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

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

Topics: 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?

Topics: 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?

“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
 

HRExaminer v10.86

Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Dave Winsborough write, “The current pandemic has highlighted important leadership deficits and dysfunctionalities, not just around competence, but also around integrity and moral leadership.” Moral Leadership in the Pandemic Age.



John Sumser speaks with Cecile Alper-Leroux, the VP of Product Innovation at Ultimate Software. Cecile is an author and economic anthropologist with more than 20 years of industry experience. Cecile has been featured in Forbes, HuffPost, HR Magazine, HRD Canada TV, and The Wall Street Journal. Listen to Cecile Alper-Leroux on HRExaminer Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: U.S. Productivity, Layoffs, Oracle, Tiktok, Salesforce, Workday, IBM, Tech Consolidation, EdTech, EdCast, and Career Pathing.


Neil McCormick highlights a framework of questions that leaders should ask about their business to prepare for when everyone is ready to come back to work. Managing your Workforce After the Pandemic.



How do we help people to stop being scared and to let go of rigid views about things they don’t know? Heather Bussing examines the Fear of what we don’t know, and certainty about assumptions that are wrong.



 

Fear of what we don’t know, and certainty about assumptions that are wrong

“We are designed to connect with one another. We are also designed to be afraid of new and different things. Both aspects of our reality are important for survival.” - Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v10.85

John Sumser writes, “Another way of describing the next wave of organizational ethics driven by AI and intelligent tools is that it is nothing less than the stewardship of the organization.” Let’s put it this way, there are Questions about your AI Ethics.



John Sumser speaks with Kevin Parker, CEO and Chairman of the Board at HireVue. Long before it became a health imperative, HireVue was working to perfect video and virtual hiring. Listen to Kevin Parker on HRExaminer Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Indeed, ZapInfo, Skillsoft, Rippling, CloudPay, Thriver, and HBR 21 HR Jobs of the Future.


This may turn out to be one of the hardest times in history to find a job. Heather Bussing explains why Right now is the best time to be unafraid.



Employment Law Attorney Heather Bussing explains that revenge is like drinking poison and waiting for the other guy to die. The Revenge Contract.