workforce analytics blog

February 9, 2017

How Measures, Metrics and Indicators Lead To Workforce Insight

Measures, metrics, and indicators (often referred to as Key Performance Indicators or KPI) are common words in the field of workforce analytics. More than jargon, these three terms define the building blocks of data analytics that help HR professionals understand their workforce. Defining the Terms A Measure is a concrete […]
November 22, 2016

Why New Overtime Laws Are Driving Employers to Analyze Labor Hours

“Labor Hours” is the amount of time an employee spends working and getting paid. Measured as a unit of work carried out by one person in one hour, you can think of labor hours as effort = outcome. Historically, labor hours are measured to evaluate workforce productivity and the resulting […]
October 19, 2016

How HR Can Measure Performance – And Boost The Bottom Line

How well do you do your job? That’s commonly referred to as performance and it’s subjective – at least, more subjective than productivity. Performance is one of the top three workforce insights ZeroedIn gets asked for, because it’s tied to employee compensation, the biggest investment that companies make. Managing performance […]