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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.


Your Recruiting Process Assumes Harvard Grads Cause Shark Attacks

So what do sharks and Harvard grads have to do with recruiting? Bob Corlett explains.

The Mistake in Expecting Millennials to Pay Their Dues

On July 10, 2018, in Bob Corlett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Bob Corlett
“At the heart of the “Millennial problem” is a broken value equation. Employers no longer have the right to expect people to pay dues. And while that might seem unfair to you if you paid your dues, it’s even less fair to the millennials.” – Bob Corlett

The Case For Evidence-Based Interviewing: Part 2

On June 18, 2018, 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 series on The Case For Evidence-Based Interviewing.

HRExaminer v9.24

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 makes The Case For Evidence-Based Interviewing: Part 1.

We are all amateur psychologists. Unsurprisingly, this has big implications for HR, in particular talent management. Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic explains why HR’s Biggest Enemy Is Not What You Think.

HRIntelligencer Highlights: “AI systems spend their time looking for refinements to a repeatable rule set. The difference between these two notions is exactly where human value matters.” - John Sumser

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John Sumser speaks with Jonathan Duarte, a veteran CEO and Founder in the HR Tech industry, having started, one of the first job boards, in 1996. His most recent company is Listen to Jonathan Duarte on HRExaminer Radio.

On HR Tech Weekly: Workday is busy with acquisitions, adding both Rallyteam and Adaptive Insights, Homebase Launches Hiring With $20M in Funding, Raet And Talentsoft Sign Strategic Partnership, Pymetrics Open-Sources Audit AI, and Plum Uses AI To Hire Unearthed Gems Missed by Traditional Hiring.

The Case For Evidence-Based Interviewing: Part 1

On June 14, 2018, in Bob Corlett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Bob Corlett
The job interview is a poor predictor of success. While current interviewing practices are ineffective, they are also familiar and comfortable to your managers. Bob Corlett begins a two-part series on how you can engineer a new hiring sequence that works.

HRExaminer v9.03

On January 19, 2018, in Bob Corlett, Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Hiring Suffers From Too Much Feeling and Not Enough Thinking. This week, Bob Corlett explains where to add ninety-minutes of hard thinking into your hiring process.

For the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday this week we published his landmark speech from August 1963, The Dream.

John Sumser speaks with Maia Josebachvili, the Vice President of Marketing and Strategy at Greenhouse. Listen to Maia Josebachvili on HRExaminer Radio.

John’s Guest On Episode 264 of HRExaminer Radio is Abakar Saidov, the co-Founder and CEO of Beamery.

On Episode 155 of HR Tech Weekly Ceridian moves towards IPO, Workday Acquires SkipFlag, Battery Ventures Invests in PageUp, Tech entrepreneur Bhavin Turakhia invests in PeopleStrong, and Stacey and John discuss Cybersecurity and WFM.