HRExaminer v8.03

On January 20, 2017, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Mary Faulkner, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Mary Faulkner shares seven tactics to reduce the risk of implementing HR Tech. Read, The gamble of implementing HR Tech.


After spending twelve years at Harvard University, Shawn Achor has become one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success. Read more in, Happiness Runs.


On episode 105 of HR Tech Weekly: Gartner to Buy CEB Inc. for $2.6 Billion in Cash, Stock, Fortune’s 50 Best Workplaces for Parents, Jeremy Roche joins Unit4 as Chief Product Officer, Trump and Sessions plan to restrict highly skilled foreign workers. Hyderabad says to bring it on. Finally, Amazon’s Alexa won the CES battle, but faces a tough war.


Kevin W. Grossman is the Talent Board Vice President responsible for the Candidate Experience Awards and other Talent Board activities for North America. A certified Talent Acquisition Strategist (TAS) and Human Capital Strategist (HCS), Kevin has over 17 years of expertise with the HR and recruiting technology marketplace. Kevin Grossman is on HRExaminer Radio.


On Episode 4 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John talks about The HR Headhunter with Brad Warga, a principal at Heidrick & Struggles in San Francisco. The HR Headhunter with Brad Warga.
 

HRExaminer v8.02

On January 13, 2017, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Jeff Dickey-Chasins, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
“The average length of a typical economic expansion cycle is 69.5 months. Guess what: we’re at month 89.” Read Jeff Dickey-Chasins’s article, How Recruitment Marketing Can Prepare for the Coming Recession.


John Sumser analyzes the Gartner acquisition of CEB for $3.3B. The purchase has significant implications for the future of enterprise software. Read, Gartner Buys CEB.


On episode 104 of HR Tech Weekly: Trish McFarlane new Infor VP, Namely raises $50M; Adds time management to help mid-sized companies, Ransomware targets HR departments with fake job applications, Under Armour at CES highlights digital transformation efforts as clothing, and French workers win legal right to avoid checking work email out-of-hours.


Todd Tauber is the VP of Product Marketing at Degreed, an enterprise learning company. In previous work Todd was the VP Research and Practice Lead for Enterprise Learning at Bersin by Deloitte. Todd Tauber is on HRExaminer Radio.


On Episode 3 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John talks about building strong cultures with Charisse Fontes, the CEO of The Culture Circle.
 

HRExaminer v8.01

On January 6, 2017, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Joe Gerstandt, Neil McCormick, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
“If we listen to the rhetoric, the function of HR is progressing nicely along the path to being recognized as a strategic business partner within organizations and a critical player in the overall corporate cycle. In my experience the rhetoric doesn’t match the reality.” Read Neil McCormick’s article, My three wishes for HR and business in 2017.


Joe Gerstandt says that if you cannot settle on clear, concise, and logical definitions of diversity and inclusion you will only truly benefit from them by accident. Read, Different Kinds of Difference.


Employment Branding is an old, old story. Here’s how John Sumser was talking about it in late 2000. Start with From The Vault: Employment Branding 1 of 2 and then finish with Part 2.


This week on Episode 102 of HR Tech Weekly: SAP Analyst Update, Talemetry HealthcareSource Announce Partnership, DOL issues final rule on city retirement programs, “So What Kind of Performance Review Do You Want, Anyway?,” and Gartner predicts future of personal data in smart cities.


On episode 103 of HR Tech Weekly Stacey and John host the year-end show on notable HR Tech news, acquisitions, mergers, funding, and The Top 5 Ways Work Changed in 2016.


Chris Bruce is the managing director and co-founder of Thomsons Online Benefits. Chris led the development of Thomsons Online Benefits very first benefits administration technology platform, Darwin. He is also a patron of the charity JustAid. Listen to Chris Bruce on HRExaminer Radio.


Rounding out the first issue of 2017 we have Episode 2 of HRx Big Ideas Radio where John talks with Alise Cortez, PhD about Finding Meaning in Work.
 

HRExaminer v7.48

On December 23, 2016, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Oliver Ryan, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
The long awaited time for a low cost SMB wellness platform may be at hand. Oliver Ryan stops by from his post as founder and CEO of Count It Labs, where his team connect wearable tracking devices and apps to power community fitness challenges in the workplace. Read more in his article, Wellness As a Service: Coming To Your Small Business Soon.


John Sumser marvels at Workday’s latest release: the Learning Module. Learning Module provides the means to create, deliver, and track learning material that is intimately coupled with workflow. Each employee can receive just the right amount of content just exactly where it is needed. Read more in, Workday Learning Q and A.


This week on Episode 101 of HR Tech Weekly: Mercer To Acquire Thomsons Online Benefits, Cornerstone OnDemand Said to Mull Sale Under Activist Pressure, Dynamic Signal gets $25M led by Microsoft’s VC to replace the company bulletin board, IBM’s Rometty to urge Trump to support worker retraining, and Want a Job in Silicon Valley? Keep Away From Coding Schools.


Leela Srinivasan is chief marketing officer at Lever, a San Francisco-based hiring software company that aims to transform the way companies find, engage, and recruit top talent. Listen to Leela Srinivasan talk about her obsession with talent acquisition and digital marketing on HRExaminer Radio.


Jeanne Meister and Kevin Mulcahy work at the consulting firm Future Workplace. John sits down with Kevin and Jeanne to discuss how they assist organizations in re-inventing the workplace. Jeanne Meister and Kevin Mulcahy are on our first episode of HRExaminer Big Ideas Radio.
 

HRExaminer v7.47

On December 16, 2016, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Tom Janz, Weekly, by John Sumser
We introduce Tom Janz as a member of our Editorial Advisory Board with his article, John, You Ignorant #$X!&. Tom is a leading thinker in I/O psychology and predictive analytics. Tom takes John Sumser to task for the opinions John laid out in “Predictive What?” a couple of weeks ago. Above all, HRExaminer’s utility as an industry analyst firm comes from the diversity of opinion we deliver. We’d rather that our deliverables make you think more and be certain less. Read, John, You Ignorant #$X!&.

Critical thinking depends on not drinking a steady flow of ‘your own champagne’ (or drinking your own bathwater, or eating your own dog food). It depends on being willing to examine your own assumptions. John Sumser has, New Rules For HR, Old Rules For Politics.

It’s Episode 100 of HR Tech Weekly! Zenefits penalized $7 million in California for insurance licensing violations, European Commission clears the way for Microsoft-LinkedIn deal, Slack and Google announce partnership, Mercer Acquires Sirota Consulting, and Outdated 401(k) Rules Are Shortchanging Americans.

Oliver Ryan is the Founder and CEO of CountIT and a long time digital media entrepreneur. Listen to Oliver Ryan talk about the leading edge of corporate wellness on HRExaminer Radio.

Daniel Chait is CEO & co-founder of Greenhouse. Daniel has been a technology entrepreneur in New York for nearly 20 years. Daniel Chait is on HRExaminer Radio.
 

HRExaminer v7.46

On December 9, 2016, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Mark Berry, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
How does HR reframe the discussion with business leaders to drive the most significant and sustainable outcomes? Mark Berry has, A Recipe for Increased Relevance & Improved Results in Human Resources.

John Sumser writes, “I fall behind when I run as fast as I can. Instead of ‘skating to where the puck is going to be,’ I can’t get out of the locker room.” Read, Overwhelm.

On Episode 99 of HR Tech Weekly: 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, Uber drivers in U.S. cities to join planned worker protests, and Obama White-Collar Overtime Pay Mandate Blocked by Judge.

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. Aris Zakinthinos is on HRExaminer Radio.

Fairsail CEO Adam Hale has over 30 years in the technology industry. Adam Hale is on HRExaminer Radio.
 

HRExaminer v7.45

On December 2, 2016, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Maren Hogan, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
  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 […]
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HRExaminer v7.44

On November 11, 2016, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
CareerBuilder and Dice Holdings are being shopped. Big brands in the job board industry are changing ownership and generally trading at a steep discount to prior valuations (LinkedIn, Indeed, Monster and SimplyHired). What’s it all mean? John Sumser has more in, Job Board Shuffle.

Ross Clennett is the leading trainer of Recruiters in Australia and a no-nonsense firebrand. In his article, Ross Clennett Calls BS, he notes, “To report that 79 per cent of companies have talent as their number one priority is just laughable, and palpably false; as any review of the evidence would quickly confirm.”

Dr. Amit Mukherjee explores How to Prepare Leaders for a VUCA World (volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous environments).

On Episode 95 of HR Tech Weekly: HRTech World Congress Update from Paris, Axonify raises $27M to gamify employee training without wasting your time, Parent Company Of Tech Site Dice Is For Sale, LinkedIn plots a place on the economic graph, launches Salary to chart what we earn, and the Pentagon seeks funds for new ad campaign to attract recruits.

Elaine Orler is chairman and co-founder of the Talent Board, founding organization of the Candidate Experience Awards. Elaine is often quoted in leading HR and business publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Human Resource Executive, and Talent Management. Elaine Orler is on HRExaminer Radio.

Keith Kitani is CEO and co-founder of GuideSpark, and brings over 20 years of digital communications and eLearning expertise to creating, building, and leading GuideSpark. Keith received his B.A. in Electrical Engineering and his M.B.A. from Stanford University. Keith Kitani is on HRExaminer Radio.
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HRExaminer v7.43

On November 4, 2016, in Dr. Chris Andrews, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Earlier this week, John Sumser spent a day in the iCIMS headquarters in Matawan, New Jersey. iCIMS is the leading independent Applicant Tracking System (ATS). The company nimbly navigates the minefields strewn with recruiting tools from Oracle, SAP, IBM, and Workday. If it weren’t for the disciplined tech team and 700 person workforce, you might mistake them for a smaller operation. Over 17 years iCIMS has grown at 30% a year and today are at an inflection point. Read, iCIMS in Perspective.

Do you support standards or do you come from the flexibility perspective? Dr. Chris Andrews from Bond University in Australia pits the two sides against each other in a grudge match. Why have HR Standards?

On Episode 94 of HR Tech Weekly: Amazon’s AWS Educate, HR Tech World Congress, Josh Bersin receives HR lifetime achievement award, What We Know About Friday’s Massive East Coast Internet Outage, Microsoft Shares Soar to Record on Earnings Boost From Cloud, Information security spending to top $101 billion by 2020, and Changing HR : AI At Work.

Mike Psenka is the founder and CEO of Moovila. He founded eThority and served as the CEO and President until a successful acquisition by Equifax. He graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and holds multiple technology patents. Mike Psenka is on HRExaminer Radio.

Imo Udom is the co-founder and CEO of WePow, a leader in video interviewing and talent selection. Earlier in his career, he was the co-founder and COO of Ovia and a missile system engineer at Lockheed Martin, where he started his career as a program coordinator. He hails from London, lives in San Francisco, and holds engineering degrees from UPenn. Imo Udom is on HRExaminer Radio.
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HRExaminer v7.42

On October 28, 2016, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Susan Strayer LaMotte, Weekly, by John Sumser
Workday’s new learning functionality is a box breaker. Their new release makes it possible to reimagine every bit of workflow as a learning experience. For example, recruiting is learning and onboarding is Learning. John Sumser has the full story in, Learning With Workday Part I.

Data drives decisions. And there’s no shortage of data these days. Susan LaMotte writes about what can go wrong with the knee-jerk reaction that often follows. Read Susan’s post on Data Fatigue.

In this week’s Five Links post, John Sumser covers the gig economy, finding a job that doesn’t exist, Predictive analytics in healthcare, the technology behind Workday’s apps, and how many formulas you should learn.

On Episode 93 of HR Tech Weekly: Glassdoor Launches “Know Your Worth tool,” Salary.com Opens New Corporate Headquarters, Workers Compensation System Reviews, Zenefits Launches Z2 - an App for Small Business HR, Ultimate Software Customers Meet ACA Filing Deadlines with UltiPro, and Amazon ramps up AWS Educate with free e-learning and job ads.

Deb Calvert is the President of People First Productivity Solutions, a Certified Master of The Leadership Challenge, an ICF-Certified Executive Coach, and an instructor at UC Berkeley. Listen to Deb Calvert on HRExaminer Radio.

Jeanne Achille is Devon’s CEO. She founded the award-winning PR agency in 1994 and today is considered by many to be one of the best public relations professionals in the business. Jeanne Achille is on HRExaminer Radio.
 
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