Imagine this: You look at your population of Oxford graduates, and compare their on-the-job ratings with non-Oxford alumni. You see that Oxford grads have, on average, higher on-the-job ratings. Does this allow you to conclude that Oxford grads are better lawyers? Well, it depends on the p-values of this data set.
And this is what we’ll cover in this week’s instalment of the People Analytics Demystified series.