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HRExaminer v9.36

Do zero-length assessments work? Tom Janz shares a time-bound perspective on assessment accuracy in, Short, Shorter, Shortest - Online Tests vs. Candidate Social Media Analytics.


“Being revealed as an idiot is normal! The only real idiot is the person unwilling to laugh about it and learn from it.” - Dr. Todd Dewett Sometimes You’re Just an Idiot.


Learn how an approach inspired by Michelangelo could help you create new talent strategies. Read, What Michelangelo Can Teach Us About Talent Strategies?


John Sumser speaks with Jeanne Achille, who will chair the Women in HR Tech Summit at the Annual HR Technology Conference and is founder and CEO of The Devon Group. Listen to HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: John introduces The HRExaminer Watchlist and Awards (AI, Intelligent Software), Espressive Raises $23M and Maimai the LinkedIn rival from China raises $200 million ahead of US IPO. Topics include AI, Intelligent Software, and Biased Data.
 

HRExaminer v9.35

“So when things are going sideways and nothing feels right, you’re just in the process of learning something new. Relax, and keep going.” Heather Bussing speaks truth in, Learn By Mistake.


Every HR professional should be prepared to face data that contradicts their beliefs sooner or later. Stacey Harris has more in, When the Data Says You’re Wrong (and what to do about it).


Performance Ratings – Should they Stay or Should they Go? That’s the question Jamie Resker answers this week.


John Sumser speaks with Eyal Grayevsky, CEO and co-founder of Mya Systems. The company’s AI-recruiter has been recognized as an industry leader. Listen to HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Getting ready for the HRTech Conference, John talks about his book on Intelligent Software, Funding news from Salary Finance and Australian HR startup Flare, AllyO Releases Next-Gen Platform, Google launches search feature to help military vets find jobs, plus much more.


 

When the Data Says You’re Wrong (and what to do about it)

On August 28, 2018, in Analytics, Big Data, Data, Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Stacey Harris, by Stacey Harris
“Every HR professional should be prepared to face data that contradicts their beliefs sooner or later.” – Stacey Harris
 

HRExaminer v9.34

Feedback. It’s a big deal. Until we figure out how do it better, we won’t realize our potential. Jason Lauritsen gets underneath The Real Reason We Fail at Feedback.


Before you decide you need to sue someone, answer these 5 Questions Before Filing a Lawsuit from Heather Bussing.


Most contracts have a bunch of words that no one reads before they sign them. Heather Bussing has the fix in her article, Good Contracts.


John Sumser speaks with Matt Bingham, the Vice President of Product Innovation and Strategy for Bridge, an employee development suite from the makers of Canvas. Listen to HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Funding news for ThinkHR and Swedish startup Impactpool, Too Much Diversity Tech?, and 70% of Tech Employees Don’t trust HR. Plus, discussion on Diversity, Recruiting, and HRTech.
 

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.
 

HRExaminer v9.32

Mary Faulkner explores why your action plans may not be resulting in real action. Read, There is no “action” in your action plans.


What if HR was Outlawed? Read a fresh perspective on the danger of irrelevance from Jason Lauritsen.


Things change all the time. Knowing this often feels worse. This is the dilemma almost all employees face dealing with technology. Heather Bussing guides us through Time and Change.


John Sumser speaks with Michael Beygelman, the CEO of Joberate, a workforce analytics platform that helps organizations make talent decisions. Listen to HRExaminer Radio.

On HR Tech Weekly: John discusses his follow-up report on Intelligent Software and AI, New CEO and Funding for Namely, and Walmart on-demand paycheck app available to 200,000 Employees.
 

Time and Change

On August 9, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“It is so important to take into account the time and work involved in change when evaluating the benefits of any new program or tool. It is frustrating, dispiriting, and expensive when the software that is supposed to help us just becomes the work.” – Heather Bussing
 

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.
 

When Companies Stop Innovating

The way to tell when a company has stopped innovating is when it starts filing lawsuits to protect the status quo.
 

HRExaminer v9.30

Let’s Talk About the “Real” Skills Gap. Mary Faulkner explains how a revived discussion on the “skills gap” is underway but underlying issues could derail the effort.


So what do sharks and Harvard grads have to do with recruiting? Bob Corlett explains why Your Recruiting Process Assumes Harvard Grads Cause Shark Attacks.


“Imagine the anxiety levels of someone who is desperate to find work and required to sift through a database of a half million job offerings.” - John Sumser Candidate Experiences (It’s Plural).


“To have candor is not to lack civility.” Dr. Todd Dewett explains it’s not an either/or equation. Read, Candor vs. Civility.


John Sumser speaks with Goutham Kurra, Chief Product Officer and co-founder of Glint. Listen to HRExaminer Radio.