Dropping Annual Reviews While Still Measuring Performance

“Managers, supervisors, and senior leaders are thrilled that performance appraisals are “retired.” Employees say the conversations feel more constructive, promote two-way dialogue, and allow for more participation versus the managers writing and delivering a review.” - Mark Millett, SHRM-CP, Human Resources Manager at A.I.M. Mutual Insurance Companies
 

Will the future of work expose incompetent leadership?

On September 29, 2020, in Contributing Authors, Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, Lewis Garrad, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
How we can avoid incompetent leadership? If we want leaders who are as competent as they are confident then we need to change what we’re looking for in our executives.
 

HRExaminer v10.86

Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Dave Winsborough write, “The current pandemic has highlighted important leadership deficits and dysfunctionalities, not just around competence, but also around integrity and moral leadership.” Moral Leadership in the Pandemic Age.



John Sumser speaks with Cecile Alper-Leroux, the VP of Product Innovation at Ultimate Software. Cecile is an author and economic anthropologist with more than 20 years of industry experience. Cecile has been featured in Forbes, HuffPost, HR Magazine, HRD Canada TV, and The Wall Street Journal. Listen to Cecile Alper-Leroux on HRExaminer Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: U.S. Productivity, Layoffs, Oracle, Tiktok, Salesforce, Workday, IBM, Tech Consolidation, EdTech, EdCast, and Career Pathing.


Neil McCormick highlights a framework of questions that leaders should ask about their business to prepare for when everyone is ready to come back to work. Managing your Workforce After the Pandemic.



How do we help people to stop being scared and to let go of rigid views about things they don’t know? Heather Bussing examines the Fear of what we don’t know, and certainty about assumptions that are wrong.



 

Moral Leadership in the Pandemic Age

“Modern HR displays a voracious appetite for the latest and shiniest leadership competencies, regularly updating corporate leadership models to incorporate current trends. Sadly, this rarely includes an appropriate discussion of the ethical or moral elements of leadership, unless when it is visibly lacking.” - Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Dave Winsborough
 

HRExaminer v10.39

Wouldn’t we all prefer a future workplace where our leader’s competence trumps their confidence? Lewis Garrad and Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic tackle this fascinating and important question in their article, Will the future of work expose incompetent leadership?



Did you know that all algorithms and models in AI experience ‘drift?’ Yeah, they wear out! John Sumser exposes the heart of the problem in his article, Maintenance: is The Heart of #AI Utility in HRTech.



As Heather Bussing points out, “Creativity thrives in wide open spaces and impossible constraints. Best Practices are all about playing it safe and avoiding risk, failure, and conflict.” You need to know When Best Practices Don’t Work.



John Sumser speaks with Jeanne Achille the Founder and CEO of The Devon Group and the Chairperson of the Women in HR Tech Summit. This is John and Jeanne’s annual pre HR Tech show where you’ll get a thoughtful preview of the most interesting people and presentations for the upcoming show in Las Vegas. Listen to Jeanne Achille on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: John’s Third Annual AI in HR Tech Report and Stacey’s Sierra-Cedar Annual Systems Survey, Checkr, neuvoo, Job Boards, Data Dignity, GDPR, Microsoft, Google, Jaron Lanier, Hawaii, and the upcoming HR Tech Conference.


 

Will the future of work expose incompetent leadership? The answer: not unless we change what we look for.

On September 26, 2019, in Contributing Authors, Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, Lewis Garrad, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
Wouldn’t we all prefer a future workplace where our leader’s competence trumps their confidence? If so, then we need to change what we are looking for, explains Lewis Garrad and Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic. Dive into their highly engaging article on how we can avoid incompetent leadership.
 

HRExaminer v10.38

Dr. Todd Dewett weighs in the right blend of Ambition and Passion at work.



You have a blank page. How would you shape HR if you were Starting Again? Dr. Chris Andrews has some ideas.



There is a Global Movement for Human Resources Standards. Dr. Stefanie Becker and Neil McCormick bring us up to speed.



John Sumser speaks with Don Weinstein who leads ADP’s Global Product and Technology team. Listen to Don Weinstein on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Strategic HR, Ceridian, Workforce Planning, ADP, Oracle, Research, Funding, George LaRocque, Hiring Solved, Indeed, Linkedin, Nextgen HCM, Wisely, and HR Snowflakes.


 

The Global Movement for Human Resources Standards

“ Imagine the potential for productivity improvement, comparison, and collaboration through the application of common terminology, metrics, and recommended processes.” - Neil McCormick
 

HRExaminer v10.37

Abhijit Bhaduri and Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic join us to talk about a better way to hire. They cover known problems in the hiring process like confirmation bias, and the less known, such as How To Hire Great Candidates That Interview Poorly.



Straight talk at work is rare. It may also be the key ingredient that is holding your team back from achieving your goals. Listen up, Dr. Todd Dewett is Making the Case for Candor.



Feedback. It’s a big deal. Until we figure out how do it better, we won’t realize our potential. Jason Lauritsen gets underneath The Reason We Still Fail at Feedback.



John Sumser speaks with Christy Whitehead, the Chief Talent Economist at ENGAGE Talent. Christy leads the development of the science behind ENGAGE’s predictive algorithms and machine learning models as well as the product as a whole. Listen to Christy Whitehead on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: The upcoming HRExaminer Report, Sierra-Cedar Survey, LinkedIn, hiQ, Gig Workers, Payroll Taxes, Ceridian, Kronos, and AI.


 

How To Hire Great Candidates That Interview Poorly

On September 9, 2019, in Abhijit Bhaduri, Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
“Standard interviews accounted for only 8% of the variability in future performance and productivity. In a world where it is still virtually impossible to get hired for any job without going through an interview, this is surely a shocking finding.” - Abhijit Bhaduri and Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic