HRExaminer v10.95

There’s a developing need for a new role that can manage a dizzying array of technological tools and operational complexity in a landscape dotted with legal and cultural landmines. John Sumser has more in, The HR Product Manager in the Emerging HR Data Department.



John Sumser looks at the myriad technologies that the HR Product manager is likely to shepherd in their role. CONCLUSION - The HR Product Manager in the Emerging HR Data Department.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss the upcoming Virtual HR Tech event and Prezi introduces dynamic video teaching tools as education moves online.



Heather Bussing explains Why Less is More with Policies.



Employee engagement is at an all-time high while 30 million Americans are out of work. What’s that about? Jason Lauritsen digs into why Employee Engagement Is About To Get Much More Difficult.



 

Why Less is More with Policies

On October 22, 2020, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“If you need a screwdriver, don’t use a mallet. The more comprehensive the policy, the less flexibility there is to deal with people. Pretty soon, the plan defeats the purpose.” - Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v10.94

A new era in HR management will evolve over the next two to five years. Read more from John Sumser in, The Emerging HR Data Department.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John have a far-ranging conversation about the state of HR Tech and the reality of living and working in what we’ll call “The United Nations of COVID.”



Dr. Todd Dewett writes, “You cannot choose civility over candor. Civility is vital, but without candor it is useless.” Civility vs. Candor - It’s not an either/or Equation.



Can Your Team Recover from Workplace Drama? People’s lives and sanity depend on how you handle things. So does your company’s bottom line. So taking care of yourself as you move through the drama is the most important thing. Heather Bussing offers some good advice.



The world we want is simple and controllable. Technology is not. Heather Bussing explores the intersection of Time and People and Technological Change.



 

Can Your Team Recover from Workplace Drama?

Heather Bussing asks, “Can a workplace recover from discrimination or harassment or whistleblower drama?” It seems that second chances are never evenly distributed and resentments have a long half-life. What can HR do?
 

Time and People and Technological Change

On October 13, 2020, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Technology changes all the time but people don’t change at the same rate as technology. It’s way easier to tweak an algorithm. It is expensive and demoralizing when the software that’s supposed to help us just becomes the work.
 

HRExaminer v10.93

AI and Intelligent Software such as Machine Learning depend wholly on the analysis of past data. John Sumser shines the spotlight on AI Ethics: and how Machines Only Know the Information They Have.



Heather Bussing writes, “Discrimination comes from our fear that someone is going to take something away from us that we want - relationships, jobs, money, stuff.” So, How Do People Change Their Minds About Discrimination?



Heather Bussing provides the introductions to simplifying your business problems. Meet Shepherd’s Result Triangle.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Visier, People Analytics, SAP, Oracle, Google, WFH, Safety, Trustsphere, Practitioners, HRExecutive, Top HR Products of 2020, George LaRocque, and Unleash.



John Sumser speaks with Henry Vasquez and Ike Bennion, Cornerstone’s Principal Product Manager and Principal Portfolio Marketing Manager. Together, they touch every part of Cornerstone’s product development and marketing strategy. Henry Vasquez and Ike Bennion are on HRExaminer Radio.



 

Meet Shepherd’s Result Triangle

On October 8, 2020, in Heather Bussing, Leadership, Learning, by Heather Bussing
“Until people and companies get clear on what they are afraid of, it’s impossible to make a really good decision. The Result Triangle is a great tool to change that. ” - Heather Bussing
 

How Do People Change Their Minds About Discrimination?

On October 6, 2020, in Discrimination, Heather Bussing, by Heather Bussing
“How do people change their minds about discrimination? What inspires you to abandon what you believed before, then believe something different? What if the question is not what happened or how does it work? What if it’s something you just believe? Religion is a good example. Discrimination is another.” - Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v10.91

When it comes to bias in AI you’ll hear two prevailing views. One assumes that people are the problem while the other sees them as the solution. John Sumser explores the two viewpoints in his article, Take 2 HR Viewpoints on AI Bias and Call Me in the Morning.



Psst, Do You Really Know How to Ask a Great Question? Heather Bussing writes, “Lawyers use leading questions to get people to say things they would avoid saying if given the chance: Isn’t it true that you ate the last Thin Mint? Then you opened the shortbread, didn’t you? And now the cookies are all gone, aren’t they? And I asked you to save me some, right?”



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss HR’s responsibility for Health & Safety, Paylocity adds Asynchronous Workplace Communication to Video, OutMatch Acquires LaunchPad, Microsoft Teams is launching ‘virtual commutes,’ and the U.S. Labor Department may make it easier to treat workers as independent contractors.



John Sumser speaks with David Karandish, the Founder and CEO of Capacity, an enterprise artificial intelligence SaaS company. John and David dig into AI-native support automation platforms. Listen to David Karandish is on HRExaminer Radio.



 

Psst, Do You Really Know How to Ask a Great Question?

On September 22, 2020, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Learning, by Heather Bussing
“We have most of the knowledge of the Universe in our pocket, along with a whole lot of things we may never understand. Instead of learning what to remember, we need to learn how to think.” - Heather Bussing