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.


 

Payroll Reform in 2019

On December 12, 2019, in Dr. Chris Andrews, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Neil McCormick, by Dr. Chris Andrews
“There is one area that all businesses find at best, painful, and at worst dysfunctional and costly. That particular area is Payroll.” - Neil McCormick & Dr. Chris Andrews
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Does Productivity Kill Creativity and Innovation?

On December 10, 2019, in Doug Shaw, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Doug Shaw
“Creativity is messy at times, it is unpredictable, and relies on curiosity, patience, persistence and more. If you want to deploy it in your work — start with the curiosity.” - Doug Shaw
 

Stop Measuring Employee Engagement – Measure MTBED

On December 9, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Paul Hebert, by Paul Hebert
“Change is our only constant like any relationship, the employee and employer relationship isn’t static. We all grow in our jobs. We grow in our careers. The company changes its focus, its products and services, its market position. 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
 

HRExaminer v10.49

The old way of fixing Performance Management relied on tweaking ratings and competencies. What’s changed? Jamie Resker shows us the Sure Signs That Prove You’re On Top of Modernizing Performance Management.



Mary Faulkner has some great suggestions on how you can move your organization away from a “taste test” hiring process. The Pepsi or Coke Talent Taste Test.



Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic examines Why Some Leaders Are More Committed to Diversity.



John Sumser speaks with Cecile Alper-Leroux, the VP of HCM Innovation at Ultimate Software. An economic anthropologist with more than 20 years of industry experience, she is a keynote speaker, and author of From Dissonance to Resonance. Listen to Cecile Alper-Leroux on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey has a big update from HR Tech Fest in Australia, PageUp Acquires Clinch, Sage Continues Acquisition Spree With CakeHR, Hastee secures £208M, Q&A with Emily McEvilly, Workday’s First Chief Customer Officer, Google Founders step away from Google with CEO Sundar Pichai now assuming full control, and Google fired four employees over alleged data-security issues.


 

Why are Some Leaders more Committed to Diversity?

On December 5, 2019, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic draws from a variety of psychological studies to highlight three factors that show why certain leaders are more effective and committed to diversity.
 

The Pepsi or Coke Talent Taste Test

On December 3, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Mary Faulkner, by Mary Faulkner
“I suspect most of us have experienced the challenge of a new hire who interviewed well but was a train wreck once they got into the job. Unfortunately, many organizations’ hiring processes are set up to enable this outcome. Think about it - an interview is basically a taste test.” - Mary Faulkner
 

Sure Signs That Prove You’re On Top of Modernizing Performance Management

On December 2, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Jamie Resker, by Jamie Resker
The old way of fixing Performance Management relied on tweaking ratings and competencies. Today, most people have learned that continual adjustments to an outdated process isn’t the answer. How can you be sure that your PM process is actually evolving and thriving?
 

HRExaminer v10.48

Should we Rethink the Golden Rule as it applies to leadership? Dr. Todd Dewett makes some useful distinctions on how to foster the principle of the golden rule while recognizing how you must apply it differently in the workplace.



In this great talk, John Sumser perfectly defines The Transition from Enterprise to Intelligent HR Software and Solutions.



It’s Perfectly Legal to be an Asshole. At first glance this isn’t shocking. But, what can be shocking are the things we interpret as illegal in the workplace that actually fall under the non-protected class of “asshole.” Heather Bussing has more.



AI has begun to have a real impact on every stage of the HR process. Talla CEO Rob May, an AI automation platform specialist, shares how Hilton Hotels used AI to shorten their recruiting process by about 75%. Four Things You Need to Know About Implementing AI in HR.


“I think our increasing dependence on technology (and AI in particular) is increasing the dysfunction between the HR staff, the employee, and the technology.” Paul Hebert delves into The Twisted HR/Employee Relationship.