HRExaminer v10.23

Bad behavior is contagious. When left unchecked, one act of bad behavior, triggers another, and so on, until morale and performance both tank. Jason Lauritsen explains why Confronting Bad Behavior to Protect Employee Engagement is critical to your success.


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.


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


John Sumser speaks with Jack Berkowitz, the SVP of Product Development for DataCloud at ADP where Jack is responsible for their vision and approach to AI. Listen to Jack Berkowitz on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey has updates on Talent Soft from Barcelona while John’s been with Convergence this week stateside. There are insights to share on the state of AI from John as he moves through 80+ recent interviews with AI vendors.
 

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 v10.22

What are the outcomes of cheaper prediction driven by AI in recruiting and HR? Darko Lovrich and Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic bring clarity to the topic. Can HR Become a Prediction Machine?


“Innovation, risk taking, and rule-breaking seem to disappear once a person reaches a certain level.” Mary Faulkner has more in, Leadership and the Fear of Losing Everything.


John Sumser speaks with Damon Gage, President North America at Vervoe, an AI-powered hiring platform focused on testing and assessments. Listen to Damon Gage on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: IHRIM Launches New HRIP Certification Exam Platform, Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation Announces WorkforceReady, Paycor Acquires Ximble Scheduling, Absorb Software Announces Acquisition of Torch LMS, SmartRecruiters raises $50M, OpenSesame Raises $28M, and Modern Health, a mental well-being benefits platform, Raises $9M.
 

HRExaminer v10.21

John Sumser has a fantastic two-part series this week on AI Risks, Ethics, and Liability. After you’ve read about liability and ethics in Part one of the series dig into Part two for vendor questions and John’s thoughts on how to manage new algorithms.


Victorio Milian explains why you should develop, refine, and Learn to Trust Your Gut.


Bob Corlett reveals how and why managers duck risk in the hiring process. Is there an upside? Ducking Risk and Shifting Blame in Hiring.


On HR Tech Weekly: Cornerstone Names Heidi Spirgi as Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer, Shaker International and Montage Merge, Criteria Corporation Announces Majority Growth Investment from Sumeru, plus Mercer and ServiceNow Join to Launch Mobility Management Platform.
 

HRExaminer v10.20

Why do poor leaders remain in their roles, even when almost everyone in their organization agrees they should go? Mary Faulkner has the answers in her article, Leadership and Legitimacy.


“There are a remarkable number of people whose poor decision-making costs their careers.” Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic has the solution. The Psychology of Good and Bad Judgment - How to Make Smarter Decisions (And Avoid Looking Dumb).


Heather Bussing has great things to say about the book from employment lawyer Donna M. Ballman on how to Stand Up for Yourself Without Getting Fired.


“If you ask a lawyer a question, you are usually going to get a legal answer - which may or may not be want you want.” Heather Bussing explains How HR Should Work with Legal.


Dr. Todd Dewett covers how bosses everywhere can use The Office Press Conference to dramatically improve team communications.
 

HRExaminer v10.19

Paul Hebert wonders if your organization’s attempts to improve employee satisfaction and engagement may instead lead to The Infantilization of the American Workforce.


The last thing your employee wants to think about after their loved one passes away is whether or not they’ll be able to take bereavement leave. Erin Spencer draws on her recent experience with loss to explore Death from an HR Perspective.


Of Women & Work. “It’s time to rethink our time, our work, our days, our values, and how we want to spend our lives.” - Heather Bussing


John Sumser speaks with Joey Price, Founder and CEO of Jumpstart HR. Joey is an award-winning Human Resources executive and professor and is a frequently cited HR and Startup Thought Leader. Listen to Joey Price on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly this Week: Stacey and John are both at the HR Tech festival in Singapore where they discuss the event and related topics.
 

HRExaminer v10.18

“Sometimes, corporate values can actually cause harm. This is more common than you’d imagine.” Dr. Todd Dewett spotlights The Problem with Values.


As Heather Bussing notes, “Most of what people think is ‘harassment’ or ‘wrongful’ is neither - at least legally.” Basically, it’s Perfectly Legal to be an Asshole.


Heather Bussing explains why Age Discrimination Matters to You.


John Sumser speaks with Jeanne Achille, the Founder and CEO of The Devon Group. Jeanne has has helped design and launch thousands of products in the HR Tech category. Listen to Jeanne Achille on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly this Week: Google brings on former SAP Executive Robert Enslin, BeameryHQ Expands Leadership Team, Payscale Get Growth Investment, Limeade Launches Platform, and textio Launches New Writing Tool.
 

HRExaminer v10.17

We’re talking about Diversity problems on The HR Examiner this week. First up, Joe Gerstandt explains How to Fix Your Diversity Problem in One Easy Step. Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic explores Why Some Leaders are more Committed to Diversity than Others.


John Sumser asks an interesting question. Is it possible for HR to see the difference between genius and criminality? Crook or Genius?


John Sumser speaks with Ben Eubanks, the Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory and the author of Artificial Intelligence for HR. Listen to Ben Eubanks on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly this Week: Workday Summit Updates, SAP SuccessFactors has a Strong Start to the Year Across Cloud and Core Business, and Phenom People Unveils Talent Experience Management Platform. Topics include: Workforce Planning, Skills, Learning, Recruiting, AI, and Machine Learning.
 

HRExaminer v10.16

Doug Shaw recently spotted a tweet from his friend Trish McFarlane. Trish wrote, “Just thinking out loud ~ increased #productivity is good, but does it kill time for #creativity? That got Doug thinking and pretty soon he was Finding His Way through Creativity and Innovation.


“Bias is always an issue with Intelligent Tools because the machine learning systems only know what they are taught.” Heather Bussing covers Legal Issues in AI with Bias and Discrimination.


Dr. Todd Dewett shares three great examples of fundamentally flawed - yet very common - organizational practices. Read more in, Don’t Ignore The Obvious.


John Sumser speaks with Jim Stroud from ClickIQ. Jim is an expert in sourcing and recruitment strategy where he has worked with firms like Microsoft, Google, MCI, Siemens, and Randstad Sourceright. Listen to Jim Stroud on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly this Week: SAP Innovation Lab, ADP, HR Path, Learning Technologies Group, Breezy HR, O.C. Tanner, Kwench, 360Learning, and LumApps.
 

HRExaminer v10.15

Jason Seiden is exhausted, stressed, and the next time he has to make a big decision, he could really use someone who knows what the hell they’re talking about. Can We Bring Back the Experts Now, Please?


“Most of the time, the contract is forgotten as soon as it’s signed. So, where does revenge come into it? Heather Bussing talks Revenge and Contracts.


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In this week’s video, John Sumser talks about AI and its role in the Recruiting Process at Elmhurst College.


John Sumser speaks with Lorna Borenstein, Founder, and CEO of Grokker. Lorna is a seasoned leader with executive experience at Move, Inc, Yahoo!, and eBay. Listen to Lorna Borenstein on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey reports on The 11th Annual HR Technology Expo, Hibob Receives $20M, Make School Looks to Add NYC Campus After $15M Funding, iCIMS Integration with Candidate Assessment Providers to Slash Costs and Time to Implement, Data breach legislation proposes jail time for CIO and HR execs, and Google Cloud outlines plans to take firm deeper into the enterprise.