Flight Risk Thinking

“Used as a lens through which you can understand your organization better, flight risk analysis is a powerful tool. Like many things in the new world of intelligent tools, it’s not as useful in individual cases as it is in the aggregate.” - John Sumser
 

HRExaminer v10.42

John Sumser picks up where we left off last week with his reviews of the 12 award-winning technology wizards that make up The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist. Athena Karp’s HiredScore makes an amazing AI candidate discovery and matching “brain” that’ is used for sophisticated silo-specific search with results that seamlessly integrate with their client’s HR Tech stack.The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist: HiredScore - Data Driven Sourcing Technology.



KeenCorp is next up on The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist. John Sumser explains how KeenCorp analyzes a company’s digital communications to identify cultural ‘hot spots’ in need of attention. Check out KeenCorp’s Cultural Management Tool.



Mya is a well known chatbot that exemplifies the part of intelligent tool development that learns from doing. John Sumser has the details on Mya Systems - Conversational AI.



John Sumser talks about bias with Judd Kessler & Corinne Low who are both Associate Professors in the Business Economics and Public Policy Department at The Wharton School. They’ve just published a ground-breaking study on a new way to evaluate employer preferences for job candidates that they call Incentivized Resume Rating. Listen to Corinne Low & Judd Kessler on HRExaminer Radio.



On HRTech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser talk about the Workday Rising Event, SAP, and Glassdoor.


 

The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist: Mya Systems — Conversational AI

This is the fourth of twelve organizational profiles appearing on The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist. Mya is one of the best-known recruiting chatbot companies. Mya exemplifies the part of intelligent tool development that learns from doing.
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The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist: HiredScore — Data Driven Sourcing Technology

This is the second of twelve organizational profiles appearing on The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist. Founded in 2012, Athena Karp’s HiredScore is one of the foundation elements in New York’s burgeoning tech scene. Their AI candidate discovery and matching “brain” is used for sophisticated silo-specific search with results that seamlessly integrate with their client’s HR Tech stack.
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The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist: Capacity — Knowledge Management with Conversational Interface

This is the first of twelve organizational profiles appearing on The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist. Recently known as ‘Jane.ai,’ Capacity is a St. Louis-based knowledge management company. They provide intelligent process automation, business process automation, and robotic process automation.
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The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist

As part of our work on our annual report on intelligent tools and AI in HR, we evaluate the interview and survey process to identify companies to watch closely. Each of the twelve companies we’ve selected this year for our HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist represents a different value proposition and core functionality across the entire spectrum of the industry.
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It’s Not AI, but it is a Wonderland of Experimentation

“What I’ve found instead was an amazing wonderland of experimentation. The companies I’ve covered in our reports are all charting unique paths through technology in pursuit of demonstrable value. It is a new flavor of Research and Development.” - John Sumser
 

My Love Letter To Managers

On November 1, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, Industry Analysis, Leadership, Maren Hogan, by Maren Hogan
“Read any articles about struggling employees, companies or retention and you’ll soon find that whatever the issue is, and I do mean whatever, the answer is to blame the manager.” – Maren Hogan
 

Dissonance

On August 13, 2018, in Futures, Industry Analysis, John Sumser, Recruiting Wisdom, by John Sumser
It’s not possible to wade through everything you’d like to read, watch, discuss, or think about. The information explosion forces us all to specialize, but not without a cost.
 

When Companies Stop Innovating

The way to tell when a company has stopped innovating is when it starts filing lawsuits to protect the status quo.