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.
 

5 Assumptions That Lead to Hiring Failure

Hiring is very easy to do badly, and very hard to do well. So what causes most failures? Bob Corlett discusses five key assumptions that derail the hiring process.
 

HRExaminer v9.46

Bob Corlett explains how Engineering a Better Approach to Hiring can make it possible to consistently hire terrific people for every role, at every level of your organization.


Dr. Todd Dewett demystifies what makes a great team function in, It’s Free, You’re Welcome.


Heather Bussing takes issue with innovation for innovation’s sake in her article, Stop the Innovation!


John Sumser speaks with Ed Donner, Co-Founder and CEO at untapt. Ed has a 20-year career in technology and financial services as a software developer and leader and holds an MA in Physics from Oxford. Listen to Ed Donner on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly, John has an update from the Ultimate Software event, SAP Acquired Qualtrics for $8B, LinkedIn Learning now includes 3rd party content and Q&A interactive features, WalkMe extends its Series F round to go deeper into the Asia Pacific market, Oracle bolsters Singapore’s talent economy, and Paycom Launches Machine Learning Technology with Employment Predictor.
 

HRExaminer v9.45

On November 9, 2018, in Bob Corlett, Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRTech, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Do Humans, Laws, and Algorithms compute? Heather Bussing looks for a working formula.


Bob Corlett explains how hiring is like a Tango dance competition, except in the competition you are a contestant, not the judge. Hiring is like a Tango.


In Talent Hydraulics, John Sumser talks about companies that build a reputation for being a place that great people come from.


John Sumser speaks with Amit Mohindra, Founder and CEO of People Analytics Success. Amit has built and led people analytics teams at companies such as Apple and McKesson. Listen to Amit Mohindra on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly, Stacey and John discuss the KronosWorks and iCims Events, there are acquisitions from Cornerstone and The Muse, Moonlighting Launches New On-Demand Hiring API, and there’s AI news from Eightfold and Phenom People. Plus, topics like WFM, Scheduling, and Personalization.
 

Hiring is like a Tango

“Could you win a tango competition by placing an ad for a dance partner, and then, before the dance, using a written test to determine your “fit” with each applicant? Of course not. So why would you hire that way?” – Bob Corlett
 

HRExaminer v9.30

Let’s Talk About the “Real” Skills Gap. Mary Faulkner explains how a revived discussion on the “skills gap” is underway but underlying issues could derail the effort.


So what do sharks and Harvard grads have to do with recruiting? Bob Corlett explains why Your Recruiting Process Assumes Harvard Grads Cause Shark Attacks.


“Imagine the anxiety levels of someone who is desperate to find work and required to sift through a database of a half million job offerings.” - John Sumser Candidate Experiences (It’s Plural).


“To have candor is not to lack civility.” Dr. Todd Dewett explains it’s not an either/or equation. Read, Candor vs. Civility.


John Sumser speaks with Goutham Kurra, Chief Product Officer and co-founder of Glint. Listen to HRExaminer Radio.