HRExaminer v9.17

With his three daughters in mind, Dr. Chris Andrews examines the gender pay gap from all angles. Equivalence (for women).

“If discretionary effort means time working, then it’s not really discretionary.” You have to admit, Heather Bussing makes a good point. Stop Defining Employee Engagement as Discretionary Effort.

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The HCM Master Class: Princeton
with Jeanne Achille and John Sumser

Understanding the Human
Capital Marketplace, its Evolution,
and its Future.

Friday (all-day) June 29, 2018
Optional Museum & Dinner Thursday, June 28th
Historic Nassau Inn Palmer Square
Princeton, New Jersey

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HRIntelligencer Highlights: “The broad themes include a deeper look at privacy, clearer definitions of what is and isn’t AI, the shifting definitions of a company, the importance of being able to reproduce results, and the criticality of clean accurate data.” - John Sumser

John Sumser speaks with Robin Erickson, Ph.D. Dr. Erickson leads talent acquisition, engagement, and retention research for Bersin, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Listen to Robin Erickson, Ph.D., on HRExaminer Radio.

On HR Tech Weekly: Ceridian IPO Raises $462 Million, Learning Technologies Acquires PeopleFluent, ServiceNow Acquires VendorHawk, Aasonn Partners With PeopleDoc, Lumesse Announces Partner Marketplace, and John shares his excitement about his upcoming talk on AI at the O’Reilly AI Conference.

Equivalence (for women)

Topics: Dr. Chris Andrews, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Chris Andrews
“While looking at the issue of gender pay equity for work purposes I thought it seemed unnecessarily complex. I asked the eldest of my three daughters what she knew, and she answered that she understood women were paid less than men, but that she couldn’t readily explain why.” – Dr. Chris Andrews

HRExaminer v8.46

An 80% success rate is acceptable if you’re talking about tagging photos with artificial intelligence. What about sensitive areas like hiring? John Sumser explores the problems we might encounter When 80% is success.

Dr. Chris Andrews can’t see what makes an agile employee any more valuable than a regular flexible employee. Agile isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

HRIntelligencer 1.26 Highlights: The bidding war for qualified AI practitioners, FLUREE, the latest project from SilkRoad, Why Artificial Intelligence is Different from Previous Technology Waves, and Without Humans Artificial Intelligence Is Still Pretty Stupid, plus much more.

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HRIntelligencer 1.27 Highlights: Can A.I. Be Taught to Explain Itself? In 2018, the European Union will begin enforcing a law requiring that any decision made by a machine be readily explainable, on penalty of fines that could cost companies like Google and Facebook billions of dollars. Plus, much more.

We’ve got two episodes of HR Tech Weekly due to the Thanksgiving day holiday here in the U.S. Episode 147 Highlights: intelliHR announces opening of its IPO, UNLEASH Rolls Out Future Growth Plans and Appoints Mark Downey as Head of Strategy, IHRP and CIPD partner to advance HR community in Singapore, FCC chairman sets out to scrap open internet access rules, and the outlook for the Worldwide Natural Language Processing Market.

On Episode 148 of HR Tech Weekly: John’s update from the HRE Recruiting Trends and Talent Tech Conference, Ed Tech Company Instructure Acquires Video Learning Specialist Practice, NEOGOV Announces Purchase of FirstNet Learning, Is HR Ready for Blockchain Technology?, and WeWork Buys Meetup.

Agile isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

Topics: Dr. Chris Andrews, HRExaminer, by Dr. Chris Andrews
“For me there is tremendous scope for HR to move forward through well designed standards. Agility may be more popular but it’s a fragile concept.” – Dr. Chris Andrews

HRExaminer v8.21

What entitles us to correctly call an evaluation of Human Resources an “HR Audit?” Dr. Chris Andrews explains the Fundamental Issues with HR Auditing.

McKinsey & Company encourages companies to look ahead of the curve on performance management and see where real progress can be made. Anna Johansson has more in, The New Way to Carry Out Performance Management.

On episode 122 of HR Tech Weekly: John and Stacey cover Google for Jobs, Workday and ultimateHCM updates, and the latest news from ServiceNow.

John Sumser talks with Imo Udom, the co-founder and CEO of WePow, a leader in video interviewing and talent selection. Listen to Imo Udom on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

On Episode 21 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks with Laurie Ruettimann about the real world of HR. Laurie is a former Human Resources leader turned influential speaker, writer, and entrepreneur. Listen to Laurie Ruettimann on Big Ideas Radio.

Fundamental Issues with HR Auditing

Topics: Dr. Chris Andrews, HRExaminer, by Dr. Chris Andrews
“If you are conducting an HR Audit, it should be clearly recognizable as such to an auditing professional. If you are conducting an HR Management Review, then don’t make the mistake of calling it an audit.” Dr. Chris Andrews

HRExaminer v7.43

Earlier this week, John Sumser spent a day in the iCIMS headquarters in Matawan, New Jersey. iCIMS is the leading independent Applicant Tracking System (ATS). The company nimbly navigates the minefields strewn with recruiting tools from Oracle, SAP, IBM, and Workday. If it weren’t for the disciplined tech team and 700 person workforce, you might mistake them for a smaller operation. Over 17 years iCIMS has grown at 30% a year and today are at an inflection point. Read, iCIMS in Perspective.

Do you support standards or do you come from the flexibility perspective? Dr. Chris Andrews from Bond University in Australia pits the two sides against each other in a grudge match. Why have HR Standards?

On Episode 94 of HR Tech Weekly: Amazon’s AWS Educate, HR Tech World Congress, Josh Bersin receives HR lifetime achievement award, What We Know About Friday’s Massive East Coast Internet Outage, Microsoft Shares Soar to Record on Earnings Boost From Cloud, Information security spending to top $101 billion by 2020, and Changing HR : AI At Work.

Mike Psenka is the founder and CEO of Moovila. He founded eThority and served as the CEO and President until a successful acquisition by Equifax. He graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and holds multiple technology patents. Mike Psenka is on HRExaminer Radio.

Imo Udom is the co-founder and CEO of WePow, a leader in video interviewing and talent selection. Earlier in his career, he was the co-founder and COO of Ovia and a missile system engineer at Lockheed Martin, where he started his career as a program coordinator. He hails from London, lives in San Francisco, and holds engineering degrees from UPenn. Imo Udom is on HRExaminer Radio.
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Why have HR Standards?

Topics: Dr. Chris Andrews, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Chris Andrews
Do you support Standards or do you come from the Flexibility perspective? Dr. Chris Andrews pits the two sides against each other in a grudge match. Dr. Chris Andrews is the Directory of Human Resources for an Australian private university, Bond University. Dr. Andrews also runs HR Standards and HR Auditing