HR Data Labs – Season 2 – Episode 14 – Evan Francen – Secure Your S#!t: Cybersecurity in HR Analytics

A passionate advocate for cybersecurity, Evan Francen has been helping people learn about the importance of cybersecurity through his writing, his podcast, his YouTube channel, his public speaking engagements, and more! Cybersecurity has become a massively important aspect of running a business and yet, it’s still an afterthought of many CEOs in the world today.In this episode, Evan talks about what you can do to strengthen your own cybersecurity at home, and why your smart devices might not be the smartest choices after all.

HR Data Labs – Season 2 – Episode 13 – Dave Weisbeck – People Challenges Facing Organizations in 2021

Are we in the middle of The Great Resignation? When crises hit workers tend to stay in their jobs. A report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics has tracked job openings, leaves, and turnover (JOLT) for the past 30 years. When the pandemic hit we saw a historical drop in employees leaving. Now, as the country opens we’re seeing a historically large spike in workers leaving jobs to move to other companies and careers. Dave shares his views on what is happening and why companies should pay attention.

HR Data Labs – Season 2 – Episode 12 – Nigel Stoodley – People Intelligence 2.0

With people data and people analytics tools becoming more readily available, there’s a trend toward wanting a single solution that handles “all the data”. Unfortunately, this isn’t our reality quite yet. A holistic approach to people analytics can only be found when technology vendors and services players openly collaborate. This kind of synergy is what improves the lives of employees and fuels improved performance for businesses.

HR Data Labs – Season 2 – Episode 11 – Siri Chilazi – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in HR Analytics

“When done right, the collection, analysis, and disclosure of DEI data holds the promise of being a powerful lever for progress.” This is the belief of Siri Chilazi, a Research Fellow at the Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard Kennedy School. Her life’s work is to advance gender equality in the workplace through research translation. In other words, she does research on how companies can promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and she brings those research insights to practitioners and organizations.

HR Data Labs – Season 2 – Episode 9 – Dhruv Dang – Build vs Buy: Analytics Applications – Part 1

Let’s go technical! It may be a higher value to build your analytic software solution than it is to buy from an enterprise software vendor. Dhruv has been designing and building software for over fifteen years, and has worked with a variety of organizations across the public and private sectors (B.C. Government, Yukon Government,, Apple). In 2016, he founded Real Folk to help build the next generation of digital services across government and industry in North America.

HR Data Labs – Season 2 – Episode 8 – Mark Stelzner – People Analytics with Dynamic Teams in Dynamic Organizations

It’s time to challenge our concept of teams within organizations! In this episode you’ll hear from Mark Stelzner, the leader of IA HR Consulting. Mark started IA because he had worked with, and for, consulting firms and thought, “there has got to be a better way.” Mark amplifies the voices of the clients he supports, as he believes it’s about finding the right solution to help the organization thrive. IA really focuses on self-sufficiency. Through his work, Mark has been featured by the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Forbes, CNN, and NPR.