Enhanced Employee Communication? Use Data
Data is essential for targeting employee issues. The big question is who is analyzing the data? Only a small number of managers have a background in Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. It is estimated that 1.5 million jobs will be created by the year 2018 to handle employee data. Here is the Quarter Design Analysis of data issues with Millennials.
Data Improves Retention
It is estimated that 30 billion dollars are lost due to Millennial turnover. Companies have the data to interpret why people leave. The next step is to determine who is in charge of solving the retention problem.
Data Improves Millennial Communication
Millennials crave flexibility and communication. Millennials tell companies exactly what they want on their surveys. The companies like SalesForce and Point B take data very seriously and communicate with millennials after analyzing data. Both companies were voted 100 best workplaces for Millennials to work at.
Managers wear a lot of hats. Companies that train their managers or create a separate data analytic job will thrive. According to SHRM “92 percent of companies are struggling to get the strategic insight they need to solve retention problems and other issues.” This means that companies are struggling with interpreting data to help the company.
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