Littalics on Wednesday 2
Edition #23
November 4th 2020
The Autumn Collection

Happy Wednesday!

Is it possible to change the analytical mindset of human resources professionals? I think it is possible, and there are many ways to do that. One way is to follow the value chain that I created, which eventually became the table of contents in my new book that I'll hopefully publish in 2021. I invite you to explore it in the sneak peek at the book introduction below. Another angle to enhance the analytical mindset is to consider every process involved with people as an opportunity to practice analytics in an advanced manner. As a People Analytics consultant and contractor, I supported organizations, for many years, precisely this way. In every stage of the employee lifecycle, processes generate data. The secret sauce is integrating people's data with business data. Analyzing combined data from different sources expand the support managers should receive.


Thoughts and Articles

How is People Analytics relevant to employee sentiment? Actually, we don't only measure the sentiment in research products or projects, but we also impact it as we share insights and intervene more effectively.

Employee Survey: Processes that follow data collection

Employee Engagement Survey: 3 essential processes that follow data collection
A successful administration of the Employee Engagement Survey will include essential processes after the data collection phase is completed: Multi-variate statistical analysis, Visualization as a foundation of organizational discussion, and Follow-up procedures and practices.

Effectiveness of employee evaluation process

Effectiveness of employee evaluation process
Stakeholders and players who participate in the evaluation process, the available tools and resources, the issues discussed in the feedback conversations - all affect the effectiveness of the process. At the end of the process, managers tend to raise four questions in regard to sources of influence.

Tweets and Treats

A selection of contents I liked and shared this week
Beyond People Analytics: Relational Analytics

Beyond #PeopleAnalytics: Relational Analytics (#Organization #Network #Analysis #ONA) People operate in complex networks, not in org charts or excel spreadsheets.
COVID-19 has worsened ageism. Here’s how to help older adults thrive.

RT @lexymartin Here's the data on how COVID-19 worsened #ageism. But, ageism tends to paint all older adults as the same. The reality is that older persons are diverse and have several different identities. They are more than their age.


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

* LinkedIn Global Talent Trends 2020

Tel Aviv Chapter

I'm happy to update that I recently returned to offer research services remotely. After spending time teaching, I realized that my skills and experience as a data scientist and applied researcher still complement most human resources and organizational development teams' capabilities. My primary analytical tool will remain R. I would love to hear about your organizational research journey and hope to find an opportunity to collaborate on a project.

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 contacted me, for feedback and encouragement. It means a lot to me! This book will connect all my dots and will offer learning and development while enjoying, just like the spirit of my blog. Stay tuned for more samples shortly.

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Littal Shemer Haim

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