13 Amazing HR Tech Solutions for the Pandemic

On January 27, 2021, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, HR Tech, HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Video, by John Sumser
John Sumser shows some of the amazing things companies are doing during the pandemic with HR Technology. Examples include Vizier, ADP, Humanyze, Greenhouse, Arena.io, ServiceNow, Socrates.ai, Culture Amp, Phenom People, HiringSolved, Organization View, Workforce Logiq, and Workday.
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Making Sense of Nonsense (sense making?)

“It’s hard to stay on top of the flow of conflicting claims about what works and what doesn’t in HR Tech. When analysts evaluate that offering in a matrix that includes other specialty solutions with different focuses, it creates a false set of criteria. Worse, the answers are not helpful.” - John Sumser
 

Working with People (and their messy emotions)

On January 25, 2021, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Trends, HRExaminer, Joe Gerstandt, Leadership, by Joe Gerstandt
“We talk all day long about people’s motivations and behaviors, yet act like emotions have no place at work. Caring for a tree becomes pretty difficult if you have to pretend that the roots do not exist.” - Joe Gerstandt
 

HRExaminer v12.04

This video from John Sumser covers his Q&#38A talk on AI and Intelligent Tools in the HR and Recruiting space in the times of the coronavirus pandemic. Spoilers: it’s probably not what you would expect. Watch, Q&A on AI and Intelligent Tools with John Sumser.



John Sumser writes, “Machines are incapable of seeing things that aren’t measured.” This can be a bad thing. The Uncoded Bias in AI Hiring.



Paul Hebert asks us to please Stop Measuring Employee Engagement (there’s something better).



Doug Shaw, writes, “Change can be hard, and the process of exploring how we do things differently needs to acknowledge this.” The language of change: an antidote for stress that stifles thinking, feeling, and doing.



If you’re Caught in the Chorus of Talent then you’re missing the big picture on attracting talent. Listen to the full chorus from Susan LaMotte.



 

Caught in the Chorus of Talent

On January 22, 2021, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Susan Strayer LaMotte, by Susan LaMotte
“We’re so excited about the future of technology but we can’t even get back to job candidates in a timely fashion. If we can’t seem to update job seekers today, how are we going to manage complicated, algorithmic-driven robots to do it for us?” - Susan LaMotte
 

Stop Measuring Employee Engagement (there’s something better)

On January 20, 2021, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Paul Hebert, by Paul Hebert
“We grow in our careers. The company changes its focus, its products, and services, its market position. There is no baseline for engagement to be tied to. As an employee, it is natural that my engagement will rise and fall.” - Paul Hebert
 

Q&A on AI and Intelligent Tools with John Sumser

Watch this video Q&A with John Sumser on AI and Intelligent Tools in the HR and Recruiting space during the coronavirus pandemic.
 

HRExaminer v12.03

John Sumser writes, “Intelligent output requires the user to think before deciding. This makes the quality of the interface design a fundamental ethical question.” User Interface Design Ethics in AI - Part I.



“We must design our tools to help us practice our AI ethics. That includes a continuous process where you revisit your assumptions, rewrite your questions, validate your data, and measure results against not just KPI’s, but your underlying corporate values.” Read part two of John Sumser’s series on User Interface Design Ethics in AI - Part II.



From vision, strategy, and workforce impact to costs, maintenance, data standards, and process governance, John Sumser takes a look at HR Tech: AI and Intelligent Software Implementation - Part I.



John Sumser wraps-up his two-part series on, HR Tech: AI and Intelligent Software Implementation - Part II.



F1000 corporate executive and start-up CEO Jason Lauritsen discusses how the foundation of employee engagement is undermined by ignoring employee’s personal lives. Build a Better Foundation for Employee Engagement in 2021.



 

HR Tech: AI and Intelligent Software Implementation – Part II

“From data quality to regulatory compliance, there are 28 key parameters to evaluate when considering a purchase of intelligent tools for HR. We’ve also provided 40 key questions to ask to evaluate an AI or Intelligent Software vendor solution.” - John Sumser
 

HR Tech: AI and Intelligent Software Implementation – Part I

“The question is when, not whether, organizations will use intelligent tools. The future is inevitable. The sooner you get started, the easier it will be to keep up. Conversely, the longer you wait, the more competitive advantage you will lose.” - John Sumser