Where People and Tech Collide

On June 8, 2015, in Futures, Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Leadership, Policies, by Heather Bussing
Why should you care about product managers? Because these are the people designing how you work.

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Recruiters increasingly find themselves wrestling with the balance between quality versus quantity in the hiring process. In this week’s feature article, Teela Jackson issues a call-to-action. Business & Recruiting Leaders Rise Up: Quality versus Quantity!

Have you been Thinking About Scale in Enterprise HR Software? John Sumser has, and finds that making any serious Enterprise Software viable is like seasoning a cast iron skillet. Usage makes it better.

In this week’s edition of Five Links: Near Futures, John Sumser casts an eye towards the data that’s flooding our work and private life.

On Episode 21 of HR Tech Weekly, Stacey and John discuss the Sierra-Cedar Annual HR Systems Survey, GuideSpark ENGAGE 2015, ADP DataCloud, Skillsoft’s Annual Perspectives Meeting, and the ATD Annual Conference.

In episode 96 of HR Examiner Radio, join special host Heather Bussing, editor of The HRExaminer, as she turns the tables on regular host John Sumser to interview him on the latest study from KeyInterval Research.


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It ain’t rocket science. It’s love, people. Love. In this week’s feature, Jason Seiden explains Why Tomorrow’s Leaders Will Come from HR, and why it’s all about love.

In Not a Number, John Sumser weighs a simple truth about recruiting: Your effectiveness depends on how you feel about yourself and others.

In this week’s edition of Five Links, John Sumser focuses on the role that data, methods, and tracking are playing in the business of recruiting and managing people.

On Episode 20 of HR Tech Weekly, Stacey and John discuss the Cornerstone Convergence annual users conference, the Cornerstone Edge announcement, and the GuideSpark ENGAGE2015 event.

In episode 95 of HR Examiner Radio, John Sumser talks with Ann Wyatt, Regional Vice President at Health Fitness Corporation.

At KeyInterval Research, John Sumser attended the GuideSpark ENGAGE2015 event in San Francisco and brought back five gems to share with you.


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In our feature this week our resident well-credentialed rule breaker, Dr. Todd Dewett, stops by The HRExaminer to talk about The Innovation Rule.

Ten states have constitutional rights of privacy. Heather Bussing evaluates a recent court case about requiring employees to use mobile apps in, Do Your Apps Violate Employee Privacy?

The types and quantities of data have grown beyond our current capacity to understand them. Here our Five Links on Data from John Sumser that might clear some things up for you.

On Episode 19 HR Tech Weekly Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss Oracle, Microsoft’s potential bid for Salesforce, the IBM-Kenexa partnership with SAP-SuccessFactors, and Zenefits, the 2-year-old that’s worth $4.5 billion.

In episode 94 of HR Examiner Radio, John Sumser speaks with Kevin O’Marah, Chief Content Officer at SCM World.

At KeyInterval Research John Sumser recently attended the 2015 Oracle HCM Analyst Day. Here are five nuggets from the day. Read Five Nuggets: Oracle HCM Analysts’ Day?

Do Your Apps Violate Employee Privacy?

On May 14, 2015, in Data, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Privacy, by Heather Bussing
If a company is requiring employees to install an app on their personal phones, then the employer should not be entitled to any information about the employee’s off-duty conduct.

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In this week’s feature article Heather Bussing explores a recent employment law ruling about recruiting your competition’s employees. Read, People Are Not Trade Secrets.

John Sumser looks at Salesforce HR, the new product from Salesforce.com, and news that Salesforce may be sold.

Bob Corlett stops by The HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board to inquire: Is Your Hiring Process Creating More Rigor, or Rigor Mortis?

We have two episodes of HR Tech Weekly. On Episode 17 Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss Workforce Software’s Annual User Conference. For Episode 18, they discuss news of the potential takeover of Salesforce.com, Salesforce HR, and the first annual SHRM India.

How do you feel about Weasels and Sociopaths? Heather Bussing has some thoughts about how to spot them and get them out of your life.

In episode 93 of HR Examiner Radio, John Sumser speaks with Allen “AJ” Johnson, Head of Marketing for TalentObjects from Lumesse.


People Are Not Trade Secrets

On May 7, 2015, in Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Policies, Recruiting Strategy, by Heather Bussing
People are not trade secrets. And in California, at least, trying to stop someone from taking a new job can be really expensive.

Weasels and Sociopaths

On April 27, 2015, in Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
As a lawyer, I deal with weasels and sociopaths a lot. Weasels and sociopaths love power. And money. And chances are, you work with some.

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On April 24, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
In our feature article this week, Heather Bussing delves into social media. Read, Can an Employer Make Me Change My LinkedIn Photo?

In this twitter Q&A, HRExaminer checks the pulse of employer branding in HR and recruiting. Read, 50 Tweets of Employment Branding.

On Episode 16 of HR Tech Weekly, Stacey and John discuss the Equifax Client Forum, eThority, LinkedIn’s purchase of Lynda.com, the EU Google anti-trust case, and a surprising move from the CEO of Gravity Payments.

In episode 92 of HR Examiner Radio, John Sumser speaks with Rob Garcia, a Silicon Valley product executive, co-founder, and Chief Product Officer at ConnectUp.

We wrap up this issue with John Sumser’s article from KeyInterval Research, where John shares five takeaways from Workforce Software Vision2015.

Can an Employer Make Me Change My LinkedIn Photo?

On April 20, 2015, in Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Policies, Privacy, Social Media Policy, by Heather Bussing
If a company starts to control what an employee does on a personal social media account, it could give rise to liability for the company for the employee’s actions and content there.