Nicole is the Senior HR Researcher in the Chief Human Resources Office at the Department of Administrative Services. In her role, Nicole pushes forward the People Analytics program in human resources for Oregon state government. This multi-phase program includes six targeted areas: disseminating evidence-based HR practices, facilitating advanced analytics in HR, evaluating HR-related programs and practices, conducting strategic, organizational research, facilitating People Analytics knowledge in HR Professionals, and encouraging transparency through research collaborations. Nicole holds a Master’s Degree in General/Experimental Psychology. Nicole’s time is joyfully spent with her baby, husband, and four dogs.