HRExaminer v10.19

Paul Hebert wonders if your organization’s attempts to improve employee satisfaction and engagement may instead lead to The Infantilization of the American Workforce.

The last thing your employee wants to think about after their loved one passes away is whether or not they’ll be able to take bereavement leave. Erin Spencer draws on her recent experience with loss to explore Death from an HR Perspective.

Of Women & Work. “It’s time to rethink our time, our work, our days, our values, and how we want to spend our lives.” - Heather Bussing

John Sumser speaks with Joey Price, Founder and CEO of Jumpstart HR. Joey is an award-winning Human Resources executive and professor and is a frequently cited HR and Startup Thought Leader. Listen to Joey Price on HRExaminer Radio.

On HR Tech Weekly this Week: Stacey and John are both at the HR Tech festival in Singapore where they discuss the event and related topics.

Death from an HR Perspective

On May 9, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Erin Spencer, HRExaminer, by Erin Spencer
“The difference in how our employers handled our absences are a perfect case study in how to, or not to treat employees in a time of crisis.” – Erin Spencer

HRExaminer v10.05

This week begins a special eight-part HR Examiner series on security from John Sumser. To kick it off, John provides the rationale for why HR should lead the way for organizational security and then moves into his overview for the series. Read, Security Series 1 - Overview: Why Focus Your HR Department on Security and Security Series 2 - Introduction.

Erin Spencer shares her experience using Qualtrics to help conduct the annual Sierra-Cedar HR Systems Survey in, A Love Letter to Qualtrics.

John Sumser speaks with Manish Goel, the co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at TrustSphere, a pioneer of next-generation Relationship Analytics. Listen to Manish Goel on HRExaminer Radio.

On HR Tech Weekly: HR Open Source Has A New Operating Board, Companies gaming Glassdoor Reviews, Culture Amp Acquires Zugata, Davos Global Reskilling Challenge, Skillsoft Launches New Digital Learning Journeys for Key Tech Roles, and IBM Announces New Data Scientist Certifications.

A Love Letter to Qualtrics

On January 31, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Erin Spencer, HRExaminer, by Erin Spencer
“Really. If it’s possible to love software I do. I’m Qualtrics Certified. When I heard about their IPO I told my financial planner that I wanted stock, I never buy single stocks. I’m a believer.” – Erin Spencer

The Timer’s Going Off

On December 3, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, Erin Spencer, HRExaminer, by Erin Spencer
“Does your company have benchmarks (or alarms) that are agreed on by leadership and prompt specific action? For example, if sales dip to a certain percentage, or your cost of goods or labor increases, at what point do those changes prompt action for those making decisions?” – Erin Spencer

HRExaminer v9.43

On October 26, 2018, in Erin Spencer, HR Tech, HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Michael Carden, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Business travel isn’t the same experience for men and women. Erin Spencer recounts her recent trip to The HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. The #MeToo of Business Travel

Newer forms of communication inherently create more psychological distance than old forms. What’s a transparent company to do about the Anonymity Paradox?

Amazon scrapped the development of their AI hiring tool because engineers found the AI was unfavorable toward female candidates. Learn about Basic Prediction Algorithms.

John Sumser speaks with Matt Hendrickson, Founder and CEO of the Ascendify talent acquisition platform. Listen to Matt Hendrickson on HRExaminer Radio.

On HR Tech Weekly, John shares some amazing travel adventures from Singapore and Stacey has a big update from Oracle Open World. In funding news, Chinese Cloud-Based HR Firm Beisen Receives $100M and Workplace Experience Platform Envoy Raises $43M.

The #MeToo of Business Travel

On October 22, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, Erin Spencer, by Erin Spencer
Business travel isn’t the same experience for men and women. You’ve got all the normal discomforts and risks of business travel that everyone experiences, then another layer of risks and worries like the kind that Erin Spencer recounts as she attended this year’s HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas.