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
 

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
 

HRExaminer v9.21

Doug Shaw writes, “Open Space Technology is a very liberating, loose framework within which to convene dialogue. I like it a lot.” Read Doug’s latest article, Zenzine: Different Ways of Recording our Thoughts.


All of us know a person who seems to leave a company just before the layoffs, or at just the right time to take advantage of a new economic wave at a competitor. These are Sentinel Employees. Get the early word from Paul Hebert.




Special Event Announcement
The HCM Master Class: Princeton
with Jeanne Achille and John Sumser

Understanding the Human
Capital Marketplace, its Evolution,
and its Future.


Friday (all-day) June 29, 2018
Optional Museum & Dinner Thursday, June 28th
Historic Nassau Inn Palmer Square
Princeton, New Jersey

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HRIntelligencer Highlights: “It’s a mistake to call the new wave of intelligent software AI. But, we are making interesting progress towards the next stages of digital tooling. Predictions are becoming inexpensive and people are learning how to predict an amazing array of things.” - John Sumser


John Sumser speaks with Joe Hanna, the founder, and CEO of ENGAGE Talent, an AI-powered recruiting platform. Listen to Joe Hanna on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Salary.com Hits Major Milestones with 15,000 Unique Job Titles, Workday Furthers Data discovery capability within Prism Analytics, Phenom People Raises $22 Million, Indeed Pledges 3,000 New Jobs in Austin, Terminal Raises $13 Million, and Microsoft launches SharePoint Spaces so you can view company content in mixed reality.
 

Sentinel Employees

On May 24, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Scoop, HRExaminer, Leadership, Paul Hebert, Retention, by Paul Hebert
“Canaries are called sentinel species. Your organization is an ecosystem as well. And you too have sentinel species. You may not know it. You may not have identified them yet. But they are there.” – Paul Hebert