This week: Sanjiv Anand Joins bswift as New President and CEO, CLS Partners hires industry veterans Dard Hunter and Stefanie Grasty, Workday Selects AWS as Preferred Public Cloud Services Provider for Customer Production, Ultimate Software Certified for Meeting Asia-Pacific Cross Border Privacy Rules (APEC CBPR), Outdated 401(k) Rules Are Shortchanging Americans, Uber Trades Out CHROs, aka Life In The Fast Lane, Uber drivers in U.S. cities to join planned worker protests, and Obama White-Collar Overtime Pay Mandate Blocked by Judge.
The anxiety produced by our accelerating and expanding future is causing our views of the future to contract. It’s a crazy paradox. The more we know, the less we know. The more we can know, the less we want to know. The less we can tolerate the info, the more we need to expand our reach. The more we expand our reach, the more we see boogie men. – John Sumser
“All too often, I fear, our focus as a profession is to either do (or improve upon) what’s always been done or to proffer up new programs or practices because other “successful” companies are doing the same.” – Mark Berry
Leela Srinivasan is chief marketing officer at Lever, a San Francisco-based hiring software company that is transforming the way companies find, engage and recruit top talent. Leela is obsessed with talent acquisition, digital marketing, and the ongoing mashup of the worlds of recruitment and marketing.
Daniel Chait is CEO & co-founder of Greenhouse. Daniel has been a technology entrepreneur in New York for nearly 20 years. Before Greenhouse, he co-founded Lab49, a global firm providing technology consulting solutions for the world’s leading investment banks. Daniel is a proud graduated of the Computer Engineering program at University of Michigan.
Predictive What? HRExaminer Weekly Edition v7.45 December 2, 2016 It takes 40 minutes of dedicated time on the world’s most powerful computer to simulate one second of human brain activity. Yet, the more you listen to the parade of folks who claim that they can accurately measure people, teams, and organizations, the more […]
This week: Powerful job search and discovery built for the talent industry from Google, Facebook Isn’t Just for Friends – Now It’s for Your Career, Zugata raises $7 million to make annual performance reviews obsolete, Amazon promises to change its ‘Hunger Games’ employee review process, Handshake nabs another $20M to make the job hunt more fair, and #CampusRecruiting. Sponsor: HR Open Source.
Currently, it takes 40 minutes of dedicated time on the world’s most powerful computer to simulate one second of human brain activity. We have no capacity to model or simulate the actual moment to moment function of even the smallest teams.
Oliver Ryan is the Founder and CEO of CountIT and a long time digital media entrepreneur. Count.It is a web platform which uses fitness tracking devices to reinvent community and workplace wellness programs.
“It’s generally admitted that AI is this year’s Big Data, meaning a large concept that we’d all like to understand but few rarely do. So, without setting myself up as an expert, just someone who’s been grappling with concepts far above my pay grade, I’d love to dismantle some of the myths and legends that surround using artificial intelligence for recruiting and hiring.” – Maren Hogan