Revenge and Contracts

On April 9, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“I’ve been thinking a lot about contracts. Most of the time, it doesn’t matter what’s in them, because people do what they say they are going to do. The important thing is what’s happening in the world, not the paper the lawyers are playing with.” – Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v10.14

Heather Bussing writes, “Nobody likes getting fired. And nobody likes firing people. (Well, maybe weasels and sociopaths.)” With that said, When is Termination a Good Thing?


Bob Corlett explains, “Through hundreds of searches, it’s the person we initially had a hunch about - the outlier, the slightly off-spec person who had the best chance of being hired.” When Should Recruiters Trust Their Gut?


Would you please complete our short HRExaminer survey? You’ll receive a free copy of our 2018 report (a $299 value) as a thank you for your time. Start the survey here.


In this week’s video, John Sumser talks about HR Technology Over The Last Decade.


John Sumser speaks with Bobby Kolba, the VP of Engineering at Textio where he leads the engineering, data science, and technical program management teams. Listen to Bobby Kolba on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: This Week, We Have Updates From Stacey And John From The Ultimate Connections 19 Event, Amazon Will Release Conversational Knowledge Data Set of More Than 4 Million Words, Automattic Launches Happy Tools Distributed Workforce Products, and ActivTrak Raises $20M For Employee Monitoring Software.
 

When is Termination a Good Thing?

“Making an employment change is a big deal. It’s hard, even when it’s voluntary, because we have so much of our identities wrapped up in what we do.” – Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v10.13

Employers are in a new age of hiring anxiety. Why? Jeff Dickey-Chasins has the full explanation. What are vendors doing to relieve employer hiring anxiety?


Heather Bussing starts a new series on Legal Issues in AI.


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In this week’s video, John Sumser discusses New Management Approaches for HR in AI Enabled Enterprises.


John Sumser speaks with Danny Abdo, the VP of Solutions Engineering at Degreed. Danny has led dozens of learning and talent initiatives for Fortune 500 companies throughout his career with BofA, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and IBM. Listen to Danny Abdo on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Europe Passes Controversial Online Copyright Reforms, Workday Has a New CIO, Lightspeed Co-Leads $80M Round In Chinese Online HR Management Platform, Moka raises $27M to Make Hiring More Data-Driven In China, PlanSource Announces Acquisition by Vista Equity Partners, and 7+ Organizations in the Benefits Space Obtain Funding.
 

Legal Issues in AI: Data Matters

This is the first in a series on legal issues in AI from Heather Bussing. Before we get to the legal part, Heather sets out some of the basic ideas of what she will be talking about in this series.
 

What Do Dots, Detail, and Data Have to Do with Koala Bears?

On March 18, 2019, in Analytics, Big Data, Data, Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“So next time people are talking about data, how it will change our ability to see things, and that all this information will increase our potential knowledge, know that it’s sort of true.” – Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v10.10

What can you do to survive in a future that is almost certainly going to be radically different than anyone can predict? Michael Kannisto shares three powerful recommendations in, Don’t Let Your Tech Make You Miss The Future.


If you can’t handle emotions at work, the problem is you. Heather Bussing explains more in, Working Emotions.


David Shadovitz interviews John Sumser on Making Sense of all the AI claims (Video).


John Sumser speaks with Carl Sanders-Edwards, the CEO & Founder of Adeption, a platform that’s democratizing leadership development. Sanders-Edwards earned an MBA from Babson College, where he was Platinum-Triangle Fulbright Scholar in Entrepreneurship. Listen to Carl Sanders-Edwards on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris provides an update from the Qualtrics Conference, Korn Ferry and Qualtrics Announce New Partnership, Wade & Wendy raises $7.6 million to automate hiring with chatbots, Paradox, an Assistive Intelligence Platform for Talent Experience Announces 2019 Funding, and Online learning startup Skill-Lync promises India’s mechanical engineers a job, or their money back.
 

Working Emotions

On March 5, 2019, in Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“All emotions are powerful energy that bring us important information. It’s time to bring our humanity to work.” – Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v10.09

Tom Janz shares fascinating new data on machine learning assessment and hiring efforts, plus Tom highlights a critical obstacle to achieving success. Deep Thinking about Deep Learning.


This is an engaging topic and video of a talk John Sumser delivered on AI, Algorithms, and Who Owns the Outcome at Google. Afterwards, John moderated a panel on the topic that included Facebook’s Richard Rosenow, Derek Zeller from Engage Talent, Jeff Dunn, Intel’s Campus Relations Manager, and our own resident Employment Law expert, Heather Bussing.


Heather Bussing, has some effective remedies for dealing with the hard emotions that invariably crop up in life. Read, How to Get Through a Hard Day.


John Sumser speaks with Richard Milam, Founder and CEO of EnableSoft, an Inc. 5000 company and developer of Robotic Process Automation “robot” software known as Foxtrot. Listen to Richard Milam on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: John and Stacey have updates from The Recruiting Trends & Talent Tech Conference, The Tru San Francisco Unconference, and the Kahuna Workforce Customer Advisory Board Meeting. Plus, IBM apologizes for using ethnic labels like ‘yellow’ and ‘mulatto’ on job application, Globoforce becomes workhuman, JobCase raises $100MM, and Landit Snags $13 Million in a Round Led by WeWork.
 

How to Get Through a Hard Day

On February 26, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
After surviving two roundtrip tickets to hell, Heather Bussing has some sage counsel on how to deal with emotions and life.