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Human Resources and Metrics

Human Resources and Metrics

Posted: 2012-09-13 By David Wexler

For some time, I’ve waxed and waned on the importance and relevance of metrics. There are so many areas of responsibilities that we as HR leaders have, that sometimes, tracking and reporting on metrics, can seem a bit like being in the weeds, when the needs and opportunities for the organization are at a much higher level.

That said; some metrics do matter. I do not have any kind of monopoly on what are good metrics to track, and respectfully defer to SCN members on what matters to us all, and what we are tracking within our organizations.

If helpful though for any who are just starting down the path of beginning to measure human capital-related metrics, following are some metrics that I’ve found useful over the years.

I tend to focus on metrics.....

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