Hiring Neurodiverse People

On December 29, 2020, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“Neurodiverse people often possess remarkable technical and problem-solving capabilities. Because of the unique lens through which their brains view the world, they end up being very good at seeing patterns, making unlikely connections, and surfacing insights that others miss.” - Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v11.03

Heather Bussing writes, “If there is only a 10% chance of rain, you probably won’t take an umbrella. But one in ten times, you will still get wet.” Read Heather’s two-part series on How to Not Screw Up Predictions (when you’re working with AI and Intelligent Tools).



In part two of her series, Heather Bussing shares an exercise and analysis on How to Not Screw Up Predictions (Exercise: Consider and Decide).



John Sumser writes, “The work of synthesizing, prioritizing, and then acting on the data is increasingly what work is all about. And that’s where the new tools come in handiest.” Modern HR Data Types and Attributes (From Text to Machine Generated or Monitored Data).



“Ethical questions about how we use data and technology in organizations are growing in prominence and importance and bias is the noisiest of the ethics questions now facing HR.” John Sumser has more in, Bias in AI: Are People the Problem or the Solution?



In this combined article and podcast the topic is Open Feedback and Joyous Co-founder Mike Carden is in the driver’s seat. Open Feedback with Mike Carden (article and Podcast).



 

How to Not Screw Up Predictions (Exercise: Consider and Decide)

“Predictions don’t give you answers. They give you more questions. And it’s essential to explore those questions before you make decisions based on predictions, especially when people and their careers are involved.” - Heather Bussing
 

How to Not Screw Up Predictions (when you’re working with AI and Intelligent Tools)

“One of the best things about predictions is that they tell you how often they will be wrong. If there is only a 10% chance of rain, you probably won’t take an umbrella. But one in ten times, you will still get wet. You will be surprised since there was a 90% chance of sun. But the prediction was correct.” - Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v10.97

Not to be missed, John Sumser puts on a Jobs and Skills Masterclass dialed-in for work both during and after the coronavirus pandemic.



On this special HR Tech Weekly, Stacey and John discuss the most important news and best presentations from The 2020 Annual HR Technology Conference & Exposition.



On HR Tech Weekly Episode #291, John and Stacey cover SAP, Gately, ELMO, Paycom, SHRM, Eightfold, Leena AI, Chatbots, UKG, Beekeeper, Walmart, and Robots!



Let’s put it this way, it’s probably best if you’re the one to Unearth Your A.I. Ethics with these Questions. Learn more with John Sumser.



“You’ve rolled out of bed at some point in your life to dark thoughts about dealing with someone at work that is making your life a living hell.” Heather Bussing explains How to Deal With Weasels (AKA Weasel Management).



 

How to Deal With Weasels (AKA Weasel Management)

On November 4, 2020, in Heather Bussing, HR Scoop, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“I’m talking about Weasels with Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). These Weasels can’t see how their behavior is damaging to themselves and others. All they see is what they want and what they need to do to get it.” - Heather Bussing
 

Questions to inform HR’s response in the coronavirus pandemic – The Small Scenarios Series

With unheard-of workplace disruption and historical levels of unemployment around the world, HR leaders and practitioners have never had to be more effective. There’s a need for innovation in each small decision and action we take. No one can wait for benchmarks to emerge yet mistakes can cost lives. Rather than hyperbolic claims that HR’s time has finally arrived, we’ve begun to explore some of the likely issues in the near to medium term.
 

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.