HRExaminer v10.71

Stela Lupushor joins the Small Scenarios for Changing Times project with a bit on the downsides of Zoom and the impacts on people from decentralized work. Get your free download in the article. Small Scenario 4: Zoomerang.



HR scenario planning expert Michael R. Kannisto, P.h.D looks at how Coronavirus and COBOL collided recently in the New Jersey state unemployment system. Or did they? The Curious Persistence of Technology.



Security expert Sam Bocetta discusses HR’s role in How To Strengthen the Human Component of the Security System.



John Sumser speaks with Stacy Chapman, CEO and co-founder of SwoopTalent, an automated talent data management platform. Stacy has been in HR Tech for more than 25 years. Listen to Stacy Chapman on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Layoffs, Unemployment, & Contingent Workforces in the Coronavirus Pandemic, plus Cognizant, Collaborative Solutions, Workday, VNDLY, CareerArc Video AI, ServiceNow, 4Facility, App4Mation, and Grant Thornton.


 

The Curious Persistence of Technology

“In early April, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy included an odd plea in his daily Coronavirus update. It seems that his state’s newly unemployed were having difficulty submitting on-line applications for unemployment insurance. The culprit, claimed Murphy, seemed to be the 60-year-old programming language called COBOL, which is used to process the on-line claims.” - Michael R. Kannisto, P.h.D
 

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.


 

HRExaminer v10.69

John Sumser, Heather Bussing, and Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. continue their series, Small Scenarios for Changing Times, with a focus on bereavement leave. Get your free download in the article. Small Scenarios 2: The benefit that is rarely used is about to get used a lot.



Will leaders with certain qualities rise to the occasion of the Coronavirus pandemic or Do We Need a Different Type of Leader During a Crisis? Learn more from Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic.



Is it possible for HR to see the difference between genius and criminality? John Sumser explains more in his article, Is that Criminal or Genius?



John Sumser speaks with Martha Bird, a Business Anthropologist working in ADP’s Roseland Innovation Lab. Listen to Martha Bird on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Workday, SAP, ADP, Guru, Yellow Messenger, UK Pay Data Reporting, COVID-19, Salesforce.com, Marc Benioff, and Alexander Mann Solutions.


 

HRExaminer v10.68

John Sumser, Heather Bussing, and Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. have teamed up to create a new series called Small Scenarios for Changing Times. Rather than hyperbolic claims that HR’s time has finally arrived, they’re going to explore the likely issues in the near to medium term. Through these small, tactical questions, they hope to help you envision the coming realities. Their first issue is now available and it’s a free download. Introducing Small Scenarios.



Jeff Hunter is a seasoned innovator who founded Talentism six years ago after stints at Electronic Arts, Dolby, and Bridgewater Associates. Today, his team are using their experience with realizing human potential to help navigate the Coronavirus crisis. Talentism: Principles for Purpose in a Pandemic.



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).” Maybe We Need An AI Safe Word?



John Sumser speaks with Mike Hudy & Isaac Thompson, of Modern Hire. This is a rich conversation about the real-world benefits and limits of using AI in hiring. Listen to Isaac Thompson & Mike Hudy on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss the Coronavirus Work-At-Home Reality vs. Old Work Expectations and Measurement, WalkMe, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Asia HCM, Socrates, and Capacity.


 

Introducing Small Scenarios

Heather Bussing, Michael Kannisto, and John Sumser have been busy. They’re collaborating on a series of short digestible papers that tackle the HR and Recruiting issues that will emerge as we come out of the Coronavirus pandemic. Grab their free download here.
 

Maybe We Need An AI Safe Word?

Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. discusses how academic research is calling into question the validity of using AI to select employee candidates.
 

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.