HRExaminer v10.40

Bob Corlett explains how ninety-minutes of hard thinking upfront will do wonders for your hiring results. Your Hiring Suffers From Too Much Feeling and Not Enough Thinking.



“Bias is always an issue with AI and Intelligent Tools because the machine learning systems only know what they are taught.” Heather Bussing covers the Legal Issues in AI with Discrimination and Bias. Legal Issues in AI: Discrimination and Bias.



In Heather Bussing’s article, Behaving Badly Online and Defamation she points out how in the past we would write, set aside, edit our writing and communications before it was published in one of a few media outlets. Today, information, media of all kinds, get tweeted, posted, linked, YouTubed, Googled, and emailed instantaneously. The opportunities to create havoc and legal liability abound.



John Sumser speaks with Kyle Jackson 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 Kyle Jackson on HRExaminer Radio.



Much has been made in the last several years about the importance of business relevance in workforce analytics. But, there’s an overlooked factor of equal merit in successful workforce analytics projects. Mark Berry makes the case in Business Receptivity for Workforce Analytics: The Missing Link.


 

Your Hiring Suffers From Too Much Feeling and Not Enough Thinking

On September 30, 2019, in Bob Corlett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Bob Corlett
“Unless you’re stocking Dramamine in the office, maybe it’s time to step off the rollercoaster and try an approach to hiring that features fewer emotional thrills, but better results.” - Bob Corlett
 

HRExaminer v10.35

Paul Hebert writes, “The C-Suite is creating an HR practice that can’t be successful.” Can HR and the C-Suite Ever Get Along?


The job interview is supposed to predict which candidate will be most successful and encourage that ideal candidate to accept an offer. Most interviews accomplish neither goal. Bob Corlett Builds a Case for Evidence-Based Interviewing.


Bob Corlett wraps-up his two-part series on evidence-based interviewing in, Think Slower. Hire Better.


John Sumser speaks with Darrin Lipscomb, the Founder, and CEO of Ferretly, a 21st century background checking tool that incorporates AI to mitigate employment risk. Listen to Darrin Lipscomb on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Glassdoor, Oracle Lawsuit, Alight and NGA Human Resources, Entelo Acquires ConveyIQ, Danielle Weinblatt, Google Hire, Jane.ai and Capacity, and Perceptyx and Ally both raise money.


 

Think Slower. Hire Better. Evidence-Based Interviewing

On August 29, 2019, in Bob Corlett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Bob Corlett
What kind of an interview sequence consistently results in identifying and attracting top performers? Bob Corlett wraps up his two-part article on Building a Case for Evidence-Based Interviewing.
 

Building a Case for Evidence-Based Interviewing

On August 27, 2019, in Bob Corlett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Bob Corlett
The job interview is a poor predictor of success and while current interviewing practices are ineffective, they are also familiar and comfortable to your managers. Bob Corlett builds a case for how you can engineer a new hiring sequence that works.
 

HRExaminer v10.21

John Sumser has a fantastic two-part series this week on AI Risks, Ethics, and Liability. After you’ve read about liability and ethics in Part one of the series dig into Part two for vendor questions and John’s thoughts on how to manage new algorithms.


Victorio Milian explains why you should develop, refine, and Learn to Trust Your Gut.


Bob Corlett reveals how and why managers duck risk in the hiring process. Is there an upside? Ducking Risk and Shifting Blame in Hiring.


On HR Tech Weekly: Cornerstone Names Heidi Spirgi as Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer, Shaker International and Montage Merge, Criteria Corporation Announces Majority Growth Investment from Sumeru, plus Mercer and ServiceNow Join to Launch Mobility Management Platform.
 

Ducking Risk and Shifting Blame in Hiring

“Hiring is the single riskiest responsibility for most managers. Like the Kobayashi Maru, hiring appears to be a no-win scenario – the perfect storm of problematic job responsibilities.” - Bob Corlett
 

HRExaminer v10.14

Heather Bussing writes, “Nobody likes getting fired. And nobody likes firing people. (Well, maybe weasels and sociopaths.)” With that said, When is Termination a Good Thing?


Bob Corlett explains, “Through hundreds of searches, it’s the person we initially had a hunch about - the outlier, the slightly off-spec person who had the best chance of being hired.” When Should Recruiters Trust Their Gut?


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In this week’s video, John Sumser talks about HR Technology Over The Last Decade.


John Sumser speaks with Bobby Kolba, the VP of Engineering at Textio where he leads the engineering, data science, and technical program management teams. Listen to Bobby Kolba on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: This Week, We Have Updates From Stacey And John From The Ultimate Connections 19 Event, Amazon Will Release Conversational Knowledge Data Set of More Than 4 Million Words, Automattic Launches Happy Tools Distributed Workforce Products, and ActivTrak Raises $20M For Employee Monitoring Software.
 

When Should Recruiters Trust Their Gut?

On April 2, 2019, in Bob Corlett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Recruiting Wisdom, by Bob Corlett
“We know from experience that after a rigorous interview process, almost half of the people who ultimately get the job are the very same people that our clients were initially reluctant to see. ” – Bob Corlett
 

HRExaminer v10.11

Performance Management is evolving into a continuous conversation model. Jamie Resker shares eight tips for modernizing your process. Read, The Only Way to Change Performance Management is to Stop Doing This.


Year-round communications need to be targeted at looking at how, why, and when, managers and employees communicate. Read, It’s Not What You Say, But How You Say It by Ted Malley.


Hiring only becomes predictable when you train yourself to look beyond the obvious. Bob Corlett discusses 5 Assumptions That Lead to Hiring Failure.


John Sumser leads a panel on Assessing Talent for the Future of Work (Video) with panelists Alina von Davier of ACTNext and Josh Jarrett, Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder at Koru.


John Sumser speaks with Bonnie Tinder, the CEO & Founder of Raven Intel. Bonnie is a 20+ year veteran of the HR Technology space, holding positions in HR Implementation, Marketing, and Sales leadership with companies like Cornerstone, NGA HR, Ceridian, and ADP. Listen to Bonnie Tinder on HRExaminer Radio.