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If HR is so powerless, why do
we get blamed for everything?

HRExaminer Weekly Edition v8.09 March 3, 2017

 

In this week’s feature article, Mary Faulkner writes, “Once we accept that we are a peer to “the business” and have a voice in helping make the right decisions for OUR organization, we can start focusing on how to wield our real power and influence. If HR is so powerless, why do we get blamed for everything?


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


On episode 111 of HR Tech Weekly: Oracle HCM Cloud Summit, SAP court victory and data rights, Koch company invest $2 Billion in Infor, Irreconcilable Differences: eHarmony and Elevated Careers File for Divorce, and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick hires former Attorney General Eric Holder to probe allegations of sexism.


Will Staney is the founder of Proactive Talent Strategies and the former head of global talent acquisition at Twilio and Glassdoor. During his career as a recruiting leader, he developed a passion for building what he calls, “modern recruiting machines.” Listen to Will Staney on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.


On Episode 10 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks about recruitment marketing scorecards with Chris Brablc, an industry expert in recruitment marketing and Director of Marketing at SmashFly Technologies. Learn more about Recruitment Marketing Scorecards.


 

This Week's Articles

 

If HR is so powerless, why do we get blamed for everything?If HR is so powerless, why do we get blamed for everything?
“Seriously - we have a lot of power in a business. We make sure people are in the right jobs and that their salaries match the marketplace. We ensure the business doesn’t screw up and their leaders aren’t sued or sent to jail (or make sure they DO get sent to jail)” -Mary Faulkner
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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 »




 
HR Tech Weekly: Episode #111: Stacey Harris and John SumserHR Tech Weekly: Episode #111: Stacey Harris and John Sumser This week: Oracle HCM Cloud Summit, SAP court victory and data rights, Koch company invest $2 Billion in Infor, Irreconcilable Differences: eHarmony and Elevated Careers File for Divorce, and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick hires former Attorney General Eric Holder to probe allegations of sexism. Listen Now »




 
HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #223: Will StaneyHRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #223: Will Staney Will Staney is the founder of Proactive Talent Strategies and the former head of global talent acquisition at Twilio and Glassdoor. During his career as a recruiting leader, he developed a passion for building what he calls, “modern recruiting machines.” In his free time, he enjoys riding his motorcycle, trying out the newest gadgets, and spending time with his wife & two kids. Listen Now »




 
HRx Big Ideas Radio: Episode #10: Recruitment Marketing Scorecard with Chris BrablcHRx Big Ideas Radio: Episode #10: Recruitment Marketing Scorecard with Chris Brablc John Sumser talks about recruitment marketing scorecards with Chris Brablc, recognized as an industry expert in recruitment marketing and Director of Marketing at SmashFly Technologies. Listen Now »





   

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