Introduction to Workforce Metrics and Analytics

7 CPD Hours

Date and Time

Starts:11/20/2018 8:30 AM

Ends:11/20/2018 4:30 PM

Event Type



Yorkville Conference Center

150 Bloor St W

Toronto, ON


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Lost in the fog of Big Data? Learn where to start, what to measure, how to collect and analyze relevant data and most importantly, how to present findings. 

Knowing where to start, what to measure and how it can support strategic business decisions can be difficult, but this workshop is designed to help you do just that. In this one-day workshop, we can show you how to significantly change the way workforce data influences decision-making and we will demonstrate how to convert that data into meaningful insights for your business.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand how to focus your metrics and analytics efforts to get real impact
  • Use analytics to gain insight and make smart decisions about the workforce
  • Tell an effective story with data that will engage your audience

Who should attend? 

This session is addressed to HR professionals who would like to understand more about metrics and analytics. No prior experience is required to attend this session.

Speaker bio(s)

Speaker Matthew Stevenson

Matthew Stevenson, Partner

Matt is a Partner and the co-leader of Mercer's Workforce Strategy and Analytics practice in North America. He is based in Washington, DC and has worked at Mercer since 2000. His work involves using data science to help Mercer clients define their human capital strategy and fine tune the implementation and planning of that strategy in order to support business objectives.  He is also a member of Mercer's Healthcare Advisory group and Energy vertical.
Recent projects have focused on:

  • Determining the predictors of workforce productivity for a series of North American manufacturing firms
  • Enabling workforce planning and piloting workforce planning processes for a series of North American aerospace firms
  • Creating a long term workforce strategy and determining the human capital drivers of patient care for a series of regional health care systems
  • Forecasting future workforce populations at a utility firm to enable proactive interventions to maintain optimal staffing levels.
  • Quantifying links between employment practices and the drivers of organizational productivity for hospital system based on a statistical analysis of external influences, organizational practices, and employee attributes.

Matt holds a BA in Economics from McGill University, and MA and PhD in International Relations from Arizona State University. His work has been presented at national conferences and published in professional journals. His most recent publications include Mercer's Healthcare Workforce 2025 report, co-authored with Jason Narlock, and The Talent Crisis in the Canadian Energy Sector: Where Are We Now? with Steve Diotte of MEG energy.

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