HRExaminer v10.40

Bob Corlett explains how ninety-minutes of hard thinking upfront will do wonders for your hiring results. Your Hiring Suffers From Too Much Feeling and Not Enough Thinking.



“Bias is always an issue with AI and Intelligent Tools because the machine learning systems only know what they are taught.” Heather Bussing covers the Legal Issues in AI with Discrimination and Bias. Legal Issues in AI: Discrimination and Bias.



In Heather Bussing’s article, Behaving Badly Online and Defamation she points out how in the past we would write, set aside, edit our writing and communications before it was published in one of a few media outlets. Today, information, media of all kinds, get tweeted, posted, linked, YouTubed, Googled, and emailed instantaneously. The opportunities to create havoc and legal liability abound.



John Sumser speaks with Kyle Jackson the Founder and CEO of The Devon Group and the Chairperson of the Women in HR Tech Summit. This is John and Jeanne’s annual pre HR Tech show where you’ll get a thoughtful preview of the most interesting people and presentations for the upcoming show in Las Vegas. Listen to Kyle Jackson on HRExaminer Radio.



Much has been made in the last several years about the importance of business relevance in workforce analytics. But, there’s an overlooked factor of equal merit in successful workforce analytics projects. Mark Berry makes the case in Business Receptivity for Workforce Analytics: The Missing Link.


 

Behaving Badly Online and Defamation

On October 3, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“Defamation is saying something false about a person in a way that damages that person. Defamation is the general category. Libel is saying it in writing. Slander is saying it verbally. False Light is making someone look bad based on false information.” - Heather Bussing
 

Legal Issues in AI: 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 v10.39

Wouldn’t we all prefer a future workplace where our leader’s competence trumps their confidence? Lewis Garrad and Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic tackle this fascinating and important question in their article, Will the future of work expose incompetent leadership?



Did you know that all algorithms and models in AI experience ‘drift?’ Yeah, they wear out! John Sumser exposes the heart of the problem in his article, Maintenance: is The Heart of #AI Utility in HRTech.



As Heather Bussing points out, “Creativity thrives in wide open spaces and impossible constraints. Best Practices are all about playing it safe and avoiding risk, failure, and conflict.” You need to know When Best Practices Don’t Work.



John Sumser speaks with Jeanne Achille the Founder and CEO of The Devon Group and the Chairperson of the Women in HR Tech Summit. This is John and Jeanne’s annual pre HR Tech show where you’ll get a thoughtful preview of the most interesting people and presentations for the upcoming show in Las Vegas. Listen to Jeanne Achille on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: John’s Third Annual AI in HR Tech Report and Stacey’s Sierra-Cedar Annual Systems Survey, Checkr, neuvoo, Job Boards, Data Dignity, GDPR, Microsoft, Google, Jaron Lanier, Hawaii, and the upcoming HR Tech Conference.


 

When Best Practices Don’t Work

If you want to do what other people were doing last year, spend a lot of time navel-gazing, and define success according to conventional standards.
 

HRExaminer v10.34

“So when things are going sideways and nothing feels right, you’re just in the process of learning something new. Relax, and keep going.” Heather Bussing speaks truth in, Learn By Mistake.


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A series of forces are reshaping the HR playing field. Meanwhile, the bulk of the HR profession is focused on doing the old stuff better. Read more from John Sumser in, Fiddling While Rome Burns.


Emperor Nero replied to John’s article from earlier this week (Fiddling While Rome Burns). Funny that. Thankfully, Michael Kannisto was able to miraculously channel Nero’s Reply.


John Sumser speaks with Andrew Marritt, the Founder of OrganizationView, one of the earliest European People Analytics practices now specializing in workforce text analytics with their Workometry service. Listen to Andrew Marritt on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: PredictiveHR, Engage Talent, People Analytics, Talespin, RPO’s, AI Ethics, SmartRecruiters, Fetcher, and How Systems Learn.


 

Learn By Mistake

On August 19, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“It’s okay to fall down, screw up, make mistakes, and figure it out by doing it wrong. Transformation is a process. It usually isn’t pretty. You will always be learning something new, and screwing up while you do.” - Heather Bussing
 

How HR Should Work with Legal

On May 15, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“Just like a cardiologist views everything as a heart problem, a lawyer sees everything as a legal problem. So you may want their opinion, but you may not always want to follow their advice.” – Heather Bussing
 

Stand Up for Yourself Without Getting Fired

On May 14, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, by Heather Bussing
“Ballman transforms difficult legal ideas into clear practical choices from the interview to the exit, and explains exactly what it is like to be the employee instead of the boss.” – Heather Bussing
 

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.