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
This week: John’s update from the Recruiting Trends/Talent Acquisition Conference (LRP), Stacey’s update from the KronosWorks Conference, Wipro to acquire Appirio, and Accenture to Acquire DayNine.
Why is it so challenging for organizations to manage their HiPos well? In our view, the key problem has to do with the common gap between leadership emergence and effectiveness. Specifically, a large proportion of employees with the ability to emerge as HiPos are not equipped to be effective in leadership roles when they get there.
Fairsail CEO Adam Hale has over 30 years in the technology industry. He was formerly Head of Software and European Technology at Russell Reynolds Associates, the leading executive search firm and before that ran large system implementation projects at Accenture. Adam is also a committee member of the Technology Leadership Group (TLG) for the Prince’s Trust.
Aris Zakinthinos was named a Top 25 CTO by InfoWorld and was a 2011 finalist for Information Technology Department of the Year by the American Business Awards. He specializes in building high-performing, scalable development organizations. He has a passion for technology and was a teacher before entering the corporate world. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto and completed post-doctoral work at Cambridge University.
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