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HCI Research offers rigorous, insightful, world-class research and analysis, which leverages our unique community of executive practitioners, expert consultants, academics and global thought leaders. As the global association for strategic talent management and new economy leadership, our focus is on innovation and transformational next-practices that are driving the success of market-leading organizations, worldwide. It is fast-paced, real-time and actionable reporting that helps decision-makers move the needle and achieve better results.

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Our mission is educate and engage executives and organizations in the new science of talent management, and high-quality research is a powerful tool for distributing knowledge and advancing the practice. Research firms that offer HCI's depth of study and quality of reporting, routinely charge thousands of dollars for reports or memberships. Our model encourages the widest possible audience to freely access this extremely valuable information.

Recent Research


Rewarding Simply: Recognize Incentive Program Complexities

November 12, 2015 | Jenna Filipkowski | Human Capital Institute

​In this signature research, conducted in partnership between the Human Capital Institute and GC Incentives, we explore the greatest challenges facing rewards and recognition programs, and how organizations can address those challenges and find ...

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Onboarding Outcomes: Fulfill New Hire Expectations

June 22, 2016 | Jenna Filipkowski | Human Capital Institute

Onboarding programs enable new hires to quickly and easily become proficient in their roles by learning the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors needed to function in a given organization. For too long, onboarding has been an ignored or ...

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Building a Coaching Culture with Managers and Leaders

September 21, 2016 | Jenna Filipkowski | Human Capital Institute

Although coaching has traditionally been used as a developmental tool for executives, in many organizations access has expanded to individuals at every age and stage of their careers. This is because a growing number of organizational ...

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The Data Squad: Building People Analytics Capabilities 

October 27, 2016 | Jenna Filipkowski | Human Capital Institute

People analytics is the process of using data to measure, predict, and influence the most business-relevant human capital outcomes such as turnover, engagement, and selection. Although the majority of the HR respondents we surveyed report ...

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