HRExaminer v10.97

Not to be missed, John Sumser puts on a Jobs and Skills Masterclass dialed-in for work both during and after the coronavirus pandemic.



On this special HR Tech Weekly, Stacey and John discuss the most important news and best presentations from The 2020 Annual HR Technology Conference & Exposition.



On HR Tech Weekly Episode #291, John and Stacey cover SAP, Gately, ELMO, Paycom, SHRM, Eightfold, Leena AI, Chatbots, UKG, Beekeeper, Walmart, and Robots!



Let’s put it this way, it’s probably best if you’re the one to Unearth Your A.I. Ethics with these Questions. Learn more with John Sumser.



“You’ve rolled out of bed at some point in your life to dark thoughts about dealing with someone at work that is making your life a living hell.” Heather Bussing explains How to Deal With Weasels (AKA Weasel Management).



 

Video: Jobs and Skills Masterclass

On November 5, 2020, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Tech, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Video, by John Sumser
In this video, John Sumser presents a jobs and skills masterclass tuned for the world of work during and after the coronavirus pandemic.
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Unearth Your A.I. Ethics with these Questions

“In the 20th Century, having an ethics committee or oversight function meant having a way to generate a set of rules. From a policy perspective, ethics boiled down to ‘this is good and that is bad.’ We’ve begun to move at a rate that requires us to include more uncertainty in our decisions and proclamations.” - John Sumser
 

HRExaminer v10.96

The same idea of a flywheel that Jim Collins used as a metaphor for momentum in his book, Good To Great is a model HR can use to create a cycle of positive feedback loops inside of the HR Data initiative I’ve been discussing. John Sumser has more in, Building the Computational HR Flywheel in The Emerging HR Data Department.



What questions are you employing to inform your HR response to the coronavirus pandemic? A group of HR leaders and specialists developed The Small Scenarios Series to help.



Each year as part of the work for our annual report on Intelligent software and AI we identify a short list of companies to watch closely. Here are the 12 outfits we have our eyes on. The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist.



Erin Spencer shares A Death in the Family (from an HR Perspective). “Aside from the complications of emotions ranging from grief to relief, we also have the fun of funeral logistics. My Disney touring plans are color-coded. The plans for Grandma’s funeral were almost as complex, but unlike a planned Spring Break trip this time off was not arranged in advance.”



John Sumser speaks with Jeanne Achille, Founder and CEO of The Devon Group. It’s John and Jeanne’s annual pre-HR Tech Conference show.



 

The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist

“As part of the work for our annual report on intelligent software and AI, we evaluate the interview and survey process to identify companies to watch closely. Each of the twelve companies we’ve selected here for our watchlist represents a different value proposition and core functionality across the entire spectrum of the industry. This is the 2020 HRExaminer Watchlist.”
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Building the Computational HR Flywheel in The Emerging HR Data Department

“I’ve been discussing The Emerging HR Data Department and The HR Product Manager. This piece will focus on building a computational HR flywheel within the emerging HR data department.” John Sumser
 

HRExaminer v10.95

There’s a developing need for a new role that can manage a dizzying array of technological tools and operational complexity in a landscape dotted with legal and cultural landmines. John Sumser has more in, The HR Product Manager in the Emerging HR Data Department.



John Sumser looks at the myriad technologies that the HR Product manager is likely to shepherd in their role. CONCLUSION - The HR Product Manager in the Emerging HR Data Department.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss the upcoming Virtual HR Tech event and Prezi introduces dynamic video teaching tools as education moves online.



Heather Bussing explains Why Less is More with Policies.



Employee engagement is at an all-time high while 30 million Americans are out of work. What’s that about? Jason Lauritsen digs into why Employee Engagement Is About To Get Much More Difficult.



 

The HR Product Manager in The Emerging HR Data Department – Conclusion

Current intelligent tools and AI in HR Technology default to a view that the future is just the past plus a little more; that tomorrow is just more yesterday. Then there’s the idea of assessing group intelligence and how that could evolve to include machines as members of human organizations, and finally, there are limits of specialized AI in HR that we must understand and manage.
 

The HR Product Manager in The Emerging HR Data Department

“It’s the inherent benefits of a unified data asset, coupled with reduced costs and increased employee satisfaction that will drive the emergence of a new role: The HR Product Manager.” - John Sumser
 

HRExaminer v10.94

A new era in HR management will evolve over the next two to five years. Read more from John Sumser in, The Emerging HR Data Department.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John have a far-ranging conversation about the state of HR Tech and the reality of living and working in what we’ll call “The United Nations of COVID.”



Dr. Todd Dewett writes, “You cannot choose civility over candor. Civility is vital, but without candor it is useless.” Civility vs. Candor - It’s not an either/or Equation.



Can Your Team Recover from Workplace Drama? People’s lives and sanity depend on how you handle things. So does your company’s bottom line. So taking care of yourself as you move through the drama is the most important thing. Heather Bussing offers some good advice.



The world we want is simple and controllable. Technology is not. Heather Bussing explores the intersection of Time and People and Technological Change.