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Learn How to Take Advantage of Your Data to Improve HR Decision Making!

HR Analytics for the Public Sector

From Solid Foundations to Powerful Prediction

September 24 - 25, 2019 · Ottawa, Ontario
Day Two Program Agenda: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
8:00 - 9:00        Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:10
Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Chair
Dr. David Weiss, President & CEO, Weiss International Ltd.
9:10 - 10:00
Perfect Never Happens: Lessons Learned in Moving HR Analytics Forward
Victor Chiasson, Acting Manager, Workforce Analysis and Reporting, Department of National Defence, Government of Canada
  • Establishing a culture of measurement
  • How do you see your data? Crisis management vs. resource development
  • Challenges in establishing data governance in HR culture
  • Data quality dimensions
  • Engaging business: black booking, fake BI, and other data frontier issues
10:00 - 10:15        Networking Break
10:15 - 11:00
AI Implications in Diversity and Inclusion
Hope Makena, Human Resources Advisor, Employment Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Department of Justice, Government of Canada
  • The latest developments in using AI to promote diversity
  • Insights into how AI helps overcome biases instead of perpetuating them
  • How to avoid hidden prejudices during the recruitment process
  • How to build inclusion and diversity into AI design
  • Understanding the importance of design for inclusion
11:00 - 12:00
LinkedIn: Using Social Media and Big Data for Recruitment and Talent Management in Public Sector
Michael Page, Government Lead, Talent Solutions, LinkedIn
  • Learn how Social Media is being utilized to innovate government hiring
  • Transformation of your talent strategy through data
  • Understand how to tap into new talent pools and passive talent
  • Empowering HR to be a strategic partner through data and labour market insights
12:00 - 1:00        Luncheon Break
1:00 - 2:00
More than a Job: Supporting employees through all life's challenges
Joseph Weissgold, Co-founder and Principal Designer, After Community
  • What really sets apart the best companies to work for
  • What organizations stand to gain when employees are supported holistically
  • Why improvements in HR analytics and AI only address one part of the equation
  • Which life experiences are most leveraged for HR to start supporting
  • What you can do to reduce the impact of losing a loved one, practically
2:00 - 3:00
Building and Implementing an HR Analytics Team in Smaller Organizations
Zac Nichol, Manager, HR Innovation Solutions, City of Ottawa

While the future is never certain HR executives and practitioners recognize that analytics will play an increasingly important role in decision making of their organizations. From the ability to clearly understand what has happened, to the capability to provide prescriptive action to managers regarding what should happen, analytics is a key resource to any HR organization. This session will help you gain insight into the power of analytics and the contribution it can make to the organization even if you are starting with minimal resources and people.

  • Understand the benefits of following a step-by-step approach when kick-starting an HR analytics team
  • Build an HR analytics team when resources are limited
  • Learn how to gather data and ensure that it’s uniform, accurate and consistent
  • Set goals and KPIs to ensure HR processes are completely fact-based and aligned to your organization's way of thinking
  • Explore what makes people analytics different from other analytic fields
3:00 - 3:15        Networking Break
3:15 - 4:15
Game Changers: Millennials; Combining Data to Transform Your Business
Angela Payne, SVP & General Manager Canada, Monster
  • Actionable insights from inside and out, a Monster Quant Squad Meta-Analysis
  • Shifting tastes and its implications as Generation M advances to 50% of the labour market by 2020
  • What you can do now to attract and retain the future’s best and brightest

Key learning takeaway - Providing a synthesized perspective to utilize immediately in the pursuit of talent.

4:15        Closing Remarks from the Chair & End of Day Two




Event Partner
Institute of Public Administration of Canada


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 will 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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