HRExaminer v4.37

On September 27, 2013, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Weekly, by John Sumser
We’re kicking off a new series this week about the problems and opportunities of Handling Data in HR. John Sumser muddies our hands in the ‘grungy part of the topic,’ by examining common issues with ATS data and website scraping. The series continues next week.

The Beauty of Delayed Gratification

On September 23, 2013, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, Engagement, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Dr. Todd Dewett
Our myopic focus on satisfying short-term needs and desires is killing us – both individuals and organizations.  We simply are not good at understanding the beauty of delayed gratification, hard work, patience, and smart risk taking. The research suggests that those who do understand delayed gratification benefit in signification ways. At the individual level, people […]

HRExaminer v4.24

Dr. Todd Dewett examines the career arc and leadership in this week’s feature post. Guest author, Randy Emelo defines a new learning leader for HR, Heather Bussing talks weasels, and John Sumser calls attention to what’s missing from recruiting software and interviews Hank Stringer on HRExaminer Radio.

The 7 Stages of Promotion

People don’t know what it’s like to lead until they get there.  Too often, however, professionals overestimate how well they know this new place, thus they engage the stages of promotion with surprise and elevated stress.

HRExaminer v4.16

Feature: What if mobile devices are just the eight track tapes of our times? In technology, the next thing resembles the last thing until it simply doesn’t any more. Read more in John Sumser’s feature article 8 Track Tapes. From the HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board: Dr. Todd Dewett implores Show Your Ink: You Have to […]

Show Your Ink: You Have to Be Real

On April 25, 2013, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“Today, our understanding of leadership is undergoing a massive transformation.  Achieving strong results has and always will be part of the definition of great leadership.” – Todd Dewett

HRExaminer v4.11

In this week’s feature Personal Questions: Women & Work, Heather Bussing pens an inspiring article about her experience in business as a woman, and how we might all approach our work in a way that isn’t constrained by gender or business as usual. It’s a great story with the kind of insight regular readers expect from Heather.

Sometimes You’re Just an Idiot

On March 12, 2013, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Recruiting Wisdom, by Dr. Todd Dewett
I don’t care who you are, sometimes you’re just an idiot.  We are all imperfect.  You, me, everybody.  Sometimes it is easy to forget this truth.  That’s why I like it when, once in a blue moon, I do something that makes me consciously aware that, for at least a few moments, I’m an idiot.  […]

HRExaminer v.4.04

On January 25, 2013, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, John Sumser, Weekly, by John Sumser
There are a boat load of new issues to navigate in hiring and managing people in 2013. In this week’s feature, Rethinking Discrimination, Heather Bussing cruises over the legal undercurrents and offers up a 5-step guide for keeping your company off the rocky shoals of legal trouble. We wrap up this issue with new posts from Dr. Todd Dewett and John Sumser. Enjoy.

The Office is a Great Place for Fun and Games

“When adults have autonomy at work they might not focus on their normal tasks 100% of the time. That’s normal. Guess what? Using some of that autonomy for small doses of play at work actually facilitates productivity for most people. It represents a fun not-related-to-work break that stimulates healthy thinking.” – Todd Dewett