HRExaminer v10.23

Bad behavior is contagious. When left unchecked, one act of bad behavior, triggers another, and so on, until morale and performance both tank. Jason Lauritsen explains why Confronting Bad Behavior to Protect Employee Engagement is critical to your success.


New systems often fail to displace old tools and can end up creating even more work. Chris Havrilla shares proven leadership solutions to help you innovate without sliding backwards. Keeping your Eyes on the Prize: A Parable for Leading AI / System Innovations.


Is it Time for “Employee Engagement” To Fork? “The best the business world can do when trying to figure out how to encourage employees to add value is to label it ‘engagement’ and create proxy measures for it.” Paul Hebert


John Sumser speaks with Jack Berkowitz, the SVP of Product Development for DataCloud at ADP where Jack is responsible for their vision and approach to AI. Listen to Jack Berkowitz on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey has updates on Talent Soft from Barcelona while John’s been with Convergence this week stateside. There are insights to share on the state of AI from John as he moves through 80+ recent interviews with AI vendors.
 

Confronting Bad Behavior to Protect Employee Engagement

On June 6, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Jason Lauritsen, by Jason Lauritsen
“Before long, you feel like you are trapped in a hostile work environment where no one is in control and you aren’t even sure why you are there anymore.” - Jason Lauritsen
 

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.
 

Expectations: The Root of your Employee Engagement Problem

On January 10, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Jason Lauritsen, by Jason Lauritsen
“Expectations profoundly shape our experiences. This is one of the most overlooked aspects of employee engagement.” – Jason Lauritsen
 

HRExaminer v9.34

Feedback. It’s a big deal. Until we figure out how do it better, we won’t realize our potential. Jason Lauritsen gets underneath The Real Reason We Fail at Feedback.


Before you decide you need to sue someone, answer these 5 Questions Before Filing a Lawsuit from Heather Bussing.


Most contracts have a bunch of words that no one reads before they sign them. Heather Bussing has the fix in her article, Good Contracts.


John Sumser speaks with Matt Bingham, the Vice President of Product Innovation and Strategy for Bridge, an employee development suite from the makers of Canvas. Listen to HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Funding news for ThinkHR and Swedish startup Impactpool, Too Much Diversity Tech?, and 70% of Tech Employees Don’t trust HR. Plus, discussion on Diversity, Recruiting, and HRTech.
 

HRExaminer v9.32

Mary Faulkner explores why your action plans may not be resulting in real action. Read, There is no “action” in your action plans.


What if HR was Outlawed? Read a fresh perspective on the danger of irrelevance from Jason Lauritsen.


Things change all the time. Knowing this often feels worse. This is the dilemma almost all employees face dealing with technology. Heather Bussing guides us through Time and Change.


John Sumser speaks with Michael Beygelman, the CEO of Joberate, a workforce analytics platform that helps organizations make talent decisions. Listen to HRExaminer Radio.

On HR Tech Weekly: John discusses his follow-up report on Intelligent Software and AI, New CEO and Funding for Namely, and Walmart on-demand paycheck app available to 200,000 Employees.
 

What if HR was Outlawed?

On August 7, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Jason Lauritsen, by Jason Lauritsen
“To explore the degree to which your HR organization is designed to produce the results your CEO is seeking, try asking yourself this question: What would happen to your HR department if HR was outlawed?” – Jason Lauritsen
 

Gender at Work

On April 2, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Jason Lauritsen, by Jason Lauritsen
As men, we are often in positions to raise these issues and ensure that our colleagues pay attention. That doesn’t take away from what we’ve accomplished, but it does mean that we must help carry the burden to interrupt this cycle.
 

HRExaminer v9.05

On February 2, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Jason Lauritsen, Radio, Rob May, Weekly, by John Sumser
There are still a lot of misconceptions about both the technology and the human impact of deploying A.I. within companies. This week, we look at The Human Side of Implementing Artificial Intelligence.


Jason Lauritsen writes, “Work isn’t something we do, it’s who we are. You can’t get more personal than that. When it comes to our work, it is never ‘strictly business.’” Work is Personal, Act Accordingly.


John Sumser writes, “The fundamental question in Recruiting is not whether you have the best possible candidate, but when you should stop looking.” Recruiting Is Optimal Stopping.


HRIntelligencer 2.04 Highlights: The HR and Recruiting marketplace is awash in jargon about “AI.” This week’s articles are a breather. The tutorial section, with its bits about model robustness and expectation setting, are the gems.


On HR Tech Weekly there are many acquisitions to cover, including: SAP and CallidusCloud, MOVE Guides and Polaris, PeopleAdmin and Performance Matters, and PeopleStrong and GrownOut. Also, PageUp Launches PageUp Express, and HR Tech Conference owner LRP partners with Zukunft Personal.
 

Work is Personal, Act Accordingly

On January 31, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Jason Lauritsen, by Jason Lauritsen
When it comes to our work, it is never “strictly business.” I’m not sure where the idea started that work (or business) and personal lives are separate. It seems so disconnected from reality.” – Jason Lauritsen