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.



 

The Problem with Corporate Values

Corporate values are not always what they seem. Insincere proclamations and ignored platitudes in values statements can become a powerful negative influence when they are practiced and defended with conviction. Dr. Todd Dewett explains.
 

Bad Leaders Stay In Power Because We Let Them

On December 26, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Mary Faulkner, by Mary Faulkner
“Bad leaders stay bad leaders because someone (or some group or some system) lets them. Someone is legitimizing their behavior and their leadership style and ensuring that terrible leader stays in their role.” - Mary Faulkner
 

What’s Humanity Got To Do With It?

On December 24, 2019, in China Gorman, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by China Gorman
Are you interested in a more competitive and engaged workforce that is resilient in the face of global and technological shifts? Then China Gorman suggests you forget about AI and HR Tech bots and focus on the humanity of your employees instead.
 

Should We Pay People More if They Bring Their Whole Self to Work?

On December 23, 2019, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
“And as recent reviews show, around half of the variability in employee engagement can be directly attributed to the personal disposition of employees, rather than the environment they are in. If organizations are truly interested in engagement, should they not pay people accordingly? ” - Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
 

HRExaminer v10.51

Saying that ‘the computer made me do it’ won’t be a workable defense when things go sideways in your HR Tech deployments of Intelligent Tools and ‘AI’ systems. John Sumser shares his Key Principles for Intelligent Tools Deployment in HR (from the iCIMS iNFLUENCE Event).



Everybody looks at titles despite ‘corporate speak’ about holocracy being a magic elixir. Mary Faulkner explains that One of the Cold Realities of Corporate Life is That Titles Matter.



Of Women and Work. “It’s time to rethink our time, our work, our days, our values, and how we want to spend our lives.” - Heather Bussing



John Sumser speaks with Joe Hanna, the Chief Strategy Officer at Workforce Logiq and Managing Director of ENGAGE Talent. Listen to Joe Hanna on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Microsoft Dynamics 365 Human Resources, Modern Hire’s AI Code of Ethics, SVNDLY’s Contingent Workforce Management funding, the California Labor Law Crushing Freelancers, Facebook’s Payroll Data Theft, and the IBM Watson Exec That Claims They’re the only Big Player in their Segment.


 

Of Women and Work

On December 19, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Fitures, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“Men and women are different. This is not a problem. This is an asset. Women do not need to be more like men. Men do not need to be more like women. We do need to start where we are.” - Heather Bussing
 

One of the Cold Realities of Corporate Life is That Titles Matter

On December 16, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Mary Faulkner, by Mary Faulkner
“Oh, they’ll tell you titles are immaterial. That holocracy is a magic elixir. That no one actually looks at titles when it comes to talent. They’re lying.” - Mary Faulkner
 

HRExaminer v10.50

“There is no baseline for engagement to be tied to. As an employee it is natural that my engagement will rise and fall.” Paul Hebert makes the case for Measuring MTBED instead of Employee Engagement.



Management practices over the last century have focused on every aspect of productivity. Where does that leave creativity and innovation? Doug Shaw writes, “Good work often reveals itself slowly.” Does Productivity Kill Creativity and Innovation?



Neil McCormick and Dr. Chris Andrews tackle Payroll Reform in 2019.



John Sumser speaks with Elizabeth Clarke, the Executive Editor of Human Resource Executive. Elizabeth spent more than 25 years as a reporter and editor in South Florida before joining HRE. Listen to Elizabeth Clarke on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: John and Stacey discuss Stacey’s work on her upcoming book about the HR Tech Environment, iCIMS, Degreed Acquires Adepto, EddyHR Acquires Pay-Role HR Solutions, Paycom Announces LMS Enhancements, Workday reveals Products Exec Shuffle, and 10% of meetings workers book are FAKE.