Employer Brand and The Rules of Your Tribe

“When you live your cultural values and you can clearly define the rules of the tribe, the employer brand isn’t just a promise or a proposition. It’s a clear definition, and introduction, and a gateway to the tribe.” - Susan Strayer LaMotte
 

The Crucible Reimagined

On April 27, 2020, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Mary Faulkner, by Mary Faulkner
“The reality is we are never going back. We can only move forward into a new reality. That new reality will retain some of the familiar, but I am increasingly convinced it will also contain an astonishing amount of new.” - Mary Faulkner
 

HRExaminer v10.69

John Sumser, Heather Bussing, and Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. continue their series, Small Scenarios for Changing Times, with a focus on bereavement leave. Get your free download in the article. Small Scenarios 2: The benefit that is rarely used is about to get used a lot.



Will leaders with certain qualities rise to the occasion of the Coronavirus pandemic or Do We Need a Different Type of Leader During a Crisis? Learn more from Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic.



Is it possible for HR to see the difference between genius and criminality? John Sumser explains more in his article, Is that Criminal or Genius?



John Sumser speaks with Martha Bird, a Business Anthropologist working in ADP’s Roseland Innovation Lab. Listen to Martha Bird on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Workday, SAP, ADP, Guru, Yellow Messenger, UK Pay Data Reporting, COVID-19, Salesforce.com, Marc Benioff, and Alexander Mann Solutions.


 

Do We Need a Different Type of Leader During a Crisis?

On April 21, 2020, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, Leadership, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
Will leaders with certain qualities rise to the occasion of the Coronavirus pandemic while others stumble or even fall? Learn more from Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, author of 10 books and 150+ scientific papers on the psychology of talent, leadership, innovation, and AI.
 

HRExaminer v10.68

John Sumser, Heather Bussing, and Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. have teamed up to create a new series called Small Scenarios for Changing Times. Rather than hyperbolic claims that HR’s time has finally arrived, they’re going to explore the likely issues in the near to medium term. Through these small, tactical questions, they hope to help you envision the coming realities. Their first issue is now available and it’s a free download. Introducing Small Scenarios.



Jeff Hunter is a seasoned innovator who founded Talentism six years ago after stints at Electronic Arts, Dolby, and Bridgewater Associates. Today, his team are using their experience with realizing human potential to help navigate the Coronavirus crisis. Talentism: Principles for Purpose in a Pandemic.



Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. writes, “We may find that the use of these tools is completely unfounded, and creates at best a random outcome (and at worst a tool for automating systemic discrimination).” Maybe We Need An AI Safe Word?



John Sumser speaks with Mike Hudy & Isaac Thompson, of Modern Hire. This is a rich conversation about the real-world benefits and limits of using AI in hiring. Listen to Isaac Thompson & Mike Hudy on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss the Coronavirus Work-At-Home Reality vs. Old Work Expectations and Measurement, WalkMe, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Asia HCM, Socrates, and Capacity.


 

Introducing Small Scenarios

Heather Bussing, Michael Kannisto, and John Sumser have been busy. They’re collaborating on a series of short digestible papers that tackle the HR and Recruiting issues that will emerge as we come out of the Coronavirus pandemic. Grab their free download here.
 

Maybe We Need An AI Safe Word?

Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. discusses how academic research is calling into question the validity of using AI to select employee candidates.
 

HRExaminer v10.67

“One of the most enduring hallmarks of any effective innovation culture is the ability to deal with sacred cows. This refers to a custom, behavior, product, process, or rule that is known to all, unproductive, and yet untouchable and unaddressed.” Dr. Todd Dewett explains how Sacred Cows Make Great Barbeque.



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 and AI Deployment in HR.



Productivity and performance differences between employees are due not so much to differences in talent or ability, but rather to motivation. Should Employees Earn More If They Are More Engaged At Work? Read more from Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic.



John Sumser speaks with Charles Hipps who founded Oleeo 25 years ago, launching the world’s first e-recruitment solution. Charles focuses today on the application of AI and automation in recruiting. Listen to Charles Hipps on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Nemesysco Remote Employee Wellness Monitoring, the CloudMills and HRNX Merger, SAP Lowers FY20 Outlook, and WorkJam and Notion both Raise $50M.


 

Should Employees Earn More If They Are More Engaged At Work?

On April 9, 2020, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
“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
 

Sacred Cows Make Great Barbeque

On April 6, 2020, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, by Dr. Todd Dewett
The idea is so fascinating it became the inspiration behind one of my most popular original quotes, “Sacred cows make great barbeque.” The point is that a whole lot of what we hold sacred isn’t really sacred, it’s just the way we’ve always done things – and making needed change just might taste great. – Dr. Todd Dewett