HRExaminer v10.50

“There is no baseline for engagement to be tied to. As an employee it is natural that my engagement will rise and fall.” Paul Hebert makes the case for Measuring MTBED instead of Employee Engagement.



Management practices over the last century have focused on every aspect of productivity. Where does that leave creativity and innovation? Doug Shaw writes, “Good work often reveals itself slowly.” Does Productivity Kill Creativity and Innovation?



Neil McCormick and Dr. Chris Andrews tackle Payroll Reform in 2019.



John Sumser speaks with Elizabeth Clarke, the Executive Editor of Human Resource Executive. Elizabeth spent more than 25 years as a reporter and editor in South Florida before joining HRE. Listen to Elizabeth Clarke on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: John and Stacey discuss Stacey’s work on her upcoming book about the HR Tech Environment, iCIMS, Degreed Acquires Adepto, EddyHR Acquires Pay-Role HR Solutions, Paycom Announces LMS Enhancements, Workday reveals Products Exec Shuffle, and 10% of meetings workers book are FAKE.


 

Stop Measuring Employee Engagement – Measure MTBED

On December 9, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Paul Hebert, by Paul Hebert
“Change is our only constant like any relationship, the employee and employer relationship isn’t static. We all grow in our jobs. We grow in our careers. The company changes its focus, its products and services, its market position. There is no baseline for engagement to be tied to. As an employee it is natural that my engagement will rise and fall.” - Paul Hebert
 

HRExaminer v10.48

Should we Rethink the Golden Rule as it applies to leadership? Dr. Todd Dewett makes some useful distinctions on how to foster the principle of the golden rule while recognizing how you must apply it differently in the workplace.



In this great talk, John Sumser perfectly defines The Transition from Enterprise to Intelligent HR Software and Solutions.



It’s Perfectly Legal to be an Asshole. At first glance this isn’t shocking. But, what can be shocking are the things we interpret as illegal in the workplace that actually fall under the non-protected class of “asshole.” Heather Bussing has more.



AI has begun to have a real impact on every stage of the HR process. Talla CEO Rob May, an AI automation platform specialist, shares how Hilton Hotels used AI to shorten their recruiting process by about 75%. Four Things You Need to Know About Implementing AI in HR.


“I think our increasing dependence on technology (and AI in particular) is increasing the dysfunction between the HR staff, the employee, and the technology.” Paul Hebert delves into The Twisted HR/Employee Relationship.



 

The Twisted HR/Employee Relationship

On November 29, 2019, 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 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