Erik van Vulpen is an expert in connecting HR processes to business results through qualitative and quantitative methods. He is globally recognized as a thought leader in the People Analytics and Digital HR space. Erik is a regular speaker at conferences and trained dozens of HR leadership teams to embed innovative and data-driven HR practices in their organization. He is also an instructor for the AIHR Academy, as well as one of its founders. Contact Erik at erik@aihr.com or connect with him on LinkedIn.

People analytics for SMEs

In most of our articles, we assume that our readers are working at large enterprises. However, we’re getting the question more and more whether people analytics also applies to small and medium enterprises. In this article, we will answer this question. Is People Analytics relevant for SMEs? To answer this question we should first take…

A list of 21 Employee Performance Metrics

21 Employee Performance Metrics

Employee performance metrics are key to tracking how well employees are performing. The difficulty is in implementing them the right way. However, when done right, employee performance metrics benefit both the employee and the organization. We listed the most important metrics below and included some practical examples. There are various kinds of employee performance metrics.…

Measuring Employee Engagement the Right Way

Measuring employee engagement the right way is something companies often struggle with. This article answers the questions whether you want to measure it yourself or work with a survey provider. In addition, we dive into the two most common employee engagement scales and discuss their characteristics. After reading this article, you will measure employee engagement…

What is the Role of the HR Analyst?

The HR analyst plays a crucial role in collecting, structuring, analyzing, and reporting on HR processes and data. In this article, we will discuss the key competencies for an HR analyst’s job, how to become one, career paths, and salary levels. Topics in this article 1) HR analyst tasks and competencies 2) How to become…