HRExaminer v6.31

Paul Hebert looks past the headlines of the $70,000 minimum wage enacted by Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price in, The $70,000 Minimum Wage – The Rest of The Story.

Victorio Milian shares his personal account of developing his career and capability and how today, Professional Development is a Necessity.

On Episode 32 of HR Tech Weekly Stacey and John discuss the S.E.C.’s new rule on CEO Pay, Yearlong paid leave at Netflix, and Intel’s new referral bonus to promote diversity.

Listen to HR Examiner Radio where host John Sumser speaks about talent analytics with Andrew Gadomski, Founder of Aspen Advisors.


The $70,000 Minimum Wage – The Rest of The Story

On August 11, 2015, in Compensation, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Leadership, Paul Hebert, by Paul Hebert
“If the situation at Gravity Payments teaches us anything it is that we need to really consider the emotional, the irrational, the non-business part of business.” – Paul Hebert

HRExaminer v6.28

Last week, Key Interval Research released its third major report this year. The Optimal HR Tech Stack is the first ever deep look at the technologies that compose the operating environment for today’s HR Practitioners. We asked 785 HR Practitioners about the software they used in each of thirteen distinct HR practice areas that serve as their Optimal HR Tech stack.

Accenture has announced they’ll stop doing employee performance reviews. Before the announcement Paul Hebert was preaching that very gospel. Read, Performance Reviews: The Process Doesn’t Suck - People Do.

Legal Editor Heather Bussing has five ways noncompete agreements can backfire against employers. Hint: Stop Using Noncompete Agreements.

On Episode 29 of HR Tech Weekly: Workday launches investment fund Workday Ventures, Amazon Prime Day, Blackhawk Network to Acquire Achievers Corp., Ceridian User Conference, and Gen M Suffers From Mobile Guilt (Shadow Tasking).

On HR Examiner Radio John Sumser talks with Eileen Klegg, Founder and Principal of Visual Insight.


Performance Reviews: The Process Doesn’t Suck – People Do

On July 24, 2015, in HRExaminer, Paul Hebert, by Paul Hebert
“You won’t believe me, but I’ll say it any way. Ninety percent of this post was written prior to the big announcement on July 21st that Accenture will stop doing employee performance reviews. – Paul Hebert”

HRExaminer v6.24

100th Episode HRExaminer Radio: A conversation between Terry Starr and John Sumser back in 2012 helped trigger John’s venture into online broadcasting. Fast forward to 2015 and The HRExaminer Radio Hour is celebrating the 100th Episode this week with Terry as John’s guest. Listen to Terry Starr in Episode 100 of HRExaminer Radio.

Paul Hebert discusses a special type of employee that could save your company from disaster, read Sentinel Employees. Do you have them? Do you use them?.

William Tincup talks about real life, the kind you never read about on social media. Read William’s article, Of Addiction and Depression.

On Episode 25 of HR Tech Weekly: The Employee Engagement Awards, Uber drivers classified as employees, The evolution of Contingent Workforces, Courses on Demand Foundation Impact Grant recipient, and GlassDoor employee-choice awards for CEO’s.

John Sumser wraps up our weekly edition with, Five Links: New Quantified Employee Tools.


Sentinel Employees. Do you have them? Do you use them?

On June 23, 2015, 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.

HRExaminer v6.06

Last November, Stacey Harris and John Sumser pulled their chairs up to the mic and started recording a show about the weekly technology news and issues orbiting HR and recruiting. Yesterday, they recorded episode 6 of HR Tech Weekly. We’d love for you to listen in.

Paul Hebert stops by The HR Examiner to share his interest in The Long Now of Employee Engagement.

Heather Bussing provides us with a clear distinction between, Laws, Algorithms, and Humans.

Some questions never grow old. This week, John Sumser has Evergreen: 15 Questions HR Should Be Asking.


The Long Now of Employee Engagement

On February 9, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, Engagement, Futures, HRExaminer, Leadership, Paul Hebert, by Paul Hebert
“Even with the data indicating employee engagement should have the same respect and funding as say sales or marketing, companies still aren’t investing in it, and those that are, are still not seeing the promised returns. You have to ask why?” – Paul Hebert

HRExaminer v5.27

Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic joins the HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board with a fresh evaluation of big data, gamification, and social analytics in pursuit of the question, Should We Get Excited About New Assessment Tools?. Paul Hebert says that HR Needs to Follow the Right Rabbit and we couldn’t agree more. Heather Bussing discusses Diversity and Why Laws Don’t Fix Discrimination. You’re not likely to disagree with John Sumser when he concludes that The Key is Still People in the business of HR. We wrap up our weekly issue with John Sumser’s conversation with Todd Maycunich, vice president of Product Innovation for TMP Worldwide on HR Examiner Radio. Enjoy!

HR Needs to Follow the Right Rabbit

“And as a department, as a profession and as individuals – HR is trying to chase both rabbits.” -Paul Hebert