Dr. Mary Hayes and Ben Hanowell

Dr. Mary Hayes is Director of Research at ADP Research Institute, where Ben Hanowell is Director of People Analytics Research. Hayes, who earned a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has focused her research on engagement, turnover, knowledge worker performance and teams in the workplace. Hanowell, who joined the ADP Research Institute in 2021, is an anthropologist and people analyst who explores people's decisions about where, when, and how they work. Before joining ADP, Ben was a senior data scientist at Amazon.com Inc., studying one of the world's largest private workforces.

HR staffing: Is there a sweet spot to prevent turnover?

ADP Research Institute tapped into its collection of payroll and economics data to explore a possible link between HR staffing and turnover.