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People Analytics: Understanding Best Practices and How It Can Enhance Your Workforce Strategy

  • August 09, 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Webinar


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About The Event

The topics to be covered from an academic and company perspective are:

  • What is people analytics?
  • Why is it important?
  • What do we measure with people analytics?
  • What are some of the studies in people analytics?
  • What is the business case of people analytics etc.?

About Our Speaker

Ishita Sengupta, Senior Principal, Mercer

Ishita Sengupta is a Senior Principal in Mercer’s Workforce Strategy and Analytics team and leads the team in Washington DC.

She has 19 years of experience as a Labor economist. Her analytical research has been published in various trade journals over the years. At Mercer for nearly 8 years, she has worked on internal labor market analysis for companies and planning for a sustainable workforce in the future using both internal as well as external labor market analyses. She is experienced in predictive modeling including pay equity analysis, turnover analysis, and business impact modeling. She continuously works on Diversity and Inclusion analytics for the financial services industry, manufacturing industry, pharmaceutical industry, and healthcare industry.

Ishita has directed research activities on comparing labor costs for firms across similar industries and has liaised with advocacy, labor, and business groups to ensure the accuracy of her findings. She has also testified in state senate hearings. Before joining Mercer in 2015, Ishita worked in a research think tank for 11 years as a Director of their research wing.

Ishita is also an adjunct faculty at Georgetown University and teaches Human Resource Analytics to graduate students. She received her PhD degree in Economics from the University of Connecticut.


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