The ultimate guide to attrition rates

People start jobs. People leave jobs. It’s just the natural order of things. You expect to see some turnover in your organisation, and resignations can be a welcome opportunity to bring in new talent. But what happens when too many people are resigning? Let’s take a...

Gender ratio benchmarks: is the tech sector improving?

Steve Jobs. Elon Musk. Bill Gates. Mark Zuckerberg. When you think of tech leaders, these are likely the names that come to mind. The sector is often seen as the domain of ‘tech bros’, and it’s long had a disproportionately high proportion of male employees.  Recent...

How (and why) to choose people analytics software

We live in a data-driven era. That’s because we know we’ve already got a lot of the answers, it’s just a matter of interpreting existing information. But if you’re a people leader, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed – or even sceptical – about analysing your...

The Legal Sector and presenteeism: benchmark insights

You wake up with streaming eyes, a congested nose, and a banging headache. It’s official: you’re ill. The trouble is, it’s a Tuesday and you’ve got deadlines, external meetings, and a pile of paperwork to get on with. You have two options: A) Call in sick and go back...

Do women take more time off? A Housing Sector case study

Sick days. Annual leave. Emergency time off. There’s a lot of legitimate reasons to miss a day or two of work – but as any leader knows, there’s a knock-on effect on the rest of the organisation.  That’s why tackling ‘lost days’ is a priority for some managers....