Five Links: Data, Methods and Tracking

On May 21, 2015, in HRExaminer, by John Sumser
John Sumser has five links on the role that data, methods, and tracking are playing in the business of recruiting and managing people.

Not a Number

On May 20, 2015, in HRExaminer, by John Sumser
All of the sourcing and record keeping programs in the world won’t begin to compensate for a recruiting process that treats potential candidates as objects.

HRExaminer v6.18

In our feature this week our resident well-credentialed rule breaker, Dr. Todd Dewett, stops by The HRExaminer to talk about The Innovation Rule.

Ten states have constitutional rights of privacy. Heather Bussing evaluates a recent court case about requiring employees to use mobile apps in, Do Your Apps Violate Employee Privacy?

The types and quantities of data have grown beyond our current capacity to understand them. Here our Five Links on Data from John Sumser that might clear some things up for you.

On Episode 19 HR Tech Weekly Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss Oracle, Microsoft’s potential bid for Salesforce, the IBM-Kenexa partnership with SAP-SuccessFactors, and Zenefits, the 2-year-old that’s worth $4.5 billion.

In episode 94 of HR Examiner Radio, John Sumser speaks with Kevin O’Marah, Chief Content Officer at SCM World.

At KeyInterval Research John Sumser recently attended the 2015 Oracle HCM Analyst Day. Here are five nuggets from the day. Read Five Nuggets: Oracle HCM Analysts’ Day?

Do Your Apps Violate Employee Privacy?

On May 14, 2015, in Data, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Privacy, by Heather Bussing
If a company is requiring employees to install an app on their personal phones, then the employer should not be entitled to any information about the employee’s off-duty conduct.

Five Links: Data

On May 13, 2015, in HRExaminer, by John Sumser
Where HR was the librarian and guardian of personnel information in the past, the types and quantities of that data have grown beyond HR’s current capacity to understand.

The Innovation Rule

On May 12, 2015, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Policies, by Dr. Todd Dewett
The common argument against the innovation rule goes like this: if it’s okay to break rules then everyone will do it constantly and we will live in chaos!

HRExaminer v6.17

In this week’s feature article Heather Bussing explores a recent employment law ruling about recruiting your competition’s employees. Read, People Are Not Trade Secrets.

John Sumser looks at Salesforce HR, the new product from, and news that Salesforce may be sold.

Bob Corlett stops by The HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board to inquire: Is Your Hiring Process Creating More Rigor, or Rigor Mortis?

We have two episodes of HR Tech Weekly. On Episode 17 Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss Workforce Software’s Annual User Conference. For Episode 18, they discuss news of the potential takeover of, Salesforce HR, and the first annual SHRM India.

How do you feel about Weasels and Sociopaths? Heather Bussing has some thoughts about how to spot them and get them out of your life.

In episode 93 of HR Examiner Radio, John Sumser speaks with Allen “AJ” Johnson, Head of Marketing for TalentObjects from Lumesse.


People Are Not Trade Secrets

On May 7, 2015, in Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Policies, Recruiting Strategy, by Heather Bussing
People are not trade secrets. And in California, at least, trying to stop someone from taking a new job can be really expensive.

Salesforce HR

On May 6, 2015, in HRExaminer, by John Sumser
John Sumser takes a look at the new HR offering from while rumors swirl in the background about a potential takeover and sale of the company.

Weasels and Sociopaths

On April 27, 2015, in Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
As a lawyer, I deal with weasels and sociopaths a lot. Weasels and sociopaths love power. And money. And chances are, you work with some.
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