Hitting a Home Run in Workforce Management: The Value of HR Analytics

SHRM 2012 Annual Conference
This session will provide assistance to those seeking to implement or improve metrics and analytics required to understand and better manage your workforce.
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Business analytics has become an increasingly hot topic in every functional area of contemporary organizations.  This session will help you to identify and deploy the workforce management metrics needed to align HR initiatives with the strategic priorities of your organizations.  How can you identify which metrics will be most relevant to help them build, deploy and engage their ideal workforce?  Dave Almeda, Vice President of Human Resources at Kronos Incorporated (and former Vice President of Global Human Resources at Staples), will review effective practical strategies for putting HR analytics to work for your organization.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 25, 2012 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

David Almeda


As vice president of human resources, David Almeda is responsible for overseeing the global human resources function at Kronos.  He serves as a strategic business partner to Kronos’ senior leadership team and drives the human capital management strategy, programs, and initiatives to support Kronos’ continued growth and profitability. Prior to his work at Kronos, Almeda spent 16 years in various human resources functions at Staples, most recently as vice president of global human resources.

Almeda holds a master’s degree in HR management, and a doctoral degree from The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School/Graduate School of Education. He is an active member of SHRM; serves on the Board of Directors of the New England Human Resources Association; and is an advisory board member of the Executive Program in Work-based Learning Leadership at the University of Pennsylvania/Wharton. He is a sought-after speaker and expert on HR issues, and has presented at or been published by The Conference Board, Harvard Business School, and CMO Magazine.


Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
Business Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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