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AI in HR: What Are Word Vectors
And Why Do They Matter?

HRExaminer Weekly Edition v7.28 July 22, 2016

 
 
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.



 

This Week's Articles

 
photo of Talla CEO Rob May on HRExaminer.com in article titled AI in HR: What Are Word Vectors And Why Do They Matter?AI in HR: What Are Word Vectors And Why Do They Matter? “Let’s say you couldn’t remember the capital of Belgium. You could ask the computer what it is by saying ‘I want Paris, but subtract France and add Belgium.’ The computer would return Brussels. Now imagine you could do that with employees. What if you could say ‘I want someone like my best engineer, but with more experience in management?’” - Rob May, Talla CEO Read Now »



 
Tell Your StoryTell Your Story
Last week, John Sumser spent several days at 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 Now »



 
Five Links: Accelerating ChangeFive Links: Accelerating Change
John Sumser has five links this week ranging from The Cynefin Framework and using Facebook for live learning, to the question of where machines could replace humans-and where they can’t (yet). Read Now »




 
HR Tech Weekly: Episode #79: Stacey Harris and John SumserHR Tech Weekly: Episode #79: Stacey Harris and John Sumser
This week: Sierra-Cedar survey closes with 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 Radio: Episode #174: Martin SnyderHRExaminer Radio: Episode #174: Martin Snyder
Martin Snyder is a principal and founder of Main Sequence Technology, where he’s served as President since 1998. Main Sequence’s flagship solution, PCRecruiter, is one of the most successful American recruitment technology brands.
Listen Now »



 
HRExaminer Radio: Episode #175: Jo-Anne BlochHRExaminer Radio: Episode #175: Jo-Anne Bloch
Jo-Anne Bloch is the Leader of Mercer’s Innovation Hub in New Jersey and the driving force behind Mercer’s HR solution PeoplePro. Until moving to the US in July 2014, Jo-Anne was the Leader of Mercer’s Financial Advice business in Australia.
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