From sports to retail and beyond, it seems that every industry is using data analytics to glean key insights into their organization, competitors and to measure overall performance. However, it may come as a surprise to some that HR departments are one of the biggest data collectors and analysts inside many organizations.

HR analytics enables HR professionals to make data-driven decisions to attract, manage, and retain employees, which improves ROI. It helps leaders make decisions to create better work environments and maximize employee productivity. It has a major impact on the bottom-line when used effectively.