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.


 

The Crucible Reimagined

On April 27, 2020, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Mary Faulkner, by Mary Faulkner
“The reality is we are never going back. We can only move forward into a new reality. That new reality will retain some of the familiar, but I am increasingly convinced it will also contain an astonishing amount of new.” - Mary Faulkner
 

HRExaminer v10.66

Jason Lauritsen writes, “The past few weeks have felt a little like riding a roller coaster with a blindfold on. Through it all, I keep coming back to the same question.” What’s the Right Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak?



John Sumser writes, “Just as humans have unconscious bias, machines have uncoded bias. Machines are incapable of seeing things that aren’t measured.” AI Hiring: Bias in the Code.



Everybody looks at titles despite ‘corporate speak’ about holocracy being a magic elixir. Mary Faulkner explains how The Cold Reality of Corporate Life is That Titles Matter.



Should we Rethink the Golden Rule at Work as it applies to leadership? Dr. Todd Dewett makes some useful distinctions on how to foster the principle of the golden rule while recognizing how you must apply it differently in the workplace.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss the Kronos and Ultimate Software Merger, Strivr, Microsoft Teams, Qualtrics, and StoryCorps.


 

The Cold Reality of Corporate Life is That Titles Matter

On March 31, 2020, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Mary Faulkner, by Mary Faulkner
Talent Strategist Mary Faulkner writes, “They’ll tell you titles are immaterial. That no one actually looks at titles but they’re lying.”
 

HRExaminer v10.52

When William Kahn first introduced the concept of employee engagement thirty years ago, he noted that systematic productivity and performance differences between employees are due not so much to differences in talent or ability, but rather to motivation. Should We Pay People More if They Bring Their Whole Self to Work? Read more from Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic.



China Gorman suggests you forget about AI and HR Tech and focus on the humanity of your employees if you want a competitive and more engaged workforce. What’s Humanity Got To Do With It? Plenty.



Bad Leaders Stay In Power Because We Let Them. Mary Faulkner has a prescription to change that.



Dr. Todd Dewett illustrates The Problem with Corporate Values.



John Sumser speaks with Mike Gioja, the SVP of IT & Product Development at Paychex. Gioja has more than 35 years of experience in product management and strategy, as well as software and information technology. Listen to Mike Gioja on HRExaminer Radio.



 

Bad Leaders Stay In Power Because We Let Them

On December 26, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Mary Faulkner, by Mary Faulkner
“Bad leaders stay bad leaders because someone (or some group or some system) lets them. Someone is legitimizing their behavior and their leadership style and ensuring that terrible leader stays in their role.” - Mary Faulkner
 

HRExaminer v10.51

Saying that ‘the computer made me do it’ won’t be a workable defense when things go sideways in your HR Tech deployments of Intelligent Tools and ‘AI’ systems. John Sumser shares his Key Principles for Intelligent Tools Deployment in HR (from the iCIMS iNFLUENCE Event).



Everybody looks at titles despite ‘corporate speak’ about holocracy being a magic elixir. Mary Faulkner explains that One of the Cold Realities of Corporate Life is That Titles Matter.



Of Women and Work. “It’s time to rethink our time, our work, our days, our values, and how we want to spend our lives.” - Heather Bussing



John Sumser speaks with Joe Hanna, the Chief Strategy Officer at Workforce Logiq and Managing Director of ENGAGE Talent. Listen to Joe Hanna on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Microsoft Dynamics 365 Human Resources, Modern Hire’s AI Code of Ethics, SVNDLY’s Contingent Workforce Management funding, the California Labor Law Crushing Freelancers, Facebook’s Payroll Data Theft, and the IBM Watson Exec That Claims They’re the only Big Player in their Segment.


 

One of the Cold Realities of Corporate Life is That Titles Matter

On December 16, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Mary Faulkner, by Mary Faulkner
“Oh, they’ll tell you titles are immaterial. That holocracy is a magic elixir. That no one actually looks at titles when it comes to talent. They’re lying.” - Mary Faulkner
 

HRExaminer v10.49

The old way of fixing Performance Management relied on tweaking ratings and competencies. What’s changed? Jamie Resker shows us the Sure Signs That Prove You’re On Top of Modernizing Performance Management.



Mary Faulkner has some great suggestions on how you can move your organization away from a “taste test” hiring process. The Pepsi or Coke Talent Taste Test.



Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic examines Why Some Leaders Are More Committed to Diversity.



John Sumser speaks with Cecile Alper-Leroux, the VP of HCM Innovation at Ultimate Software. An economic anthropologist with more than 20 years of industry experience, she is a keynote speaker, and author of From Dissonance to Resonance. Listen to Cecile Alper-Leroux on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey has a big update from HR Tech Fest in Australia, PageUp Acquires Clinch, Sage Continues Acquisition Spree With CakeHR, Hastee secures £208M, Q&A with Emily McEvilly, Workday’s First Chief Customer Officer, Google Founders step away from Google with CEO Sundar Pichai now assuming full control, and Google fired four employees over alleged data-security issues.


 

The Pepsi or Coke Talent Taste Test

On December 3, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Mary Faulkner, by Mary Faulkner
“I suspect most of us have experienced the challenge of a new hire who interviewed well but was a train wreck once they got into the job. Unfortunately, many organizations’ hiring processes are set up to enable this outcome. Think about it - an interview is basically a taste test.” - Mary Faulkner