Assessing Talent for the Future of Work (Video)

On March 14, 2019, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, HRTech, John Sumser, Video, by John Sumser
While scientific and psychometric measurement for “fit” has existed for decades, it remains very hard to sell into large organizations. This panel led by John Sumser debates the tried and true vs. the innovative and unproven in assessing talent for the Future of Work. Panelists include, Alina von Davier, PhD, Senior Vice President, ACTNext, and Josh Jarrett, Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder at Koru, Inc.
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AI: Making Sense of all the claims – Recruiting Trends and Talent Tech Conference Interview of John Sumser

On March 7, 2019, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, HRTech, John Sumser, Video, by John Sumser
John Sumser sits down with David Shadovitz, editor at Human Resource Executive Magazine, to discuss why companies aren’t actually using AI in their HR Tech.
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AI, Algorithms, and Who Owns the Outcome (Video)

On February 28, 2019, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, HRTech, John Sumser, Video, by John Sumser
This is a video with the full transcript for a talk John Sumser gave on AI, algorithms, and intelligent software in recruiting at Google’s Mountain View campus at the end of 2018. After John’s presentation, he moderated a panel that included Facebook’s Richard Rosenow, Derek Zeller from Engage Talent, Jeff Dunn, Intel’s Campus Relations Manager, and our own resident Employment Law expert, Heather Bussing.
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Make Recruiting Fun?

On January 2, 2019, in HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, 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.
 

People Who Make A Difference

On December 27, 2018, in Big Data, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, 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
 

Working with Humans

On December 25, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Joe Gerstandt, Leadership, by Joe Gerstandt
“We clamor for more and bigger data while simultaneously avoiding some of the most valuable, and readily accessible information there is; the emotions of our employees.” – Joe Gerstandt
 

Follow the Right Rabbit

“HR is tasked with a new mission. A mission requiring new skills and new thinking. Yet it is still tasked with the old mission. And as a department, as a profession and as individuals – HR is trying to chase both rabbits.” -Paul Hebert
 

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.
 

Everything You Know Is Wrong

On May 31, 2018, in Big Data, HR Technology, HR Trends, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Always distrust tools; always be alert for alternative ways of thinking. Many of the amazing insights that are becoming available involve rethinking the things you think you know.
 

Where People and Tech Collide

Why should you care about product managers? Because these are the people designing how you work.