Employee Transfer: Predicting Employee fit to a role for internal transfer

Business Context

One of the largest conglomerate in India wanted to cut down external hiring and save costs with internal transfers

Key Questions

  • Who should be transferred to an open role?
  • Can we identify the factors that drive transfer?
  • Can we use them to predict?

Impact Created

  • Saved 15,000 man hours or over $ 600k dollars spent in identifying right fit for transfer
  • Built predictive engine to estimate the transfer score of employees based their profile and performance to enhance
  • decision making and enable transfer of employees

Solution Design

  • Variable identification and selection
  • Solutioning
  • Output

Solution Design:

Variable identification and selection:

  1. Employee Demography
  2. Employee experience
  3. Academics
  4. Recent Performance
  5. LnD involvement

Solutioning: Solutions Traits

  • Level Of Solution: At Employee
  • Time period: One year
  • Technique: SVM, Random forest
  • Validation: Cross Validation


Tags: HR | IT