HRExaminer v10.84

Replacing anonymous surveys with open feedback has improved interpersonal dynamics and team results. Michael Carden shares the surprising Lessons from a year of open feedback in a group of forward-thinking enterprises.



Outdated employee and contractor information is a key roadblock on the road to faster productivity but AI can help. HiringSolved’s head of Product, Fara Rives has a fresh take. Talent Mobility - The Struggle Is Real and AI Can Help.



Jason Seiden writes, “If you read only a single article this year about how to lead an HR function, make this the one, it’ll make you smarter.” Five Steps for Making Smarter HR Tech Decisions.



What’s that got to do with Koala Bears? If there’s anyone that can explain what Koalas and dots have to do with losing track of people in data it’s Heather Bussing.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Gretchen Alarcon, ServiceNow, Moovila, Jason Seiden, Brainworks, Medio Smart Health Monitoring App, Data Sets, NLP, and Reopening Tech-Enabled Office Post-Covid.


 

Lessons from a year of open feedback

On August 3, 2020, in Editorial Advisory Board, Michael Carden, by Michael Carden
“The biggest thing we have discovered is that you can’t treat the shift from anonymous feedback to open feedback as binary. You can’t just flick a switch.” – Michael Carden
 

HRExaminer v9.43

On October 26, 2018, in Erin Spencer, HR Tech, HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Michael Carden, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Business travel isn’t the same experience for men and women. Erin Spencer recounts her recent trip to The HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. The #MeToo of Business Travel


Newer forms of communication inherently create more psychological distance than old forms. What’s a transparent company to do about the Anonymity Paradox?


Amazon scrapped the development of their AI hiring tool because engineers found the AI was unfavorable toward female candidates. Learn about Basic Prediction Algorithms.


John Sumser speaks with Matt Hendrickson, Founder and CEO of the Ascendify talent acquisition platform. Listen to Matt Hendrickson on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly, John shares some amazing travel adventures from Singapore and Stacey has a big update from Oracle Open World. In funding news, Chinese Cloud-Based HR Firm Beisen Receives $100M and Workplace Experience Platform Envoy Raises $43M.
 

Anonymity Paradox

On October 23, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, Michael Carden, by Michael Carden
We are prone to being less honest the more psychologically distant we are from the person we are communicating with. Michael Carden explores the Anonymity Paradox.
 

HRExaminer v9.07

Dr. Todd Dewett notes, “Most observers suggest that judging others is wrong. However, to judge is to make a type of decision. What is more central to a successful life than sound decision-making?” Judge!


Michael Carden of Joyous Labs writes, “So. Employee Surveys. Why not open source the question set?” Michael shares the plan in, Open Sourcing the Employee Survey.


John Sumser speaks with Dr. Ben Waber, the CEO and co-founder of Humanyze. He is a visiting scientist at the MIT Media Lab, previously worked as a senior researcher at Harvard Business School, and holds a Ph.D. from MIT. Listen to Dr. Ben Waber on HRExaminer Radio.


HRIntelligencer 2.06 Highlights: This edition looks at a couple of different impacts from automation. In some, machines are integrated gracefully. In others, the regionalization of work serves to amplify the number of transitions caused by intelligent software.


On HR Tech Weekly: John and Stacey discuss Employee Self-Service, RealWear Raises $17 Million in Funding, HackerRank Raises $30 Million to Transform the Developer Hiring Process, gr8 People Announces $8 Million in Funding, ENGAGE Talent Raises $3 Million to Accelerate Innovation of AI-Powered Recruiting, Americans voluntarily quitting jobs as labor market tightens, and IBM sues former HR boss hired by Microsoft.
 

Open Sourcing the Employee Survey

On February 11, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Michael Carden, by Michael Carden
Michael Carden of Joyous Labs maps out the benefits of open sourcing the employee survey and has seeded the first open source employee survey project on github.
 

HRExaminer v8.38

The more automated the world of work gets, the more critical it is for leaders to create human connections with their employees. What’s Humanity Got To Do With It? China Gorman has answers.


We’re prone to being less honest the more psychologically distant we are from the person we are communicating with. HR futurist Mike Carden looks at, The Anonymity Paradox.


HRIntelligencer 1.18 Highlights: The Seven Deadly Sins of Predicting the Future of AI, Proof That Our Definitions of Privacy Are Really Out of Date (See Advances in AI Are Used to Spot Signs of Sexuality), plus much more.


On HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser speaks with Frida Polli , an award-winning Harvard and MIT neuroscientist turned CEO who has been featured on CNN, CNBC, and the Wall Street Journal. Frida is the co-founder of Pymetrics, a predictive analytics company using neuroscience and AI to predict talent success without bias.


On Episode 140 of HR Tech Weekly: John and Stacey Discuss the Upcoming HR Tech Conference and John previews his upcoming report on AI vendors in HR. One VC has put Bullhorn up for sale while others are funding Legion with $10.5M and Pymetrics with $8 million. Zenefits charts a new course with a new CEO while PlanSource pushes out Halley, their latest software release.
 

The Anonymity Paradox

On September 25, 2017, in Editorial Advisory Board, Michael Carden, by Michael Carden
How to encourage an environment where people put care into constructive feedback, whilst still allowing contentious issues to be surfaced.