Littalics on Wednesday 2
Edition #17
September 23rd, 2020
The Autumn Collection

Happy Wednesday!

Did you notice the inspirational quotes that I collect on the front page of This week I recalled, “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” ~Confucius. No wonder I read and write and talk with fellows People Analytics experts these days. It's because I'm on holiday and a vacation! But also a lockdown. And so, I got lemons, let's make lemon pies!


Thoughts and Articles

Measuring the productivity of a knowledge worker, who works in a team, in which skills, knowledge, and creativity of the entire team members serve together to reach a goal, might be daunting. And yet, organizations do that. I was privileged to learn more about it this week.

Productivity Measures: Time or Outputs?

Productivity Measures: Time or Outputs?
The productivity of knowledge workers is measured both by outputs and focus time. This blog explores this subject with Covid19 and pre-Covid19 case studies, and some personal experience and hacks.

Productivity and Safety: A Conflict?

Productivity and Safety: A Conflict?
There is a delicate balance that HR professionals must keep in helping business leaders achieve their goals while protecting the interests of employees. Perhaps we need a tool that diminishes the conflict between productivity and safety.

Tel Aviv Chapters

The People Analytics Journey

The next cycle of the introductory course for HR leaders and practitioners starts soon, in Hebrew! Please fill the form below, to receive the syllabus and more details
לומדים מהבית ובעברית :)

There is so much more in my People Analytics circle

There is so much more in my People Analytics circle
You must be eternal students in the industry of People Analytics, so you better choose wisely who you learn from. Each person in the following interviews and reviews offered me a valuable lesson.


of companies say they still need help with basic people analytics*

* LinkedIn Global Talent Trends 2020

Tweets and Treats

A selection of contents I liked and shared this week
Six digital trends gaining momentum—and why they matter

#Ethics in the digital trends: “Given the market’s voracious appetite for #AI-powered products and services within booming digital technology, we see a huge need for investment in a multidisciplinary approach to fairness-aware, privacy-respecting, explainable and responsible AI״ Thx @HRCurator
How Do You Create a Learning Culture in the Workplace?

"Every organization I work with that is really focused on learning doesn't make a choice between serving the organization strategy or allowing the individuals to grow. They try to figure out how to bring these two outcomes as close as possible" Thx @david_green_uk & @gpetriglieri

Updated Resources

Ethics in Workforce AI
Monthly Review

Ethics in People Analytics and AI at Work – Best Resources
Part of my continuous learning, collaboration, and contribution is a comprehensive resource list, updated monthly. It includes four categories: strategic thinking, practical advice, product reviews, and a social context.

People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list

Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list
Let’s face it. There are too many professional books one can read in a lifespan. This list of People Analytics and HR-Tech books is not exceptional. I won’t be able to complete reading all of it …

A Lighthouse in the Rough Seas of HR-Tech

A Lighthouse in the Rough Seas of HR-Tech
Sailing the rough seas of HR-Tech solutions? This List may be your lighthouse. Find here links to HR-Tech innovation and solutions, sorted in ten main categories, based on employee life-cycle ...

More Learning Opportunities and Recognition

People Analytics, HR-Tech - Training, Public Speaking, Media Coverage, Recognition
Thanks for meeting me outside of this People Analytics blog! When I started this blog, I chose one of my photographs, that presents cranes, for the main page. Cranes are a great metaphor ...
Book Cover

If you missed the sneak peek into the introduction of my book draft a couple of weeks ago, here's another opportunity. Thanks again to everybody who called me or texted me, for feedback and encouragement. It means a lot to me! This book will connect all my dots. and will offers learning and development while enjoying, just like the spirit of my blog. So, stay tuned for more samples in the coming weeks.

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Littal Shemer Haim

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