I Don’t Know

On January 14, 2019, in Big Data, Editorial Advisory Board, Futures, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“When should you use “I don’t know?” A lot at the beginning. As you gain wisdom and experience, you will use it more.” – Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v10.02

Jason Lauritsen explains how expectations dictate our reaction to almost every experience in our lives and that includes the kind of Expectations That Are The Root Of Your Employee Engagement Problem.


Heather Bussing discusses a book by fellow attorney Donna Ballman about How to Stand Up for Yourself Without Getting Fired.


The personal story about Boys and Thrones and Sexual Harassment is from the thirty-year-old version of Heather Bussing.


John Sumser speaks with Michael Carden, the Founder of Joyous, the conversational user interface for HR. Listen to Michael Carden on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly, The Federal shutdown disables E-Verify program, OutMatch Acquires Wepow, Earnin raises $125 million for payday advance platform, Crew (Slack messaging for shift workers) raises $35M, and Firm Led by Google Veterans Uses AI to ‘Nudge’ Workers Toward Happiness.
 

Boys and Thrones and Sexual Harassment

On January 8, 2019, in Discrimination, Editorial Advisory Board, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“I still regularly have conversations with men who have no clue about what it’s like to move through the world in a smaller, weaker body, to be constantly alert to threats, sexual predators, and captors.” – Heather Bussing
 

How to Stand Up for Yourself Without Getting Fired

On January 7, 2019, in Heather Bussing, by Heather Bussing
“Ballman transforms difficult legal ideas into clear practical choices from the interview to the exit, and explains exactly what it is like to be the employee instead of the boss.” – Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v10.01

Dr. Todd Dewett recommends Next Level Honesty for anyone that is trying to reach their full potential.


John Sumser wants us to find ways to Make Recruiting Fun, even while algorithms and bots are doing their damnedest to ignore everything in the pursuit of efficiency.


Heather Bussing has advice on How to Deal with Unexpected Truth (like PR problems and scandals) in today’s networked society.


John Sumser speaks with Mike Riordan, the Director of Sales and Operations for BenefitEd. Listen to Mike Riordan on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly, Stacey and John have a spirited roundup of HR Tech in 2018 and then dive in to 2019 with a few stories from Capp and Co and Koru, LinkedIn’s Snapchat Stories, and Microsoft’s expansion of their MyAnalytics work tracker.
 

How to Deal with Unexpected Truth

“Dealing with uncomfortable truths is part of business and life. Own your part in them. Do what you can to fix and prevent them. And make your word count.” – Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v9.51

Hilton Hotels found that by implementing AI they were able to shorten their recruiting process by about 75%. Rob May sums up 4 Things All HR Leaders Need to Know About Implementing AI.


Skip the punch bowl and the headache and go straight to Heather’s Annual Employer Holiday Guide.


What entitles us to correctly call an evaluation of Human Resources an “HR Audit?” Dr. Chris Andrews explains The Issue with HR Auditing.


John Sumser speaks with Erin Spencer, Senior Research Analyst at Sierra-Cedar. Erin is responsible for the programming and data analysis of the Sierra-Cedar HR Systems Survey. Listen to Erin Spencer on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly, AscentisCorp acquires Cincinnati Time Systems, Google hires former Oracle Exec Thomas Kurian and their Candidate discovery tool is out of Beta, SumTotal Systems has updates, and Mom Projects acquires $8MM in funding.
 

Heather’s Annual Employer Holiday Guide

On December 20, 2018, in Discrimination, Editorial Advisory Board, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HR Scoop, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“So here are my legal and practical suggestions for the holidays at work. Somebody had to say it.” – Heather Bussing
 

Everything’s On The Record

On December 11, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“There used to be two ways to tell someone something, in person or in writing, one on the record, one informal. Our new ways of communicating have added nuance and changed our views.” – Heather Bussing
 

Tampering with Certainty

“Equal opportunity does not mean treating everyone like a 50 year-old white guy. It means appreciating people for who they actually are.” – Heather Bussing