HRExaminer v12.01

Our systems were not designed to scale during an abrupt shift from centralized to distributed work. TJ Fjelseth, CHRO of Socrates.ai expands on the Conversations emerging during an abrupt shift from centralized to distributed work.



What should modern bereavement leave look like in pandemic times? Surely, the standard three days of paid leave to say farewell won’t cut it. Read, Modern Bereavement Leave in Pandemic Times from John Sumser.



Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. explains that college recruiting has a strict timeline and with each passing day the class of 2020 faced the prospect of being excluded from the recruiting process. The Lost Generation of College Recruits.



Neurodiverse people often possess remarkable technical and problem-solving capabilities. They end up surfacing insights that others miss. Heather Bussing has more about Hiring Neurodiverse People.



John Sumser asks you to consider who is really important at your company. Instead of paying attention to the people with charisma and connections, you need to focus on people with competence. 8 Steps to Identify Your Everyday MVP Employees During The Pandemic.



 

The Lost Generation of College Recruits

On December 30, 2020, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Michael R. Kannisto, Ph.D., by Michael Kannisto, Ph.D.
“This year’s class of graduating seniors is especially impacted. College recruiting has a strict cadence and timeline and, with each passing day, the class of 2020 is facing the prospect of being completely excluded from the recruiting process.” - Michael Kannisto, Ph.D.
 

HRExaminer v11.04

In times of scarcity or crisis like the pandemic, the rules change. Business continuity becomes the governing question. Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. looks at MVP’s during the Pandemic: Modern Succession Planning for Operational Continuity.



In March 2020, many workers fled their offices for the safety of home. The change was hurried by necessity, but with little understanding of the consequences. Stella Lupushor has more on Zoom and a bit about the downsides of decentralized work.



Fara Rives discusses how AI can help overcome a key roadblock with outdated employee and contractor information. AI Can Improve Talent Mobility.



It’s one of the most common workplace mistakes: applying the wrong solution to a situation simply because you went with your “go to”move. Hello Hammer, Meet Nail from Dr. Todd Dewett.



 

MVP’s during the Pandemic: Modern Succession Planning for Operational Continuity

On December 24, 2020, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Michael R. Kannisto, Ph.D., by Michael Kannisto, Ph.D.
In times of scarcity or crisis, the rules change. Business continuity becomes the governing question. The conversation changes from identifying the next leaders to who will be needed to make things run.
 

HRExaminer v10.99

We’re wrapping up our four-part series on Assessing Values in Online Technology. Michael Kannisto, Tejal Raval, Zachary Harper, and Anum Malik conducted a 90-day study where they racked up 450+ hours watching demos, asking questions, and working to understand the business model and technical approach of 110 companies. In part three they cover the assessments, trends, and tips to buyers and sellers. In part four they showcase all the data (don’t miss the company directory).



It’s The End of the Heroic Response Period in the Coronavirus Pandemic. Watch John Sumser’s video about the impacts on the workforce from sustained traumatic stress.



On HR Tech Weekly: Analyst Event updates from Stacey and John on Ultimate Software, Ceridian, and iCIMS. Plus, Yvette Cameron’s move to SVP of Product Strategy at Oracle Cloud HCM after Gretchen Alarcon’s departure to ServiceNow. Don’t miss Creepy HR, Data Collection, Privacy, the Federated Identity Initiative, Velocity, and competing Skills Networks.



John Sumser speaks with Mike Carden, an HR futurist and the co-founder of Joyous, the inventor of Open Employee Feedback. A published author, Michael won the Writemark Plain English Award and the Bayer Innovators Award and also crashed a plane into the sea. Listen to Mike Carden on HRExaminer’s Executive Conversations Podcast.



 

Assessing Values in Online Technology Part 4

We’re finishing up our series on assessing values in online technology today in part four where we review the data from the 90-day study where we racked up 450+ hours watching demos, asking questions, and working to understand the business model and technical approach of 110 companies.
 

Assessing Values in Online Technology Part 3

Today, in part three of our series on assessing values in online technology we’ll look at the types of assessments, trends, observations, tips for buyers, and tips for sellers.
 

HRExaminer v10.98

HR Technology-based Workplace Health and Safety tools are joining the front lines to combat the coronavirus pandemic and they couldn’t come soon enough. Watch John Sumser’s video on some of the amazing ways HR (and HR Tech) Can Address Workplace Health and Safety during the Coronavirus Pandemic.



“When I was researching and writing The 2020 Index of Intelligent Tools in HR Technology I needed some expert help with an important line of inquiry - assessing values in online technology. Michael Kannisto assembled a dynamic team and conducted a study on tools that purport to measure values. We’ll be covering their report in this multi-part series. This is part one. It’s great stuff.” - John Sumser Assessing Values in Online Technology.



We covered the abstract and methodology in the first article in this series and today we look at a summary of the ten things learned by Michael Kannisto, Tejal Raval, Zachary Harper, and Anum Malik in their research. Assessing Values in Online Technology - Part 2.



On HR Tech Weekly John and Stacey discuss SmartRecruiters, Jobspotting, SAP, Emarsys, Planful, Hibob, Textio, HabitAware, Keen2, Data, Privacy, RPA, AI, Ethics, SMB, Internal Communications, Wearables, and John’s upcoming Amazon Halo testing.



John Sumser speaks with Mike Gioja, the SVP of IT & Product Development at Paychex. They discuss the latest offerings at Paychex and the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic internally at Paychex and on the services they’ve developed to help their clients with COVID-19. Listen to Mike Gioja on HRExaminer’s Executive Conversations Podcast.



 

Assessing Values in Online Technology Part 2

“In the world of psychology, there is a view that a correlation exists between personality traits and performance (behavior). After some research, we were also able to make some sense out of the notion that behavior could correlate to values. However, we struggled to understand the correlation between values and personality.”
 

Assessing Values in Online Technology

“Here’s what we were wondering. Since values play an integral role in company identity, we wanted to know if any commercially available online tools existed that could measure someone’s core values. Michael and the team identified 74 companies that sell a tool that purports to measure values. We decided to evaluate as many of them as we could and this is a summary of that work.” - John Sumser