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Frequently asked questions

  • What is a People Analytics solution?
    A people analytics solution is a decision support tool. With Kara's data-driven analytics, you can respond quickly and effectively to HR events within your company.
  • Which data sources can Kara use?
    Unify, extract and analyze data from several different of sources, including your payroll system, HR information system (HRIS), applicant tracking system (ATS), learning management system (LMS), and so forth. See the list of available connectors.
  • What business departments play a role in the onboarding process?
    The HR team, and more specifically the person responsible for analytics (e.g. HRIS analyst). You may also need support from your IT and BI teams.
  • How long does it take to get Kara up and running?
    Onboarding comes with personalized support and access to a team of HR analytics experts. This means you'll be viewing your first dashboards in a matter of days.
  • How much does Kara’s solution cost?
    Costs are divided into two components: initial onboarding and the annual subscription fee for access to the platform. The onboarding costs are flat and one-time only. They include existing connectors to extract data from your HR systems, as well as training and support. The annual fee is based on your company’s size and the package you choose. Your return on investment is fast and measurable. Our solution takes a load off the HR team, allowing it to focus on what matters, which translates into a direct and significant influence on several indicators (lower turnover, less absenteeism, optimized recruitment, etc.). We can help you build your business case to accurately assess the return on investment your company can expect. Get in touch for more information
  • We already use an HRIS, what would people analytics bring to the table?"
    A human resources information system (HRIS) is generally designed to facilitate specific HR-related operations. Kara's people analytics solution allows you to unlock the full potential of all your data. It gives you the insight to quickly identify the right strategies to achieve your business goals.
  • We have an in-house BI team. Why get a people analytics solution?
    The Kara platform was developed by HR experts, backed by BI experts, and is the product of more than a decade of work and know-how in the field. Choosing a ready-made solution like Kara means tapping into this expertise as well as the latest breakthroughs in HR analytics.
  • How can I tell if my business is ready for HR analytics? What’s my first step to prep for this initiative?
    Our people analytics experts will gladly discuss your project with you. They can guide you towards the service you need. Whether it's training, guidance, a data maturity analysis, creating a people analytics roadmap or proof of concept, several complementary services are available.
  • Do I have to be people analytics savvy to use Kara?
    Not at all! Kara is designed to make HR analytics easy and accessible. Our solution clearly shows you when your results are improving or deteriorating and has information available for each indicator. You get forecasts and recommendations for action, making Kara a strategic ally in your team. And if you need help, our team is always there for you.
  • I’d like to learn more about your services, what’s my next move?"
    Get in touch and tell us what you need. We'll be happy to help you optimize your data to drive your business and your people forward.
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