HRExaminer v6.34

In our feature article, Dr. Tomas Chamorro–Premuzic examines how employee engagement is about more than making employees happier at work; it’s about bringing out the best in people and tapping their full potential on a day–to–day basis. Read, The Engagement Epidemic: Why It Begins and Ends with Leadership.

What are Guild Cities? John Sumser explains how cities are increasingly organized by profession. Read, From The Vault: Guild Cities.

When John Sumser speaks with you he tries to help you see things that were invisible before your conversation. He tries to create context with his questions. John explains more in, From The Vault: Questions.

Listen in as Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss Obama and workers’ rights, how eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasure, a discussion on Employee engagement, NLRB collective bargaining for franchise employees, and Greenhouse Software. It’s all on episode 36 of HR Tech Weekly.

On Episode 110 of HRExaminer Radio John speaks with Cathy Missildine, SPHR, Chief Performance Officer at Intellectual Capital Consulting.

The Engagement Epidemic: Why It Begins and Ends with Leadership

Topics: Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, HRExaminer, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
“Engagement is far from the work place norm. Surveys indicate that no less than 70% of the global workforce is either not engaged or actively disengaged. ” – Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

HRExaminer v6.01

As Steve Jobs famously observed, you can only connect the dots going back. Elsewhere, you’ll need to make a judgment call. Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic looks at The Psychology of Good and Bad Judgment in this week’s feature article.

Heather Bussing explores Why the CEO Cares More About Money Than About People and shares 5 Books to Make HR (and Everything) Better.

John Sumser has Five Links: 3 Bs - Big Data, Big Hacking, Business Models and on HR Examiner Radio John speaks with 1-Page CEO Joanna Weidenmiller. Enjoy!

The Psychology of Good and Bad Judgment

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.

HRExaminer v5.27

Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic joins the HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board with a fresh evaluation of big data, gamification, and social analytics in pursuit of the question, Should We Get Excited About New Assessment Tools?. Paul Hebert says that HR Needs to Follow the Right Rabbit and we couldn’t agree more. Heather Bussing discusses Diversity and Why Laws Don’t Fix Discrimination. You’re not likely to disagree with John Sumser when he concludes that The Key is Still People in the business of HR. We wrap up our weekly issue with John Sumser’s conversation with Todd Maycunich, vice president of Product Innovation for TMP Worldwide on HR Examiner Radio. Enjoy!

Should We Get Excited About New Assessment Tools?

In recent years, the synergy between psychology and technology has revitalized assessment practices bringing new types of assessment.