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HRExaminer v9.08

John Sumser writes, “Currently, a series of new forces are quickly reshaping the HR playing field. Meanwhile, the bulk of the HR profession’s attention is focused on doing the old stuff better. It’s like making better film or faster horses.” Fiddling While Rome Burns


Heather Bussing points to essential blogs that help us understand what the world is like for others, to appreciate the obstacles that humans experience daily because of their skin color. Why Black Blogs Matter.


Joe Gerstandt writes, “I will know that we are serious about humanizing the workplace when that is where we begin. In any endeavor involving human beings, inclusion must be the first priority, the first practice, it must be the first product.” Inclusion Comes First.


HRIntelligencer 2.07 Highlights: This week, we illuminate the science of changing your mind, a nonsense blue sky proposal, a look at online courses in AI, Apple watch medical breakthroughs, planning for GDPR and resource-rich pointers to NLP and crypto.


On HR Tech Weekly: John and Stacey Discuss Performance Management, Recruiting, and Payroll. Elsewhere, there’s a slew of new funding for Reflektive, Adecco Group, Vettery, Dynamic Signal, DailyPay, and CrystalKnowsMe. Last up, the Iowan Project Wants to Identify Skilled Tech Workers Who Have Left the State.
 

HRExaminer v9.07

Dr. Todd Dewett notes, “Most observers suggest that judging others is wrong. However, to judge is to make a type of decision. What is more central to a successful life than sound decision-making?” Judge!


Michael Carden of Joyous Labs writes, “So. Employee Surveys. Why not open source the question set?” Michael shares the plan in, Open Sourcing the Employee Survey.


John Sumser speaks with Dr. Ben Waber, the CEO and co-founder of Humanyze. He is a visiting scientist at the MIT Media Lab, previously worked as a senior researcher at Harvard Business School, and holds a Ph.D. from MIT. Listen to Dr. Ben Waber on HRExaminer Radio.


HRIntelligencer 2.06 Highlights: This edition looks at a couple of different impacts from automation. In some, machines are integrated gracefully. In others, the regionalization of work serves to amplify the number of transitions caused by intelligent software.


On HR Tech Weekly: John and Stacey discuss Employee Self-Service, RealWear Raises $17 Million in Funding, HackerRank Raises $30 Million to Transform the Developer Hiring Process, gr8 People Announces $8 Million in Funding, ENGAGE Talent Raises $3 Million to Accelerate Innovation of AI-Powered Recruiting, Americans voluntarily quitting jobs as labor market tightens, and IBM sues former HR boss hired by Microsoft.
 

HRExaminer v9.06

Our brains still operate on 400,000-year-old software designed to address being eaten by saber tooth tigers, not sabotage from conniving coworkers. Humans are unpredictable. It’s a problem, because business is addicted to certainty. Read, Addicted to Certainty - HR’s Curse and Blessing.


Heather Bussing writes, “More people kill themselves in the US than die in car wrecks.” Chances are, someone you work with is depressed.


John Sumser speaks with Alan Stukalsky, the Chief Digital Officer for Randstad North America. Listen to Alan Stukalsky on HRExaminer Radio.


HRIntelligencer 2.05 Highlights: This issue offers 7 articles that belong in your AI bookmarks list. From a straightforward introduction to AI to a course from the father of the field, the pieces form a nice starting point.


On HR Tech Weekly: Workday Ventures Announces $250 Million Fund and new Leadership Appointments, Joveo Raises $5 Million, Spot launches a chatbot to combat workplace harassment, and Lead 2018 Inspired by HR.com.
 

HRExaminer v9.05

On February 2, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Jason Lauritsen, Radio, Rob May, Weekly, by John Sumser
There are still a lot of misconceptions about both the technology and the human impact of deploying A.I. within companies. This week, we look at The Human Side of Implementing Artificial Intelligence.


Jason Lauritsen writes, “Work isn’t something we do, it’s who we are. You can’t get more personal than that. When it comes to our work, it is never ‘strictly business.’” Work is Personal, Act Accordingly.


John Sumser writes, “The fundamental question in Recruiting is not whether you have the best possible candidate, but when you should stop looking.” Recruiting Is Optimal Stopping.


HRIntelligencer 2.04 Highlights: The HR and Recruiting marketplace is awash in jargon about “AI.” This week’s articles are a breather. The tutorial section, with its bits about model robustness and expectation setting, are the gems.


On HR Tech Weekly there are many acquisitions to cover, including: SAP and CallidusCloud, MOVE Guides and Polaris, PeopleAdmin and Performance Matters, and PeopleStrong and GrownOut. Also, PageUp Launches PageUp Express, and HR Tech Conference owner LRP partners with Zukunft Personal.
 

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.
 

HRExaminer v9.03

On January 19, 2018, in Bob Corlett, Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Hiring Suffers From Too Much Feeling and Not Enough Thinking. This week, Bob Corlett explains where to add ninety-minutes of hard thinking into your hiring process.


For the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday this week we published his landmark speech from August 1963, The Dream.


John Sumser speaks with Maia Josebachvili, the Vice President of Marketing and Strategy at Greenhouse. Listen to Maia Josebachvili on HRExaminer Radio.


John’s Guest On Episode 264 of HRExaminer Radio is Abakar Saidov, the co-Founder and CEO of Beamery.


On Episode 155 of HR Tech Weekly Ceridian moves towards IPO, Workday Acquires SkipFlag, Battery Ventures Invests in PageUp, Tech entrepreneur Bhavin Turakhia invests in PeopleStrong, and Stacey and John discuss Cybersecurity and WFM.
 

HRExaminer v9.02

On January 12, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
In Good at Terrified, Heather Bussing writes, “Fear is not something to fight, overcome, ignore, hide from, or defeat. It’s not a weakness. Fear is good stuff. It protects us, gives us important information, motivates us.”


What is John Sumser most afraid of in the industry, who was his biggest professional influence, and what is his view on the current state of HR Tech and AI? SmartRecruiters recently put these questions (and more) to John in an interview. Read, From an Interview.


Policies don’t fix performance, attendance, or behavior issues. Heather Bussing explains why you Should You Trash Your Policy Manual.


In HRIntelligencer this week, John Sumser shares a stash of insights, including an argument against using technology to eliminate bias.


On Episode 154 of HR Tech Weekly iCIMS Acquires TextRecruit, Paychex adds Tip Network, Monster wins US Treasury Department deal, New Gender Identification Option at the University of Toronto, and VCs invested the most capital in 2017 since the dotcom era.
 

HRExaminer v9.01

On January 5, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
In his article, Making a Little More Sense of AI in HRTech, John Sumser writes, “As with many early-stage technologies, initial assessments of the value of predictive tools have been off base.”


Your passion is not out in the world, it’s somewhere inside of you. John Sumser makes a case for how Passion is a Choice.


What most people think of as harassment or “wrongful” is neither — at least legally. Heather Bussing explains When Harassment is Legal.


In HRIntelligencer this week, MIT Professor Alex Pentland on The Human Strategy in AI, plus The War for AI Talent from Dr. John Sullivan, and much more.


On Episode 153 of HR Tech Weekly Stacey and John dig into the analysis of 2017 trends from Analyst Brian Sommer of Diginomica.
 

HRExaminer v8.50

Several years ago Dr. Todd Dewett penned, “Dewett’s Rules.” You’ll find them in Dr. Dewett’s book, The Little Black Book of Leadership. Recently, new bits of truth have begun to stick in his brain. Tap into his latest gems in, DEWETT’S RULES - PART 2.


Hiring requirements have to be based on a legitimate job requirement. Heather Bussing examines the flaws in how this works in the real world. Weight, Weight, Don’t Tell Me.


In HRIntelligencer this week, 188 Examples of AI in the wild. Measuring the Progress of AI Research. AI: What’s working and What’s Not.


John’s Guest On Episode 262 of HRExaminer Radio is Mark Willaman, the founder and CEO or HRmarketer.


On Episode 152 of HR Tech Weekly it’s Stacey and John’s annual review show for 2017. John and Stacey discuss the big trends, players, and technologies that shaped the year in HR Tech.
 

HRExaminer v8.49

On December 22, 2017, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Getting comfortable with being wrong is the secret to a lot of things. It’s a required skill for living and working with others. Heather Bussing explains why It’s good to be wrong.


The big company buys the small upstart. John Sumser points out how innovation is imported through acquisition when the Big Whales Swallow Smaller Fish.


In HRIntelligencer this week, we offer a few choice links focusing on AI ethics and accountability. Just what you need to read on a slow mid-winter’s day.


John’s Guest On Episode 261 of HRExaminer Radio is Michael Fauscette, the Chief Research Officer at G2 Crowd.


On Episode 151 of HR Tech Weekly: Indeed subscriptions, Quinyx Announces $12M Investment, Gores Group Sells Peoplenet, Paychex Introduces AccountantHQ, The HR robot for onboarding, and Microsoft Axes Arbitration in Sexual Harassment Cases.
 
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