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Dow Jones Analyst, People Insights in NEW YORK, New York

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Job Description:

Dow Jones, a leader in the global media industry seeks a People Insights Analyst to join our People function. As a People Insights Analyst, you will uncover and produce data-driven information to better understand, develop and deploy talent that improves our ability to optimize our effectiveness. This role will report directly to VP, People Insight and serve as an active partner across the People team to perform research and analyses on a broad spectrum of issues. Examples include employee performance, growth, engagement, diversity, compensation, and retention. You’ll also help to develop and refine People processes to make an exceptional workplace even better. You will have strong quantitative skills, experience working across a variety of People areas. As an individual contributor, you will have excellent communication skills, understand and embody a respect for confidentiality, and support our core values; curiosity, trust & humility.


  • Apply your expertise in research, quantitative analysis, data science and data visualization to help Dow Jones recruit, select, grow, and retain talent

  • Translate business needs into data solutions.

  • See beyond the data to identify solutions that will raise the bar for all things people-related

  • Collaborate with data engineering and visualization engineers to access and manipulate data, explain data gathering requirements, and display results

  • Partner with various people teams (e.g., development; learning, engagement, diversity, workforce planning, talent management, compensation, benefits ) on projects to identify and clarify critical people issues, deeply understand our people processes, and analyze data to drive improvements

  • Bring together Dow Jones-specific data and outside research to help leaders understand people issues

  • Communicate statistical analyses and results, along with implications, to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Guide and shape analysis of people data (ranging from descriptive analysis to multivariate statistical analysis) to meet stakeholders needs

  • Demonstrate exceptional judgment and discretion when dealing with highly sensitive people data and business issues


  • 3+ years of experience conducting quantitative people research in an academic, organization and/or consulting environment, including working with stakeholders to understand and clarify their people research needs, and communicating analyses to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Interpersonal and collaboration skills

  • Discretion and judgment skills

  • Openness to feedback and self-awareness


  • Experience managing and analyzing structured and unstructured data using software (e.g. SQL, R, Python) or data tools (e.g. SPSS, STATA, Tableau, Looker, Domo, Google Data Studio, AWS Quicksight)

  • Experience communicating technical results to technical and non-technical audiences across all levels of an organization

  • Understanding of data visualization principles

  • Experience with data management and having an understanding of data structures

  • Experience working with HR/organizational people data (e.g. headcount, turnover, recruiting metrics and other people analytics metrics) emphasizing people research in organizations, e.g.,

  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Economics,

  • Management, Policy Analysis, etc.,

  • Stakeholder management experience reviewing and resolving issues with data analyses developed by others

  • 3+ years’ experience working internally (as opposed to consulting) in a medium to large organization (e.g., high-tech, financial services, media, etc.)

  • Experience developing tools, conducting empirical research, practical implementation, knowledge of best practices in at least three of the following areas: employee engagement, learning and development, performance management, diversity, compensation, or retention

  • Experience with systems such as Visier, Workday

  • Experience conceiving, developing, running pilot tests, implementing, and continuously improving people processes


  • Master’s degree in an analytical field or a related Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of industry experience.

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Business Area: PEOPLE

Job Category: Human Resources Group

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 21315