Can HR Become a Prediction Machine? Rethinking AI and Talent

On May 28, 2019, in AI, Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
“AI is best understood as a tool to lower the cost of prediction. And what are the consequences of cheaper prediction? First, more and more problems will be framed as prediction problems, because that makes the solution cheaper. Second, cheaper prediction increases the value of three key complementary assets: data, judgment, and action.” - Darko Lovrich, co-author
 

HRExaminer v10.21

John Sumser has a fantastic two-part series this week on AI Risks, Ethics, and Liability. After you’ve read about liability and ethics in Part one of the series dig into Part two for vendor questions and John’s thoughts on how to manage new algorithms.


Victorio Milian explains why you should develop, refine, and Learn to Trust Your Gut.


Bob Corlett reveals how and why managers duck risk in the hiring process. Is there an upside? Ducking Risk and Shifting Blame in Hiring.


On HR Tech Weekly: Cornerstone Names Heidi Spirgi as Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer, Shaker International and Montage Merge, Criteria Corporation Announces Majority Growth Investment from Sumeru, plus Mercer and ServiceNow Join to Launch Mobility Management Platform.
 

Ducking Risk and Shifting Blame 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.” - Bob Corlett
 

Learn to Trust Your Gut

On May 20, 2019, in Data, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Leadership, Victorio Milian, by Victorio Milian
“For those looking to figure out solutions to the problems facing their respective organizations or careers, learn to develop, refine, and trust your gut. ” - Victorio Milian
 

HRExaminer v10.20

Why do poor leaders remain in their roles, even when almost everyone in their organization agrees they should go? Mary Faulkner has the answers in her article, Leadership and Legitimacy.


“There are a remarkable number of people whose poor decision-making costs their careers.” Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic has the solution. The Psychology of Good and Bad Judgment - How to Make Smarter Decisions (And Avoid Looking Dumb).


Heather Bussing has great things to say about the book from employment lawyer Donna M. Ballman on how to Stand Up for Yourself Without Getting Fired.


“If you ask a lawyer a question, you are usually going to get a legal answer - which may or may not be want you want.” Heather Bussing explains How HR Should Work with Legal.


Dr. Todd Dewett covers how bosses everywhere can use The Office Press Conference to dramatically improve team communications.
 

Office Press Conference

On May 17, 2019, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“The office press conference is not dedicated to only one issue, it’s run by the employees, and it’s always productive.” – Dr. Todd Dewett
 

The Psychology of Good and Bad Judgment – How to Make Smarter Decisions (And Avoid Looking Dumb)

On May 16, 2019, 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.” – Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
 

How HR Should Work with Legal

On May 15, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“Just like a cardiologist views everything as a heart problem, a lawyer sees everything as a legal problem. So you may want their opinion, but you may not always want to follow their advice.” – Heather Bussing
 

Stand Up for Yourself Without Getting Fired

On May 14, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, by Heather Bussing
“Ballman transforms difficult legal ideas into clear practical choices from the interview to the exit, and explains exactly what it is like to be the employee instead of the boss.” – Heather Bussing
 

Leadership and Legitimacy

On May 13, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Mary Faulkner, by Mary Faulkner
“The right people in the right place at the right time saying the right things is all a bad leader needs to stay in power.” – Mary Faulkner