HR analytics

  • August 19, 2019 19 Aug'19

    Hiring vendor says gender-based AI bias is pervasive

    Gender bias in AI algorithms for recruiting and hiring is a big problem, according to the head of With a new hire, the company is planning to change that.

  • July 26, 2019 26 Jul'19

    Trump HR plan may politicize federal workforce

    The Trump administration wants to merge the Office of Personnel Management with the General Services Administration. Critics warn doing so would have serious consequences.

  • June 26, 2019 26 Jun'19

    GM deploys employee recognition software globally

    Employee recognition software is having a moment at General Motors Co. The software helps with budgeting and engagement, and the automaker is deploying it to 160,000 employees globally.

  • June 24, 2019 24 Jun'19

    HR execs express anxiety, interest about AI in HR

    There are some 22,000 people at the annual SHRM conference in Las Vegas. It's HR's biggest gathering, and it's becoming more of a technology conference, thanks to AI.

  • June 12, 2019 12 Jun'19

    Workplace violence drives interest in mass notifications

    The Virginia Beach shooting that killed 12 may help motivate employers to deploy mass notification systems as well as programs to identify problem employees. HR plays a role in both.

  • April 26, 2019 26 Apr'19

    Salesforce pitches Einstein for HR AI use

    Salesforce is trying to gain HR's interest in the prediction services added to its Einstein platform. The vendor says it's not trying to become an AI systems provider, but it sees opportunity in HR.

  • April 12, 2019 12 Apr'19

    HR budgets remain flat in the face of growing expectations

    HR departments are facing increased expectations on a flat budget. To advance, they need to reallocate HR budgets to support digital initiatives, The Hackett Group reported.

  • April 08, 2019 08 Apr'19

    As quit rate soars, employee flight risk gets attention

    Economic growth is encouraging employees to look for other jobs. The quit rate is the highest it's been in 15 years. HR is now trying to identify employee flight risks.

  • March 18, 2019 18 Mar'19

    Users at Qualtrics X4 Summit share a common philosophy on role of HR

    Two Qualtrics customers talk about how they've successfully measured employee experience, and how doing so has effectively changed how the business operates.

  • March 06, 2019 06 Mar'19

    As offshore outsourcing grows, HR tries to measure impact

    Offshore outsourcing can be a traumatic event for employees -- both for those who lose their jobs and for those who survive. It's HR's job to figure out the real impact it's having on employees -- a task that may benefit from new technology.

  • February 22, 2019 22 Feb'19

    Antibias diversity tools grow, spinning off a new market

    Antibias software is a rapidly growing HR market, according to a new report that offers what may be the first comprehensive look.

  • February 11, 2019 11 Feb'19

    Despite demand, few job ads cite flexible work options

    Flexible work options are desirable, but not advertised. Hired has acquired Py, a platform used by employers to assess a candidate's technical skill level in hiring. The HR outsourcing market is set to grow.

  • January 22, 2019 22 Jan'19

    NYU HR analytics degree aims to produce quants

    NYU is launching a graduate degree program to produce HR quants. The program includes analytical skills, coupled with an understanding of HR tech and human behavior in the workplace.

  • December 20, 2018 20 Dec'18

    HR automation tops 2019's six big trends

    Software bots and chatbots may see a rapid uptake in adoption thanks to falling prices and improving tech. That's one of six trends HR pros should watch closely in 2019.

  • December 14, 2018 14 Dec'18

    Boomerang employees drive interest in offboarding tools

    Boomerang employees, workers who leave a company and later return, are leading HR departments to seek out offboarding tools that do more than automate manual processes.