HRExaminer v10.33

Doug Shaw writes, “Change can be hard, and the process of exploring how we do things differently needs to acknowledge this, seeking clarity and inclusion as ways of engaging people in the process.” The Language of Change: Who Is It For?


Great companies follow their customers to the value. John Sumser explains How Google Converted Joy Into Long Term Customers.


Less is More with Performance Management. “Think of excessive performance management vehicles as bureaucracy you need to reduce.” - Dr. Todd Dewett


Find out why Jason Lauritsen thinks Performance Ratings are Harmful.


On HR Tech Weekly: John’s A.I. Flywheel, Sierra-Cedar Survey Updates, ADP Advertising Services, Guidespark, Virgin Pulse, and Limeade, Perceptyx Receives Investment from TCV, Lowe’s Spent Billions On Share Buybacks and Zero On Severance For Laid-Off Workers, and Google’s Jobs Search Draws Antitrust Complaints From Rivals.


 

Performance Ratings are Harmful

On August 15, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Jason Lauritsen, by Jason Lauritsen
“Performance ratings have overstayed their welcome. It’s time to put them in their proper place— as a relic of traditional management that proved to be more harmful than helpful.” – Jason Lauritsen
 

HRExaminer v10.31

Dr. Todd Dewett writes, “I don’t wish to glorify deviance. However, sometimes it is the wise choice.” Dr. Dewett explains the Six Levels of Deviance.


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.


There are still a lot of misconceptions about both the technology and the human impact of deploying AI within companies. This week, Rob May looks at The Human Side of Implementing Artificial Intelligence.


John Sumser speaks with John Bell, the Founder and CEO of reThinkData LLC. John has over 25 years of experience with integrating data systems and improving workflow inefficiencies in the Talent Acquisition industry. Listen to John Bell on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Former AWS engineer arrested for Capital One data breach, Ceridian Launches Dayforce in Ireland, Recruitics Acquires KRT Marketing, Harver, Truework, and Fuel50 get new funding, and Culture Amp and Symphony Talent Launch Analytics Tools.


 

The Real Reason We Fail at Feedback

On July 30, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Jason Lauritsen, by Jason Lauritsen
“It’s time to disarm feedback. If we do the work to build a foundation of trusting relationships, our feedback issues will begin to disappear.” – Jason Lauritsen
 

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.