of 2017. Their common theme? HR that doesn’t just execute, but leads and drives meaningful change.

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The Automation of HR Decision-Making

Trends, Applications, and Risks of A.I.

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Summer Reading 2017: 5 Popular HR Analytics Articles You Need to Read Today

For this roundup of popular people analytics articles for summer 2017, we compiled stories that reveal what makes strategic HR leaders excel.

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It’s About More Than HR: Analytics Learnings from Tom Davenport and Dr. John Sullivan

At this year’s Visier Outsmart, we were fortunate to have two notable industry thought leaders take part. Here are their hr analytics learnings.

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Top Conferences for Talent Acquisition Leaders in 2017

Looking to improve your talent acquisition skills? This round up of top 2017 conferences for talent acquisition shares the latest in best practices, tech...

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Top HR Analytics Articles: Spring 2017 Edition

For this roundup of top HR analytics articles for spring 2017, we looked guidance on how HR can prepare for using HR-driven business analytics.

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The Business Impact of a Day Without A Woman

The movement for gender equity in the workforce is gaining momentum and should be a key part of your organization’s people strategy. A Day Without Women...

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Must-Read HR Analytics Articles for a Successful 2017

HR leaders hit the gas on their adoption of HR analytics in 2016. Here are the top HR Analytics articles from 2016 you need to read for a successful 2017.

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5 Must-Read Talent Acquisition Articles of 2016

Talent Acquisition has experienced strategic growth. As you get ready for 2017, here are some must-reads Talent Acquisition articles of 2016.

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What the Trump White House Means for HR: Top Five Articles for HR Practitioners and Leaders

What does the Trump White House mean for HR? What do you need to be aware of? Here are five “top pick” articles to help you answer these questions.

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Top 5 HR Analytics Articles: Fall 2016 Edition

This Fall 2016 round up of HR analytics articles provides different perspectives on how to take full advantage of people analytics.

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Get the LinkedIn Talent Connect 2016 Session Notes

Talent Acquisition can have a greater impact on the business and these LinkedIn Talent Connect 2016 session notes provide the expert insights to achieve this.

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Get the Session Notes for HR Technology Conference 2016

We sent our team into HR Technology Conference 2016 sessions to gather insights around the different themes that were big in 2016. Download the notes.

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The Only HR Technology Conference 2016 Session Guide You Need

19th Annual HR Technology Conference & Expo. Here's your guide to the HR Technology Conference 2016 sessions that will bring you real value.

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Summer Reading 2016: 5 Popular HR Analytics Articles You Need to Read Today

As you gear up for time spent reading at the lake, here are a few popular HR analytics articles for summer 2016 by thought leaders in the space.

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Visier Insights™ Report: Gender Equity

Discovering the truth behind the gender wage gap

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Overcoming the Manager Divide: HR and the Path to Gender Pay Equity

The Manager Divide clearly links an underrepresentation of women in manager positions to a widening of the gender pay equity gap. Eliminating it is key.

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Building Your Business Case for People Analytics

A strong business case for workforce intelligence shouldn’t just show the HR benefits of the technology -- i.e. “It will help improve employee retention” -- but also explain to executives how the savings and gains from this investment will impact the organization’s key performance indicators.

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Spring Reading 2016: Top HR Articles You Need to Read Today

This roundup of top HR articles for spring 2016 features popular reads on how the human resources department can become a true strategic business partner.

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What Equal Pay Day Means to the Gender Divide and HR

Equal Pay Day symbolizes how far into the next year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous calendar year.

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Ready for a Brilliant New Year in HR? Read the Top Five HR Articles from the Clarity Blog

To help you along your journey to HR brilliance, here are our top five HR articles from 2015. Brilliant HR in 2016 is data-driven, strategic, and impactful.

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HR from the Outside In: Learnings from Dave Ulrich, Father of Modern HR

We were fortunate to host an interactive HR Leadership workshop for Visier customers, led by father of modern HR Dave Ulrich. Here are key takeaways.

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Five #HRTechWorld Sessions You Don’t Want to Miss

If you could only bring two things to HR Tech World Congress in Paris, what would they be? My answer: A pack of throat lozenges and really, really comfortable (but stylish) shoes.

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Five Must-Attend #HRTechConf 2015 Sessions

Here is a list of five must-attend #HRTechConf for 2015 that promise to give you real, actionable tips you can use as a strategic HR professional.

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Tackling Talent Strategically: Q&A With Harvard Business Review Analytic Services

Harvard Business Review Analytic Services recently sat down with our CEO to discuss why workforce planning is such a challenge. Read insights.

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18 Popular Articles for Strategic HR Pros: Your Back-to-Work Reading List

We searched for articles about day-to-day HR issues that earned high numbers of social media shares, and found 18 popular articles for strategic HR.

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Q&A With Ray Wang: What Digital Transformation Means For HR

Ray Wang, CEO of Constellation Research, answers a few questions about what strategic HR professionals can do to thrive in an era of digital transformation.

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The Great HR Gender Divide: Part II

Close the HR gender divide with these words of inspiration from HR leaders.

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The Great HR Gender Divide: Part I

Does the gender divide penetrate into HR? With women increasingly taking the top HR jobs, how influential a role does the CHRO play as a strategic advisor?

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Why We (Will All) Love HR

There is no way to put this delicately: HR has an image problem. But HR is fighting back. Here's why we will all love HR again.

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Five Steps to Get Started with Workforce Analytics

Workforce analytics is a “must-have” Human Resources capability for 2014. Follow these 5 simple steps to get started with workforce analytics.

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