HRExaminer v12.06

This is interesting stuff. John Sumser draws the boundaries around the emergence of a new set of analytics-driven data-based elements of the HR department. Read more in part one of The HR Data Department.



John Sumser writes, “Jim Collins used the Flywheel metaphor in Good To Great. Picture a five-thousand pound flywheel on an axle. Your job is to get the flywheel rotating fast and keep it going.” The HR Data Department Part II.



John Sumser covers AI and algorithms in recruiting and then moderates a panel that includes Facebook, Engage Talent, Intel, and our resident employment law attorney, Heather Bussing. Google Talk on Algorithms and AI (Who Owns the Outcome?).



We surveyed over five-hundred HR executives to find out what they really think about AI and machines replacing people. - John Sumser uncovers What HR Really Thinks About Technology Replacing People? (Survey says read more.).



Can a workplace recover from discrimination or harassment or whistleblower 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.



 

HRExaminer v12.05

In this John Sumser video he covers 13 Amazing HR Tech Solutions for the Pandemic.



Joe Gerstandt writes, “Emotions fuel motivation and behavior yet there seems to be something of an unspoken ban on emotion in today’s workplace.” Working with People (and their messy emotions).



Heather Bussing walks through the positive aspects of moving through negative emotions that we typically shun at work. If you can’t handle emotions at work, the problem may be you.



Sam Bocetta explains how HR can use training and hiring to improve network security and stop massive losses from hackers. HR’s Role in Strengthening the People Side of Security.



What do you do about the flow of conflicting claims about what works and what doesn’t in HR Tech? John Sumser shares his analysis. Making Sense of Nonsense (sense making?)



 

13 Amazing HR Tech Solutions for the Pandemic

On January 27, 2021, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, HR Tech, HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Video, by John Sumser
John Sumser shows some of the amazing things companies are doing during the pandemic with HR Technology. Examples include Vizier, ADP, Humanyze, Greenhouse, Arena.io, ServiceNow, Socrates.ai, Culture Amp, Phenom People, HiringSolved, Organization View, Workforce Logiq, and Workday.
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HRExaminer v12.04

This video from John Sumser covers his Q&#38A talk on AI and Intelligent Tools in the HR and Recruiting space in the times of the coronavirus pandemic. Spoilers: it’s probably not what you would expect. Watch, Q&A on AI and Intelligent Tools with John Sumser.



John Sumser writes, “Machines are incapable of seeing things that aren’t measured.” This can be a bad thing. The Uncoded Bias in AI Hiring.



Paul Hebert asks us to please Stop Measuring Employee Engagement (there’s something better).



Doug Shaw, writes, “Change can be hard, and the process of exploring how we do things differently needs to acknowledge this.” The language of change: an antidote for stress that stifles thinking, feeling, and doing.



If you’re Caught in the Chorus of Talent then you’re missing the big picture on attracting talent. Listen to the full chorus from Susan LaMotte.



 

The language of change: an antidote for stress that stifles thinking, feeling, and doing

On January 21, 2021, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, Doug Shaw, Editorial Advisory Board, by Doug Shaw
“Change can be hard, and the process of exploring how we do things differently needs to acknowledge this. The language of change can be an antidote for stress that stifles thinking, feeling, and doing.” - Doug Shaw
 

Q&A on AI and Intelligent Tools with John Sumser

Watch this video Q&A with John Sumser on AI and Intelligent Tools in the HR and Recruiting space during the coronavirus pandemic.
 

HRExaminer v12.03

John Sumser writes, “Intelligent output requires the user to think before deciding. This makes the quality of the interface design a fundamental ethical question.” User Interface Design Ethics in AI - Part I.



“We must design our tools to help us practice our AI ethics. That includes a continuous process where you revisit your assumptions, rewrite your questions, validate your data, and measure results against not just KPI’s, but your underlying corporate values.” Read part two of John Sumser’s series on User Interface Design Ethics in AI - Part II.



From vision, strategy, and workforce impact to costs, maintenance, data standards, and process governance, John Sumser takes a look at HR Tech: AI and Intelligent Software Implementation - Part I.



John Sumser wraps-up his two-part series on, HR Tech: AI and Intelligent Software Implementation - Part II.



F1000 corporate executive and start-up CEO Jason Lauritsen discusses how the foundation of employee engagement is undermined by ignoring employee’s personal lives. Build a Better Foundation for Employee Engagement in 2021.



 

HRExaminer v12.02

Heather Bussing explains how the pandemic demands that we reimagine our indispensable work. Reimagining What is Necessary Work During the Coronavirus Pandemic.



Jon Stross and his Greenhouse co-founder noticed that certain ways of leading and communicating during the pandemic suddenly snapped into focus while previous methods no longer fit the scene. Sometimes Leading Means Letting Go During the Pandemic (Lessons Learned in Zoom Rooms).



After the Furlough there are five things you should do to prepare for your employees’ return. John Sumser has more.



Recognizing AI in our HR Tech means trying to remember, in the onslaught of machine opinion, that by accepting the machine’s opinion you are making a decision. John Sumser has more in, Can we recognize baked-in AI in HR Tech in order to manage it properly?



 

After the Furlough

On January 6, 2021, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
After you have evaluated and implemented all of the COVID-19 health and safety protections, there are five things you should do to prepare for your employees’ return.
 

Reimagining What is Necessary Work During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The pandemic demands that we reimagine, rethink, and reengineer our work. It starts with getting clear on what is truly necessary work. Trying to go back to what it was like is a mistake.