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HRExaminer v9.24

The job interview is supposed to predict which candidate will be most successful and encourage that ideal candidate to accept an offer. Most interviews accomplish neither goal. Bob Corlett makes The Case For Evidence-Based Interviewing: Part 1.


We are all amateur psychologists. Unsurprisingly, this has big implications for HR, in particular talent management. Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic explains why HR’s Biggest Enemy Is Not What You Think.


HRIntelligencer Highlights: “AI systems spend their time looking for refinements to a repeatable rule set. The difference between these two notions is exactly where human value matters.” - John Sumser




Special Event Announcement
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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John Sumser speaks with Jonathan Duarte, a veteran CEO and Founder in the HR Tech industry, having started GoJobs.com, one of the first job boards, in 1996. His most recent company is GoHire.com. Listen to Jonathan Duarte on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Workday is busy with acquisitions, adding both Rallyteam and Adaptive Insights, Homebase Launches Hiring With $20M in Funding, Raet And Talentsoft Sign Strategic Partnership, Pymetrics Open-Sources Audit AI, and Plum Uses AI To Hire Unearthed Gems Missed by Traditional Hiring.
 

HR’s Biggest Enemy Is Not What You Think

On June 11, 2018, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
The biggest enemy of HR is its own intuition: feeling knowledgeable in the absence of actual knowledge.
 

HRExaminer v9.22

AI is best understood as a tool to lower the cost of prediction. And what are the consequences of cheaper prediction? Darko Lovrich and Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic bring clarity to the situation in, Can HR Become a Prediction Machine? Rethinking AI and Talent.


Many of the amazing insights that are becoming available involve rethinking the things you think you know. Everything You Know Is Wrong, just ask John Sumser.




Special Event Announcement
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

Learn More »




HRIntelligencer Highlights: “Anyone with large organizational experience knows that the unpredictable is the norm. Contemporary AI ignores this reality.” - John Sumser


John Sumser speaks with Ankit Somani, the co-founder of AllyO and creator of AI recruiter Ally. Prior to founding AllyO, Ankit worked as a Product Manager and Senior Engineer at Google. Listen to Ankit Somani on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: GDPR Claims Its First Victims: U.S. Newspapers, Movyl Technologies launches AI-based social marketing platform, Oracle surprises clients with free premium support, and much more.


 

Can HR Become a Prediction Machine? Rethinking AI and Talent

On May 30, 2018, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
“AI is best understood as a tool to lower the cost of prediction. And what are the consequences of cheaper prediction? First, more and more problems will be framed as prediction problems, because that makes the solution cheaper. Second, cheaper prediction increases the value of three key complementary assets: data, judgment, and action.” – Darko Lovrich
 

HRExaminer v8.45

Abhijit Bhaduri and Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic join us this week to talk about a better way to hire. They cover known problems in the hiring process like confirmation bias, and the less known, such as How to Hire Someone Who is Not Good at Communicating.


“What laid the foundation for the skyscraper? The elevator. Can it be quicker to go through solid rock? The London Underground.” Heather Bussing shares more about, A Brutal Simplicity of Thought.


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Heather Bussing notes that company culture is good. Sometimes. Read, Culture Paradox.


HRIntelligencer 1.25 Highlights: Resisting Reduction: Designing our Complex Future with Machines. The AI Now Report for 2017 – the State of the AI Art, plus much more.


John’s Guest On Episode 258 of HRExaminer Radio is Athena Karp, the Founder and CEO of HiredScore, an Artificial Intelligence HR technology company that powers the Global Fortune 500.


On Episode 146 of HR Tech Weekly This week: Kronos Workforce Dimensions stirs HR tech world, Entelo Strengthens Leadership Team, Google Search now shows estimated salary ranges for online job listings, LinkedIn launches Career Advice to connect you with a professional mentor, Google Docs is down and users are not impressed, The Uber London employment decision, Cisco: Most IoT projects are failing due to lack of experience and security.
 

How to Hire Someone Who is Not Good at Communicating

On November 13, 2017, in Abhijit Bhaduri, Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
“Standard interviews accounted for only 8% of the variability in future performance and productivity. In a world where it is still virtually impossible to get hired for any job without going through an interview, this is surely a shocking finding.” – Abhijit Bhaduri and Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
 

HRExaminer v8.18

Mara Swan and Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic lead off this week’s edition with their article about how learnability is arguably the main antidote to job automation. Read their article, Curiosity, not Data, Will Improve the Image and Performance of HR.


John Sumser asks for more clarity and less hype about HR Technology “platforms.” You can probably guess where this one is going by the title. Read, Platform, Schmatform.


On episode 119 of HR Tech Weekly: U.S. FCC chairman to propose reversing ‘net neutrality’ rules, AT&T’s Words on Time Warner Deal Say ‘Underdog.’ Its Actions Speak Otherwise, ABB and IBM team up on industrial artificial intelligence, Cybersecurity Experts are Populating American Boardrooms, and If You Use Slack, You Can Monitor Company Morale.


John Sumser talks with Andrew Gadomski, the Founder of Aspen Advisors. Aspen designs solutions for large-scale recruiting organizations. Before founding Aspen, Andrew held leadership roles at Honeywell and Banister International, and today is also an adjunct professor at NYU, where he lectures on effective hiring and recruiting. Listen to Andrew Gadomski on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.


On Episode 18 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks with Katee Van Horn, the VP of Global Engagement & Inclusion for GoDaddy. Katee’s focus is on outreach to diverse and underrepresented communities and building an inclusive culture for GoDaddy. She writes about being a better human resources practitioner and is working on her first book about leadership coaching. Listen to Katee Van Horn on Big Ideas Radio.
 

Curiosity, not Data, Will Improve the Image and Performance of HR

On May 1, 2017, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
“A report presented by ManpowerGroup at the latest World Economic Forum highlighted that learnability, the desire to adapt one’s skill set to remain employable throughout one’s working life, is arguably the main antidote to job automation.”
 

HRExaminer v7.45

On December 2, 2016, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Maren Hogan, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
  Predictive What? HRExaminer Weekly Edition v7.45 December 2, 2016   It takes 40 minutes of dedicated time on the world’s most powerful computer to simulate one second of human brain activity. Yet, the more you listen to the parade of folks who claim that they can accurately measure people, teams, and organizations, the more […]
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The Dangerous Rise of the Rogue HiPo

On November 23, 2016, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, HRExaminer, Leadership, Rebecca Callahan, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
Why is it so challenging for organizations to manage their HiPos well? In our view, the key problem has to do with the common gap between leadership emergence and effectiveness. Specifically, a large proportion of employees with the ability to emerge as HiPos are not equipped to be effective in leadership roles when they get there.