HRExaminer v10.34

“So when things are going sideways and nothing feels right, you’re just in the process of learning something new. Relax, and keep going.” Heather Bussing speaks truth in, Learn By Mistake.


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A series of forces are reshaping the HR playing field. Meanwhile, the bulk of the HR profession is focused on doing the old stuff better. Read more from John Sumser in, Fiddling While Rome Burns.


Emperor Nero replied to John’s article from earlier this week (Fiddling While Rome Burns). Funny that. Thankfully, Michael Kannisto was able to miraculously channel Nero’s Reply.


John Sumser speaks with Andrew Marritt, the Founder of OrganizationView, one of the earliest European People Analytics practices now specializing in workforce text analytics with their Workometry service. Listen to Andrew Marritt on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: PredictiveHR, Engage Talent, People Analytics, Talespin, RPO’s, AI Ethics, SmartRecruiters, Fetcher, and How Systems Learn.


 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #231: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On August 23, 2019, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, by John Sumser
People Analytics Platform PredictiveHR Acquires Method3’s RPO Business, Fetcher & SmartRecruiters Partner To Provide a Next-Generation Outbound Recruiting Platform, Better Ways to Predict Who’s Going to Quit, and VR lets you fire a virtual employee to practice doing it for real. Topics include Engage Talent, PredictiveHR, People Analytics, Talespin, RPO’s, AI Ethics, SmartRecruiters, Fetcher, and How Systems Learn.
 

Nero’s Reply

On August 22, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Michael R. Kannisto, Ph.D., by Michael Kannisto, Ph.D.
After John Sumser’s article from this past Tuesday, Fiddling While Rome Burns, we got a reply from the Emperor himself. Thankfully, our amazing colleague, Michael Kannisto studies with the great mystics scattered around the New York Metropolitan area. He was miraculously able to channel Nero’s response. You should expect the conversation to continue. - John Sumser
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #335: Andrew Marritt, Founder & CEO, OrganizationView

On August 21, 2019, in HRExaminer Radio, HRX Radio – Executive Conversations, Radio, by John Sumser
John Sumser speaks with Andrew Marritt, the Founder of OrganizationView, one of the earliest European People Analytics practices now specializing in workforce text analytics with their Workometry service. A hands-on data scientist he learnt to program in the 70s on a kit-built home computer. Andrew lives with his family in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Outside work he enjoys skiing, skeleton and long-distance swimming.
 

Fiddling While Rome Burns

On August 20, 2019, in HRExaminer, by John Sumser
“Nero is a role model for doing the exact wrong thing at the exact wrong time. The HR profession is focused on doing the old stuff better. Without much debate, HR is moving to perfect its 20th-century mission and mostly ignoring its 21st Century obligations.” -John Sumser
 

Learn By Mistake

On August 19, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“It’s okay to fall down, screw up, make mistakes, and figure it out by doing it wrong. Transformation is a process. It usually isn’t pretty. You will always be learning something new, and screwing up while you do.” - Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v10.33

Doug Shaw writes, “Change can be hard, and the process of exploring how we do things differently needs to acknowledge this, seeking clarity and inclusion as ways of engaging people in the process.” The Language of Change: Who Is It For?


Great companies follow their customers to the value. John Sumser explains How Google Converted Joy Into Long Term Customers.


Less is More with Performance Management. “Think of excessive performance management vehicles as bureaucracy you need to reduce.” - Dr. Todd Dewett


Find out why Jason Lauritsen thinks Performance Ratings are Harmful.


On HR Tech Weekly: John’s A.I. Flywheel, Sierra-Cedar Survey Updates, ADP Advertising Services, Guidespark, Virgin Pulse, and Limeade, Perceptyx Receives Investment from TCV, Lowe’s Spent Billions On Share Buybacks and Zero On Severance For Laid-Off Workers, and Google’s Jobs Search Draws Antitrust Complaints From Rivals.


 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #230: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On August 16, 2019, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, by John Sumser
John’s A.I. FlyWheel, Sierra-Cedar Survey Updates, ADP Advertising Services, Guidespark, Virgin Pulse, and Limeade, Perceptyx Receives Investment from TCV, Lowe’s Spent Billions On Share Buybacks and Zero On Severance For Laid-Off Workers, and Google’s Jobs Search Draws Antitrust Complaints From Rivals. Topics include Recruiting, A.I. Flywheel, Social Responsibility, and HR Analytics.
 

Performance Ratings are Harmful

On August 15, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Jason Lauritsen, by Jason Lauritsen
“Performance ratings have overstayed their welcome. It’s time to put them in their proper place— as a relic of traditional management that proved to be more harmful than helpful.” – Jason Lauritsen
 

Less is More with Performance Management

On August 14, 2019, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“Think of excessive performance management vehicles as bureaucracy you need to reduce. Less really is more.” – Dr. Todd Dewett