HRExaminer v10.22

What are the outcomes of cheaper prediction driven by AI in recruiting and HR? Darko Lovrich and Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic bring clarity to the topic. Can HR Become a Prediction Machine?


“Innovation, risk taking, and rule-breaking seem to disappear once a person reaches a certain level.” Mary Faulkner has more in, Leadership and the Fear of Losing Everything.


John Sumser speaks with Damon Gage, President North America at Vervoe, an AI-powered hiring platform focused on testing and assessments. Listen to Damon Gage on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: IHRIM Launches New HRIP Certification Exam Platform, Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation Announces WorkforceReady, Paycor Acquires Ximble Scheduling, Absorb Software Announces Acquisition of Torch LMS, SmartRecruiters raises $50M, OpenSesame Raises $28M, and Modern Health, a mental well-being benefits platform, Raises $9M.
 

Can HR Become a Prediction Machine? Rethinking AI and Talent

On May 28, 2019, in AI, 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, co-author
 

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.
 

The Psychology of Good and Bad Judgment – How to Make Smarter Decisions (And Avoid Looking Dumb)

On May 16, 2019, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, Leadership, Learning, Talent Management, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
“In the real world, there is rarely enough time or information to make a reasoned decision, and even if there were, there is no pre-defined formulae to solve the problems we have.” – Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
 

HRExaminer v10.17

We’re talking about Diversity problems on The HR Examiner this week. First up, Joe Gerstandt explains How to Fix Your Diversity Problem in One Easy Step. Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic explores Why Some Leaders are more Committed to Diversity than Others.


John Sumser asks an interesting question. Is it possible for HR to see the difference between genius and criminality? Crook or Genius?


John Sumser speaks with Ben Eubanks, the Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory and the author of Artificial Intelligence for HR. Listen to Ben Eubanks on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly this Week: Workday Summit Updates, SAP SuccessFactors has a Strong Start to the Year Across Cloud and Core Business, and Phenom People Unveils Talent Experience Management Platform. Topics include: Workforce Planning, Skills, Learning, Recruiting, AI, and Machine Learning.
 

Why are Some Leaders more Committed to Diversity than Others?

On April 23, 2019, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic draws from a variety of psychological studies to highlight three factors that show why certain leaders are more effective and committed to diversity.
 

HRExaminer v9.42

What happens to your recruitment marketing if you can’t articulate what kind of candidate you need or define the right metric to gauge your effort? Jeff Dickey-Chasins explores the challenges in, Articulating the Problem – or Not?

Mara Swan and Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic write 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.

Victorio Milian asks, “I’m Privileged - What Now?” What do organizations do about Privilege?


John Sumser speaks with Jason Lauritsen, a keynote speaker, author, and consultant. Jason is an employee engagement and workplace culture expert who will challenge you to think differently. Listen to Jason Lauritsen on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly, Slack acquires email app Astro, Microsoft 365 is getting AI-powered suggestions, WalkMe raises $40 million, and PeopleFluent Separates Workforce Compliance and Diversity Division and launches new Learning Suite with Merger of NetDimensions.
 

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

On October 16, 2018, in Contributing Authors, Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Mara Swan, 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 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




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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.