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Candidate Selection: What Works and Why We Ignore It.

On April 5, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Tom Janz, by Tom Janz
“Borrowing from Ben Franklin, President Barack Obama was quoted as saying, “If you think the cost of education is too high, you need to consider the cost of ignorance in the 21st century.” When it comes to selection, it’s even better. Doing it right often actually costs less, given you don’t ignore all the wasted labor and outlay costs of resume sorts, reference calls, screening interviews, science-free testing, and excessive final decision site visits.” - Tom Janz

Gender at Work

On April 2, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Jason Lauritsen, by Jason Lauritsen
As men, we are often in positions to raise these issues and ensure that our colleagues pay attention. That doesn’t take away from what we’ve accomplished, but it does mean that we must help carry the burden to interrupt this cycle.

HRExaminer v9.13

On March 30, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Jamie Resker, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
For the foreseeable future, smart machines using machine learning and AI will struggle to keep abreast of actual circumstances. Without our help, they will make things simple for us without the real conversations required to reach useful decisions. John Sumser has more in, Treat Your Machines With Respect.

Our visiting performance management expert, Jamie Resker, shares the process on How to Make Pay Decisions Without Annual Reviews and Ratings.

HRIntelligencer Highlights: This week, we focus on the changes and advances in the technology. In particular, the recent Uber crash is likely to slow down the evolution of autonomous cars.

John Sumser speaks with Jonathan Kestenbaum, the Managing Director of Talent Tech Labs. He is a lawyer by education, and an entrepreneur and investor by trade. Listen to Jonathan Kestenbaum on HRExaminer Radio.

On HR Tech Weekly: John and Stacey discuss the 2018 LEHRN Expo. Also, Randstad Sourceright launches “Talent Velocity,” and Ascendify Launches Aspire, an AI-Powered Career Assistant.

How to Make Pay Decisions Without Annual Reviews and Ratings

On March 29, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Jamie Resker, by Jamie Resker
Is the question of how to make pay decisions without annual reviews and ratings preventing you from modernizing performance management in your organization? Jamie Resker, our visiting performance management expert, details a process to make this work.

HRExaminer v9.12

On March 23, 2018, in China Gorman, Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
  The CEO and HR: Then and Now HRExaminer Weekly Edition v9.12 March 23, 2018   Five years ago, China Gorman identified seven leadership behaviors that HR pros were hoping to see their CEO champion in talent and culture-related areas. China is back with a comparison of how today’s CEOs are performing in, CEOs and […]

CEOs and HR: Then and Now

On March 21, 2018, in China Gorman, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by China Gorman
China Gorman makes a ‘then vs. now’ comparison of how CEOs are owning talent and culture-related issues in their organizations.

HRExaminer v9.09

“Innovation, risk taking, and rule-breaking seem to disappear once a person reaches a certain level. Bucking tradition doesn’t seem quite as sexy when your newly gained power and influence is at stake.” Mary Faulkner has more in, Leadership and the Fear of Losing Everything.

We received a reply to last week’s article, Fiddling While Rome Burns, from the Emperor himself. Thankfully, Michael Kannisto was able to miraculously channel Nero’s Reply.

Everyone’s chasing the ‘new’ at the expense of why - especially when it comes to technological change. John Sumser has some ideas about how to refocus in his article, Why Aren’t We Asking These Questions in HR?

HRIntelligencer 2.08 Highlights: Think of this week’s issue as your trip to the bleeding edge farmer’s market. There are no crystal clear answers about anything in the emerging technology.

On HR Tech Weekly: There’s a fresh wave of funding in HR Tech with Joberate, Nomad, Strive Talent, ClickIQ, and Peakon raising money. RealMatch Rebrands as pandoIQ and Launches AI-Enabled Job Ad Platform, Collective Health Bets Employers Are Fed Up With Health Expenses, Apple is launching medical clinics for its employees, and in GDPR related news, Google has received 2.4 million ‘right to be forgotten’ URL delisting requests and fulfilled 43%.

Nero’s Reply

On February 28, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Michael R. Kannisto, Ph.D., by Michael Kannisto, Ph.D.
After last week’s article, Fiddling While Rome Burns, we got a reply here at The HRExaminer from the Emperor himself. Thankfully, our amazing colleague, Michael Kannisto was miraculously able to channel Nero’s response.

Leadership and the Fear of Losing Everything

On February 26, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Mary Faulkner, by Mary Faulkner
The reality is that everyone is subjected to pressure from above to stay under the radar once they reach a certain level. That won’t be stated explicitly, mind you. You’ll hear things like, “It’s political,” or “Pick your battles,” or my personal favorite, “That’s not the hill to die on.” – Mary Faulkner

HRExaminer v9.08

John Sumser writes, “Currently, a series of new forces are quickly reshaping the HR playing field. Meanwhile, the bulk of the HR profession’s attention is focused on doing the old stuff better. It’s like making better film or faster horses.” Fiddling While Rome Burns

Heather Bussing points to essential blogs that help us understand what the world is like for others, to appreciate the obstacles that humans experience daily because of their skin color. Why Black Blogs Matter.

Joe Gerstandt writes, “I will know that we are serious about humanizing the workplace when that is where we begin. In any endeavor involving human beings, inclusion must be the first priority, the first practice, it must be the first product.” Inclusion Comes First.

HRIntelligencer 2.07 Highlights: This week, we illuminate the science of changing your mind, a nonsense blue sky proposal, a look at online courses in AI, Apple watch medical breakthroughs, planning for GDPR and resource-rich pointers to NLP and crypto.

On HR Tech Weekly: John and Stacey Discuss Performance Management, Recruiting, and Payroll. Elsewhere, there’s a slew of new funding for Reflektive, Adecco Group, Vettery, Dynamic Signal, DailyPay, and CrystalKnowsMe. Last up, the Iowan Project Wants to Identify Skilled Tech Workers Who Have Left the State.