Right now is the best time to be unafraid

On August 13, 2020, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
This may turn out to be one of the hardest times in history to find a job. That’s pretty scary. Right now is the best time to be unafraid.
 

The Revenge Contract

On August 11, 2020, in Editorial Advisory Board, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“I’ve been thinking a lot about contracts. Most of the time, it doesn’t matter what’s in them, because people do what they say they are going to do. The important thing is what’s happening in the world, not the paper the lawyers are playing with.”
- Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v10.84

Replacing anonymous surveys with open feedback has improved interpersonal dynamics and team results. Michael Carden shares the surprising Lessons from a year of open feedback in a group of forward-thinking enterprises.



Outdated employee and contractor information is a key roadblock on the road to faster productivity but AI can help. HiringSolved’s head of Product, Fara Rives has a fresh take. Talent Mobility - The Struggle Is Real and AI Can Help.



Jason Seiden writes, “If you read only a single article this year about how to lead an HR function, make this the one, it’ll make you smarter.” Five Steps for Making Smarter HR Tech Decisions.



What’s that got to do with Koala Bears? If there’s anyone that can explain what Koalas and dots have to do with losing track of people in data it’s Heather Bussing.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Gretchen Alarcon, ServiceNow, Moovila, Jason Seiden, Brainworks, Medio Smart Health Monitoring App, Data Sets, NLP, and Reopening Tech-Enabled Office Post-Covid.


 

Talent Mobility – The Struggle Is Real and AI Can Help

Outdated personnel information is a key roadblock to realizing the next leap in productivity. Fara Rives from HiringSolved looks at the three most common reasons employees and contractors don’t keep their information up-to-date and how AI can help.
 

What’s that got to do with Koala Bears?

“Every time we generalize about people or information or ideas, bits of detail get lost. To define something is to limit it. The very act of putting something complex and nuanced into a more general description, diminishes what is possible to convey about the thing itself. Representations are never complete.” - Heather Bussing
 

Five Steps for Making Smarter HR Tech Decisions

On August 4, 2020, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Tech, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Jason Seiden, by Jason Seiden
“If you read only a single article this year about how to lead an HR function, make this the one, it’ll make you smarter.” - Jason Seiden
 

Lessons from a year of open feedback

On August 3, 2020, in Editorial Advisory Board, Michael Carden, by Michael Carden
“The biggest thing we have discovered is that you can’t treat the shift from anonymous feedback to open feedback as binary. You can’t just flick a switch.” – Michael Carden
 

HRExaminer v10.83

“The ‘can technology solve bias’ question is an important part of a larger conversation. Interestingly, it may be that the outcomes delivered by intelligent tools are less important than the questions that they raise,” writes John Sumser. We Don’t Know If We Can Eliminate Bias From Tech.



John Sumser explains, “Just because we measure and model an organization doesn’t mean we understand it.” Based on Historical Inputs (you might want to consider your options).



Is Terminating an Employee a Good Thing? Heather Bussing offers some things to remember when you are getting ready to fire somebody.



John Sumser speaks with Dave Weisbeck, Chief Strategy Officer at Visier. Dave’s a seasoned software executive whose experience ranges from building development teams to growing multi-billion-dollar businesses. Listen to Dave Weisbeck on HRExaminer Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly The U.S. economy’s worst contraction on record, SAP, Qualtrics, Modern Hire, Sonru, Infosys, Reskill and Restart, COVID-19, T3 Innovation Network, and the Paychex PPP Loan Forgiveness Solution.


 

Is Terminating an Employee a Good Thing?

“Making an employment change is a big deal. It’s hard, even when it’s voluntary, because we have so much of our identities wrapped up in what we do.” - Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v10.82

“This is the future, I thought. This is important. HR, I’m telling you now: the future of culture has a piece of work automation software sitting at its center. Jason Seiden explores The Culture Challenge: Individual Excellence Doesn’t Scale (until now).



Over the last three months Michael Kannisto, Stela Lupushor, Jon Stross, TJ Fjelseth, Heather Bussing, and John Sumser, have created ten issues of Small Scenarios for Changing Times. Through these small, tactical questions in each issue, we hope to help you envision the coming realities created by the coronavirus pandemic. View all the issues and get your free downloads (no email required).



“I want to discourage your overindulgence in impression management, because real leadership is about developing yourself in a manner that helps others see the complete you.” Dr. Todd Dewett invites you to Get Real and Show Your Ink.



John Sumser speaks with Martha Bird, a Business Anthropologist at ADP. Martha helps creates meaningful products by questioning and responding to the social and cultural dynamics of technology. Listen to Martha Bird on HRExaminer Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: 23rd Annual HR Systems Survey from Sapient Insights and Sierra-Cedar, Velocity Network, Blockchain Career Credentialing, COVID-19 Virginia Emergency Temporary Standard, Lattice Funding, and Performance Management.