The Smarter Workforce Institute conducts rigorous and innovative research programs about all aspects of the workforce.

Deep and relevant research insights for HR and business leaders

Talent acquisition

Should I stay or should I go? Global insights into employees’ decisions to leave their jobs

Read paper (PDF, 332KB)

Workforce analytics

Starting the workforce analytics journey: The first 100 days

Read paper (PDF, 659KB)

Employee engagement

The Employee Experience Index: A new global measure of a human workplace and its impact

Read paper (PDF, 3.4MB)

Cognitive HR

Extending Expertise: How cognitive computing is transforming HR and the employee experience

Read paper (PDF, 545KB)


HR insights help you realize value through your people

Research focus

Where should you start your cognitive HR journey? What makes a great candidate experience? What are best practices in workforce analytics?

Employee experience and engagement, talent acquisition, cognitive HR solutions, and workforce analytics are just a few of the Smarter Workforce Institute’s research topics. Use our insights to build your evidence-based HR practices.