HRExaminer v10.74

“Now every executive search firm is called upon to reconsider who we serve, what services we offer, and how we deliver those services.” Bob Corlett shares his experience of how the coronavirus pandemic is ushering in The Era of the Modern Executive Search Firm.



“One of the most enduring hallmarks of any effective innovation culture is the ability to deal with sacred cows.” Dr. Todd Dewett explains more in an excerpt from his forthcoming book, Live Hard. Sacred Cows Make Great Barbeque.



“It’s frustrating when managers let patterns of underperformance perpetuate.” Jamie Resker explains why this happens and how to fix it. Help Your Manager to Give You Feedback Early and Often.



I Don’t Know. Is Learning By Mistake How We Learn Best? You can bet Heather Bussing knows.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Unemployment, Job Boards, Changing Industries, and Recovery during the coronavirus pandemic. Plus, Salary.com, Workday, Salesforce, and Amazon.


 

I Don’t Know. Is Learning By Mistake How We Learn Best?

On May 28, 2020, in Big Data, Editorial Advisory Board, Futures, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Is there a way to rewire your brain to transform the fear of the unknown and self-loathing of mistakes into real learning and wisdom?
 

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.