HRExaminer v12.07

As Frederick Buechner described, vocation is “the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.” Matthew J. Stollak is here to remind us about an oft forgotten truth in our work. Say it with me, I need a Vocation!



Algorithms Follow Rules - People Don’t. See you in Court? What happens when you throw the legal system into the mix? Heather Bussing has some thoughts.



Dr. Todd Dewett shares, “I’m often approached with questions about motivation and morale. The question is the same: How do we get employees to feel like doing a great job?”



Heather Bussing has some suggestions on how to rewire your brain to view mistakes as shortcuts to real learning and wisdom. Is Learning By Mistake Really How We Learn Best?



Catch and Kill is the story of the writing of Ronan Farrow’s now-famous piece about Harvey Weinstein. John Sumser’s warning is simple, “Anyone involved in HR should read it.”



 

Algorithms Follow Rules – People Don’t. See you in Court?

Algorithms follow the rules every time. People don’t. What happens when you throw the legal system into the mix?
 

The Forgotten Virtues of Vocation

“One of the essential terms of my workplace is vocation. As Frederick Buechner described, vocation is ‘the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.’” - Matthew J. Stollak
 

How do we get employees to feel like doing a great job?

“I’m often approached with questions about motivation, morale, and engagement. Choose whichever label you’d like, the question is the same: how do we get employees to feel like doing a great job?”
- Dr. Todd Dewett
 

Is Learning By Mistake Really How We Learn Best?

On February 8, 2021, in Big Data, Editorial Advisory Board, Futures, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Learning, Training, by Heather Bussing
“The hard way is how I’ve learned everything that’s important to me. Take learning to ski. The only way to hot chocolate is to skid down a mountain. What were you thinking? Suddenly, you have a whole new appreciation for gravity and friction.” - Heather Bussing
 

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.



 

Can a workplace recover from discrimination or harassment or whistleblower drama?

What can HR do to recover from discrimination or harassment or whistleblower drama? Resident employment law attorney Heather Bussing reviews your options.
 

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?)



 

If you can’t handle emotions at work, the problem may be you

On January 29, 2021, in Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“Consider emotions as energy you can use to change things. Emotions can be superpowers. Here are some of the negative emotions that we typically shun at work, and the positive aspects of moving through them.” - Heather Bussing
 

HR’s Role in Strengthening the People Side of Security

“Technical tools and threat detection systems are an important part of any cybersecurity framework, of course. But they are arguably the least important part of them.” - Sam Bocetta