Employer Brand: Member of the Tribe

“An employer brand is nothing without culture. And culture is the delivery of the promise. That’s where the tribe comes in. When asked what culture is, I use the word tribe. A functioning tribe has rules to join, rules to leave, and rules that keep the tribe running smoothly.” - Susan Strayer LaMotte

The Call of the Average Worker (hint – it’s not you)

“Here’s the problem, employer brands can’t be built in boardrooms. It’s time to get grounded, get real, and be strategic about building your brand.” - Susan LaMotte

The People Refrain: Caught in the Chorus of Talent

On February 18, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Susan Strayer LaMotte, by Susan LaMotte
“Deloitte’s 2018 Human Capital Trends Report found over 70% of respondents citing AI, robots, and automation as important. Yet, 52 percent of candidates are not even hearing back from employers 2-3+ months after they’ve applied, according to The Talent Board.” – Susan LaMotte

HRExaminer v9.33

Certain kinds of change are difficult for employees and diminish trust across your organization. Dr. Todd Dewett explains the steps that lead to Increased Trust.

John Sumser explains, “People have maps of the world that they carry around in their heads.” This is the root of Dissonance.

Susan LaMotte discusses the cost of HR policies that rely on out-of-touch leadership assumptions. Don’t Assume: Find Out What Is Real.

John Sumser speaks with Jon Stross, the President and co-founder of Greenhouse. Listen to HRExaminer Radio.

On HR Tech Weekly: Funding news for ClearCompany, iCIMS, and HR Tech Platform PerkSpot. Plus, Stacey and John discuss Blockchain, Rewards, and Recruiting with a sprinkle of snark.

Don’t Assume: Find Out What Is Real

Susan LaMotte discusses the cost of HR policies that rely on leadership assumptions that are out of touch or based on outdated employment experience.

HRExaminer v9.25

This week, Bob Corlett finishes his two-part series on Evidence-Based Interviewing.

The truth is, ‘No’ sucks. But no also lets you move on. Heather Bussing shares The Gift of No.

John Sumser will tell you, crap detection and critical thinking skills are the survival techniques of the 21st century. The Executive Crapometer vs. Predictive Data.

Susan LaMotte writes about the knee-jerk reaction that often follows the discovery of shiny new data. Read Susan’s post on Data Fatigue.

On HR Tech Weekly: News on Degreed, Pathgather, iCIMS, Saba, Upwork, Beamery, and much more.

Data Fatigue

On June 21, 2018, in HRExaminer, Susan Strayer LaMotte, by Susan LaMotte
“I see it all the time. Our obsession with broad data trends and benchmarking leads to a flurry of often unnecessary activity. As HR leaders we’re so worried that we’re not doing enough our strategy isn’t strategy at all. It’s knee-jerk reaction.” – Susan LaMotte

HRExaminer v9.04

We’re not the average. Susan LaMotte explains how hiring managers, HR Leaders, and even CEOs are consistently trying to build their own employer brands. But here’s the problem: Employer brands can’t be built in boardrooms. Read, The Call of the Average Worker: Hint — it’s Not You.

The UK government never did any scenario planning for Brexit. The UK government didn’t even plan for the possibility of losing the referendum. Felix Wetzel shares his Lessons in Scenario Planning from Brexit that could save your organization.

HRIntelligencer 2.03 Highlights: This issue is full of evidence that bias can’t be contained as easily as some claim. The problem is multilayered.

John Sumser speaks with Iain Scholnick, the founder and CEO of Braidio, a cloud-based collaborative learning platform. Listen to Iain Scholnick on HRExaminer Radio.

On Episode 156 of HR Tech Weekly: ADP acquires WorkMarket, Global Insurer AXA Acquires Maestro Health, Hyr Raises $1.6 Million To Help Retailers Embrace The Gig Economy, and Facebook rolls out global privacy settings hub for GDPR.

The Call of the Average Worker: Hint — it’s Not You

On January 22, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, Employment Branding, HRExaminer, Susan Strayer LaMotte, by Susan LaMotte
Here’s the problem, employer brands can’t be built in boardrooms. It’s time to get grounded, get real, and be strategic about building your brand.

HRExaminer v8.14

Susan LaMotte writes, “We can’t shy away from embracing openness and honesty in HR. If you think Google, Facebook, Netflix, or Zappos have been consistently lauded for their HR practices because they’re quiet, think again.” Susan has more in, Running Scared: Why HR Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Honest Communications.

Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, locks on to the U.S. workforce participation decline where he notes we have a serious problem. John Sumser has the story in, Workforce Participation Decline.

“Platform and artificial intelligence are where the industry race is. Ultimate is leading in both in some very significant ways.” Read, Ultimate Software 2017 by John Sumser.

Imo Udom is the CEO of WePow, a leader in video interviewing and talent selection. Imo started the Silicon Valley-based organization in 2011. He hails from London, lives in San Francisco, and holds engineering degrees from UPenn. Listen to Imo Udom on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

On Episode 14 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser speaks with Steve Browne about the role of the positive in culture building. Steve is the Executive Director of Human Resources for LaRosa’s, Inc. - a regional pizzeria restaurant chain with over 1,100 team members. Listen to Steve Browne is on Big Ideas Radio.