There was no shortage of human stories in the sea of technology that converged in Last Vegas last week at HR Tech. The story of John Sumser and William Tincup launching KeyInterval Research. Stories told in Haiku and pictures by Heather Bussing and friends. In every corridor and hall we paraded by each other in a blur of faces, greetings, selfies, ones, and zeros.
You don’t suppose it’s an accident that Engagement emerged as a magic cure all potion in the heart of the downturn? Read more in Engagement Voodoo, this week’s feature by John Sumser. Heather Bussing has a two-part series that explores how irrefutable data like video evidence will change how companies deal with wrongdoing and scandal. Read Data and Unexpected Truth and Dealing with Unexpected Truth. In, Shortages are Regional, John Sumser examines STEM job shortages. On HR Examiner Radio we have two shows: Episode 70 with Guitar Center learning guru Chris Salles, and Episode 69 where John speaks with Dave Martin and Matt Alder, co-founders of Three Sparks Global, a mobile recruitment marketing company. Enjoy!
People v. Progress: How HR Tech Breaks Moore’s Law, Matt Charney suggests that while HR may actually be an early technology adopter, it doesn’t mean that HR should avoid some of their ’old school‘ people-centric tactics. John Sumser writes about the job hunter faced with a sea of conflicting number one priorities in, Candidate Experiences: It’s Plural. In her article about discrimination, Diversity: Perception, Inequality, and Blame, Heather Bussing adds another chapter to our discussion on discrimination in society and the workplace. Read Heather’s other articles on discrimination (along with other picks) in this week’s Five Links: Discrimination post. Today at 11AM PDT on the HR Examiner Radio John Sumser speaks with Matt Alder and Dave Martin, co-founders of mobile recruitment marketing firm Three Sparks Global. Enjoy.
Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic joins the HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board with a fresh evaluation of big data, gamification, and social analytics in pursuit of the question, Should We Get Excited About New Assessment Tools?. Paul Hebert says that HR Needs to Follow the Right Rabbit and we couldn’t agree more. Heather Bussing discusses Diversity and Why Laws Don’t Fix Discrimination. You’re not likely to disagree with John Sumser when he concludes that The Key is Still People in the business of HR. We wrap up our weekly issue with John Sumser’s conversation with Todd Maycunich, vice president of Product Innovation for TMP Worldwide on HR Examiner Radio. Enjoy!