The what, why, and how of retention management analytics

predictive analyitcs in retention management — Two women of color talking in a meeting
predictive analyitcs in retention management — Two women of color talking in a meeting
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You and I, we both love analytics. We both believe that predictive analytics is the future of HR. And we both believe that predictive analytics is especially a game-changer for retention management. Unfortunately, not everyone in HR seems to be as excited about software, spreadsheets, and statistics as we are.

In this article, I will share insights from my latest research project, conducted in autumn 2020 as part of my Master in Intercultural Studies at Aarhus University, Denmark. Specifically, I will present three problems that hinder HR teams to integrate predictive analytics software and three potential solutions.

Also, I invite…


Enough with Benjamin Franklin and Immanuel Kant

Quotes by Women — 5 female dancer in white dresses
Quotes by Women — 5 female dancer in white dresses
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As a Content Writer, one of my favorite parts of the creative process is to find kick-ass quotes. My goal is always to find citations that make you go like “Whoa, I am going to live by this credo, now!”

Unfortunately, many quotation libraries are terribly under-represented, when it comes to words spoken by women. Since some of my clients pay me hourly anyway, I decided to dedicate some extra time combing through the vast endlessness of the web to bring some Female Voices into my writing. Here are my favorite findings. Enjoy!

8 Kick-ass Quotes from Kick-ass Women

Let’s start with an on-point statement that…


To all aspiring (and professional) writers, who are doubting themselves

Beat your inner critic — a coloured woman with black hear and golden ornaments
Beat your inner critic — a coloured woman with black hear and golden ornaments
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22nd December 2017, I am standing on a dusty road in Mexico. A road that leads through the neatly divided ranches of not just any village, but a Mennonite community. The articles I had read in preparation for today had presented the religious group as incestuous drug addicts. As an aspiring writer myself, I had criticized the authors for only telling horror stories and promised I would do better. So now was the time to put words into action.

But before I could write my own piece about the peculiar believers, I first had to do some hands-on research. I…


What 5G towers teach you about human needs and why you should choose empathy over facts.

How to talk about conspiracy theories — a man explaining something to a woman
How to talk about conspiracy theories — a man explaining something to a woman
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Conspiracy theories are like cancer. You never think it could ever hit your family until it does. Yet, half of the US population believes in at least one conspiracy theory.

Ever since Covid-19, the figment disease seems to spread faster than the virus itself. If Aunt Augustine calls you twice a week, letting you know that she surely won’t take any vaccines from no one or any other wild conspiracy she learned from this obscure “Insider” on Facebook, this article is for you.

What Is a Conspiracy Theory?

Conspiracy theories tell the old stories of them and us. “They are the bad guys. We are…


Or how to compete with a robot in the job market of the 21st century.

A girl and a robot — the soft skills of the future
A girl and a robot — the soft skills of the future
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Will computers make our jobs redundant? This is a growing concern among today’s workers. In this article, you will learn why soft skills will play a special role in the future’s job market and how you can strengthen the most important social skills through mindfulness.

The future belongs to soft skills

It is not the first time that the population is afraid of mass unemployment, as the historian Yuval Noah Harari writes in his book 21 Lessons for the 21st Century. Two centuries ago, the industrial revolution worried people just as much as the digital revolution today. The good news: when the invention of the steam…


Fighting racism doesn’t need to be inconvenient. The question is, are you in?

Fighting racial stereotypes — Two black man standing close
Fighting racial stereotypes — Two black man standing close
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Eight years ago the innocent teenager Travyon Martin was shot. There are many possible answers about how this tragedy happened. One of them is this: perhaps the shooter, George Zimmerman, should have watched other movies.

We consume media on a daily basis and like much of our food, it isn’t always the healthiest stuff. If movies had to reveal a list of ingredients with risky additives, harmful stereotypes would be at the very top. Just as artificial sweeteners provoke cancer, negative black stereotypes grow nasty ulcers in the form of racial biases. Luckily, there is a convenient way to fight…

Amelie Haupt

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