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Why People Analytics Is Important for HR with Mark Hickson

With all due respect to the late Steve Jobs, micromanagers, the office was never any kind of guarantee that people would collaborate or be productive. At the same time optimizing performance is still a worthy goal and one that’s not quite as easy now that every day is Wear Your Pajamas to work day. This week we’re talking to Mark Hickson, Knowledge and Insights Lead at Microsoft. He talks to us about people analytics, how to improve your team’s productivity and collaboration and what your organization can do to measure the power of employee connections, improving focus, scheduling resources, and employee wellness.

Why People Analytics is Important for HR with Mark Hickson


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