The Problem with Analytics in HR and How to Fix It

The Problem with Analytics in HR and How to Fix It

Let’s be honest: analytics is a beast to tackle. Using analytics is not as easy as plugging in data and waiting for the cool tool to create pretty charts with insights. If that were the case, we would all be fluent in analytics. But using analytics, and using it effectively, takes analysis, planning, and time and investment from both leadership and the team. How many organizations, especially smaller ones, can say they have all of that?

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Most Valuable IT Projects for HR in the Next 12 Months

Most Valuable IT Projects for HR in the Next 12 Months

In Argosight’s most recent Snap Survey, we asked approximately one hundred HR professionals from our Human Resources (HR) & Talent Management Executive and HRIS & Payroll Professional Network groups on LinkedIn: If you are NOT limited by resources (people and budget), which HR technology projects would you tackle this year, and when?

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From Admin to Partner: The Road to Strategic HR

From Admin to Partner: The Road to Strategic HR

Human Resources is a vital part of every organization. HR does more than hiring, payroll, and benefits administration. They also help build company culture, keep employees engaged, and advocate for all individuals in the company. As challenges and needs of the organization change in response to recent market demands, internal expectations of HR are also changing; Organizations now need HR to be more strategic in their thinking and to bring their insights to the table to help solve business issues. Some HR departments are more agile and can rise to meet the expectations of their business partners. Others, however, are lagging behind.

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Employment Branding

Employment Branding

As an HCM professional, you know how important it is to stay on the threshold of this ever-evolving industry. Times change, technology transforms, and the way we find talent refuses to stay the same—and you need to be fully aware of every shift.

We’ve been on the lookout for new, relevant material to share with you. Sharing ideas is an important aspect of our community at Argosight, which is why we’ll be curating relevant content meant to provide a step-up in this vastly changing landscape.

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The Last First Impression: The Art of Extending an Offer

The Last First Impression: The Art of Extending an Offer

There’s a turning point in the lifecycle of any recruitment process. This step in the process is different for every candidate. For some, the course ends abruptly at the phone screen, but for the best-fitting candidates, that catalyst is the offer letter.

The offer letter, though overlooked, creates an important juncture in the process because it’s often the first time the candidate communicates directly with their new employer. And from a client perspective, it’s the first chance to show the candidate an official product—a representation of the company’s brand and values. An offer letter is a prime opportunity that should be capitalized upon, especially in an industry where first impressions are everything.

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