HR Analytics and Predicting Employee Turnover | Data Science Dojo Blog

“Yeah, they all said that to me…” Bob replied as we were at Starbucks sipping on our dark roast coffee. Bob is a friend of mine and was the owner of a multi-million dollar company, that’s right, “m-i-l-l-i-o-n.” He used to tell me stories about how his company’s productivity and growth has sky rocketed from the previous years and everything has been going great. But recently, he’s been noticing some decline within his company. In a five month period, he lost one-fifth of his employees. At least a dozen of them throughout each department made phone calls and even left sticky notes on their tables informing him about their leave. Nobody knew what was happening. In that year, he was contemplating about filing for bankruptcy. Fast-forward seven months later, he’s having a conversation with his co-founder of the company. The conversation ends with, “I quit…”

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