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People Analytics

Advanced analytics for better talent and business decisions

Advanced analytics can dramatically improve the way organizations identify, attract, develop, and retain talent. However, many organizations still make those decisions based on instinct and intuition. People Analytics helps managers and senior talent leaders unlock the power of data—increasing rigor, reducing bias, and improving performance.

Benefits

Identify drivers of high performance

We dig deep to uncover the unique factors that influence organization-wide performance. Leaders can apply the insights to their talent-development strategies and recruiting practices and to address individual performance gaps.

Streamline recruiting and diversify hiring

We use advanced analytics to identify characteristics associated with successful hires, and we then apply rigorous processes to evaluate candidates for those characteristics. The result is a faster process and a more diverse set of hires with an increased likelihood of success.

Benchmark against the industry

We harness publicly available professional data to identify new recruiting sources, compare your workforce to competitors, and identify what “great” looks like for key roles.

People Analytics by the numbers

80%

increase

in recruiting efficiency

25%

rise

in business productivity

50%

decrease

in attrition rates

Why People Analytics

Linked to business impact

With People Analytics, talent is directly linked to driving business value. We help leaders ensure they have the right people in the right roles, to solve the most important organizational challenges.

Data and analytics combined with expert support

We combine proprietary data and analytics capabilities with our team of more than 200 experts—including data scientists, statisticians, and HR practitioners—to help organizations develop rigorous, evidence-based talent-management strategies that drive sustained performance.

McKinsey’s talent expertise

We’re talent experts, working with the world's leading organizations to help them tackle the most important organizational challenges related to hiring, managing, developing, promoting, and retaining talent.
80% reduction in staffing and hiring time for an Asia-based bank

Our impact

80% reduction

in staffing and hiring time for an Asia-based bank

Find out how People Analytics can help your organization

Featured insights

Article - McKinsey Quarterly

The yin and yang of organizational health

– Sustained performance over the long term and successful transformation in the near term require many of the same ingredients.
Article

Attracting and retaining the right talent

– The best workers do the best and the most work. But many companies do an awful job of finding and keeping them.
Podcast

What every leader needs to know about organizational management

– Leaders of organizations should beware chasing the next shiny object and instead focus on practical, time-tested topics that have... proved to bring success.

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