HRExaminer v10.19

Paul Hebert wonders if your organization’s attempts to improve employee satisfaction and engagement may instead lead to The Infantilization of the American Workforce.


The last thing your employee wants to think about after their loved one passes away is whether or not they’ll be able to take bereavement leave. Erin Spencer draws on her recent experience with loss to explore Death from an HR Perspective.


Of Women & 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 Joey Price, Founder and CEO of Jumpstart HR. Joey is an award-winning Human Resources executive and professor and is a frequently cited HR and Startup Thought Leader. Listen to Joey Price on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly this Week: Stacey and John are both at the HR Tech festival in Singapore where they discuss the event and related topics.
 

Death from an HR Perspective

On May 9, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Erin Spencer, HRExaminer, by Erin Spencer
“The difference in how our employers handled our absences are a perfect case study in how to, or not to treat employees in a time of crisis.” – Erin Spencer
 

Of Women & Work

On May 7, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Fitures, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“It’s time to rethink our time, our work, our days, our values, and how we want to spend our lives. It’s time to design our relationships with our fears, our jobs, our families, our companies, and each other, in richer and more interesting ways.” – Heather Bussing
 

The Infantilization of the American Workforce

On May 6, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Paul Hebert, by Paul Hebert
“I believe we are doing a disservice to our employees by attempting to cover ALL their needs – and thereby making sure they don’t have to be responsible for any decisions other than the few we allow within their narrow job descriptions.” – Paul Hebert
 

HRExaminer v10.18

“Sometimes, corporate values can actually cause harm. This is more common than you’d imagine.” Dr. Todd Dewett spotlights The Problem with Values.


As Heather Bussing notes, “Most of what people think is ‘harassment’ or ‘wrongful’ is neither - at least legally.” Basically, it’s Perfectly Legal to be an Asshole.


Heather Bussing explains why Age Discrimination Matters to You.


John Sumser speaks with Jeanne Achille, the Founder and CEO of The Devon Group. Jeanne has has helped design and launch thousands of products in the HR Tech category. Listen to Jeanne Achille on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly this Week: Google brings on former SAP Executive Robert Enslin, BeameryHQ Expands Leadership Team, Payscale Get Growth Investment, Limeade Launches Platform, and textio Launches New Writing Tool.
 

Basically, it’s Perfectly Legal to be an Asshole.

“People often wonder if they’re being harassed at work, treated unfairly, or have been wrongfully terminated. It turns out, what most people think of as harassment or “wrongful” is neither — at least legally.” – Heather Bussing
 

Should Age Discrimination Matter to You?

On April 30, 2019, in Discrimination, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“We are a culture that idolizes youth. We want to live forever. But we are terrified of getting old. Age discrimination can happen to you. It probably will.” – Heather Bussing
 

The Problem with Values

On April 29, 2019, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Todd Dewett
Often ignored words and platitudes in values statements can become a powerful force when they are practiced and defended with conviction. So, how does that work? Dr. Todd Dewett has a plan.
 

HRExaminer v10.17

We’re talking about Diversity problems on The HR Examiner this week. First up, Joe Gerstandt explains How to Fix Your Diversity Problem in One Easy Step. Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic explores Why Some Leaders are more Committed to Diversity than Others.


John Sumser asks an interesting question. Is it possible for HR to see the difference between genius and criminality? Crook or Genius?


John Sumser speaks with Ben Eubanks, the Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory and the author of Artificial Intelligence for HR. Listen to Ben Eubanks on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly this Week: Workday Summit Updates, SAP SuccessFactors has a Strong Start to the Year Across Cloud and Core Business, and Phenom People Unveils Talent Experience Management Platform. Topics include: Workforce Planning, Skills, Learning, Recruiting, AI, and Machine Learning.
 

Why are Some Leaders more Committed to Diversity than Others?

On April 23, 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.