HRExaminer v10.20

Why do poor leaders remain in their roles, even when almost everyone in their organization agrees they should go? Mary Faulkner has the answers in her article, Leadership and Legitimacy.


“There are a remarkable number of people whose poor decision-making costs their careers.” Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic has the solution. The Psychology of Good and Bad Judgment - How to Make Smarter Decisions (And Avoid Looking Dumb).


Heather Bussing has great things to say about the book from employment lawyer Donna M. Ballman on how to Stand Up for Yourself Without Getting Fired.


“If you ask a lawyer a question, you are usually going to get a legal answer - which may or may not be want you want.” Heather Bussing explains How HR Should Work with Legal.


Dr. Todd Dewett covers how bosses everywhere can use The Office Press Conference to dramatically improve team communications.
 

Office Press Conference

On May 17, 2019, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“The office press conference is not dedicated to only one issue, it’s run by the employees, and it’s always productive.” – Dr. Todd Dewett
 

HRExaminer v10.18

“Sometimes, corporate values can actually cause harm. This is more common than you’d imagine.” Dr. Todd Dewett spotlights The Problem with Values.


As Heather Bussing notes, “Most of what people think is ‘harassment’ or ‘wrongful’ is neither - at least legally.” Basically, it’s Perfectly Legal to be an Asshole.


Heather Bussing explains why Age Discrimination Matters to You.


John Sumser speaks with Jeanne Achille, the Founder and CEO of The Devon Group. Jeanne has has helped design and launch thousands of products in the HR Tech category. Listen to Jeanne Achille on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly this Week: Google brings on former SAP Executive Robert Enslin, BeameryHQ Expands Leadership Team, Payscale Get Growth Investment, Limeade Launches Platform, and textio Launches New Writing Tool.
 

The Problem with Values

On April 29, 2019, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Todd Dewett
Often ignored words and platitudes in values statements can become a powerful force when they are practiced and defended with conviction. So, how does that work? Dr. Todd Dewett has a plan.
 

HRExaminer v10.16

Doug Shaw recently spotted a tweet from his friend Trish McFarlane. Trish wrote, “Just thinking out loud ~ increased #productivity is good, but does it kill time for #creativity? That got Doug thinking and pretty soon he was Finding His Way through Creativity and Innovation.


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


Dr. Todd Dewett shares three great examples of fundamentally flawed - yet very common - organizational practices. Read more in, Don’t Ignore The Obvious.


John Sumser speaks with Jim Stroud from ClickIQ. Jim is an expert in sourcing and recruitment strategy where he has worked with firms like Microsoft, Google, MCI, Siemens, and Randstad Sourceright. Listen to Jim Stroud on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly this Week: SAP Innovation Lab, ADP, HR Path, Learning Technologies Group, Breezy HR, O.C. Tanner, Kwench, 360Learning, and LumApps.
 

Don’t Ignore The Obvious

On April 18, 2019, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“Striving for excellence is difficult. Give you and your organization the edge by taking the time to reexamine the fundamental beliefs that surround you every day.” – Dr. Todd Dewett
 

HRExaminer v10.08

“We’re so excited about the future of technology but we can’t even get back to job candidates in a timely fashion.” Susan LaMotte gets to the core issues in, The People Refrain: Caught in the Chorus of Talent.


Dr. Todd Dewett, “Most observers suggest that judging others is wrong. However, to judge is to make a type of decision. What is more central to a successful life than sound decision-making?” It’s about the right kind of Judging.


Heather Bussing writes about How to Ask a Great Question.


John Sumser speaks with Mike Erlin, Founder and CEO at AbilityMap. Mike is a human capital technology entrepreneur with two decades experience and also a former America’s Cup Sailor. Listen to Mike Erlin on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Beamery Secures Workday as Strategic Investor & Partner, INFOR Announces New Partnership With Montage, LinkedIn To Unify Hiring Products On One Platform, Facebook To Train 1 Million People & Small Business Owners With Digital Skills By 2020, and SAP Lays Off Thousands As It Shifts To Advanced Technologies.
 

Judging

On February 21, 2019, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“In the end, judging is essential, just like breathing. Judge! All the time, but do it effectively. Just remember, it can be a simple way to reinforce uninformed selfish black and white views. Or, it can be a tool for harnessing your intelligence to allow you to understand life more fully.” – Dr. Todd Dewett
 

HRExaminer v10.01

Dr. Todd Dewett recommends Next Level Honesty for anyone that is trying to reach their full potential.


John Sumser wants us to find ways to Make Recruiting Fun, even while algorithms and bots are doing their damnedest to ignore everything in the pursuit of efficiency.


Heather Bussing has advice on How to Deal with Unexpected Truth (like PR problems and scandals) in today’s networked society.


John Sumser speaks with Mike Riordan, the Director of Sales and Operations for BenefitEd. Listen to Mike Riordan on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly, Stacey and John have a spirited roundup of HR Tech in 2018 and then dive in to 2019 with a few stories from Capp and Co and Koru, LinkedIn’s Snapchat Stories, and Microsoft’s expansion of their MyAnalytics work tracker.
 

Next Level Honesty

On December 31, 2018, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“Next level honesty is grappling with a reality that we often initially resist due to our fear of tension or conflict.” –Dr. Todd Dewett