HRExaminer v10.05

On February 1, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Erin Spencer, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRTech, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
This week begins a special eight-part HR Examiner series on security from John Sumser. To kick it off, John provides the rationale for why HR should lead the way for organizational security and then moves into his overview for the series. Read, Security Series 1 - Overview: Why Focus Your HR Department on Security and Security Series 2 - Introduction.


Erin Spencer shares her experience using Qualtrics to help conduct the annual Sierra-Cedar HR Systems Survey in, A Love Letter to Qualtrics.


John Sumser speaks with Manish Goel, the co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at TrustSphere, a pioneer of next-generation Relationship Analytics. Listen to Manish Goel on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: HR Open Source Has A New Operating Board, Companies gaming Glassdoor Reviews, Culture Amp Acquires Zugata, Davos Global Reskilling Challenge, Skillsoft Launches New Digital Learning Journeys for Key Tech Roles, and IBM Announces New Data Scientist Certifications.
 

HRExaminer v10.04

On January 25, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRTech, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
In honor of Martin Luther King Day, Heather Bussing has Thoughts on Discrimination, the complete diversity series from The HRExaminer.


“Whether law or religion wins depends on the issue, the time, and the court.” Heather Bussing explains how religion and law have important distinctions. Religion v. Law.


Heather Bussing writes, “It’s normal to be scared of doing it wrong. But always needing to be right is trouble. Getting comfortable with being wrong.


John Sumser speaks with Loren Larsen, the CTO at HireVue. Larsen is an award-winning technology veteran with more than 20 years of engineering and research experience. Listen to Loren Larsen on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: AI and Recruiting, Google fined $57 million, SAP to Resell Kronos Workforce Dimensions, Oracle CEO wants half of App market, CareerBuilder acquires TextKernal, iSolved HCM acquires Sage Payroll, and is IBM going to kill off Watson?
 

HRExaminer v10.03

On January 18, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRTech, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
While the answer to almost any question is a Google search away, Heather Bussing recommends something far more powerful. It all begins with three magic words, I Don’t Know.


Can you tell the difference between new recruiting technology and pornography? John Sumser gives us a hint. It’s Not About the Functionality (Ever).


John Sumser explains why statistics and driverless cars won’t do you a damn bit of good if you don’t know where you’re going first. Skinny Dipping Statistics.


John Sumser speaks with Christopher Butler, an HR data and analytics expert and the founder and CEO of One Model. Listen to Christopher Butler on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly, Stacey and John Provide an Informal Workforce Management Tutorial, There’s funding news from Talentsoft, CareerArc, Linear B, and Quinyx, Microsoft Teams Gets Location Sharing, Smart Camera, and Audio Messages, and Salesforce Is In Preliminary Talks To Acquire Workforce Management Software Company Clicksoftware.
 

HRExaminer v10.02

Jason Lauritsen explains how expectations dictate our reaction to almost every experience in our lives and that includes the kind of Expectations That Are The Root Of Your Employee Engagement Problem.


Heather Bussing discusses a book by fellow attorney Donna Ballman about How to Stand Up for Yourself Without Getting Fired.


The personal story about Boys and Thrones and Sexual Harassment is from the thirty-year-old version of Heather Bussing.


John Sumser speaks with Michael Carden, the Founder of Joyous, the conversational user interface for HR. Listen to Michael Carden on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly, The Federal shutdown disables E-Verify program, OutMatch Acquires Wepow, Earnin raises $125 million for payday advance platform, Crew (Slack messaging for shift workers) raises $35M, and Firm Led by Google Veterans Uses AI to ‘Nudge’ Workers Toward Happiness.
 

HRExaminer v10.01

Dr. Todd Dewett recommends Next Level Honesty for anyone that is trying to reach their full potential.


John Sumser wants us to find ways to Make Recruiting Fun, even while algorithms and bots are doing their damnedest to ignore everything in the pursuit of efficiency.


Heather Bussing has advice on How to Deal with Unexpected Truth (like PR problems and scandals) in today’s networked society.


John Sumser speaks with Mike Riordan, the Director of Sales and Operations for BenefitEd. Listen to Mike Riordan on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly, Stacey and John have a spirited roundup of HR Tech in 2018 and then dive in to 2019 with a few stories from Capp and Co and Koru, LinkedIn’s Snapchat Stories, and Microsoft’s expansion of their MyAnalytics work tracker.
 

Make Recruiting Fun?

On January 2, 2019, in HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
John Sumser explores some key areas where the application of technology could be used in service of creating a livelier, more entertaining, recruiting experience.
 

HRExaminer v9.52

Mary Faulkner has some great suggestions on how you can move your organization away from a “taste test” hiring process. Pepsi or Coke: The Talent Taste Test.


“We talk all day long about people’s motivations and behaviors, yet act like emotions have no place at work.” Joe Gerstandt unravels the story of Working with Humans.


John Sumser has some original thoughts about People Who Make A Difference.


John Sumser speaks with Michael Kannisto, founder of MindemicLab, a think tank that uses Scenario Planning to bring people together in an ongoing conversation about the future of work. Listen to Michael Kannisto on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly, the show switches from its normal format this week in celebration of the 200th episode.
 

People Who Make A Difference

On December 27, 2018, in Big Data, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
“Rather than a passing grade in all subjects, excel in some and fail at the others. That’s what makes the difference.” – John Sumser
 

HRExaminer v9.51

Hilton Hotels found that by implementing AI they were able to shorten their recruiting process by about 75%. Rob May sums up 4 Things All HR Leaders Need to Know About Implementing AI.


Skip the punch bowl and the headache and go straight to Heather’s Annual Employer Holiday Guide.


What entitles us to correctly call an evaluation of Human Resources an “HR Audit?” Dr. Chris Andrews explains The Issue with HR Auditing.


John Sumser speaks with Erin Spencer, Senior Research Analyst at Sierra-Cedar. Erin is responsible for the programming and data analysis of the Sierra-Cedar HR Systems Survey. Listen to Erin Spencer on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly, AscentisCorp acquires Cincinnati Time Systems, Google hires former Oracle Exec Thomas Kurian and their Candidate discovery tool is out of Beta, SumTotal Systems has updates, and Mom Projects acquires $8MM in funding.
 

HRExaminer v9.50

On December 14, 2018, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRTech, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
“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.


Heather Bussing writes this week about how digital media has transformed the words we type, tweet, and say. Read, Everything’s On The Record.


Matthew J. Stollak explains why HR is in a unique position to help employees discover and follow their vocation. Read about the Virtues of HR and Vocation.


John Sumser speaks with Stela Lupushor, founder and Chief Executive Re-framer of Reframe Work, a consulting firm advising organizations on workplace inclusion. Listen to Stela Lupushor on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly, Paychex SMB business report, Slack App for Ultimate Software, VirginPulse acquires Simplywell, and Salesforce hires Ethical Officer. Topics cover Engagement, Data Privacy, and HRTech.