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- Senior Business Intelligence Specialist
Transport Canada
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HR Analytics for the Public Sector

Build an Effective HR Analytics Team Learn How to Take Advantage of Your Data to Improve HR Decision Making!

September 25 - 26, 2018  ·  Ottawa, Ontario
Day One Program Agenda: Tuesday, September 25, 2018
7:30 - 8:30        Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 8:45
Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Chair
Angela Vanikiotis, Senior Manager and Human Resources Management Expert, Government of Canada
8:45 - 9:30
Public Service Employee Surveys
Stevan Zonjic, Director, Analysis and Measurement, Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, Government of Canada
  • The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that ongoing workplace improvement is based on evidence, such as that collected through the employee surveys
  • Since 1999 the Government of Canada has been conducting public service wide employee survey, i.e. Public Service Employee Survey (PSES), every three years
  • This survey has allowed the federal public service to identify what it is doing well and what it could be doing better to ensure the continuous improvement of people management practices in government. Better people management practices lead to better results for the public service, and in turn, better results for Canadians
  • Last year, a decision has been made to have more frequent employee surveys to closely track the progress of key people management initiatives across the federal public service of Canada
  • This presentation will show results from the latest public service employee surveys and how the Government of Canada has transitioned to a new environment with regular employee surveys conducted on an annual basis
9:30 - 10:15
Building and Recruiting a Proper HR Analytics Team
Angela Vanikiotis, Senior Manager and Human Resources Management Expert, Government of Canada
  • Where does the business want to go?
  • Identifying what it needs in terms of people power to get there
  • Once you hire that people power, how you keep it powerful
  • How you know your strategy is working
  • Designing, recruiting and building the data analytics team structure
10:15 - 10:30        Networking Break
10:30 - 11:15
Workforce Analytics in the Government of Alberta
Russell Loga, Director, Human Resources Planning and Programs, Alberta Municipal Affairs, Government of Alberta
  • Identification of the drivers of change to assist in moving the workforce analytics program forward corporately at the leadership level
  • Understanding the complexities with initiating an HR analytics program in a large organization
  • Building consistent practices, processes, and definition within the HR system in order to produce timely, accurate, and relevant metrics
  • Building the necessary infrastructure and competency to move towards a more effective and efficient future state
11:15 - 12:00
Change Management and your HR Analytics Program: Leveraging Change Management Principles to Move Your HR Analytics Program up the Value Chain
Stacey Ileleji, Senior Analyst and Change Management Specialist, Treasury Board Secretariat
  • Review the analytics value chain
  • Change management models and best practices
  • Difference between change management and change leadership
  • Taking a project management and change management approach to moving your HR Analytics program to the next level
  • Change leadership principles that contribute to an organizational culture within HR that is analytics-driven
12:00 - 1:00        Luncheon Break
1:00 - 1:45
Getting on the Same Page: How to Create Goal Congruence Around Data Analytics
Riaz J. Kara, Regional Director, Ontario Region of the Canada Labour Program, Government of Canada
  • Understanding the road to a data-driven, business-enabled analytics environment
  • Senior Management Goal Alignment: are we on the same page?
  • What to stop doing from a data perspective so that you can truly get to the analytics stage
  • Recruitment and Retention Issues for Data Scientists and Economists in the Public Sector
  • Tips, tricks and techniques to build credibility and ensure you're properly managing expectations throughout the journey
1:45 - 2:30
Data-Driven Recruiting
Ismaëll-Antoine Gaumond, Customer Success Manager, LinkedIn

With the use of data analytics it is predicted that hiring success will improve by more than 300% by 2021. This session will help you start or refine your recruitment program for success.

  • Data/key metrics you should be collecting (beyond the standard time to fill & turnover of employees brought in through acquisition)
  • How to interpret the data
  • Using the data to drive results
2:30 - 2:45        Networking Break
2:45 - 3:45
Analytics’ Role in HR-to-Pay Stabilization and Pay Administration
Alex Roitman, Director of Analytics, Public Services Procurement Canada
  • Internal vs. external perspective
  • HR-to-Pay Stabilization vs. pay administration
  • Reporting analytics vs. predictive analytics
  • Business intelligence and data science
  • Definition of stabilization and steady state concept
3:45 - 4:30
People Analytics Journey at The City of Hamilton
Zachary Nichol, HR Metrics Analyst, Human Resources, City of Hamilton

It takes more than just having the data to effect change in your organization. This case study will share lessons learned during the development of a People Analytics function and highlight some of the different competencies needed to achieve great results and build an analytical culture.

  • Learn how to structure your information to support decision making
  • Improve how you convey your message to audiences
  • Discover frameworks to help you focus on the right problem
  • Avoid bias in your analytics
  • Use visualization to see patterns in your data
4:30        End of Day One
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Organizations investing in HR analytics to drive decision-making are investing in their most important asset, people. They are maximizing HR's contribution to the organization's bottom line and gaining a competitive advantage over those who do not take the plunge. But they are the select few. Other organizations would like to derive the benefits of HR analytics but don't know where to start or continue their efforts.

INFONEX's Predictive HR Analytics has been designed to provide delegates with all the information they need to understand why the investment of time and money is worthwhile, what's involved in set up and implementation and take initial steps to implement or progress to the next level.

You will learn what is driving HR analytics today, how to get the most from the data you already have, how to build an effective HR Analytics team and the importance of your team to be able to visually communicate important insights. Case studies will demonstrate the role HR analytics can play in hiring, employee engagement, retention and succession planning.

Join us in Ottawa to get caught up on the latest developments in analytics and learn skills and strategies for improving your workforce and realizing its full potential. Register today!

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