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Top 25 HR Leaders to Watch in 2022

HR leaders around the world rose up to meet new challenges last year. Here, we celebrate 25 of them, and learn the powers that got them through.

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The 3 A’s for Recruiting More Diverse Talent

Creating more diverse teams starts with hiring more diverse candidates. These three steps make it easier to address issues in your recruiting funnel.

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5 Ways to Make Diversity in the Workplace a Reality

Organisations are continuing to struggle to meet their diversity goals. Here are five ways to improve DEI within your business.

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Time to Overhaul How We Work: A Q&A With Medallia’s Melissa Arronte

In this piece, Medallia's Employee Experience Practice Lead Melissa Arronte shares why right now is the best time for your company to do a refresh.

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5 Ways to Develop the Right Employee Skills Plan

Skill data has become a crucial tool for companies Here are 5 innovative ways companies are using skill data to empower companies and their people.

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People Analytics 101: How to Meet Business Goals with People Data

People analytics is the practice of collecting and transforming HR data to improve the way you do best. Here’s how to do it in four steps.

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The HR Terms Glossary

A growing compendium of HR terms, questions, and—most importantly—their definitions.

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3 Reasons Why Diversity Pledges End in Broken Promises

Building a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization is imperative, but still we see organizations fail to meet their commitments.

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When Vacations Aren’t Enough: New Visier Survey Finds 70% of Burnt Out Employees Would Leave Current Job

New study finds that 89% of employees have experienced burnout the past year. 70% of them said they would leave their jobs because of it.

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6 Key Indicators of a High-functioning Hybrid Team

What are signs of a high-functioning hybrid team? Vivo Team Development and Visier share six that are crucial for your business success.

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To Keep Service Industry Workers—Try Listening

The restaurant, retail, and hospitality sectors are struggling amid a serious labor shortage. The key to adapting and thriving? Listening to workers' needs.

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Why M&A Success Starts with Historic People Data

Accurately merging two workforces using historical data from both companies is critical to M&A success. Here’s why.

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3 Ways to Succeed with People Analytics, According to New Survey

A new European survey revealed three massive opportunities for people analytics–and expert-driven tips for how best to progress in each area.

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How 3 Organizations Solve the Skills Challenge with People Data

Experts share how their companies use people data to address upskilling, reskilling, and empowering employees to envision their own careers.

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Dynamic Engagement: Talent Acquisition for Today’s Business World

iCIMS’ Chief Evangelist Charles Mah explains his Dynamic Engagement strategy for attracting and retaining top talent. Here’s the approach.

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New Research Reveals Financial Services Skills Crisis

Financial services organisations are facing a new, looming threat: high employee resignations in the next 12 months. New research dives in more.

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The Power of People Analytics: A Fireside Chat with Thought Leader Stacia Garr

People analytics is mission critical for all organizations. Stacia Garr of RedThread Research shares the four layers of data for people analytics.

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5 Key Takeaways From the Visier Insights: Racial/Ethnic Career Gap Report

New Visier Insights Report confirms persistence of a significant Manager Divide between underrepresented groups and their white counterparts.

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The New Employee Experience: Bridging the Gap between Customer Experience and Employee Experience

At our Outsmart conference, three experts discussed the important role employee experience will play in the workforce of the future.

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5 Ways Employee Experience Experts Use People Analytics

Organisations with higher employee engagement have higher profitability and lower turnover. Here are five ways to use people analytics to improve employee experience.

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Top 5 Superpowers of Effective HR Leaders

HR leaders who successfully steered their organizations through the pandemic displayed these five superpowers.

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Why Empathy is an HR Superpower

Empathy is an HR superpower that can be amplified with data. Here's how.

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Vision is an HR Superpower You Can Cultivate—Here’s How

The pandemic forced organizations into a here-and-now operating mode, but that didn’t stop visionary HR leaders from looking ahead. Here's how they did it.

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Why Strategic HR Leaders Will Stay in the Spotlight Post-Pandemic

In the years ahead, successful HR leaders will need to think on their feet while being strategic. This article describes three ways to do just that.

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As Remote and Hybrid Work Grows, Connection Becomes an HR Superpower

Connected HR leaders see the opportunity to improve the way work gets done through effective networking and collaboration. Here’s how.

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Daring HR Leaders Lead the Way in Effecting Real Organizational Change

Daring HR leaders dare to face uncomfortable truths about DEI challenges and chart a path forward. Find out more about this HR superpower.

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SMBs, People Strategies, and the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Time of Rapid Growth

The COVID-19 pandemic’s effects were felt especially strongly at small and mid-sized companies. Here’s how HR pros made an impact.

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Making Talent Acquisition’s Job Easier with Analytics Lessons from Global Brands

Visier customers share their talent acquisition analytics lessons that helps them get clear information and insights on their hiring practices.

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Adaptive Leadership and Human-Centered Design: What the Future Holds for HR

Top people analytics experts share their views on what HR can expect from a data-driven future, including adaptive leadership strategies and roles needed five years from now.

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7 Reskilling Strategies That Will Futureproof Your Company

Reskilling is critical to preparing for the future so experts from Willis Towers Watson and Visier shared seven strategies you can implement today.

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How SMBs Can Accelerate Growth Using Their People Data

Mid-sized businesses face a set of unique challenges on their way to growth. Here’s how analytics can help SMBs make great decisions about their people.

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The Digital Revolution of HR with Jason Averbook of Leapgen

Jason Averbook, industry analyst and CEO and Co-Founder of Leapgen, shares the three areas that will help HR meet the future of work.

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A Day in the Life of a Talent Acquisition Leader

Talent is crucial in a business world that’s more competitive than ever. Here’s how tomorrow’s Talent Acquisition leaders are redefining their field.

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5 Areas Where People Analytics Drives Critical Impact

New survey shows the critical areas where European HR leaders see people analytics driving the most impact in their organizations.

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How People Analytics Powered a $66 Billion Dollar Merger

Truist’s HR and people analytics teams share how people analytics gave them the insights needed for a smoother merger process.

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Trends in Employee Resignation Rates: Watch Out for Summer 2021

Resignation rates are trending upward for Summer 2021. Managers and mid-career professionals are leading groups in employee turnover.

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From Insights to Outcomes: 6 Lessons for Data-Driven CHROs

It’s not enough to simply have the numbers. Here are six best practices for CHROs who want to put their people data to work.

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How People Analytics Supports Your HCM Rollout Strategy

In this Outsmart panel, people analytics practitioners from the LEGO Group, Deutsche Bank and Unilever discuss why Visier pairs well with Workday.

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Uber’s Criteria for Choosing their People Analytics Solution

Uber’s Head of People Analytics, RJ Milnor, joined us for a fireside chat and shared how they use analytics to develop the highest performing workforce.

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Women On the Move? New Survey Uncovers Urgent Need To Empower Female Leaders in Today’s Workforce

Empowering female leaders is critical to business success. But many women–burnt out at home and at work–are considering dropping out of the workforce.

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The Future of Financial Services: Q&A on People Analytics and Workforce Planning

Strategic workforce planning and people analytics play a key role in the future of financial services. Learn more in this Q&A with industry experts.

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Successful People Analytics Change Management Starts with the Right Vision and Goals

How do you maximize the value of your people analytics? Find out why setting the right vision is key to getting change management right

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Framework for Leveraging People Analytics for Recruiting Diverse Talent

Recruiting diverse talent is easier with this proactive framework for finding the best way to leverage your recruiting and talent data.

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Experts Share 4 Tips for People Analytics Success

Industry experts, Stela Lupushor and Nigel Dias, give advice on what to consider when learning from others in the people analytics community.

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People Analytics Maturity Linked to Better Financial Performance, Research Shows

Exciting research shows the causal link between people analytics and improving the business performance of enterprise organizations.

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The power of payroll data: An interview with a leader in data management, BI, and people analytics

An interview with Dave Wallis of Insperity, a leader in data management, BI, and people analytics.

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Strategies for Getting the Most Out of Your Payroll Data

Enrique Sala shares how organizations can use their payroll data more strategically.

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Resetting the Employee Experience in 2021

By having the right employee experience approach, organizations will be in a better position for recovery. See what actions you can take in 2021 here.

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The State of Talent Acquisition today: A Global Leader in HR shares his views

In this article, Stephen Bruce, the Managing Director at PeopleFluent, shares his views on the challenges that HR leaders are facing today.

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D&I Actions Your Organization Must Take in 2021

Moving the needle on diversity and inclusion hasn’t been easy. Find out what D&I actions your organization must take in 2021 in this article.

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Workforce Planning in 2021: The Agility Muscle Continues to Flex

The muscle for agility that organizations needed in a year of uncertainty will continue to be crucial now and in the longer term. Learn why in this article.

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Why Great HR Strategy Shouldn’t Be About Making HR Better

What is holding HR back from playing a driving strategic leadership role in the business? We share key takeaways from Dave Ulrich's HR session at Outsmart.

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Diversity and Inclusion: 5 Lessons Learned from Top Companies

Want to take action to increase diversity and inclusion in your organization? Discover how successful companies are using people analytics to support D&I.

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Your Guide to HR Technology Conference & Expo 2020

The annual HR Technology Conference & Expo is going digital and Visier has your definitive guide for making the most of the biggest virtual HR event.

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What Are the Right Spans and Layers For Your Organization?

People anlaytics experts from Comerica and Visier share how a more thoughtful, data-driven approach for optimizing spans and layers delivers more accurate analyses.

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HR Future-Proofing vs. Firefighting: 5 Strategic Workforce Planning Tips

Want to get the ball rolling on the adoption of strategic workforce planning practices and move up the maturity curve? Here is how to get there.

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How Recruiting and Employer Branding Will Change During and After a Pandemic

Need resources to guide you through crisis management? We’re working with our partners, customers, and the community to provide a…

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The SMB Guide to COVID-19 Restructuring: 7 Questions You Need to Ask

Here are seven questions that business leaders need to ask to prepare for a restructuring plan that will enable them to weather the storm.

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Why Employee Listening Matters More than Ever–and How Data Helps

In our recent crisis management open forum, we learned how people analytics plays a key role in keeping employees engaged, happy, and safe.

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How to Make Data Meaningful During a Crisis

Here is a recap of the main topics that emerged in our most recent open forum on how to use people analytics during the stages of a pandemic.

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What You Can Learn About Crisis Management From the People Analytics Community

During our recent COVID-19 open forum, leading experts and practitioners in the data and analytics field shared emerging best practices for managing employee safety and business continuity.

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4 Steps to Building a Business Case for D&I

How do you take the leap from knowing D&I improvement is important to doing something about it? Follow these four steps to start changing your organization.

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How Gig Work Will Impact HR in 2020 and Beyond

The rise of gig work means the focus for HR will be finding tools to bring together the talent lifecycle across all the roles in your business. Here's how.

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How to Create a Data-Driven Employee Retention Plan in 10 minutes

We walk through how fast and easy it is to begin building a data-driven retention plan in just 10 minutes using Visier for mid-market. Let’s get started.

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Why Being Data-Driven Isn’t Enough

The problem with anything data-driven is that this concept presumes that data comes first. Find out how to refocus HR on the business of answers rather than data.

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The 5 Steps of Analytics-Driven Workforce Planning

Businesses need to make sure they have the right people in the right jobs at the right time. Use these steps to analytics-driven workforce planning to help.

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How Intelligent Automation Improves HR’s Business Impact

A couple of decades ago, few business departments had regular access to analytics. However, over time, most business functions have…

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3 Reasons to Analyze Your Training Programs for Early-Career Professionals

Here are three learnings that you can glean from analyzing your early-career professional training programs–and applying those insights.

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Success in the Future of Work: What it Means to Be Human

The future of work is a point of transition. Here's how HR and the workforce we oversee can navigate the change with confidence.

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The Global Labor Trends Driving the Robot “Takeover”

Here are some of the factors driving this new future of work and the global labor trends driving the shift from human to robots and the nuances of each.

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Why HR Transformation is Not the Answer

FoW - There is a flaw in the HR transformation model, one that prevents organizations from bridging the gap between HR activities and business outcomes.

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Breaking Down Barriers as “the Only” Woman: Stories from Women in Banking and Energy Leadership

Gender Parity | Maryann Bruce and Sue Ortenstone share their experience of what it was like to be “the only” woman in a male-dominated industry.

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Key Takeaways from Visier’s Women in Leadership Event

Women in Leadership event - Speakers from Paradigm for Parity, Ingersoll Rand, and TIAA shared key takeaways on gender equity. Here is what they said.

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The New Workforce Gender Equity Factors HR Needs to Watch

The gender pay gap is more than a compensation issue. In this article, we examine the new workforce gender equity factors impacting this disparity.

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3 Steps to Reskilling Retail Workers for Age of Automation

If you work in retail HR, now is the time to start thinking more analytically about reskilling retail workers and the training programs that you offer.

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Strategically Managing Manufacturing Skills Gaps With Learning Analytics

To develop a learning strategy that will help you narrow the manufacturing skills gap in a way that contributes to business success, follow these steps.

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Using Analytics to Link Leadership Development to Customer Satisfaction

Tracing the path from leadership development to customer satisfaction requires an analytical approach. Here is an overview of what to look for.

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Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data

Experience and maturity are more valued in tech. We call this the “Tech Sage Age.” Here are four common tech ageism myths we debunked with the data.

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5 Ways to Promote More Gender Equity in the Workplace

Improving gender equity in the workplace is an issue of incredible focus and debate. Here are some actions leaders can take to promote gender equity.

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Reduce Gender Bias Using Data-Driven Performance Reviews

Gender equity is a complex and systemic issue that requires action especially in performance management. Here are ways to reduce gender bias in...

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People Analytics Leader Job Description Template

Hire the right People Analytics Leader for your organization

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The Riveting Headcount Story That Can’t Be Ignored: Bringing HR Numbers to Life, Part 2

Visier's UX team provides a helpful step by step example of telling the story behind headcount change to avoid the headcount trap.

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Five Steps to Getting Started with People Analytics

Simplify and accelerate your journey from HR metrics to workforce analytics

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