Catch and Kill

On November 4, 2019, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
“I read Ronan Farrow’s “Catch and Kill.” It’s the story of the writing of his now famous piece about Harvey Weinstein. The book chronicles the depth and extent of sexual harassment and assault in media companies. It details the aggressive lengths to which powerful men go to protect their behavior and their reputation.” - John Sumser
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HRExaminer v10.44

If you were designing a future-orientated review of a well-regarded, high performing HR function how would you do it? Dr. Chris Andrews wants us Shooting for the Stars and shares his Criteria for a Review of a Well-Regarded HR Function.



Phenom People is the largest provider of the next generation of recruiting tools. The co-founders insist that they are more interested in reaching their goal of “helping a billion people find the right job,” than making lots of money. The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist: Phenom People — Talent Experience Management.



Modern Hire are thoughtful and ethical technologists that provide Predictive Hiring through Assessment and Interview Technology. They’re on The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist. Modern Hire — Open Standards Leadership in AI for HRTech.



John Sumser talks with Eric Sydell the EVP of Innovation at Modern Hire (formerly Shaker and Montage). Eric has a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and is passionate about applying machine learning, and deep learning in particular, to candidate data. Listen to Eric Sydell from Modern Hire.



On HRTech Weekly: A New Twist on Employee Tenure, Workforce Logiq acquires ENGAGE Talent, Benevity Funding and Corporate Social Responsibility, Creepy or Game Changing: HireVue’s AI Facial Recognition, and Kincade Fire Donations. Plus, our industry bids a fond farewell to Charles Coy.


 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #241: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On November 1, 2019, in HR Tech Weekly, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, by John Sumser
A New Twist on Employee Tenure, Workforce Logiq acquires ENGAGE Talent, Benevity Funding and Corporate Social Responsibility, Creepy or Game Changing: HireVue’s AI Facial Recognition, Kincade Fire Donations, and our industry bids a fond farewell to Charles Coy.
 

The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist: Modern Hire (formerly Shaker and Montage) — Open Standards Leadership in AI for HRTech

Modern Hire is the eighth of twelve organizational profiles appearing on The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist. Modern Hire is the rebranded organization that sprang from Shaker International merging with Montage in May 2019. The combination of Open Standards thinking and technical depth that is so promising with Modern Hire. It leads to a team culture that is deeply sensitive to the implications and consequences of their technology. They are thoughtful and ethical technologists willing to deeply discuss and debate the implications of their work for their clients, for the industry, and for the people who engage with their tools.
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HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #344: Eric Sydell, EVP of Innovation, Modern Hire

John Sumser speaks with Eric Sydell, the EVP of Innovation at Modern Hire. Eric oversees all research and product innovation initiatives, including the data science-focused Labs team and he is passionate about applying machine learning, and deep learning in particular, to candidate data. He writes extensively on and has spoken around the world on these topics. Eric is one of the founders of Shaker and has a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Akron. Eric previously served as a Consultant at CEB/SHL.
 

The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist: Phenom People — Talent Experience Management

Phenom People is the seventh of twelve organizational profiles appearing on The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist. Phenom People is the largest provider of the next generation of recruiting tools. At the heart of the company are a set of unusual values. The co-founders insist that they are more interested in reaching their goal of “helping a billion people find the right job”, than making lots of money. They are on track to do both.
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Shooting for the Stars: Criteria for a Review of a Well-Regarded HR Function

On October 28, 2019, in Dr. Chris Andrews, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Chris Andrews
“If you were designing a future-orientated review of a well-regarded, high performing HR function how would you do it?” - Dr. Chris Andrews
 

HRExaminer v10.43

“You can have a flight risk calculator up and running in no time. Whether or not it actually works and whether or not you really want to use it are separate things,” writes John Sumser. You can take your chances with Flight Risk Thinking.



Oleeo is the fifth of twelve organizational profiles appearing on The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist. Oleeo focuses on candidate engagement from when someone enters the recruiting pipeline. Check out Oleeo and their Candidate Engagement Platform.



Paychex has well over half a million clients, delivers payroll services to nearly ten-percent of the American population, and is busy proving that large databases and use of broad-spectrum AI tools can make a big impact. The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist: Paychex - Payroll and Basic HR Services.



John Sumser talks with Don Sull, cultureX co-founder and Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Author of five books and ten best-selling Harvard Business Review articles, The Economist named him “a rising star in a new generation of management gurus.” Listen to Don Sull.



On HRTech Weekly: Stacey and John talk about Ceridian INSIGHTS, Research Headroom, Calculus and Probabilistic Decisions, ServiceNow and Bill McDermott, Oracle, SAP, Analyst Relations, Pay on Demand, and #BlameItOnTheFire.


 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #240: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On October 25, 2019, in HR Tech Weekly, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, by John Sumser
This week: Ceridian INSIGHTS, Research Headroom, Calculus and Probabilistic Decisions, ServiceNow and Bill McDermott, Oracle, SAP, Analyst Relations, Pay on Demand, and #BlameItOnTheFire.
 

The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist: Paychex — Payroll and Basic HR Services

Paychex is the sixth of twelve organizational profiles appearing on The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist. Paychex has 670,000 clients and delivers payroll services to nearly 10% of the American population. Paychex is demonstrating that large databases and broad-spectrum utilization of ‘AI’ tools can strengthen existing operations.
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