I was honored to be first recognized as a leader in People Analytics back in 2017 alongside many respected and inspiring colleagues. But unfortunately, in those early days, most of the recognition was aimed more at men than women. So, I decided to change this.
I started a personal challenge to salute 365 women, one for each day of the year. There is only one IWD (International Women’s Day), but for me, every day is a woman’s day. Though the list of my data heroes became longer, I realized it wasn’t enough. We needed professional and inspirational role models of women in the field.
As years went by, the challenge turned from a list to interviews with women who generously offered a glance into their journey to become exceptional practitioners in People Analytics. I hope this version of my challenge is a snowball of inspiration that will encourage more women, particularly HR professionals, to enter the data world of HR.
So, let’s celebrate and share this!
A successful data science function in the HR department requires balancing the analytics maturity of the business and HR leaders with the data scientist's skills. It is essential and fascinating to explore how data science and HR needs are knitted.
The culture of the People Analytics community is remarkably open. While datasets, analytics, and insights are restricted, experiences, resources, and advice are generously shared. It inspired me to list the ABCs of success: autodidact habits, business understanding, and coding skills.
An interview about People Analytics with a Lieutenant Colonel in the Israeli Military intelligence - A rare chance to explore practices in the most secure organizations, and to discuss experience with AI, business insights and ethics.
An interview with a former HR analyst at Microsoft, discussing the role of technology in People Analytics and data Ethics: challenges, success stories, and advice - one of many perspectives we had in "The People Analytics Journey" course.
A valuable part of my tailwind comes from my global community of experts who dedicate their careers to helping executives and managers, especially in the domain of HR, to become more data-driven. Here's an interview with one of my data...
Most case studies that we encounter represent mature stages. However, most new players in this rising profession struggle with different challenges. The onboarding of People Analytics Leaders is fascinating and worth following. Here's one example.
This interview with an HR manager in a fireside chat during a People Analytics class offers an introspective approach to a joint journey, as a mentee and mentor: the motives, the obstacles, the quick win, the team participation, and more.
An interview with a professional in the field of People Analytics, Learning, and Organization Development, about career-growth challenges and internal mobility.