HRExaminer v12.07

As Frederick Buechner described, vocation is “the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.” Matthew J. Stollak is here to remind us about an oft forgotten truth in our work. Say it with me, I need a Vocation!



Algorithms Follow Rules - People Don’t. See you in Court? What happens when you throw the legal system into the mix? Heather Bussing has some thoughts.



Dr. Todd Dewett shares, “I’m often approached with questions about motivation and morale. The question is the same: How do we get employees to feel like doing a great job?”



Heather Bussing has some suggestions on how to rewire your brain to view mistakes as shortcuts to real learning and wisdom. Is Learning By Mistake Really How We Learn Best?



Catch and Kill is the story of the writing of Ronan Farrow’s now-famous piece about Harvey Weinstein. John Sumser’s warning is simple, “Anyone involved in HR should read it.”



 

How do we get employees to feel like doing a great job?

“I’m often approached with questions about motivation, morale, and engagement. Choose whichever label you’d like, the question is the same: how do we get employees to feel like doing a great job?”
- Dr. Todd Dewett
 

HRExaminer v11.04

In times of scarcity or crisis like the pandemic, the rules change. Business continuity becomes the governing question. Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. looks at MVP’s during the Pandemic: Modern Succession Planning for Operational Continuity.



In March 2020, many workers fled their offices for the safety of home. The change was hurried by necessity, but with little understanding of the consequences. Stella Lupushor has more on Zoom and a bit about the downsides of decentralized work.



Fara Rives discusses how AI can help overcome a key roadblock with outdated employee and contractor information. AI Can Improve Talent Mobility.



It’s one of the most common workplace mistakes: applying the wrong solution to a situation simply because you went with your “go to”move. Hello Hammer, Meet Nail from Dr. Todd Dewett.



 

Hello Hammer, Meet Nail

On December 21, 2020, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HR Trends, HRExaminer, New Architecture of Work, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“This is merely a friendly reminder. Don’t follow in the footsteps of these “ready, fire, aim” decision-makers. They have the best of intentions, but often inadvertently make things worse.” - Dr. Todd Dewett
 

HRExaminer v10.94

A new era in HR management will evolve over the next two to five years. Read more from John Sumser in, The Emerging HR Data Department.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John have a far-ranging conversation about the state of HR Tech and the reality of living and working in what we’ll call “The United Nations of COVID.”



Dr. Todd Dewett writes, “You cannot choose civility over candor. Civility is vital, but without candor it is useless.” Civility vs. Candor - It’s not an either/or Equation.



Can Your Team Recover from Workplace Drama? People’s lives and sanity depend on how you handle things. So does your company’s bottom line. So taking care of yourself as you move through the drama is the most important thing. Heather Bussing offers some good advice.



The world we want is simple and controllable. Technology is not. Heather Bussing explores the intersection of Time and People and Technological Change.



 

Civility vs. Candor – It’s not an either/or Equation

On October 12, 2020, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“To have candor is not to lack civility.” Dr. Todd Dewett explains it’s not an either/or equation.
 

HRExaminer v10.88

“The more you specifically focus on being the guiding light, the more often you’ll find the strength to lead with purpose.” Dr. Todd Dewett illuminates a path towards Chasing Purpose.



Mary Faulkner writes, “My hope is that this recent crucible of events doesn’t just change “work;” but that it changes the way we even think about work.” The Coronavirus Crucible.



John Sumser speaks with Dave Weisbeck, the Chief Strategy Officer at Visier Corporation, The People Analytics Leader With 5,000 Customers In 75 Countries. Listen to Dave Weisbeck on HRExaminer Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Eight Industry Leaders To Headline Virtual HR Tech Event, Workday Promotes Chano Fernandez to Co-CEO, The newly minted Ultimate Kronos Group (or what everyone will call UKG), Degreed Lands New Cash, and Trump’s Payroll Tax Deferral Starts With Uncertainty.



Open Feedback Produces Micro-Course-Corrections That Can Have A Huge Cumulative Impact On The Business. Michael Carden Shares The Results Of Using Open Feedback For The Last Year. Open Feedback Works.



 

Chasing Purpose

On August 31, 2020, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“Purpose is about things beyond you - both things to be achieved and people to be developed. However, we have to recognize that life can be hard, right?  We can’t always be our best selves.” - Dr. Todd Dewett
 

HRExaminer v10.82

“This is the future, I thought. This is important. HR, I’m telling you now: the future of culture has a piece of work automation software sitting at its center. Jason Seiden explores The Culture Challenge: Individual Excellence Doesn’t Scale (until now).



Over the last three months Michael Kannisto, Stela Lupushor, Jon Stross, TJ Fjelseth, Heather Bussing, and John Sumser, have created ten issues of Small Scenarios for Changing Times. Through these small, tactical questions in each issue, we hope to help you envision the coming realities created by the coronavirus pandemic. View all the issues and get your free downloads (no email required).



“I want to discourage your overindulgence in impression management, because real leadership is about developing yourself in a manner that helps others see the complete you.” Dr. Todd Dewett invites you to Get Real and Show Your Ink.



John Sumser speaks with Martha Bird, a Business Anthropologist at ADP. Martha helps creates meaningful products by questioning and responding to the social and cultural dynamics of technology. Listen to Martha Bird on HRExaminer Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: 23rd Annual HR Systems Survey from Sapient Insights and Sierra-Cedar, Velocity Network, Blockchain Career Credentialing, COVID-19 Virginia Emergency Temporary Standard, Lattice Funding, and Performance Management.


 

Get Real, Show Your Ink

On July 23, 2020, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“Only when they see you as human and real will they be open to you as a genuine leader, and not merely a person occupying a position above them. Show your ink.” - Dr. Todd Dewett