HRExaminer v10.71

Stela Lupushor joins the Small Scenarios for Changing Times project with a bit on the downsides of Zoom and the impacts on people from decentralized work. Get your free download in the article. Small Scenario 4: Zoomerang.



HR scenario planning expert Michael R. Kannisto, P.h.D looks at how Coronavirus and COBOL collided recently in the New Jersey state unemployment system. Or did they? The Curious Persistence of Technology.



Security expert Sam Bocetta discusses HR’s role in How To Strengthen the Human Component of the Security System.



John Sumser speaks with Stacy Chapman, CEO and co-founder of SwoopTalent, an automated talent data management platform. Stacy has been in HR Tech for more than 25 years. Listen to Stacy Chapman on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Layoffs, Unemployment, & Contingent Workforces in the Coronavirus Pandemic, plus Cognizant, Collaborative Solutions, Workday, VNDLY, CareerArc Video AI, ServiceNow, 4Facility, App4Mation, and Grant Thornton.


 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #265: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

Layoffs, Unemployment, & Contingent Workforces in the Coronavirus Pandemic, plus Cognizant to Acquire Collaborative Solutions, Workday, VNDLY Receives $8.5M, CareerArc Launches AI-Powered Video Assessment to Give Job Seekers a Competitive Edge in a Crowded Job Search Market, New ServiceNow Employee Workflows Support Opening of Workplaces Safely and Include Acquisition of 4Facility Assets and App4Mation, and New Grant Thornton Talent-Mobility Technology Provides One-Stop Solution for HR Professionals.
 

The Curious Persistence of Technology

“In early April, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy included an odd plea in his daily Coronavirus update. It seems that his state’s newly unemployed were having difficulty submitting on-line applications for unemployment insurance. The culprit, claimed Murphy, seemed to be the 60-year-old programming language called COBOL, which is used to process the on-line claims.” - Michael R. Kannisto, P.h.D
 

HRExaminer v10.70

We continue the Small Scenarios for Changing Times project from John Sumser, Heather Bussing, and Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. This issue is on MVP employees - Modern Succession Planning for Operational Continuity. Get your free download in the article. Small Scenarios 3: MVP’s.



The Small Scenarios project covers systems that have been broken by the discontinuity we are experiencing in the coronavirus pandemic. About the Small Scenarios Project.



The way we work has been fundamentally changed forever by the coronavirus pandemic. Mary Faulkner hopes it will help us rethink old truths and emerge stronger. The Crucible Reimagined.



“The most overused phrase has to be employer value proposition. You join the tribe and POOF. It’s like taking your blindfold off in a Febreze commercial.” Susan Strayer LaMotte explains more in, Employer Brand and The Rules of Your Tribe.



John Sumser speaks about People Analytics with David Green, Executive Director and Member of the Board at Insight222. David Green is on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Small Scenarios, HR Ethics, Recruiting, Reopening, HR Experience, SAP SuccessFactors, Factorial, BambooHR, Topia, Ultimate Software, and Conference Board.


 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #264: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

The Small Scenarios Series on HR Examiner, SAP Successfactors Event, Factorial raises $16M to Address HR SMB Space Link, BambooHR Appoints Amy Frampton as Head of Marketing, Topia Raises $15M, Ultimate Software Product Enhancements, and Conference Board Offers Toolkit On Reopening the Workplace.
 

HRExaminer v10.69

John Sumser, Heather Bussing, and Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. continue their series, Small Scenarios for Changing Times, with a focus on bereavement leave. Get your free download in the article. Small Scenarios 2: The benefit that is rarely used is about to get used a lot.



Will leaders with certain qualities rise to the occasion of the Coronavirus pandemic or Do We Need a Different Type of Leader During a Crisis? Learn more from Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic.



Is it possible for HR to see the difference between genius and criminality? John Sumser explains more in his article, Is that Criminal or Genius?



John Sumser speaks with Martha Bird, a Business Anthropologist working in ADP’s Roseland Innovation Lab. Listen to Martha Bird on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Workday, SAP, ADP, Guru, Yellow Messenger, UK Pay Data Reporting, COVID-19, Salesforce.com, Marc Benioff, and Alexander Mann Solutions.


 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #263: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On April 24, 2020, in HR Tech, HR Tech Weekly, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Workday Innovation Summit, SAP Co-CEO Shake-up, Guru Raises $30M, Yellow Messenger raises $20M, Alexander Mann Solutions Unveils Conversational Hiring Experience, ADP Staying Very Busy, UK Suspends Pay Data Reporting Amid COVID-19 Concerns, and Salesforce’s Benioff Issues No Layoff Challenge to Fellow CEO’s.
 

HRExaminer v10.68

John Sumser, Heather Bussing, and Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. have teamed up to create a new series called Small Scenarios for Changing Times. Rather than hyperbolic claims that HR’s time has finally arrived, they’re going to explore the likely issues in the near to medium term. Through these small, tactical questions, they hope to help you envision the coming realities. Their first issue is now available and it’s a free download. Introducing Small Scenarios.



Jeff Hunter is a seasoned innovator who founded Talentism six years ago after stints at Electronic Arts, Dolby, and Bridgewater Associates. Today, his team are using their experience with realizing human potential to help navigate the Coronavirus crisis. Talentism: Principles for Purpose in a Pandemic.



Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. writes, “We may find that the use of these tools is completely unfounded, and creates at best a random outcome (and at worst a tool for automating systemic discrimination).” Maybe We Need An AI Safe Word?



John Sumser speaks with Mike Hudy & Isaac Thompson, of Modern Hire. This is a rich conversation about the real-world benefits and limits of using AI in hiring. Listen to Isaac Thompson & Mike Hudy on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss the Coronavirus Work-At-Home Reality vs. Old Work Expectations and Measurement, WalkMe, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Asia HCM, Socrates, and Capacity.


 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #262: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On April 17, 2020, in HR Tech, HR Tech Weekly, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, by John Sumser
This week Stacey and John discuss the Coronavirus Work-At-Home Reality vs. Old Work Expectations and Measurement, WalkMe, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Asia HCM, Socrates, and Capacity.
 

Maybe We Need An AI Safe Word?

Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. discusses how academic research is calling into question the validity of using AI to select employee candidates.