HRExaminer v10.36

The more automated the world of work gets, the more critical it is for leaders to create human connections with their employees. What’s Humanity Got To Do With It? China Gorman has a great answer to that question.


Our visiting performance management expert Jamie Resker shares the process on How You Can Make Pay Decisions Without Annual Reviews and Ratings.


Humans are unpredictable. It’s a problem because business is addicted to certainty. Paul Hebert has more in, Certainty - HR’s Curse and Blessing.


John Sumser speaks with Tracey Parsons, the President of Parsons Strategic Consulting. It’s easy to accuse Tracey of being the energy behind the transformation of recruiting over the past 20 years. Listen to Tracey Parsons on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Why ‘inclusive’ Workplaces Still Make Fat People Feel Invisible, Unit4Global’s New HCM Strategy and North American Roles, Culture Amp Raises $82M, HireVue to Receive Growth Investment, and TimeClock Plus Announces Strategic Investment. Topics: Culture, Recruiting, and Diversity Inclusion.


 

Certainty – HR’s Curse and Blessing

On September 2, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Paul Hebert, by Paul Hebert
“Do not talk about what makes people do the things they do. No one really wants to dig into that ancient programming. I think we shy away from digging into the mess of code because it’s unpredictable.” - Paul Hebert
 

HRExaminer v10.35

Paul Hebert writes, “The C-Suite is creating an HR practice that can’t be successful.” Can HR and the C-Suite Ever Get Along?


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 Builds a Case for Evidence-Based Interviewing.


Bob Corlett wraps-up his two-part series on evidence-based interviewing in, Think Slower. Hire Better.


John Sumser speaks with Darrin Lipscomb, the Founder, and CEO of Ferretly, a 21st century background checking tool that incorporates AI to mitigate employment risk. Listen to Darrin Lipscomb on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Glassdoor, Oracle Lawsuit, Alight and NGA Human Resources, Entelo Acquires ConveyIQ, Danielle Weinblatt, Google Hire, Jane.ai and Capacity, and Perceptyx and Ally both raise money.


 

Can HR and the C-Suite Ever Get Along?

On August 26, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Paul Hebert, by Paul Hebert
“Can we make that change? I don’t know. I have little faith the current system will ever change focus. Not if executive pay packages continue to be tied to short-term goals. Not if stockholders want immediate results. Not if HR still believes it deals with people.” - Paul Hebert
 

HRExaminer v10.23

Bad behavior is contagious. When left unchecked, one act of bad behavior, triggers another, and so on, until morale and performance both tank. Jason Lauritsen explains why Confronting Bad Behavior to Protect Employee Engagement is critical to your success.


New systems often fail to displace old tools and can end up creating even more work. Chris Havrilla shares proven leadership solutions to help you innovate without sliding backwards. Keeping your Eyes on the Prize: A Parable for Leading AI / System Innovations.


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


John Sumser speaks with Jack Berkowitz, the SVP of Product Development for DataCloud at ADP where Jack is responsible for their vision and approach to AI. Listen to Jack Berkowitz on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey has updates on Talent Soft from Barcelona while John’s been with Convergence this week stateside. There are insights to share on the state of AI from John as he moves through 80+ recent interviews with AI vendors.
 

Is it Time for “Employee Engagement” To Fork?

On June 3, 2019, 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
 

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
 

The Twisted HR / Employee Relationship

On December 10, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Paul Hebert, by Paul Hebert
“My premise is this: the HR/Employee relationship is dysfunctional and almost surely codependent.” – Paul Hebert
 

HRExaminer v9.31

The co-working company WeWork just announced a “Vegetarian only” food policy at company events. Heather Bussing explains Why WeWork’s Vegetarian Policy Won’t Work.


Paul Hebert says that HR Needs to Follow the Right Rabbit and we couldn’t agree more.


Cities are increasingly organized by profession. Seattle for Software, Los Angeles for Entertainment, and so on. John Sumser takes us on a tour of Guild Cities.


Heather Bussing points out the warning signs in, When Companies Stop Innovating.


On HR Tech Weekly: There’s acquisition news from ADP, Workday and Bullhorn. Salary.com is merging with Compdata Surveys. There’s new funding for CultureAmp, GustoHQ, and League. Plus, John and Stacey discuss Change Management, Payroll, Compensation, Culture, and Benefits.
 

Follow the Right Rabbit

“HR is tasked with a new mission. A mission requiring new skills and new thinking. Yet it is still tasked with the old mission. And as a department, as a profession and as individuals – HR is trying to chase both rabbits.” -Paul Hebert