Solve the Turnover Mystery: Investigation Approaches Identified
Our last blog posed the question, “Can turnover risk be used as a proxy for actual turnover?” The short answer is yes. But keep in mind, the drivers differ. So,
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Can Turnover Risk Be Used as a Proxy for Actual Turnover? We Have the Answer
You would probably jump at the chance to impact your organization’s bottom line by reducing the voluntary turnover rate of high performing employees (i.e., reducing the number of good employees
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SMD’s Prediction Comes True: Rage Against the Machines
We’re continuing to follow up on our “Crystal Ball” prediction series from last year, which outlined upcoming trends and the impact on you, your organization and the entire HR field.
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Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly
For the past 5 years or so, big data, human resources (HR) analytics, and predictive analytics have been new concepts floating around the HR world. Of course, with technology changing
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ICYMI: HR Developments Through the Decades
We recently read an interesting article, “HR’s Epic Journey,” in Human Resource Executive’s 30th anniversary issue, and we thought the insights offered by several CHROs were worth repeating. The trends
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New & Improved Action-Planning Tool, ActionGenius
We’re pleased to announce the launch of ActionGenius, our patent-pending, cloud-based action-planning tool linked to business outcomes that enables compliance and shows return-on-investment (ROI) impact. Our patented tool, SMD Link,
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Another SMD Prediction Validated: Bad Analytics Leads to Bad Business
At the end of last year, we developed a “Crystal Ball” prediction series about predictive analytics in HR, and how this approach will impact you, your organization and the HR
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Groundhog Day: A Comment on Gallup and Other “Annual Employee Engagement Reports”
It’s that time of year again—when we get Gallup’s Annual Report on Employee Engagement—and many others too. At this point, you can pretty much predict what the key themes are
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The Basics of Big Data, HR Analytics & Predictive Analytics
There are lots of words and concepts floating around the HR world these days that are new or different from the traditional approach – ones like “big data,” “HR analytics,” and
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