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HRExaminer v9.19

Find out why Maren Hogan thinks blockchain will make the rolodex and database approach in talent acquisition essentially useless. Will Blockchain Actually Affect Talent Acquisition?

John Sumser reviews the latest book on recruiting from Tim Sackett, The Talent Fix: A Leaders Guide to Recruiting Great Talent. Learn more in, Jimmy Stewart Goes to Recruiting.

Let’s just say that Heather Bussing has a healthy skepticism about technology being the solution for everything. When Tech Is Not the Answer.

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HRIntelligencer Highlights: Much of the work HR will be responsible for is broader than the current definitions of the discipline. This week, we offer a smattering of insight and tutorial.

On HR Tech Weekly: John discusses the O’Reilly AI Conference, Conference Updates from the ServiceNow Knowledge18 and WorkForce Software Conferences, How Glassdoor became one of the biggest tech deals of 2018, and CloudPay Announces Raising $25 Million.

Will Blockchain Actually Affect Talent Acquisition?

On May 7, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Maren Hogan, by Maren Hogan
“Blockchain makes the rolodex and database approach essentially useless. Because employers can instantly view skills, certifications, credentials and work history, the initial vetting many executive recruiters and headhunters do today, may become less valuable.” – Maren Hogan

HRExaminer v8.41

On October 20, 2017, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Maren Hogan, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Maren Hogan returns from a spate of HR and Recruiting conferences with her predictions on the latest trends. From sourcing and scheduling bots to candidate personas. Understand what’s Trending Now.

HRIntelligencer 1.21 Highlights: “The really important AI breakthroughs at work will be made by bright, empathetic, or highly skilled humans working alongside incredibly diligent but very boring machines.” Read, What the rise of the AI dull-bots means for humans.

John’s Guest On Episode 254 of HRExaminer Radio is Jason Averbook, the CEO and Co-founder of Leapgen, a global HR consulting and education firm.

On HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser speaks with Alfonso Díez David, an experienced international HR Leader at the helm of HR for the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance. Listen to Big Ideas Radio.

On episode 142 of HR Tech Weekly: John and Stacey have their annual review and wrap-up of The 2017 HR Tech Conference in Las Vegas.

On Episode 143 of HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John walk through the award winners for the Human Resource Executive Top HR Products of 2017.

HRExaminer v8.25

Colin Kingsbury discusses how the influence of goals is overlooked when shaping company culture. Read, You Can’t Build a Good Culture Without Clear Goals.

Maren Hogan dismantles some of the myths and legends that surround using artificial intelligence for recruiting and hiring. Read, Maren Hogan on Artificial Intelligence (AI).

In HRIntelligencer 1.04, John Sumser shares the Big Picture on algorithmic fallibility, HR’s view on Big Data, Lessons from the front lines of machine learning, 10 Common Natural Language Processing (NLP) Terms, The Strange Loop in Deep Learning, and the quote of the week.

On episode 126 of HR Tech Weekly: HRTech Investments from Textio, Entelo, and Talla, CareerBuilder sells most of its stock, ADP and FinancialForce, Microsoft and Accenture BlockChain ID’s, and Zenefits to pay $3.4 million in unpaid overtime.

John Sumser talks with Yvette Cameron. Yvette has over 30 years of experience in the HCM industry and is currently the SVP of Strategy & Corporate Development at SAP SuccessFactors. In previous HCM roles she worked at Gartner, SAP, Oracle, Saba, PeopleSoft, and JD Edwards. Listen to Yvette Cameron on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

HRExaminer v8.16

On April 21, 2017, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Maren Hogan, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Maren Hogan returns to HRExaminer with a new look at artificial intelligence. This time, Maren wants to contrast how business and government are using AI compared to recruiting and HR. Read this week’s feature article, AI and the Future: How Business, Government and HR See It Differently.

We know what works when it comes to selecting the best candidates from those being considered. Yet, we’re still ignoring the data from 85 years of research findings. Tom Janz explains more in, Candidate Selection: What Works and Why We Ignore It.

On episode 117 of HR Tech Weekly: SmartRecruiters Update, 2017 LEHRN HR Tech Expo Update, Chatbots and AI in HR technology, Beamery raises $5 million, United Airlines fallout, Paycor Workforce Insights, and Qualtrics raises $180 million.

Mervyn Dinnen is a Talent Acquisition Analyst and an award winning blogger who works with recruitment and technology companies on content marketing strategies. His co-authored book, ‘Exceptional Talent,’ will be published on May 28th. Listen to Mervyn Dinnen on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

On Episode 16 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks with Heather Bussing. Heather is an employment lawyer, writer, and photographer who tries not to believe everything she thinks. Listen to Heather Bussing on Big Ideas Radio.

HRExaminer v7.45

On December 2, 2016, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Maren Hogan, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
  Predictive What? HRExaminer Weekly Edition v7.45 December 2, 2016   It takes 40 minutes of dedicated time on the world’s most powerful computer to simulate one second of human brain activity. Yet, the more you listen to the parade of folks who claim that they can accurately measure people, teams, and organizations, the more […]
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My Love Letter To Managers

On May 5, 2016, in Industry Analysis, Leadership, Maren Hogan, by Maren Hogan
Read any articles about struggling employees, companies or retention and you’ll soon find that whatever the issue is, and I do mean whatever, the answer is to blame the manager.

HRExaminer v5.42

On December 19, 2014, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Maren Hogan, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Americans are quitting their jobs at the fastest pace since 2008. In this week’s feature article, Maren Hogan responds with,  “Stop the Bleeding: 3 Ways to Retain Employees.” People sure are good at telling others: I’m Offended. You’re Doing It Wrong! Heather Bussing says the Cult of Nice is preventing people from understanding each other and making it increasingly difficult to have a meaningful dialog on important race and gender issues. Read more in, You’re Doing It Wrong: the Cult of Nice. Who’s going to win the recruiting contest? The company that helps you live longer or the company that squirrels around with primitive offerings? In, Looking Back: Pocket Doc, John Sumser jumps back to 2012 when health and fitness apps were taking center stage for the first time as a way to explore the ever evolving definition of HR Technology. Enjoy!

Stop the Bleeding: 3 Ways to Retain Employees

2.8 million people quit their jobs in September of this year, which is the highest level since 2008. Is there a way to stop the bleeding?

HRExaminer v5.30

On August 15, 2014, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Maren Hogan, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
This week on HR Examiner we’re featuring our new Chicago Master Class on HCM. Maren Hogan drops in to talk about The Power Balance. John Sumser explains the paradox in How Referrals Work. We’ve got Five Links: More Shifting Lines (think privacy) and on HR Examiner Radio John speaks with PeopleMatter Director of Product Marketing, Ryan Glushkoff. Enjoy.