HRExaminer v10.67

“One of the most enduring hallmarks of any effective innovation culture is the ability to deal with sacred cows. This refers to a custom, behavior, product, process, or rule that is known to all, unproductive, and yet untouchable and unaddressed.” Dr. Todd Dewett explains how Sacred Cows Make Great Barbeque.



Saying that ‘the computer made me do it’ won’t be a workable defense when things go sideways in your HR Tech deployments of Intelligent Tools and AI systems. John Sumser shares his Key Principles for Intelligent Tools and AI Deployment in HR.



Productivity and performance differences between employees are due not so much to differences in talent or ability, but rather to motivation. Should Employees Earn More If They Are More Engaged At Work? Read more from Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic.



John Sumser speaks with Charles Hipps who founded Oleeo 25 years ago, launching the world’s first e-recruitment solution. Charles focuses today on the application of AI and automation in recruiting. Listen to Charles Hipps on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Nemesysco Remote Employee Wellness Monitoring, the CloudMills and HRNX Merger, SAP Lowers FY20 Outlook, and WorkJam and Notion both Raise $50M.


 

Should Employees Earn More If They Are More Engaged At Work?

On April 9, 2020, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
“Around half of the variability in employee engagement can be directly attributed to the personal disposition of employees, rather than the environment they are in. If organizations are truly interested in engagement, should they not pay people accordingly?” - Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
 

Sacred Cows Make Great Barbeque

On April 6, 2020, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, by Dr. Todd Dewett
The idea is so fascinating it became the inspiration behind one of my most popular original quotes, “Sacred cows make great barbeque.” The point is that a whole lot of what we hold sacred isn’t really sacred, it’s just the way we’ve always done things – and making needed change just might taste great. – Dr. Todd Dewett
 

HRExaminer v10.66

Jason Lauritsen writes, “The past few weeks have felt a little like riding a roller coaster with a blindfold on. Through it all, I keep coming back to the same question.” What’s the Right Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak?



John Sumser writes, “Just as humans have unconscious bias, machines have uncoded bias. Machines are incapable of seeing things that aren’t measured.” AI Hiring: Bias in the Code.



Everybody looks at titles despite ‘corporate speak’ about holocracy being a magic elixir. Mary Faulkner explains how The Cold Reality of Corporate Life is That Titles Matter.



Should we Rethink the Golden Rule at Work as it applies to leadership? Dr. Todd Dewett makes some useful distinctions on how to foster the principle of the golden rule while recognizing how you must apply it differently in the workplace.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss the Kronos and Ultimate Software Merger, Strivr, Microsoft Teams, Qualtrics, and StoryCorps.


 

Rethinking the Golden Rule at Work

On April 2, 2020, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“Let’s begin with a new and improved rule. For leaders, the rule is to treat others kindly with appropriate fairness.” - Dr. Todd Dewett
 

What’s the Right Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak?

On April 1, 2020, in Editorial Advisory Board, Jason Lauritsen, Leadership, by Jason Lauritsen
“For a moment, I wondered if I was wrong in feeling the way I did. How should I be feeling? There seemed to be a wide array of options based on the responses I’d received.” - Jason Lauritsen
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The Cold Reality of Corporate Life is That Titles Matter

On March 31, 2020, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Mary Faulkner, by Mary Faulkner
Talent Strategist Mary Faulkner writes, “They’ll tell you titles are immaterial. That no one actually looks at titles but they’re lying.”
 

HRExaminer v10.65

The narrower the problem, the better that intelligent tools and AI work. What does that mean when it comes time to deploy a new HR Technology? John Sumser offers guidance on Software Implementation in HR with Intelligent Tools and AI.



Jason Lauritsen has some fantastic ideas on Building a Better Life and Helping Your People Do the Same.



This is a real 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 HRExaminer Radio.



John Sumser speaks with Jason Averbook, the co-founder and CEO of Leapgen, a global keynote speaker, author, industry analyst, thought leader, and consultant in the area of human resources and workforce experience. Listen to Jason Averbook on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss COVID-19 news and impacts. From succession and workforce planning to ethics, workload increases in Recruiting and HR, and how intelligent tools and AI might figure into solving the large scale problems we face in our new upside down world.


 

Building a Better Life and Helping Your People Do the Same

“We have been solely focused on improving the experience that people have at work…But, we have overlooked something really important. As humans, we need help living better lives and having better relationships.” - Jason Lauritsen
 

HRExaminer v10.64

Here’s a Quick Guide to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act from our resident Employment Lawyer Heather Bussing.



Paul Hebert looks at how COVID-19 impacts HR’s role now and over the next decade. Can HR Do Their Future Job?



The old ways of fixing Performance Management aren’t working. Jamie Resker has solutions for Modernizing Performance Management.



John Sumser speaks with Randy Womack, the CEO of Socrates.ai. Socrates AI is trying to improve employee experience with a new type of conversational presence. Listen to Randy Womack on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss the COVID-19 Response, Topia, Mmonaeo, Lyra, SHRM, Ceridian, Workday, Facebook, Cornerstone Cares, HealthStream, NurseGrid, People Analytics, and Grokker.