Jared Valdron runs the people analytics function at a mid-sized technology company. He's a friendly data geek with a passion for leveraging HR-related data to provide meaningful insights that help enact positive change. Jared also enjoys creating content in the people analytics space, whether through writing, speaking, or open-source contributions. If you would like to reach out to Jared, please connect via Linkedin, or send him an email at jared.valdron@gmail.com.

Diversity in Tech Across Geography: The Pipeline Opportunity

The Pipeline Problem Another year has passed, and despite major commitments from various firms and monumental efforts by individuals, diversity in tech continues to see a sparsity of meaningful improvement. A common explanation is the pipeline problem. It describes the challenge of hiring members of underrepresented groups for technical roles (women, people of color, veterans,…

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Evaluating Training Effectiveness Using HR Analytics: An Example

Training effectiveness evaluation is an important practice in data-driven HR, but often does not get the attention it deserves. This post outlines where many training effectiveness evaluations fall short, as well has how they can be improved, using unconscious bias training programs as an example. Over the last few years, many organizations have recognized unconscious…