HRExaminer v10.34

“So when things are going sideways and nothing feels right, you’re just in the process of learning something new. Relax, and keep going.” Heather Bussing speaks truth in, Learn By Mistake.


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A series of forces are reshaping the HR playing field. Meanwhile, the bulk of the HR profession is focused on doing the old stuff better. Read more from John Sumser in, Fiddling While Rome Burns.


Emperor Nero replied to John’s article from earlier this week (Fiddling While Rome Burns). Funny that. Thankfully, Michael Kannisto was able to miraculously channel Nero’s Reply.


John Sumser speaks with Andrew Marritt, the Founder of OrganizationView, one of the earliest European People Analytics practices now specializing in workforce text analytics with their Workometry service. Listen to Andrew Marritt on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: PredictiveHR, Engage Talent, People Analytics, Talespin, RPO’s, AI Ethics, SmartRecruiters, Fetcher, and How Systems Learn.


 

HRExaminer v10.33

Doug Shaw writes, “Change can be hard, and the process of exploring how we do things differently needs to acknowledge this, seeking clarity and inclusion as ways of engaging people in the process.” The Language of Change: Who Is It For?


Great companies follow their customers to the value. John Sumser explains How Google Converted Joy Into Long Term Customers.


Less is More with Performance Management. “Think of excessive performance management vehicles as bureaucracy you need to reduce.” - Dr. Todd Dewett


Find out why Jason Lauritsen thinks Performance Ratings are Harmful.


On HR Tech Weekly: John’s A.I. Flywheel, Sierra-Cedar Survey Updates, ADP Advertising Services, Guidespark, Virgin Pulse, and Limeade, Perceptyx Receives Investment from TCV, Lowe’s Spent Billions On Share Buybacks and Zero On Severance For Laid-Off Workers, and Google’s Jobs Search Draws Antitrust Complaints From Rivals.


 

How Google Converted Joy Into Long Term Customers

On August 12, 2019, in AI, All, Daily News, Futures, HRTech, Intelligent Software in HR, Networking, Social Software, by John Sumser
“Great companies (think Apple app store) follow their customers to the value with periodic fits of leadership. The meaning of the software is what the users do.” – John Sumser
 

HRExaminer v10.32

“In the case of coaching, we have an abundance of great intentions but too few great results.” Dr. Todd Dewett recommends some Straight Talk About Coaching.


Your passion is not out in the world, it’s somewhere inside of you. John Sumser makes a case for how Passion is a Choice.


Every HR professional should be prepared to face data that contradicts their beliefs sooner or later. Stacey Harris explains What To Do When The Data Says You’Re Wrong.


John Sumser speaks with Arthur Matuszewski, the VP of Talent Acquisition at Better.com. Prior to Better.com, Arthur led Strategic Talent Sourcing for Wayfair where he helped them scale from 7,000 to 14,000+ employees in two years. Listen to Arthur Matuszewski on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: What HR Leaders Need To Know About “Deepfakes,” Alexander Mann Solutions Acquires Karen HR, Beamery Aims to Strengthen Employer Branding With New Career Sites, and PeopleStrong Launches Intelligent Collaboration Platform Zippi.



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HRExaminer v10.31

Dr. Todd Dewett writes, “I don’t wish to glorify deviance. However, sometimes it is the wise choice.” Dr. Dewett explains the Six Levels of Deviance.


Feedback. It’s a big deal. Until we figure out how do it better, we won’t realize our potential. Jason Lauritsen gets underneath The Real Reason We Fail at Feedback.


There are still a lot of misconceptions about both the technology and the human impact of deploying AI within companies. This week, Rob May looks at The Human Side of Implementing Artificial Intelligence.


John Sumser speaks with John Bell, the Founder and CEO of reThinkData LLC. John has over 25 years of experience with integrating data systems and improving workflow inefficiencies in the Talent Acquisition industry. Listen to John Bell on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Former AWS engineer arrested for Capital One data breach, Ceridian Launches Dayforce in Ireland, Recruitics Acquires KRT Marketing, Harver, Truework, and Fuel50 get new funding, and Culture Amp and Symphony Talent Launch Analytics Tools.


 

HRExaminer v10.30

What would you want to see if we could have a National Payroll Standard? Neil McCormick and Chris Andrews have some thoughts in their article, Payroll Reform.


When you say it’s hard to find good talent, what skills are the candidates’ missing? Mary Faulkner explores The “Real” Skills Gap.


Cramming a year’s worth of benefits information into a new hire or open enrollment session simply doesn’t work. Harry Gottlieb makes a good case for Year-Round Benefits Engagement.


John Sumser speaks with Cecile Alper-Leroux, the VP of HCM Innovation at Ultimate Software. An economic anthropologist with more than 20 years of industry experience, she is a keynote speaker, and author of the upcoming book, From Dissonance to Resonance. Listen to Cecile Alper-Leroux on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Swooptalent and Phenom People form Strategic Partnership, Toast Acquires Stratex to Simplify HR For Restaurants, Gusto Raises $200M, Willis Towers Watson Introduces Skill-Based Pay Analytics Platform, and How AI Companies Can Avoid Ethics Washing.


 

HRExaminer v10.29

On July 19, 2019, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRTech, Jamie Resker, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
“It’s frustrating when managers let patterns of underperformance perpetuate.” Jamie Resker explains why this happens and how to fix it. How to Help Your Manager to Give Feedback Early and Often.


Susan LaMotte writes, “It’s time to face the reality of our workforce. We’re not the average.” The Call of the Average Worker (hint — it’s not you).


“We don’t really understand the consequences of using the tools.” John Sumser explores the issues with AI in Wonderland.


John Sumser speaks with Jason Roberts, Global Head Of Technology and Analytics, Randstad Sourceright. Jason has more than 16 years’ experience using big data to drive recruitment strategies for Fortune 500 companies. Listen to Jason Roberts on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss the latest news.


 

HRExaminer v10.28

A new faucet looks nice but it won’t fix a leaky pipe. Want to improve candidate experience? Change the piping. Read more from Felix Wetzel.


John Sumser walks through the important issues with Latency in AI and Intelligent Software.


“I know some folks who today consider the phrase ‘diversity of thought,’ a red flag and I understand why. It is a way out for folks looking for a way out.” Joe Gerstandt has A diversity of thoughts on diversity of thought.


John Sumser speaks with Elaine Orler, the co-founder and Chairman at TalVista. Elaine has been designing and implementing global HR solutions as a practitioner and a consultant for more than 20 years. Listen to Elaine Orler on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Ceridian, Alight, OneTrust, Vyopta, Payroll, Benefits Tech, and GDPR.
 

HRExaminer v10.27

Could we have made the first trip to the moon in 2019? It’s more than an interesting question from Michael R. Kannisto, P.h.D.


John Sumser explains What Puts the Intelligence in Intelligent Software.


John Sumser speaks with Jamie Troiano, PredictiveHR’s founder and CEO. With 20 years experience, Jamie launched PredictiveHR in 2016. In two short years, PHR has tripled in size and is on target to triple again in 2019. Listen to Jamie Troiano on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: StepStone acquires majority of Appcast, Funding news for Fellow.app, Paris-based HR tech company CleverConnect, London-based HR platform Clear Review, and RealWear. Plus, What Everyone Should Know About Employer Background Checks.
 

HR Tech: What Puts the Intelligence in Intelligent Software?

On July 2, 2019, in AI, HR Technology, HRTech, Intelligent Software in HR, by John Sumser
“It is easy to feel overwhelmed by emerging technology of any kind. The following is intended to give you a simplified foundation for understanding the new technologies that many in the market still call AI, but is better labeled Intelligent Software.” - John Sumser