HRExaminer v8.46

On December 1, 2017, in Dr. Chris Andrews, Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
An 80% success rate is acceptable if you’re talking about tagging photos with artificial intelligence. What about sensitive areas like hiring? John Sumser explores the problems we might encounter When 80% is success.


Dr. Chris Andrews can’t see what makes an agile employee any more valuable than a regular flexible employee. Agile isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.


HRIntelligencer 1.26 Highlights: The bidding war for qualified AI practitioners, FLUREE, the latest project from SilkRoad, Why Artificial Intelligence is Different from Previous Technology Waves, and Without Humans Artificial Intelligence Is Still Pretty Stupid, plus much more.


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HRIntelligencer 1.27 Highlights: Can A.I. Be Taught to Explain Itself? In 2018, the European Union will begin enforcing a law requiring that any decision made by a machine be readily explainable, on penalty of fines that could cost companies like Google and Facebook billions of dollars. Plus, much more.


We’ve got two episodes of HR Tech Weekly due to the Thanksgiving day holiday here in the U.S. Episode 147 Highlights: intelliHR announces opening of its IPO, UNLEASH Rolls Out Future Growth Plans and Appoints Mark Downey as Head of Strategy, IHRP and CIPD partner to advance HR community in Singapore, FCC chairman sets out to scrap open internet access rules, and the outlook for the Worldwide Natural Language Processing Market.


On Episode 148 of HR Tech Weekly: John’s update from the HRE Recruiting Trends and Talent Tech Conference, Ed Tech Company Instructure Acquires Video Learning Specialist Practice, NEOGOV Announces Purchase of FirstNet Learning, Is HR Ready for Blockchain Technology?, and WeWork Buys Meetup.
 

Agile isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

On November 20, 2017, in Dr. Chris Andrews, HRExaminer, by Dr. Chris Andrews
“For me there is tremendous scope for HR to move forward through well designed standards. Agility may be more popular but it’s a fragile concept.” – Dr. Chris Andrews
 

HRExaminer v8.45

Abhijit Bhaduri and Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic join us this week to talk about a better way to hire. They cover known problems in the hiring process like confirmation bias, and the less known, such as How to Hire Someone Who is Not Good at Communicating.


“What laid the foundation for the skyscraper? The elevator. Can it be quicker to go through solid rock? The London Underground.” Heather Bussing shares more about, A Brutal Simplicity of Thought.


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Heather Bussing notes that company culture is good. Sometimes. Read, Culture Paradox.


HRIntelligencer 1.25 Highlights: Resisting Reduction: Designing our Complex Future with Machines. The AI Now Report for 2017 – the State of the AI Art, plus much more.


John’s Guest On Episode 258 of HRExaminer Radio is Athena Karp, the Founder and CEO of HiredScore, an Artificial Intelligence HR technology company that powers the Global Fortune 500.


On Episode 146 of HR Tech Weekly This week: Kronos Workforce Dimensions stirs HR tech world, Entelo Strengthens Leadership Team, Google Search now shows estimated salary ranges for online job listings, LinkedIn launches Career Advice to connect you with a professional mentor, Google Docs is down and users are not impressed, The Uber London employment decision, Cisco: Most IoT projects are failing due to lack of experience and security.
 

Culture Paradox

On November 16, 2017, in Discrimination, Diversity, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“Culture is another one of those buzzwords that can mean almost anything. In HR, it usually means the shared values, behavior, goals, and identity of the people that work at the company.” – Heather Bussing
 

A Brutal Simplicity of Thought

On November 15, 2017, in Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Reviews, by Heather Bussing
“How did two wheels emancipate women? When bicycles became available in the 1880’s, women did not have to rely on men for transportation. “The bicycle became their freedom machine.”
 

How to Hire Someone Who is Not Good at Communicating

On November 13, 2017, in Abhijit Bhaduri, Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
“Standard interviews accounted for only 8% of the variability in future performance and productivity. In a world where it is still virtually impossible to get hired for any job without going through an interview, this is surely a shocking finding.” – Abhijit Bhaduri and Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
 

HRExaminer v8.44

On November 10, 2017, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Victorio Milian, Weekly, by John Sumser
Victorio Milian asks, “I’m Privileged - What Now?” What do organizations do about Privilege?


“We’re moving into the other side of the looking glass. Our ‘wonderland’ is developing labels and categorizations without regard to their human consequences.” John Sumser has more in, Biased.


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HRIntelligencer 1.24 Highlights: The 10 Top Recommendations for the AI Field in 2017. Automation vs Humanization: The 21st-Century’s Two Most Powerful Trends, plus much more.


John’s Guest On Episode 257 of HRExaminer Radio is Karin Bootsma, the Vice President of Marketing at RiseSmart.


On Episode 145 of HR Tech Weekly Stacey Harris and guest host Erin Spencer Discuss how ADP Shareholders Re-Elected All 10 ADP Directors, Cornerstone Receives $300M from Silver Lake and LinkedIn, Rallyteam Secures $8.6 Million, Glint Closes $20 Million, Microsoft Word adds LinkedIn-powered Resume Assistant to Office 365, Google and Salesforce sign massive strategic partnership, and Ento takes a step up on HR stack.
 

HRExaminer v8.43

On November 3, 2017, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Mark Berry, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Much has been made in the last several years about the importance of business relevance in workforce analytics. But, there’s an overlooked factor of equal merit in successful workforce analytics projects. Mark Berry makes the case for Business Receptivity for Workforce Analytics: The Missing Link.


“I winced when the author described bias as having to do with patterns of numeric evaluation while completely ignoring the more important aspects of discrimination.” John Sumser is concerned this may be A Taste of Things to Come.


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HRIntelligencer 1.23 Highlights: John Sumser’s report on the current state of AI in HRTechnology is on sale now. DeepMind Ethics and Society. Are We Ready For A Workforce That is 50% Freelance? Plus, much more.


John’s Guest On Episode 256 of HRExaminer Radio is Dr. David Kippen, the CEO and Chief Strategist at Evviva Brands, an agency he co-founded with Cate Newsom in 2009.


On Episode 144 of HR Tech Weekly Stacey and John Discuss John’s report, The 2018 Index of Predictive Tools in HRTech: The Emergence of Intelligent Software, Stacey has Updates from HRTech World Event in Amsterdam, The Recruiting Trends Event, JazzHR Ropes in $6.6 Million, Shaker Receives a Growth Investment, and ServiceNow Purchases Mobile Platform SkyGiraffe.
 

Business Receptivity for Workforce Analytics: The Missing Link

On October 30, 2017, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Mark Berry, by Mark Berry
“To the degree, HR leaders in both workforce analytics and CHROs seek to promote both business relevance and receptivity, HR analytics will deliver business-impacting results and elevate their respective status within the organization.” – Mark Berry
 

HRExaminer v8.42

On October 27, 2017, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Joe Gerstandt, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
John Sumser just completed an extensive analysis of Artificial Intelligence in HRTech. He came away with the most coherent view of intelligent software in the HR and Recruiting space (you can find his new report here). The goal of John’s post this week is to provide a nexus for reviews, commentaries, and debates about the report. Plug in to the Discussion About The 2018 Index of Predictive Tools in HRTech: The Emergence of Intelligent Software.


It’s harder than ever to stay on top of the flow of massively conflicting claims about what works and what doesn’t in HR Technology. John Sumser puts things in order with some old fashioned Sense Making.


Joe Gerstandt points out that we have access to more information than ever before, but the vast majority of that information is still open to interpretation. What do you believe about the facts?


HRIntelligencer 1.22 Highlights: Voice recognition will transform these 5 industries. Three questions you should ask before investing in “AI” for HR, plus much more.


John’s Guest On Episode 255 of HRExaminer Radio is Jeanne Achille, the powerhouse founder and CEO of HR public relations firm, The Devon Group.