HRExaminer v7.28

On July 22, 2016, in HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
You may not know what they’re called but word vectors have transformed the Google search results you see every day. In the next two years word vectors will do the same thing for recruiting and HR. Rob May is the co-founder and CEO of AI company Talla. His first article on HRExaminer is a must read. AI in HR: What Are Word Vectors And Why Do They Matter?

John Sumser just returned from the Ceridian annual users’ conference. He came away with the view that Ceridian sets a benchmark in how they manage their products and shape their story. Read, Tell Your Story.

Listen to HR Tech Weekly: John shares his updates from the Ceridian conference, Sierra-Cedar survey at HR Tech in October, Pokémon Go, Automation of Jobs, Tesla and driverless cars, Workday acquires Zaption, and The Power of Dirty Data.

Martin Snyder is a principal and founder of Main Sequence Technology. John talks with Martin about his background and Main Sequence’s flagship solution, PCRecruiter. Listen to Martin Snyder on HRExaminer Radio.

Jo-Anne Bloch is the Leader of Mercer’s Innovation Hub and the driving force behind Mercer’s HR solution PeoplePro. John Sumser speaks with Jo-Anne about her work on HRExaminer Radio.
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #79: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On July 21, 2016, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer Radio, Radio, by John Sumser
This week: Sierra-Cedar survey closes, insights to be shared at HR Tech in October, Pokémon Go, Automation of Jobs, top down vs. bottom up?, Tesla and driverless cars, Workday acquires online learning company Zaption, The Power of Dirty Data, Updates from John from the Ceridian conference in Las Vegas.
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HRExaminer v7.27

On July 15, 2016, in HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
The fundamental question in Recruiting is not whether you have the best possible candidate, but when you should stop looking. Programmers use an optimal stopping algorithm to determine when you reach this point in your hiring process. John Sumser does the math for you in this week’s feature article, Recruiting Is Optimal Stopping.

Today’s recruiting tools rely on historical data for their recommendations. Other systems use Machine learning. As a recruiter, it’s critical to understand how algorithms and AI work in the context of recruiting. Learn how a computer compares one candidate with another in, Basic Prediction Algorithms.

Erin Spencer sits in on the latest episodes of HR Tech Weekly. Episode 77 highlights include Brexit, Snag-A-Job, and how Millennials are having trouble finding full-time work. Episode 78 highlights include The Internet of Things, Phenom People, Beamery, and Microsoft’s clueless recruiting letter.

Naomi Bloom’s consulting career spans three generations of HRM software vendors. John Sumser chats with Naomi about her life experience and career on Episode 172 of HRExaminer Radio.

Lisa Sterling is the Executive VP and Chief People Officer at Ceridian. On this episode of HRExaminer Radio you’ll learn how she leads Ceridian’s global people strategy while driving the vision for their Dayforce Talent Management offering.
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #78: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On July 14, 2016, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer Radio, Radio, by John Sumser
This week: The Internet of Things, Phenom People, Job Market Maker, Jazz’s partner program, Beamery and their VC funding, and Microsoft’s recruiting letter.
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HR Tech Weekly: Episode #77: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On July 13, 2016, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer Radio, Radio, by John Sumser
Brexit spells turbulence for cloud computing: 6 stormy scenarios, Snag-A-Job Update, Gartner: Cloud will be the “default option” for software deployment by 2020, Workforce Software event and Workplace Acquisition, Millennials Having Trouble Finding Full-Time Work.
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HRExaminer v7.26

On July 1, 2016, in HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Hiring and personnel data are critical bits of competitive intelligence. After being acquired by Microsoft, LinkedIn look’s like a leaky sieve to anyone who either competes with Microsoft or lives in a supply chain that competes with them. Read more in, LinkedIn Redux from John Sumser.

On HR Tech Weekly, Erin Spencer sits in for Stacey Harris and talks with John about Microsoft’s reported plan to take a hands-off role in managing LinkedIn, Snag-A-Job acquires PeopleMatter, Caslight Health, and a look at the potential rise in HR Spending. Listen to HR Tech Weekly.

On HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser talks with Pete Kazanjy. Pete is a serial founder and seasoned early stage SaaS executive. Most recently, Pete founded TalentBin.

Stacey Browning is executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for Paycor. LEAD magazine awarded Browning with their inaugural C-Suite Award for strategic leadership impact. Get to know Stacey on HRExaminer Radio.
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #76: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On June 30, 2016, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer Radio, Radio, by John Sumser
This week: Microsoft’s Nadella says LinkedIn will get the hands-off treatment, while tech companies are uncomfortable with sharing LinkedIn data with competitor Microsoft, Snag-A-Job acquires PeopleMatter, Caslight Health – a better way to navigate the US Healthcare system?, and Is HR Spending on the rise? Early insights from the Sierra-Cedar HR Systems Survey.
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HRExaminer v7.25

On June 24, 2016, in HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
The Predictive Analytics being added at breakneck speed to HRTechnology systems are nascent Artificial Intelligence. Expect these early forms of AI to make big mistakes. Misunderstood and unchecked, those mistakes will spiral out of control. John Sumser has his own forecast for Predictive Analytics.

Core HRTech is all of the automation and processes required to manage the administrative functions associated with having employees. Learn more in HRTech Defined: I. Core HRTech.

On HR Tech Weekly, Erin Spencer sits in for Stacey Harris and talks with John Sumser about Microsoft’s purchase of LinkedIn, Progress with the Sierra-Cedar Survey, Lexy Martin coming out of retirement to join Visier, Ultimate and Vestrics, and the difference between product extension and innovation. Listen to HR Tech Weekly.

On HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser speaks with Mattan Griffel, the Co-Founder and CEO of Y Combinator-backed One Month, the first-ever online school for accelerated learning.

Kristin Lewis is the Senior Director of product management for Equifax Workforce Solutions where she leads the Affordable Care Act Management Platform, a solution that was awarded Top HR Product of the Year by Human Resource Executive magazine. Don’t miss Kristin Lewis on HRExaminer Radio.
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #75: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On June 23, 2016, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer Radio, Radio, by John Sumser
This week: Microsoft Buys LinkedIn, Sierra-Cedar Survey Progress, John’s Request for Help with HR Tech Dictionary, Lexy Martin’s coming out of retirement and heading to Visier, Ultimate and Vestrics, and the difference between product extension and innovation.
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HRExaminer v7.24

On June 17, 2016, in HRExaminer, Jeff Dickey-Chasins, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
At it’s simplest, Microsoft is buying LinkedIn to defend its productivity franchise against Google’s incursion. Down the road, they have the foundation for a powerful data and analytics offering. John Sumser digs into Microsoft’s role in ReFounding LinkedIn.

SimplyHired’s demise was also the sound of Indeed taking a victory lap. Jeff Dickey-Chasins evaluates Job Boards in the Age of Acquisition.

At the upcoming HRTech conference in Chicago John Sumser is giving a presentation that describes the universe of HR Tech. It’s starting here with HRTech Definitions.

27% of US office workers would sell their passwords. Many for as little as $100. John Sumser considers the intersection of HR and Security.

On HR Tech Weekly: Simply Hired purchased by Indeed, Younger women make less money than younger men in technology, Biologically engineering your workforce, and GE is considering scrapping the annual raise. Listen to HR Tech Weekly.

On HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser talks with Chris Havrilla. Chris started her career as a Software Engineer but eventually found her true passion in HR. Today, she’s Vice President of Global HR Technology at ADP.

Mark Barlow is the Founder and CEO of AppLearn, a new solution for HR software adoption. Their thinking and approach has been touted by Gartner as three to four years ahead of the market. John Sumser speaks with Mark Barlow on HRExaminer Radio.
 
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