Using Data Analytics to Reshape Talent Processes

One-size-fits-all talent management processes no longer work in a global setting because people are not-one-size-fits-all. Human Resources analytics enable organisations to make better decisions across functions based on evidence.
By Donna Chan

Evidence-based talent management requires hard data and analytics that create a link between fact and fiction. Fact in a global organization recognizes the enormous differences in people across countries and cultures. Fiction assumes all job candidates and employees have the same perspectives, experiences and goals. Human Resources professionals understood this many years ago but missing was the evidence.

The proof that global groups of people are motivated by different drivers is found in workforce analytics. Companies, like the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and other organisations, are using the data analytics to develop evidence-based talent management tools that enable them to make better people decision...

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