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.
 

Of Women & Work

On May 7, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Fitures, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“It’s time to rethink our time, our work, our days, our values, and how we want to spend our lives. It’s time to design our relationships with our fears, our jobs, our families, our companies, and each other, in richer and more interesting ways.” – Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v10.18

“Sometimes, corporate values can actually cause harm. This is more common than you’d imagine.” Dr. Todd Dewett spotlights The Problem with Values.


As Heather Bussing notes, “Most of what people think is ‘harassment’ or ‘wrongful’ is neither - at least legally.” Basically, it’s Perfectly Legal to be an Asshole.


Heather Bussing explains why Age Discrimination Matters to You.


John Sumser speaks with Jeanne Achille, the Founder and CEO of The Devon Group. Jeanne has has helped design and launch thousands of products in the HR Tech category. Listen to Jeanne Achille on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly this Week: Google brings on former SAP Executive Robert Enslin, BeameryHQ Expands Leadership Team, Payscale Get Growth Investment, Limeade Launches Platform, and textio Launches New Writing Tool.
 

Basically, it’s Perfectly Legal to be an Asshole.

“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
 

Should Age Discrimination Matter to You?

On April 30, 2019, in Discrimination, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“We are a culture that idolizes youth. We want to live forever. But we are terrified of getting old. Age discrimination can happen to you. It probably will.” – Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v10.16

Doug Shaw recently spotted a tweet from his friend Trish McFarlane. Trish wrote, “Just thinking out loud ~ increased #productivity is good, but does it kill time for #creativity? That got Doug thinking and pretty soon he was Finding His Way through Creativity and Innovation.


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


Dr. Todd Dewett shares three great examples of fundamentally flawed - yet very common - organizational practices. Read more in, Don’t Ignore The Obvious.


John Sumser speaks with Jim Stroud from ClickIQ. Jim is an expert in sourcing and recruitment strategy where he has worked with firms like Microsoft, Google, MCI, Siemens, and Randstad Sourceright. Listen to Jim Stroud on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly this Week: SAP Innovation Lab, ADP, HR Path, Learning Technologies Group, Breezy HR, O.C. Tanner, Kwench, 360Learning, and LumApps.