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HRExaminer v9.26

Is it Time for “Employee Engagement” To Fork? “The best the business world can do when trying to figure out how to encourage employees to add value is to label it ‘engagement’ and create proxy measures for it.” - Paul Hebert

Is bias fair? Nope. Is it legal? No. Is it real? Yes. Heather Bussing weighs in on Discrimination vs. Reality.

HRIntelligencer Highlights: “When most vendors talk about bias and its management with AI, they are really talking about compliance.” - John Sumser

John Sumser speaks with Jodi McDermott, Chief Product Officer at SHL. Jodi has over 20 years of experience in digital technology, analytics, and product management. Listen to Jodi McDermott on HRExaminer Radio.

On HR Tech Weekly: News from Paychex, Percipio, and the researchers that tricked Watson AI into seeing cats as ‘crazy quilts’ and ‘cellophane.’

Is it Time for “Employee Engagement” To Fork?

On June 28, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, Engagement, HRExaminer, Paul Hebert, by Paul Hebert
“All the benefits we attribute to engagement happen when employees want to add value and have the ability to do it.” – Paul Hebert

Discrimination vs. Reality

On June 25, 2018, in Discrimination, Diversity, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Heather Bussing
Creating an inclusive, diverse, and successful work place is not about getting every decision perfect. It’s about fairness, openness, and care.

HRExaminer v9.25

This week, Bob Corlett finishes his two-part series on Evidence-Based Interviewing.

The truth is, ‘No’ sucks. But no also lets you move on. Heather Bussing shares The Gift of No.

John Sumser will tell you, crap detection and critical thinking skills are the survival techniques of the 21st century. The Executive Crapometer vs. Predictive Data.

Susan LaMotte writes about the knee-jerk reaction that often follows the discovery of shiny new data. Read Susan’s post on Data Fatigue.

On HR Tech Weekly: News on Degreed, Pathgather, iCIMS, Saba, Upwork, Beamery, and much more.

Data Fatigue

On June 21, 2018, in HRExaminer, Susan Strayer LaMotte, by Susan LaMotte
“I see it all the time. Our obsession with broad data trends and benchmarking leads to a flurry of often unnecessary activity. As HR leaders we’re so worried that we’re not doing enough our strategy isn’t strategy at all. It’s knee-jerk reaction.” – Susan LaMotte

The Gift of No

On June 20, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“No sucks. No dashes your fantasies. But no also lets you move on. No is what gets you to the company that says yes.” – Heather Bussing

The Case For Evidence-Based Interviewing: Part 2

On June 18, 2018, in Bob Corlett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Bob Corlett
What kind of an interview sequence consistently results in identifying and attracting top performers? Bob Corlett wraps up his two-part series on The Case For Evidence-Based Interviewing.

HRExaminer v9.24

The job interview is supposed to predict which candidate will be most successful and encourage that ideal candidate to accept an offer. Most interviews accomplish neither goal. Bob Corlett makes The Case For Evidence-Based Interviewing: Part 1.

We are all amateur psychologists. Unsurprisingly, this has big implications for HR, in particular talent management. Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic explains why HR’s Biggest Enemy Is Not What You Think.

HRIntelligencer Highlights: “AI systems spend their time looking for refinements to a repeatable rule set. The difference between these two notions is exactly where human value matters.” - John Sumser

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John Sumser speaks with Jonathan Duarte, a veteran CEO and Founder in the HR Tech industry, having started, one of the first job boards, in 1996. His most recent company is Listen to Jonathan Duarte on HRExaminer Radio.

On HR Tech Weekly: Workday is busy with acquisitions, adding both Rallyteam and Adaptive Insights, Homebase Launches Hiring With $20M in Funding, Raet And Talentsoft Sign Strategic Partnership, Pymetrics Open-Sources Audit AI, and Plum Uses AI To Hire Unearthed Gems Missed by Traditional Hiring.

The Case For Evidence-Based Interviewing: Part 1

On June 14, 2018, in Bob Corlett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Bob Corlett
The job interview is a poor predictor of success. While current interviewing practices are ineffective, they are also familiar and comfortable to your managers. Bob Corlett begins a two-part series on how you can engineer a new hiring sequence that works.

HR’s Biggest Enemy Is Not What You Think

On June 11, 2018, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
The biggest enemy of HR is its own intuition: feeling knowledgeable in the absence of actual knowledge.