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
 

HRExaminer v10.80

The pandemic has revealed existing problems within some institutions that were troubled long before anyone had ever heard of COVID-19. In this issue of Small Scenarios for Changing Times Heather Bussing, Michael Kannisto, and John Sumser look at the transition from school to work. Small Scenario № 10: Lost Generation.



There’s nothing like a crisis to trigger significant reform. Neil McCormick writes on Managing your Workforce post-pandemic.



Certain kinds of change are difficult for employees and diminish trust across your organization. Dr. Todd Dewett explains the steps that lead to Increased Trust.



What a treat. John Sumser speaks with his son Ray Sumser, a multimedia artist whose work explores underlying structural analogies between diverse art disciplines. Listen to Ray Sumser on HR Examiner Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss the upheaval in business and HR caused by societal changes and the coronavirus pandemic. Plus, Ultimate Software, Kronos, and Workplace Inequities.


 

Trust

On July 9, 2020, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“Regardless of how some set of circumstances has created a particular level of trust, trust can be increased.” - Dr. Todd Dewett
 

HRExaminer v10.74

“Now every executive search firm is called upon to reconsider who we serve, what services we offer, and how we deliver those services.” Bob Corlett shares his experience of how the coronavirus pandemic is ushering in The Era of the Modern Executive Search Firm.



“One of the most enduring hallmarks of any effective innovation culture is the ability to deal with sacred cows.” Dr. Todd Dewett explains more in an excerpt from his forthcoming book, Live Hard. Sacred Cows Make Great Barbeque.



“It’s frustrating when managers let patterns of underperformance perpetuate.” Jamie Resker explains why this happens and how to fix it. Help Your Manager to Give You Feedback Early and Often.



I Don’t Know. Is Learning By Mistake How We Learn Best? You can bet Heather Bussing knows.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Unemployment, Job Boards, Changing Industries, and Recovery during the coronavirus pandemic. Plus, Salary.com, Workday, Salesforce, and Amazon.


 

Sacred Cows Make Great Barbeque (an excerpt from Dr. Dewett’s forthcoming book, Live Hard)

On May 26, 2020, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, Leadership, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“To achieve a dream and find real success almost always requires some form of innovation. Innovation, in turn, almost always requires you to deal with a sacred cow or two – whether making personal change or leading an organization. What are you waiting for?” - Dr. Todd Dewett
 

HRExaminer v10.67

“One of the most enduring hallmarks of any effective innovation culture is the ability to deal with sacred cows. This refers to a custom, behavior, product, process, or rule that is known to all, unproductive, and yet untouchable and unaddressed.” Dr. Todd Dewett explains how Sacred Cows Make Great Barbeque.



Saying that ‘the computer made me do it’ won’t be a workable defense when things go sideways in your HR Tech deployments of Intelligent Tools and AI systems. John Sumser shares his Key Principles for Intelligent Tools and AI Deployment in HR.



Productivity and performance differences between employees are due not so much to differences in talent or ability, but rather to motivation. Should Employees Earn More If They Are More Engaged At Work? Read more from Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic.



John Sumser speaks with Charles Hipps who founded Oleeo 25 years ago, launching the world’s first e-recruitment solution. Charles focuses today on the application of AI and automation in recruiting. Listen to Charles Hipps on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Nemesysco Remote Employee Wellness Monitoring, the CloudMills and HRNX Merger, SAP Lowers FY20 Outlook, and WorkJam and Notion both Raise $50M.


 

Sacred Cows Make Great Barbeque

On April 6, 2020, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, by Dr. Todd Dewett
The idea is so fascinating it became the inspiration behind one of my most popular original quotes, “Sacred cows make great barbeque.” The point is that a whole lot of what we hold sacred isn’t really sacred, it’s just the way we’ve always done things – and making needed change just might taste great. – Dr. Todd Dewett