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
 

Questions to inform HR’s response in the coronavirus pandemic – The Small Scenarios Series

With unheard-of workplace disruption and historical levels of unemployment around the world, HR leaders and practitioners have never had to be more effective. There’s a need for innovation in each small decision and action we take. No one can wait for benchmarks to emerge yet mistakes can cost lives. Rather than hyperbolic claims that HR’s time has finally arrived, we’ve begun to explore some of the likely issues in the near to medium term.
 

HRExaminer v10.82

“This is the future, I thought. This is important. HR, I’m telling you now: the future of culture has a piece of work automation software sitting at its center. Jason Seiden explores The Culture Challenge: Individual Excellence Doesn’t Scale (until now).



Over the last three months Michael Kannisto, Stela Lupushor, Jon Stross, TJ Fjelseth, Heather Bussing, and John Sumser, have created ten issues of Small Scenarios for Changing Times. Through these small, tactical questions in each issue, we hope to help you envision the coming realities created by the coronavirus pandemic. View all the issues and get your free downloads (no email required).



“I want to discourage your overindulgence in impression management, because real leadership is about developing yourself in a manner that helps others see the complete you.” Dr. Todd Dewett invites you to Get Real and Show Your Ink.



John Sumser speaks with Martha Bird, a Business Anthropologist at ADP. Martha helps creates meaningful products by questioning and responding to the social and cultural dynamics of technology. Listen to Martha Bird on HRExaminer Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: 23rd Annual HR Systems Survey from Sapient Insights and Sierra-Cedar, Velocity Network, Blockchain Career Credentialing, COVID-19 Virginia Emergency Temporary Standard, Lattice Funding, and Performance Management.


 

Small Scenarios for Changing Times Catalog

We’ve been collaborating on a series of short digestible papers that tackle the HR and Recruiting issues that are emerging during the coronavirus pandemic. We’ve published 10 issues to date and they’re recapped here so they’re easy to find and download.
 

HRExaminer v10.80

The pandemic has revealed existing problems within some institutions that were troubled long before anyone had ever heard of COVID-19. In this issue of Small Scenarios for Changing Times Heather Bussing, Michael Kannisto, and John Sumser look at the transition from school to work. Small Scenario № 10: Lost Generation.



There’s nothing like a crisis to trigger significant reform. Neil McCormick writes on Managing your Workforce post-pandemic.



Certain kinds of change are difficult for employees and diminish trust across your organization. Dr. Todd Dewett explains the steps that lead to Increased Trust.



What a treat. John Sumser speaks with his son Ray Sumser, a multimedia artist whose work explores underlying structural analogies between diverse art disciplines. Listen to Ray Sumser on HR Examiner Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss the upheaval in business and HR caused by societal changes and the coronavirus pandemic. Plus, Ultimate Software, Kronos, and Workplace Inequities.