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.
 

HRExaminer v9.49

On December 7, 2018, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRTech, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Does your organization have a process and tools that highlight warning signs, triggers, or alarms when your data for key performance measures go out of range? Erin Spencer explains more in, The Timer’s Going Off.


Mary Faulkner shares seven tactics to reduce the risk of implementing HR Tech. Read, The Gamble of implementing HR Tech.


Making any enterprise software viable is like seasoning a cast iron skillet. Usage makes it better. John Sumser explains what it’s all about in, Scaling the Enterprise.


John Sumser speaks with Kate Bischoff, Employment Attorney, Speaker, and HR Consultant at tHRive Law & Consulting. Kate is an enthusiastic management-side employment attorney and SHRM-SCP/SPHR-certified HR pro and Adjunct Professor at Mitchell Hamline School of Law. Listen to Kate Bischoff on HRExaminer Radio.


Brian Sommer, is the Founder of TechVentive and an Enterprise software industry analyst that covers the ERP, finance, and HR sectors for Diginomica and other publications. John Sumser speaks this week with Brian Sommer on HRExaminer Radio.
 

HRExaminer v9.48

On November 30, 2018, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRTech, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Dr. Todd Dewett writes, “I don’t wish to glorify deviance. However, sometimes it is the wise choice.” Dr. Dewett explains the Six Levels of Deviance.


Heather Bussing has a few ideas about Why CEO’s Care More About Money Than People.


How do we change hearts and minds so that we can appreciate our differences instead of pretending they don’t exist? Heather Bussing talks diversity in, Tampering with Certainty.


John Sumser speaks with Stacy Chapman, the 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.


Jason Finkelstein, is the CMO and CRO at Traitify which is building the personality layer of the internet by re-imagining the measurement of personality. John Sumser speaks with Jason Finkelstein on HRExaminer Radio.
 

HRExaminer v9.47

On November 23, 2018, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRTech, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
John Sumser illustrates the seven basic elements of a job thru his experience with a Seattle-based Nordstrom employee. It’s a different take on one of the more misunderstood HR concepts kicking around the people business today, employee Passion.


John Sumser writes, “By itself, data does not explain anything. It can not tell you why.” Read, Value and Data.


An 80% success rate is acceptable if you’re talking about tagging photos with artificial intelligence. What about sensitive areas like hiring? John Sumser explores the problems we might encounter When 80% is success.


John Sumser speaks with Josh Jarrett, the Co-Founder and CPO of Koru, a leader in predictive hiring. Josh is a graduate of Dartmouth College, and he holds a graduate degree in business from the Harvard Business School. Listen to Josh Jarrett on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly, Mercer Launches HRTech Incubator, Salary.com 2018 Turnover Report, ZipRecruiter adds ex-Facebook, LinkedIn, GoDaddy execs to board, Shyft raises $6.5M to help service workers swap shifts, On-demand staffing app Wonolo raises $32 million, and SAP Acquires Contextor to Augment Robotic Process Automation Capabilities.
 

HRExaminer v9.46

Bob Corlett explains how Engineering a Better Approach to Hiring can make it possible to consistently hire terrific people for every role, at every level of your organization.


Dr. Todd Dewett demystifies what makes a great team function in, It’s Free, You’re Welcome.


Heather Bussing takes issue with innovation for innovation’s sake in her article, Stop the Innovation!


John Sumser speaks with Ed Donner, Co-Founder and CEO at untapt. Ed has a 20-year career in technology and financial services as a software developer and leader and holds an MA in Physics from Oxford. Listen to Ed Donner on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly, John has an update from the Ultimate Software event, SAP Acquired Qualtrics for $8B, LinkedIn Learning now includes 3rd party content and Q&A interactive features, WalkMe extends its Series F round to go deeper into the Asia Pacific market, Oracle bolsters Singapore’s talent economy, and Paycom Launches Machine Learning Technology with Employment Predictor.
 

HRExaminer v9.45

On November 9, 2018, in Bob Corlett, Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRTech, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Do Humans, Laws, and Algorithms compute? Heather Bussing looks for a working formula.


Bob Corlett explains how hiring is like a Tango dance competition, except in the competition you are a contestant, not the judge. Hiring is like a Tango.


In Talent Hydraulics, John Sumser talks about companies that build a reputation for being a place that great people come from.


John Sumser speaks with Amit Mohindra, Founder and CEO of People Analytics Success. Amit has built and led people analytics teams at companies such as Apple and McKesson. Listen to Amit Mohindra on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly, Stacey and John discuss the KronosWorks and iCims Events, there are acquisitions from Cornerstone and The Muse, Moonlighting Launches New On-Demand Hiring API, and there’s AI news from Eightfold and Phenom People. Plus, topics like WFM, Scheduling, and Personalization.