Ducking Risk and Shifting Blame in Hiring

“Hiring is the single riskiest responsibility for most managers. Like the Kobayashi Maru, hiring appears to be a no-win scenario – the perfect storm of problematic job responsibilities.” - Bob Corlett
 

AI Risks, Ethics, and Liability Part 1 of 2

On May 21, 2019, in AI, HRExaminer, by John Sumser
“Some of today’s tools (and all of tomorrow’s) do much more than record and report. They suggest, recommend, decide, evaluate, prescribe, filter, analyze, monitor, and learn. Era 1 tools could not hurt people. Era 2 tools can.” – John Sumser

Learn to Trust Your Gut

On May 20, 2019, in Data, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Leadership, Victorio Milian, by Victorio Milian
“For those looking to figure out solutions to the problems facing their respective organizations or careers, learn to develop, refine, and trust your gut. ” - Victorio Milian
 

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.
 

Office Press Conference

On May 17, 2019, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“The office press conference is not dedicated to only one issue, it’s run by the employees, and it’s always productive.” – Dr. Todd Dewett
 

How HR Should Work with Legal

On May 15, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“Just like a cardiologist views everything as a heart problem, a lawyer sees everything as a legal problem. So you may want their opinion, but you may not always want to follow their advice.” – Heather Bussing
 

Leadership and Legitimacy

On May 13, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Mary Faulkner, by Mary Faulkner
“The right people in the right place at the right time saying the right things is all a bad leader needs to stay in power.” – Mary Faulkner
 

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.
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #218: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On May 10, 2019, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, by John Sumser
This week, Stacey and John are both at the HR Tech festival in Singapore where they discuss the event and related topics, such as Stacey’s presentation on Sierra-Cedar’s Human Capital Management Blueprint and HR Tech in the Asia Pacific region.
 

Death from an HR Perspective

On May 9, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, Erin Spencer, HRExaminer, by Erin Spencer
“The difference in how our employers handled our absences are a perfect case study in how to, or not to treat employees in a time of crisis.” – Erin Spencer