HRExaminer v6.44

On November 20, 2015, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
At the individual level, people who can’t say no to dessert gain weight. Companies do the same thing. They hire too quickly to avoid the pain of an unfilled spot and then get stuck for years with someone other than the ideal candidate. Read, Delayed Gratification from Dr. Todd Dewett.

You know how a rolling stone gathers no moths? Or rather, moss. Malaprops are sayings, words, or clichés gone askew and they’re part of the latest edition of the Employment Law Blog Carnival.

This week on HR Tech Weekly: ADP drops lawsuit against former partner and rival Zenefits, Namely raises $12 million, and OneSource Virtual. Listen to Episode 46 of HR Tech Weekly.

In Episode 124 of HR Examiner Radio, John Sumser speaks with Phil Hendrickson, Chief Talent Strategist at Qwalify.


 

Delayed Gratification

On November 17, 2015, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, Engagement, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“Our myopic focus on satisfying short-term needs and desires is killing us – both individuals and organizations.” – Dr. Todd Dewett
 

HRExaminer v6.43

Why do so many smart people make so many dumb decisions? Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, the CEO of Hogan Assessments and Professor of Business Psychology at University College London and Columbia University, discusses the psychology of how to make smarter decisions (and avoid looking dumb). Read, Book Smart vs. Street Smart – The Psychology of Good and Bad Judgment. You can also listen to Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic live on HRExaminer Radio next Wednesday November 18, (7AM Pacific, 10AM Eastern, 3PM GMT).

We share and publish information on the Internet in the blink of an eye. How often do you run afoul of copyright law without even knowing it? Heather Bussing explains how to stay on the right side of the law in, Copyright and the Internet.

This week on HR Tech Weekly: The Achievers open recognition API, The coming battle for interface primacy, CEB Acquires Wanted Technologies, Uber’s algorithm more controlling than the real boss, Facebook usage changing, messaging apps growing, and Google’s neural network wants to write your emails for you. Listen to Episode 45 of HR Tech Weekly.

In Episode 123 of HR Examiner Radio, John Sumser speaks with Kevin Wheeler, Founder and President of the Future of Talent Institute.


 

Copyright and the Internet

On November 11, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Copyright covers every pin-downable expression of ideas — including print, music, plays, artwork, film and recordings, and digital works such as computer programs or databases. Copyright does not cover the ideas themselves. Where does this leave works on the Internet?
 

Book Smart vs. Street Smart – The Psychology of Good and Bad Judgment

On November 10, 2015, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, Leadership, Learning, Talent Management, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
In the real world, there is rarely enough time or information to make a reasoned decision, and even if there were, there is no pre-defined formulae to solve the problems we have.
 

HRExaminer v6.42

On November 6, 2015, in Bob Corlett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Paul Hebert, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
You’ve heard the old saw, What Gets Measured Gets Done. Paul Hebert contends that low employee engagement numbers have a lot to do with how we measure managers on everything except engagement.

Bob Corlett explains how hiring is like a tango dance competition, except in the competition you are a contestant, not the judge. Read, Hiring is a Tango.

Achievers, the Canadian company that pioneered the socialization of recognition programs has its sights set on lofty targets. John Sumser shares his experiences from the ACE: Achievers Customer Experience Conference.

Listen to Episode 44 of HR Tech Weekly. In this episode: HR Tech Transformations, Oracle Open World, HR Tech World Congress, SAP reaches 1,000 HCM customers in EMEA, Cloudify payroll solution, REI to close stores on Black Friday, and developments in SCORM. Listen to Episode 44 of HR Tech Weekly.

In Episode 122 of HR Examiner Radio, John Sumser speaks with Jayson Saba, Vice President of Market Strategy at Ceridian.



 

What Gets Measured Gets Done

One of the biggest issues with how we manage and engage our employees is the fact that we measure managers on everything except engagement.
 

Hiring is a Tango

“if your hiring process allows you stand back with your arms crossed in judgement, you are being tricked into the wrong frame of mind.” –Bob Corlett
 

HRExaminer v6.41

On October 30, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Bob Corlett reveals how and why managers duck risk in the hiring process. Is there an upside? Read more in this week’s feature, Shifting Blame and Ducking Risk in Hiring.

Heather Bussing explains the ins–and–outs of how data collected at work becomes evidence when things end up in court. It’s important to remember, It’s not just information, it’s evidence.

Making any enterprise software viable is like seasoning a cast iron skillet. Usage makes it better. John Sumser explains what it’s all about in, Scaling the Enterprise.

On Episode 43 of HR Tech Weekly Stacey Harris and John Sumser debrief The 18th Annual HR Tech event.

In Episode 121 of HR Examiner Radio, John Sumser speaks with Doug Shaw, a leadership and HR consultant, facilitator, artist, and the Founder of What Goes Around.



 

Shifting Blame and Ducking Risk in Hiring

Hiring is the single riskiest responsibility for most managers. Like the Kobayashi Maru, hiring appears to be a no-win scenario – the perfect storm of problematic job responsibilities.