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Candidate Experiences (It’s Plural)

Like cramming for a math final after skipping the class all semester, the active job hunter is faced with a sea of conflicting number one priorities.
 

HRExaminer v9.29

Straight talk at work is rare. It may also be the key ingredient that is holding your team back from achieving your goals. Dr. Todd Dewett uncovers what is true as he makes The Case for Candor.


“Telling the truth becomes scary for our companies and creates all kinds of work challenges, some funny and others tragic.” Jason Seiden talks about how to Make Truth Safe.


China Gorman shares her career experiences with equal pay in, Half the Money.


Regina Viadro is a VP and Intelligent Automation Practice Adviser for EPAM Systems. John Sumser speaks with her about life as a Robotics Process Automation (RPA) provider on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly there’s news from Workday, Stories.bi, Ultimate Software, PeopleDoc, Ascentis, and Goodwall.
 

HRExaminer v9.28

There is a Global Movement underway to develop Human Resources Standards. This week, Dr. Stefanie Becker and Neil McCormick bring us up to speed.


Bob Corlett writes, “At the heart of the “Millennial problem” is a broken value equation.” Read, The Mistake in Expecting Millennials to Pay Their Dues.


How does HR reframe the discussion with business leaders to drive the most significant outcomes? Mark Berry has a recipe for Increased Relevance and Results in Human Resources.


John Sumser speaks with Richard Milam, a pioneer in the Robotic Process Automation technology movement and the CEO and founder of EnableSoft. Listen to Richard Milam on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: John Sumser discusses his upcoming report on Intelligent Software, Greenhouse picks up another $50M, Successfactors Analyst Update, and MeetFrank nets $1.1M for its passive job matching chatbot. Plus, discussion on #Diversity, #Bias, #Recruiting, and #WFM.
 

HRExaminer v9.27

This week, John Sumser lays out an emerging model for a world-class standard benefits program, one increasingly personalized to the needs and interests of the individual. Read Part 1 Here and then finish up with Part 2.


HRIntelligencer Highlights: Google’s Principles on AI, India’s National Strategy for AI, How to Be A Centaur, Amazon employees demand that company cut ties with ICE, and more.


John Sumser writes, “The fair haired children and ivy league managers want to run and hide from failure. But, failure is the essence of life.” Failure is Still Underrated.


Heather Bussing introduces us to Shepherd’s Result Triangle, a tool to help you lead your team through the kind of hidden fears that derail projects.
 

HRExaminer v9.26

Is it Time for “Employee Engagement” To Fork? “The best the business world can do when trying to figure out how to encourage employees to add value is to label it ‘engagement’ and create proxy measures for it.” - Paul Hebert


Is bias fair? Nope. Is it legal? No. Is it real? Yes. Heather Bussing weighs in on Discrimination vs. Reality.


HRIntelligencer Highlights: “When most vendors talk about bias and its management with AI, they are really talking about compliance.” - John Sumser


John Sumser speaks with Jodi McDermott, Chief Product Officer at SHL. Jodi has over 20 years of experience in digital technology, analytics, and product management. Listen to Jodi McDermott on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: News from Paychex, Percipio, and the researchers that tricked Watson AI into seeing cats as ‘crazy quilts’ and ‘cellophane.’
 

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.
 

HRExaminer v9.24

The job interview is supposed to predict which candidate will be most successful and encourage that ideal candidate to accept an offer. Most interviews accomplish neither goal. Bob Corlett makes The Case For Evidence-Based Interviewing: Part 1.


We are all amateur psychologists. Unsurprisingly, this has big implications for HR, in particular talent management. Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic explains why HR’s Biggest Enemy Is Not What You Think.


HRIntelligencer Highlights: “AI systems spend their time looking for refinements to a repeatable rule set. The difference between these two notions is exactly where human value matters.” - John Sumser




Special Event Announcement
The HCM Master Class: Princeton
with Jeanne Achille and John Sumser

Understanding the Human
Capital Marketplace, its Evolution,
and its Future.


Friday (all-day) June 29, 2018
Optional Museum & Dinner Thursday, June 28th
Historic Nassau Inn Palmer Square
Princeton, New Jersey

Learn More »




John Sumser speaks with Jonathan Duarte, a veteran CEO and Founder in the HR Tech industry, having started GoJobs.com, one of the first job boards, in 1996. His most recent company is GoHire.com. Listen to Jonathan Duarte on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Workday is busy with acquisitions, adding both Rallyteam and Adaptive Insights, Homebase Launches Hiring With $20M in Funding, Raet And Talentsoft Sign Strategic Partnership, Pymetrics Open-Sources Audit AI, and Plum Uses AI To Hire Unearthed Gems Missed by Traditional Hiring.
 

HRExaminer v9.23

On June 8, 2018, in Chris Havrilla, Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
New systems often fail to displace old tools and can end up creating even more work. Chris Havrilla shares proven leadership solutions to help you innovate without sliding backwards. Keeping your Eyes on the Prize: A Parable for Leading AI / System Innovations.


Creativity thrives in wide open spaces and impossible constraints. Best practices are all about playing it safe and avoiding risk. You can’t have it both ways. Heather Bussing explains more in, Why Best Practices Suck.


The Tao of HR. “At the core, the role of the HR team is to take care of all the things people worry about when they aren’t worrying about work.” - Dwane Lay




Special Event Announcement
The HCM Master Class: Princeton
with Jeanne Achille and John Sumser

Understanding the Human
Capital Marketplace, its Evolution,
and its Future.


Friday (all-day) June 29, 2018
Optional Museum & Dinner Thursday, June 28th
Historic Nassau Inn Palmer Square
Princeton, New Jersey

Learn More »




John Sumser speaks with Devin Wardell Cook, Fulbright Scholar and the Executive Producer of the Inclusive Innovation Challenge launched under Devin’s leadership at the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy. Listen to Devin on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Cornerstone Convergence update from Stacey and John, IBM and Cornerstone Expand Strategic Relationship, Kronos Launches Kronos Workforce Ready in France, HR Tech startup Structural raises $2.5 million, PageUp reports ‘unauthorized activity’ and data breach, and Microsoft purchases GitHub and launches Underwater Data Center in Scotland.
 

Keeping your Eyes on the Prize: A Parable for Leading AI / System Innovations

“Any large system, especially as it ramps up, is going to be operating much of the time in failure mode. (Even if it looks like it’s working.)” – Chris Havrilla
 

HRExaminer v9.22

AI is best understood as a tool to lower the cost of prediction. And what are the consequences of cheaper prediction? Darko Lovrich and Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic bring clarity to the situation in, Can HR Become a Prediction Machine? Rethinking AI and Talent.


Many of the amazing insights that are becoming available involve rethinking the things you think you know. Everything You Know Is Wrong, just ask John Sumser.




Special Event Announcement
The HCM Master Class: Princeton
with Jeanne Achille and John Sumser

Understanding the Human
Capital Marketplace, its Evolution,
and its Future.


Friday (all-day) June 29, 2018
Optional Museum & Dinner Thursday, June 28th
Historic Nassau Inn Palmer Square
Princeton, New Jersey

Learn More »




HRIntelligencer Highlights: “Anyone with large organizational experience knows that the unpredictable is the norm. Contemporary AI ignores this reality.” - John Sumser


John Sumser speaks with Ankit Somani, the co-founder of AllyO and creator of AI recruiter Ally. Prior to founding AllyO, Ankit worked as a Product Manager and Senior Engineer at Google. Listen to Ankit Somani on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: GDPR Claims Its First Victims: U.S. Newspapers, Movyl Technologies launches AI-based social marketing platform, Oracle surprises clients with free premium support, and much more.