HRExaminer v10.64

Here’s a Quick Guide to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act from our resident Employment Lawyer Heather Bussing.



Paul Hebert looks at how COVID-19 impacts HR’s role now and over the next decade. Can HR Do Their Future Job?



The old ways of fixing Performance Management aren’t working. Jamie Resker has solutions for Modernizing Performance Management.



John Sumser speaks with Randy Womack, the CEO of Socrates.ai. Socrates AI is trying to improve employee experience with a new type of conversational presence. Listen to Randy Womack on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss the COVID-19 Response, Topia, Mmonaeo, Lyra, SHRM, Ceridian, Workday, Facebook, Cornerstone Cares, HealthStream, NurseGrid, People Analytics, and Grokker.


 

Quick Guide to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

On March 19, 2020, in Benefits, Editorial Advisory Board, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Policies, by Heather Bussing
The Families First Corona Response Act (HR 6201) goes into effect on April 2nd. Here’s a quick guide to the employment-related sections of the law from Heather Bussing.
 

HRExaminer v10.62

Most Human Resource questions involve subtle distinctions, case specifics, or other bits of context. That’s a problem when there’s Nuance in HR that AI and Intelligent Tools Don’t See. Read more from John Sumser.



Heather Bussing has created a Coronavirus checklist for HR and employers planning for employee exposure and illness from the COVID-19 virus.



Hiring managers get no love. And maybe—just maybe—that’s why recruiting is so broken. Jason Seiden has more in his article, Fixing Recruiting: Hiring Managers Hold the Key.



John Sumser speaks with Mike Psenka, the President and CEO of Moovila. Listen to Mike Psenka on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser have in-depth coverage of the Ultimate Software Connections Conference and Phenom People’s IAMPHENOM event. Plus, Talespin nabs $15M for its extended reality-based workforce training tools.


Employer’s Coronavirus checklist

On March 2, 2020, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Heather Bussing has a quick checklist for HR and employers planning for employee exposure and illness from the coronavirus.
 

HRExaminer v10.53

Do We Have an AI Safe Word? Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. writes, “We may find that the use of these tools is completely unfounded, and creates at best a random outcome (and at worst a tool for automating systemic discrimination).”



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 explains how to Make Better Hires using Evidence-Based Interviewing Part I.



Bob Corlett wraps-up his two-part series on how to Make Better Hires with Evidence-Based Interviewing Part II.



Heather Bussing covers AI in HR Tech: Discrimination and Bias.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss some of the most important topics of 2019. Standouts include Ethics in AI, HR Tech in Recruiting, the role of HR, the pace of change, and the importance of Workforce Planning.


 

AI in HR Tech: Discrimination and Bias

“Bias is always an issue with AI because the machine learning systems only know what they are taught. And what machine learning systems ‘‘learn’ is sometimes surprising or just wrong.” - Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v10.51

Saying that ‘the computer made me do it’ won’t be a workable defense when things go sideways in your HR Tech deployments of Intelligent Tools and ‘AI’ systems. John Sumser shares his Key Principles for Intelligent Tools Deployment in HR (from the iCIMS iNFLUENCE Event).



Everybody looks at titles despite ‘corporate speak’ about holocracy being a magic elixir. Mary Faulkner explains that One of the Cold Realities of Corporate Life is That Titles Matter.



Of Women and 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 Joe Hanna, the Chief Strategy Officer at Workforce Logiq and Managing Director of ENGAGE Talent. Listen to Joe Hanna on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Microsoft Dynamics 365 Human Resources, Modern Hire’s AI Code of Ethics, SVNDLY’s Contingent Workforce Management funding, the California Labor Law Crushing Freelancers, Facebook’s Payroll Data Theft, and the IBM Watson Exec That Claims They’re the only Big Player in their Segment.


 

Of Women and Work

On December 19, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Fitures, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“Men and women are different. This is not a problem. This is an asset. Women do not need to be more like men. Men do not need to be more like women. We do need to start where we are.” - Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v10.48

Should we Rethink the Golden Rule as it applies to leadership? Dr. Todd Dewett makes some useful distinctions on how to foster the principle of the golden rule while recognizing how you must apply it differently in the workplace.



In this great talk, John Sumser perfectly defines The Transition from Enterprise to Intelligent HR Software and Solutions.



It’s Perfectly Legal to be an Asshole. At first glance this isn’t shocking. But, what can be shocking are the things we interpret as illegal in the workplace that actually fall under the non-protected class of “asshole.” Heather Bussing has more.



AI has begun to have a real impact on every stage of the HR process. Talla CEO Rob May, an AI automation platform specialist, shares how Hilton Hotels used AI to shorten their recruiting process by about 75%. Four Things You Need to Know About Implementing AI in HR.


“I think our increasing dependence on technology (and AI in particular) is increasing the dysfunction between the HR staff, the employee, and the technology.” Paul Hebert delves into The Twisted HR/Employee Relationship.



 

It’s Perfectly Legal to be an Asshole.

On November 27, 2019, in Discrimination, Editorial Advisory Board, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“People often wonder if they’re being harassed at work, treated unfairly, or have been wrongfully terminated. It turns out, what most people think of as harassment or “wrongful” is neither — at least legally.” - Heather Bussing