HRExaminer v10.84

Replacing anonymous surveys with open feedback has improved interpersonal dynamics and team results. Michael Carden shares the surprising Lessons from a year of open feedback in a group of forward-thinking enterprises.



Outdated employee and contractor information is a key roadblock on the road to faster productivity but AI can help. HiringSolved’s head of Product, Fara Rives has a fresh take. Talent Mobility - The Struggle Is Real and AI Can Help.



Jason Seiden writes, “If you read only a single article this year about how to lead an HR function, make this the one, it’ll make you smarter.” Five Steps for Making Smarter HR Tech Decisions.



What’s that got to do with Koala Bears? If there’s anyone that can explain what Koalas and dots have to do with losing track of people in data it’s Heather Bussing.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Gretchen Alarcon, ServiceNow, Moovila, Jason Seiden, Brainworks, Medio Smart Health Monitoring App, Data Sets, NLP, and Reopening Tech-Enabled Office Post-Covid.


 

HRExaminer v10.83

“The ‘can technology solve bias’ question is an important part of a larger conversation. Interestingly, it may be that the outcomes delivered by intelligent tools are less important than the questions that they raise,” writes John Sumser. We Don’t Know If We Can Eliminate Bias From Tech.



John Sumser explains, “Just because we measure and model an organization doesn’t mean we understand it.” Based on Historical Inputs (you might want to consider your options).



Is Terminating an Employee a Good Thing? Heather Bussing offers some things to remember when you are getting ready to fire somebody.



John Sumser speaks with Dave Weisbeck, Chief Strategy Officer at Visier. Dave’s a seasoned software executive whose experience ranges from building development teams to growing multi-billion-dollar businesses. Listen to Dave Weisbeck on HRExaminer Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly The U.S. economy’s worst contraction on record, SAP, Qualtrics, Modern Hire, Sonru, Infosys, Reskill and Restart, COVID-19, T3 Innovation Network, and the Paychex PPP Loan Forgiveness Solution.


 

HRExaminer v10.82

“This is the future, I thought. This is important. HR, I’m telling you now: the future of culture has a piece of work automation software sitting at its center. Jason Seiden explores The Culture Challenge: Individual Excellence Doesn’t Scale (until now).



Over the last three months Michael Kannisto, Stela Lupushor, Jon Stross, TJ Fjelseth, Heather Bussing, and John Sumser, have created ten issues of Small Scenarios for Changing Times. Through these small, tactical questions in each issue, we hope to help you envision the coming realities created by the coronavirus pandemic. View all the issues and get your free downloads (no email required).



“I want to discourage your overindulgence in impression management, because real leadership is about developing yourself in a manner that helps others see the complete you.” Dr. Todd Dewett invites you to Get Real and Show Your Ink.



John Sumser speaks with Martha Bird, a Business Anthropologist at ADP. Martha helps creates meaningful products by questioning and responding to the social and cultural dynamics of technology. Listen to Martha Bird on HRExaminer Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: 23rd Annual HR Systems Survey from Sapient Insights and Sierra-Cedar, Velocity Network, Blockchain Career Credentialing, COVID-19 Virginia Emergency Temporary Standard, Lattice Funding, and Performance Management.


 

Small Scenarios for Changing Times Catalog

We’ve been collaborating on a series of short digestible papers that tackle the HR and Recruiting issues that are emerging during the coronavirus pandemic. We’ve published 10 issues to date and they’re recapped here so they’re easy to find and download.
 

HRExaminer v10.81

How much “unlearning” have you really done in your life? Paul Hebert explains how in the workplace created by the coronavirus Amnesia May be the Most Important HR Skill in the Future.



Most contracts have a bunch of words in them that no one reads. It doesn’t have to be this way. Heather Bussing shares One Little Secret about Writing Great Contracts.



Talla CEO Rob May, an AI automation specialist, shares how Hilton Hotels used AI to shorten their recruiting process by about 75%. 4 Things You Need to Know About Implementing AI.



The next time Jason Seiden has to make a big decision, he could really use someone who knows what the hell they’re talking about. Can We Please Bring Back the Experts Now?



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: PeopleStrong, Shelly Singh, Leapgen, SocialChorus, ServiceNow, Deloitte, and AI from Avrio.


 

Amnesia May be the Most Important HR Skill in the Future

On July 14, 2020, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, Editorial Advisory Board, Paul Hebert, by Paul Hebert
“To really move forward I believe unlearning is our key skill for the future. But that will be problematic for most. We know how to learn. We don’t know how to unlearn. At least not intuitively.” - Paul Hebert
 

HRExaminer v10.80

The pandemic has revealed existing problems within some institutions that were troubled long before anyone had ever heard of COVID-19. In this issue of Small Scenarios for Changing Times Heather Bussing, Michael Kannisto, and John Sumser look at the transition from school to work. Small Scenario № 10: Lost Generation.



There’s nothing like a crisis to trigger significant reform. Neil McCormick writes on Managing your Workforce post-pandemic.



Certain kinds of change are difficult for employees and diminish trust across your organization. Dr. Todd Dewett explains the steps that lead to Increased Trust.



What a treat. John Sumser speaks with his son Ray Sumser, a multimedia artist whose work explores underlying structural analogies between diverse art disciplines. Listen to Ray Sumser on HR Examiner Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss the upheaval in business and HR caused by societal changes and the coronavirus pandemic. Plus, Ultimate Software, Kronos, and Workplace Inequities.


 

Small Scenario 10: Lost Generation

On July 7, 2020, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, HRExaminer, Small Scenarios, by John Sumser
In our latest issue of Small Scenarios for Changing Times, we look at the impact on the transition from school to work. Are we going to create new institutions to replace the time-honored but woefully ineffective historical approaches?
 

Managing your Workforce post-pandemic

On July 6, 2020, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, Editorial Advisory Board, Neil McCormick, by Neil McCormick
This article highlights a framework of initial questions leaders should be asking about their business post-COVID-19. The steps detailed are a summary of programs that have been successfully used over many years of consulting. They are equally applicable to small and medium businesses as well large enterprise. ” - Neil McCormick
 

HRExaminer v10.79

Before we bring people back to work, reimagine what is necessary. Heather Bussing and John Sumser suggest Rethinking Work in Small Scenario № 9.



“How can we reasonably expect people to recall, write, and talk about performance twelve months ago?” Jamie Resker explores Performance Management during the Coronavirus Pandemic.



Don Weinstein from ADP is back for another dynamic conversation with host John Sumser (Don’s last appearance on HR Examiner was on Episode #339 in September of last year). Listen to Don Weinstein is on HRExaminer Radio.



Bob Corlett examines how the pandemic is making radical changes to What the Modern Executive Search Firm Looks Like.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Workforce Institute at Kronos Appoints New Executive Director, New Study from Redthread Research on Women, Performance Management, and COVID-19. Plus, Doom and Gloom, People Analytics, and Rethink.