HRExaminer v8.36

In any job review you’ll find two divergent evaluations of the exact same experience. Herein lies the fundamental problem with performance ratings. Jason Lauritsen outlines Why Performance Ratings are Harmful.

Richard Mirabile, Ph.D and Kelley Steven-Waiss are back with Part II on What Michelangelo Can Teach Us About Talent Strategies.

In HRIntelligencer 1.15 discover how Silicon Valley Luminaries are Preparing for Robot Takeover. In HRIntelligencer 1.16 learn Why Big Business Is Racing to Build Blockchains.

On Episode 137 Of HR Tech Weekly, OneSource Virtual Appoints Trey Campbell as CEO, Entelo Names Chris Grimes as Head of Recruitment Marketing Agency Relations, the Rescission of DACA - a Quick Overview of How This Impacts Your DACA Employees, and the Push for Pay Transparency Is Only Growing Stronger.

On HRExaminer Radio John Sumser speaks with Howard Schwartz, CEO and co-founder at Crowded, a sourcing and engagement platform for tech talent.

Why Performance Ratings are Harmful

Topics: 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 v8.12

Jason Lauritsen writes, “We are all drunk on the possibility of technology. It’s hard not to be.” Is your organization Drunk on Technology?

So, you want to install analytics in your HR Department? John Sumser outlines, The Conversion Experience.

HRTech companies are caught in a dilemma. SaaS companies suffer stock price declines when they give their customers adequate support. Read, Software Is Not Service, from John Sumser.

On episode 114 of HR Tech Weekly: Oracle earnings and acquisitions, Vancouver software heavyweights score venture deal for Visier, Ultimate, Workday, and SAP on the Fortune Top 100 company list, and the Insperity fiduciary lawsuit.

Stephan Millard is a senior product marketing professional with over twelve years experience in working with leading HR & sales performance management (SPM) technologies. Listen to Stephan Millard on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.


HRExaminer v7.39

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.’” Read this week’s feature article, Work is Personal, Act Accordingly.

Last week Google announced a sweeping line of new products that combine the best of Google’s artificial intelligence with voice-powered interfaces on products like Google Home and their new line of Pixel Phones. Read John’s article to understand how this will change recruiting in, Intelligent Non-Graphical Interfaces.

On Episode 90 of HR Tech Weekly: Updates from the Workday Rising Conference, Tech Giants Team Up To Tackle The Ethics Of Artificial Intelligence, Labor Department Starts Review of Wells Fargo Labor Practices, and Enterprise chat app Slack ties up with Salesforce.

Arne-Christian Van Der Tang has been heading the global HR team at Tom Tom since early 2014. In his 8th year at TomTom, he leads a highly engaged global team. Arne-Christian Van Der Tang is on HRExaminer Radio.

Eric Winegardner is the SVP of Client Adoption and Sales Enablement at Monster Worldwide. A student of employment science, he works every day to master the art of recruiting. Listen to Eric Winegardner on HRExaminer Radio.

Work is Personal, Act Accordingly

Topics: 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

HRExaminer v7.11

Too many employees go to bed with a pit in their stomach every night and wake up wondering how they’ll deal with the day to come. Jason Lauritsen looks at the role that fear plays in employee engagement. Read this week’s feature article, Fear: The Real Challenge to Employee Engagement.

It’s coming. You can expect to see initial recruiting offerings with Intelligent Non-Graphical Interfaces (think Siri or Amazon Echo) later this year.

John Sumser just published a Definitive Guide to Employment Branding.

Here are thirty-six different ways to Think About Your Data.

On Episode 61 of HR Tech Weekly: Ultimate Software Connections Conference, HR software startup Culture Amp raises $10M more, and Algorithm Beats Humans In Hiring Candidates. Listen to HR Tech Weekly.

John Sumser talks with Mark Hornung, Senior Manager of Talent Marketing at big data company, Informatica. Listen to HR Examiner Radio.

HRExaminer v6.46

This week we’re presenting a comprehensive view of employee engagement. We have a panel comprised of six HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board Contributors with strong voices, good ideas, and unique perspectives. The six articles on employee engagement are published in two parts. Part one features Cathy Missildine, Jason Lauritsen, and Paul Hebert. Part two has articles from Dr. David Kippen, Heather Bussing, and Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic. Start here »

This week on HR Tech Weekly: Workday Expands ADP Partnership, Mercer invests in Pymetrics, ADP announces expansion of GlobalView, and GuideSpark offers complimentary 1095-C Offering. Listen to Episode 48 of HR Tech Weekly.

In Episode 128 of HR Examiner Radio, John Sumser speaks with Lori Sylvia, the Chief Marketing Officer at Smashfly.


The Employee Engagement Panel – Missildine, Lauritsen, Hebert

We’re running a two-day panel here at HRExaminer where we explore employee engagement. Our panel is comprised of six HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board Contributors with strong voices, good ideas, and unique perspectives. Today’s panel includes Cathy Missildine, Jason Lauritsen, and Paul Hebert.

HRExaminer v6.25

Bill Kutik has returned from retirement with a new video program called Firing Line. John Sumser jots down his first impressions in our feature article, Firing Line with Bill Kutik.

We need more love in the workplace. Yep, you read that right. Read Jason Lauritsen’s article, More Love, Less Fear.

On Episode 26 of HR Tech Weekly: Who owns your overtime, personal time at work, HR trends in Quantified Self movement, and Irving’s OneSource Virtual raises $150M investment.

On Episode 101 of HRExaminer Radio John Sumser speaks with Kieran Snyder, Textio Co-Founder and CEO.

John Sumser wraps up our weekly edition with, Five Links: Some Real Technology.


More Love, Less Fear

“We need more love in the workplace. I know somewhere an HR manager’s head just exploded.” -Jason Lauritsen