Businesses are being transformed

The emergence of the digital economy is spawning new companies, driving growth and forcing business to rethink and reinvent the way they work. Challenged by a skills crisis, and the need to acquire, manage and engage talented people, the HR function has had to respond and focus harder on their most important assets – their people. Just as Personnel gave way to HR in the 1980s, so HR is now transforming to a People function, with Chief People Officers and the emergence of People Science. Gain insights from some of the top tech people leaders on building some of the world’s most disruptive teams, as you figure out how to better manage and engage your people in the new economy.

People Science

What is people science and why is it the future of HR?

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Turning people data into people insights

With People Science, organizations can finally use people data to understand how and why the workforce behaves the way it does. Once they’ve an insight into how their people interact with their environment and how that affects systems and performance, they can go about making better people decisions. Find out more

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People Science: The Return on Investment (or Analytics)

Article 6 in a series of 6 The concept of people analytics maturity is often used by HR to assess the state of people analytics. Basic reporting is considered low maturity and high maturity is predictive analytics or prescriptive analytics. From this, HR and people teams conclude predictive or prescriptive analytics is the goal and

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People Science: The Context

Context is the business’s vision, values, short and long-term business strategies and goals, from which, the talent strategy or people strategy is derived- the people component of the business strategy.

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People Science: Theories, Methods and Tools

The data technology landscape has exploded in the last few years and continues to expand rapidly with big data, BI, and data visualization tools. With so many tools to choose from what tools should you consider and how do you choose?

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People Science: The Data

Article 3 in a series of 6. The age of big data is here. We are creating 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day and 90% of all data today is less than two years old. Yet in this data abundant world, HR data and people data is often found wanting. For many people scientists,

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People Science: The Science Foundation

Article 2 of a series of 6 The foundation of science is the scientific method. The scientific method is a body of techniques for acquiring new knowledge and/or correcting and integrating previous knowledge. It is defined “a method of procedure that has characterized natural science since the 17th century, consisting in systematic observation, measurement, and

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From Data Science to People Science

Article 1 of a series of 6 Data science has become an immensely popular buzzword. The promise of data-driven decisions delivering us from the uncertainty of gut feel. Big data and cognitive computing freeing us from excel spreadsheets and graphs. An entire new function has emerged in many organizations with data scientists and chief data

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What is People Science

HR is changing. Find out what’s driving the transformation to People and meet some of those leading the way.

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8 good workforce experiences your HR team can use

In the talent wars, the best recruitment tool is making your business one that everybody wants to work for. See 8 ways leading businesses are making themselves desirable employers using good workforce experiences. Good workforce experiences don’t just come from employers spending money. It’s not all about pay and perks – although obviously they help.

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Thoughts

Interview with Ruth Chandler, Global People Director.

How Skyscanner attracts and keeps the high flyers

The appeal of Skyscanner shows up in the numbers – it was recently bought for £1.4bn, and has been voted the 5th best place to work in the UK. Its leadership team have made it a People Company, where employees love to work. Find out how they did it…

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Interview with Malcolm Kemp, VP HR.

I have a problem with the term HR

HR is a strategic function in business, but it hasn’t always been. Find out how and why the role has changed with this insider’s view from Malcolm Kemp, VP HR at Swedish unicorn, Klarna.

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Interview with Mark Levy, Director of Employee Experience.

How Airbnb makes work meaningful for its employees

You can tell Airbnb is a little bit different from traditional employers when you check out the careers page on its website. We talked to Mark Levy, Director of Employee Experience, to find out how the company’s approach works for the business and it’s staff.

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All about people

Automating Chaos

Getting the framework right for assessing a candidate against the skills and experience for a role.

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Using Data Effectively

Now we can capture lots of people data, what should we do with it?

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Losing the War for Talent

“HR took a war on talent and its weapon was assessment.”

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Defining Talent

The capability of the HR function needs to evolve to combine skillsets in data analytics and people management.

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Summing Up

Watch each panellist give their summary thoughts on the roundtable discussion.

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Full video

If you enjoyed the short teaser videos, watch the full roundtable discussion to learn more.

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BrightTALK webinar

How fast-growing tech businesses are turning HR into a strategic pillar. Click here to view

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People Science perspectives

People science is going to be crucial in the future of people management. Read this short viewpoint from Sage People.

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About Fairsail

Watch this short video and find out more about Sage People HRMS.

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