Your Recruiting Process Assumes Harvard Grads Cause Shark Attacks

So what do sharks and Harvard grads have to do with recruiting? Bob Corlett explains.

Laws, Algorithms, and Humans.

Algorithms follow the rules every time. That is what they are – a set of instructions and rules. This distinction is really important in evaluating HR software.

Data, Dots & Detail

Topics: Analytics, Big Data, Data, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
So next time people are talking about big data, how it will change our ability to see things, and that all this information will increase our potential knowledge, know that it’s sort of true.

Privacy: Drawing Lines

Topics: Big Data, Book Review, Data, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Privacy, by Heather Bussing
Read Terms of Service: understanding our role in the World of Big Data by Michael Keller and Josh Neufeld. It’s a comic book that gives some history on how internet and data privacy (or lack of concern for it) has developed politically and legally.

Data, Unleashed

The value of data is a function of the combination of specificity and relevance.

Data and Unexpected Truth

Topics: Big Data, Data, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Privacy, by Heather Bussing
Knowing the truth and making changes based on what we learn is complex, difficult, and often involves revising our stories about ourselves and the world.

Candidate Experiences: It’s Plural

Like cramming for a math final after skipping the class all semester, the active job hunter is faced with a sea of conflicting number one priorities.

Master Class Invite

Topics: Big Data, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
The HCM industry is humongous, wouldn’t it be nice to learn with folks that have been studying it for years.

Next Wave HR Tech Part 4: Human Augmentation

When the advance of human augmentation reaches a certain point, we’re going to have to start figuring out the new work and how to pay people whose work is mostly done by machine.

Should We Get Excited About New Assessment Tools?

In recent years, the synergy between psychology and technology has revitalized assessment practices bringing new types of assessment.