What is HR Analytics?

You are here:

AIHR Learning Bite: What is HR Analytics?

HR analytics and people analytics are terms that have been used somewhat interchangeably to describe the same phenomenon: using people data to make better business decisions. 

Of these terms, HR analytics became more popular, ranking first in terms of Google searches, while People analytics is placed second.

Yet, the term ‘people analytics’ has recently become increasingly popular and seems to be catching up. This is happening for a few reasons:

  1. ‘HR Analytics’ is becoming overused;
  2. ‘HR Analytics’ is too narrow;
  3. It’s all about people.

Find out more in our in-depth article on the difference between HR Analytics and People Analytics.

Related (free) resource ahead! Continue reading below ↓

51 HR Metrics cheat sheet

Data-driven HR starts by implementing relevant HR metrics. Download the FREE cheat sheet with 51 HR Metrics

Are you ready for the future of HR?

Learn modern and relevant HR skills, online

Browse courses Enroll now