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“Over and over, the goal of the game seems to be to keep the victims feeling ashamed and the documentation out of HR’s hands. Meanwhile, NDAs are used to cover tracks and keep a lid on the story.” John Sumser
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Is Learning By Mistake Really How We Learn Best?

“The hard way is how I’ve learned everything that’s important to me. Take learning to ski. The only way to hot chocolate is to skid down a mountain. What were you thinking? Suddenly, you have a whole new appreciation for gravity and friction.” - Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v12.06

This is interesting stuff. John Sumser draws the boundaries around the emergence of a new set of analytics-driven data-based elements of the HR department. Read more in part one of The HR Data Department.



John Sumser writes, “Jim Collins used the Flywheel metaphor in Good To Great. Picture a five-thousand pound flywheel on an axle. Your job is to get the flywheel rotating fast and keep it going.” The HR Data Department Part II.



John Sumser covers AI and algorithms in recruiting and then moderates a panel that includes Facebook, Engage Talent, Intel, and our resident employment law attorney, Heather Bussing. Google Talk on Algorithms and AI (Who Owns the Outcome?).



We surveyed over five-hundred HR executives to find out what they really think about AI and machines replacing people. - John Sumser uncovers What HR Really Thinks About Technology Replacing People? (Survey says read more.).



Can a workplace recover from discrimination or harassment or whistleblower drama? People’s lives and sanity depend on how you handle things. So does your company’s bottom line. So taking care of yourself as you move through the drama is the most important thing. Heather Bussing offers some good advice.



 

The HR Data Department Part II

“Jim Collins originally used the Flywheel as a metaphor in his book, Good To Great. Picture a huge, heavy flywheel mounted horizontally on an axle. The flywheel is two feet thick and weighs five-thousand pounds. Now imagine your task is to get the flywheel rotating on the axle as fast and for as long as possible.” - John Sumser
 

The HR Data Department Part I

“What we’re talking about here is the emergence of a new set of analytics-driven data-based elements of the HR department. It’s part of a new era in HR management that will evolve over the next two to five years. This is really interesting stuff.” - John Sumser
 

Can a workplace recover from discrimination or harassment or whistleblower drama?

What can HR do to recover from discrimination or harassment or whistleblower drama? Resident employment law attorney Heather Bussing reviews your options.
 

Google Talk on Algorithms and AI (Who Owns the Outcome?)

This is 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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HRExaminer v12.05

In this John Sumser video he covers 13 Amazing HR Tech Solutions for the Pandemic.



Joe Gerstandt writes, “Emotions fuel motivation and behavior yet there seems to be something of an unspoken ban on emotion in today’s workplace.” Working with People (and their messy emotions).



Heather Bussing walks through the positive aspects of moving through negative emotions that we typically shun at work. If you can’t handle emotions at work, the problem may be you.



Sam Bocetta explains how HR can use training and hiring to improve network security and stop massive losses from hackers. HR’s Role in Strengthening the People Side of Security.



What do you do about the flow of conflicting claims about what works and what doesn’t in HR Tech? John Sumser shares his analysis. Making Sense of Nonsense (sense making?)



 

If you can’t handle emotions at work, the problem may be you

Topics: Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“Consider emotions as energy you can use to change things. Emotions can be superpowers. Here are some of the negative emotions that we typically shun at work, and the positive aspects of moving through them.” - Heather Bussing
 

HR’s Role in Strengthening the People Side of Security

“Technical tools and threat detection systems are an important part of any cybersecurity framework, of course. But they are arguably the least important part of them.” - Sam Bocetta