HRExaminer v10.71

Stela Lupushor joins the Small Scenarios for Changing Times project with a bit on the downsides of Zoom and the impacts on people from decentralized work. Get your free download in the article. Small Scenario 4: Zoomerang.



HR scenario planning expert Michael R. Kannisto, P.h.D looks at how Coronavirus and COBOL collided recently in the New Jersey state unemployment system. Or did they? The Curious Persistence of Technology.



Security expert Sam Bocetta discusses HR’s role in How To Strengthen the Human Component of the Security System.



John Sumser speaks with Stacy Chapman, CEO and co-founder of SwoopTalent, an automated talent data management platform. Stacy has been in HR Tech for more than 25 years. Listen to Stacy Chapman on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Layoffs, Unemployment, & Contingent Workforces in the Coronavirus Pandemic, plus Cognizant, Collaborative Solutions, Workday, VNDLY, CareerArc Video AI, ServiceNow, 4Facility, App4Mation, and Grant Thornton.


 

HRExaminer v10.70

We continue the Small Scenarios for Changing Times project from John Sumser, Heather Bussing, and Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. This issue is on MVP employees - Modern Succession Planning for Operational Continuity. Get your free download in the article. Small Scenarios 3: MVP’s.



The Small Scenarios project covers systems that have been broken by the discontinuity we are experiencing in the coronavirus pandemic. About the Small Scenarios Project.



The way we work has been fundamentally changed forever by the coronavirus pandemic. Mary Faulkner hopes it will help us rethink old truths and emerge stronger. The Crucible Reimagined.



“The most overused phrase has to be employer value proposition. You join the tribe and POOF. It’s like taking your blindfold off in a Febreze commercial.” Susan Strayer LaMotte explains more in, Employer Brand and The Rules of Your Tribe.



John Sumser speaks about People Analytics with David Green, Executive Director and Member of the Board at Insight222. David Green is on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Small Scenarios, HR Ethics, Recruiting, Reopening, HR Experience, SAP SuccessFactors, Factorial, BambooHR, Topia, Ultimate Software, and Conference Board.


 

HRExaminer v10.69

John Sumser, Heather Bussing, and Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. continue their series, Small Scenarios for Changing Times, with a focus on bereavement leave. Get your free download in the article. Small Scenarios 2: The benefit that is rarely used is about to get used a lot.



Will leaders with certain qualities rise to the occasion of the Coronavirus pandemic or Do We Need a Different Type of Leader During a Crisis? Learn more from Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic.



Is it possible for HR to see the difference between genius and criminality? John Sumser explains more in his article, Is that Criminal or Genius?



John Sumser speaks with Martha Bird, a Business Anthropologist working in ADP’s Roseland Innovation Lab. Listen to Martha Bird on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Workday, SAP, ADP, Guru, Yellow Messenger, UK Pay Data Reporting, COVID-19, Salesforce.com, Marc Benioff, and Alexander Mann Solutions.


 

HRExaminer v10.68

John Sumser, Heather Bussing, and Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. have teamed up to create a new series called Small Scenarios for Changing Times. Rather than hyperbolic claims that HR’s time has finally arrived, they’re going to explore the likely issues in the near to medium term. Through these small, tactical questions, they hope to help you envision the coming realities. Their first issue is now available and it’s a free download. Introducing Small Scenarios.



Jeff Hunter is a seasoned innovator who founded Talentism six years ago after stints at Electronic Arts, Dolby, and Bridgewater Associates. Today, his team are using their experience with realizing human potential to help navigate the Coronavirus crisis. Talentism: Principles for Purpose in a Pandemic.



Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. writes, “We may find that the use of these tools is completely unfounded, and creates at best a random outcome (and at worst a tool for automating systemic discrimination).” Maybe We Need An AI Safe Word?



John Sumser speaks with Mike Hudy & Isaac Thompson, of Modern Hire. This is a rich conversation about the real-world benefits and limits of using AI in hiring. Listen to Isaac Thompson & Mike Hudy on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss the Coronavirus Work-At-Home Reality vs. Old Work Expectations and Measurement, WalkMe, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Asia HCM, Socrates, and Capacity.


 

Introducing Small Scenarios

Heather Bussing, Michael Kannisto, and John Sumser have been busy. They’re collaborating on a series of short digestible papers that tackle the HR and Recruiting issues that will emerge as we come out of the Coronavirus pandemic. Grab their free download here.
 

HRExaminer v10.64

Here’s a Quick Guide to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act from our resident Employment Lawyer Heather Bussing.



Paul Hebert looks at how COVID-19 impacts HR’s role now and over the next decade. Can HR Do Their Future Job?



The old ways of fixing Performance Management aren’t working. Jamie Resker has solutions for Modernizing Performance Management.



John Sumser speaks with Randy Womack, the CEO of Socrates.ai. Socrates AI is trying to improve employee experience with a new type of conversational presence. Listen to Randy Womack on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss the COVID-19 Response, Topia, Mmonaeo, Lyra, SHRM, Ceridian, Workday, Facebook, Cornerstone Cares, HealthStream, NurseGrid, People Analytics, and Grokker.


 

Quick Guide to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

On March 19, 2020, in Benefits, Editorial Advisory Board, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Policies, by Heather Bussing
The Families First Corona Response Act (HR 6201) goes into effect on April 2nd. Here’s a quick guide to the employment-related sections of the law from Heather Bussing.
 

HRExaminer v10.62

Most Human Resource questions involve subtle distinctions, case specifics, or other bits of context. That’s a problem when there’s Nuance in HR that AI and Intelligent Tools Don’t See. Read more from John Sumser.



Heather Bussing has created a Coronavirus checklist for HR and employers planning for employee exposure and illness from the COVID-19 virus.



Hiring managers get no love. And maybe—just maybe—that’s why recruiting is so broken. Jason Seiden has more in his article, Fixing Recruiting: Hiring Managers Hold the Key.



John Sumser speaks with Mike Psenka, the President and CEO of Moovila. Listen to Mike Psenka on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser have in-depth coverage of the Ultimate Software Connections Conference and Phenom People’s IAMPHENOM event. Plus, Talespin nabs $15M for its extended reality-based workforce training tools.


Employer’s Coronavirus checklist

On March 2, 2020, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Heather Bussing has a quick checklist for HR and employers planning for employee exposure and illness from the coronavirus.
 

HRExaminer v10.53

Do We Have an AI Safe Word? Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. writes, “We may find that the use of these tools is completely unfounded, and creates at best a random outcome (and at worst a tool for automating systemic discrimination).”



The job interview is supposed to predict which candidate will be most successful and encourage that ideal candidate to accept an offer. Most interviews accomplish neither goal. Bob Corlett explains how to Make Better Hires using Evidence-Based Interviewing Part I.



Bob Corlett wraps-up his two-part series on how to Make Better Hires with Evidence-Based Interviewing Part II.



Heather Bussing covers AI in HR Tech: Discrimination and Bias.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss some of the most important topics of 2019. Standouts include Ethics in AI, HR Tech in Recruiting, the role of HR, the pace of change, and the importance of Workforce Planning.