HRExaminer v10.63

For a decade, HR Tech vendors uniformly claimed that the holy grail of software was the consumer experience delivered by companies like Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, and other web-centric software companies. Read, AI and Intelligent Tools and Enterprise Software Consumerization. John Sumser



What can you do to survive in a future that is almost certainly going to be radically different than anyone can predict? Michael R. Kannisto, P.h.D shares three powerful recommendations in, Wrong HR Tech Thinking = Missed Future.



“People fall short of our expectations and do things that irritate and disappoint us,” writes Jamie Resker. Consider these three things Before You Engage In A Difficult Conversation.



John Sumser speaks with Henry Albrecht, the CEO of Limeade. Founded in 2006, Limeade is an employee experience technology company. Listen to Henry Albrecht on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss Oracle Layoffs, Mercer, Research Quality, Pay Equity, Silkroad, Lilith Christiansen, Alight, Employee Experience, AI, Machine Learning, Paycor, Paychex, and Aon, Willis Towers Watson.


 

Wrong HR Tech Thinking = Missed Future

“It’s all but impossible to predict the future. And even if a company does just so happen to design the perfect solution that should be a brilliant success, it still might not succeed.” - Michael R. Kannisto, P.h.D
 

HRExaminer v10.59

With Predictions Everywhere, Here are 9 Trends from John Sumser that are Shaping AI and Intelligent Tools in HR Tech.


Michael R. Kannisto, P.h.D. has a great question. Could we have made the first trip to the moon in 2020?



John Sumser explains What Puts the Intelligence in Intelligent Software and AI Hiring Tools?



John Sumser speaks with Liz Wessel, Co-founder and CEO of WayUp. Liz has been featured as one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30, named one of the “18 Coolest Women in Silicon Valley” by Business Insider. Listen to Liz Wessel on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: SmartRecruiter HiringSuccess Conf, Walk Me’s new CFO, Visier Announces Chief Sales Officer, SD WORX Acquires Pointlogic, Ceridian hiring in Canada, iCIMS & Ceridian Partnership, Workforce Logiq New Predictive Labor Report, Google closes AI Accountability gap.


 

Could we have made the first trip to the moon in 2020?

On February 10, 2020, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Tech, HRExaminer, Leadership, Michael R. Kannisto, Ph.D., by Michael Kannisto, Ph.D.
“The question is, could we do it all today starting from scratch? Assuming the technical solutions are all in place, why might a trip to the moon not be possible today?” It’s more than an interesting question from Michael R. Kannisto, P.h.D.
 

HRExaminer v10.53

Do We Have an AI Safe Word? Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. writes, “We may find that the use of these tools is completely unfounded, and creates at best a random outcome (and at worst a tool for automating systemic discrimination).”



The job interview is supposed to predict which candidate will be most successful and encourage that ideal candidate to accept an offer. Most interviews accomplish neither goal. Bob Corlett explains how to Make Better Hires using Evidence-Based Interviewing Part I.



Bob Corlett wraps-up his two-part series on how to Make Better Hires with Evidence-Based Interviewing Part II.



Heather Bussing covers AI in HR Tech: Discrimination and Bias.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss some of the most important topics of 2019. Standouts include Ethics in AI, HR Tech in Recruiting, the role of HR, the pace of change, and the importance of Workforce Planning.


 

Do We Have an AI Safe Word?

HRExaminer author Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. discusses how new academic research is calling into question the validity of using AI in employee candidate selection.
 

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.



 

HRExaminer v10.34

“So when things are going sideways and nothing feels right, you’re just in the process of learning something new. Relax, and keep going.” Heather Bussing speaks truth in, Learn By Mistake.


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A series of forces are reshaping the HR playing field. Meanwhile, the bulk of the HR profession is focused on doing the old stuff better. Read more from John Sumser in, Fiddling While Rome Burns.


Emperor Nero replied to John’s article from earlier this week (Fiddling While Rome Burns). Funny that. Thankfully, Michael Kannisto was able to miraculously channel Nero’s Reply.


John Sumser speaks with Andrew Marritt, the Founder of OrganizationView, one of the earliest European People Analytics practices now specializing in workforce text analytics with their Workometry service. Listen to Andrew Marritt on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: PredictiveHR, Engage Talent, People Analytics, Talespin, RPO’s, AI Ethics, SmartRecruiters, Fetcher, and How Systems Learn.


 

Nero’s Reply

On August 22, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Michael R. Kannisto, Ph.D., by Michael Kannisto, Ph.D.
After John Sumser’s article from this past Tuesday, Fiddling While Rome Burns, we got a reply from the Emperor himself. Thankfully, our amazing colleague, Michael Kannisto studies with the great mystics scattered around the New York Metropolitan area. He was miraculously able to channel Nero’s response. You should expect the conversation to continue. - John Sumser
 

HRExaminer v10.27

Could we have made the first trip to the moon in 2019? It’s more than an interesting question from Michael R. Kannisto, P.h.D.


John Sumser explains What Puts the Intelligence in Intelligent Software.


John Sumser speaks with Jamie Troiano, PredictiveHR’s founder and CEO. With 20 years experience, Jamie launched PredictiveHR in 2016. In two short years, PHR has tripled in size and is on target to triple again in 2019. Listen to Jamie Troiano on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: StepStone acquires majority of Appcast, Funding news for Fellow.app, Paris-based HR tech company CleverConnect, London-based HR platform Clear Review, and RealWear. Plus, What Everyone Should Know About Employer Background Checks.