HRExaminer v10.85

John Sumser writes, “Another way of describing the next wave of organizational ethics driven by AI and intelligent tools is that it is nothing less than the stewardship of the organization.” Let’s put it this way, there are Questions about your AI Ethics.



John Sumser speaks with Kevin Parker, CEO and Chairman of the Board at HireVue. Long before it became a health imperative, HireVue was working to perfect video and virtual hiring. Listen to Kevin Parker on HRExaminer Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Indeed, ZapInfo, Skillsoft, Rippling, CloudPay, Thriver, and HBR 21 HR Jobs of the Future.


This may turn out to be one of the hardest times in history to find a job. Heather Bussing explains why Right now is the best time to be unafraid.



Employment Law Attorney Heather Bussing explains that revenge is like drinking poison and waiting for the other guy to die. The Revenge Contract.



 

Questions about your AI Ethics

“The entire organization, probably led by the HR Department, is entering a time of deep examination of organizational ethics. The questions that underly the development of an ethics process are about the ways in which we care for and protect the organization and its members.” - John Sumser
 

HRExaminer v10.84

Replacing anonymous surveys with open feedback has improved interpersonal dynamics and team results. Michael Carden shares the surprising Lessons from a year of open feedback in a group of forward-thinking enterprises.



Outdated employee and contractor information is a key roadblock on the road to faster productivity but AI can help. HiringSolved’s head of Product, Fara Rives has a fresh take. Talent Mobility - The Struggle Is Real and AI Can Help.



Jason Seiden writes, “If you read only a single article this year about how to lead an HR function, make this the one, it’ll make you smarter.” Five Steps for Making Smarter HR Tech Decisions.



What’s that got to do with Koala Bears? If there’s anyone that can explain what Koalas and dots have to do with losing track of people in data it’s Heather Bussing.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Gretchen Alarcon, ServiceNow, Moovila, Jason Seiden, Brainworks, Medio Smart Health Monitoring App, Data Sets, NLP, and Reopening Tech-Enabled Office Post-Covid.


 

Talent Mobility – The Struggle Is Real and AI Can Help

Outdated personnel information is a key roadblock to realizing the next leap in productivity. Fara Rives from HiringSolved looks at the three most common reasons employees and contractors don’t keep their information up-to-date and how AI can help.
 

What’s that got to do with Koala Bears?

“Every time we generalize about people or information or ideas, bits of detail get lost. To define something is to limit it. The very act of putting something complex and nuanced into a more general description, diminishes what is possible to convey about the thing itself. Representations are never complete.” - Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v10.83

“The ‘can technology solve bias’ question is an important part of a larger conversation. Interestingly, it may be that the outcomes delivered by intelligent tools are less important than the questions that they raise,” writes John Sumser. We Don’t Know If We Can Eliminate Bias From Tech.



John Sumser explains, “Just because we measure and model an organization doesn’t mean we understand it.” Based on Historical Inputs (you might want to consider your options).



Is Terminating an Employee a Good Thing? Heather Bussing offers some things to remember when you are getting ready to fire somebody.



John Sumser speaks with Dave Weisbeck, Chief Strategy Officer at Visier. Dave’s a seasoned software executive whose experience ranges from building development teams to growing multi-billion-dollar businesses. Listen to Dave Weisbeck on HRExaminer Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly The U.S. economy’s worst contraction on record, SAP, Qualtrics, Modern Hire, Sonru, Infosys, Reskill and Restart, COVID-19, T3 Innovation Network, and the Paychex PPP Loan Forgiveness Solution.


 

Based on Historical Inputs (you might want to consider your options)

Intelligent software can tell you a lot about the past and nothing at all about the future. That should be the thing you notice most about the score given a recommendation. It should be marked ‘based on historical inputs.’ John Sumser
 

HRExaminer v10.82

“This is the future, I thought. This is important. HR, I’m telling you now: the future of culture has a piece of work automation software sitting at its center. Jason Seiden explores The Culture Challenge: Individual Excellence Doesn’t Scale (until now).



Over the last three months Michael Kannisto, Stela Lupushor, Jon Stross, TJ Fjelseth, Heather Bussing, and John Sumser, have created ten issues of Small Scenarios for Changing Times. Through these small, tactical questions in each issue, we hope to help you envision the coming realities created by the coronavirus pandemic. View all the issues and get your free downloads (no email required).



“I want to discourage your overindulgence in impression management, because real leadership is about developing yourself in a manner that helps others see the complete you.” Dr. Todd Dewett invites you to Get Real and Show Your Ink.



John Sumser speaks with Martha Bird, a Business Anthropologist at ADP. Martha helps creates meaningful products by questioning and responding to the social and cultural dynamics of technology. Listen to Martha Bird on HRExaminer Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: 23rd Annual HR Systems Survey from Sapient Insights and Sierra-Cedar, Velocity Network, Blockchain Career Credentialing, COVID-19 Virginia Emergency Temporary Standard, Lattice Funding, and Performance Management.


 

HRExaminer v10.81

How much “unlearning” have you really done in your life? Paul Hebert explains how in the workplace created by the coronavirus Amnesia May be the Most Important HR Skill in the Future.



Most contracts have a bunch of words in them that no one reads. It doesn’t have to be this way. Heather Bussing shares One Little Secret about Writing Great Contracts.



Talla CEO Rob May, an AI automation specialist, shares how Hilton Hotels used AI to shorten their recruiting process by about 75%. 4 Things You Need to Know About Implementing AI.



The next time Jason Seiden has to make a big decision, he could really use someone who knows what the hell they’re talking about. Can We Please Bring Back the Experts Now?



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: PeopleStrong, Shelly Singh, Leapgen, SocialChorus, ServiceNow, Deloitte, and AI from Avrio.


 

HRExaminer v10.80

The pandemic has revealed existing problems within some institutions that were troubled long before anyone had ever heard of COVID-19. In this issue of Small Scenarios for Changing Times Heather Bussing, Michael Kannisto, and John Sumser look at the transition from school to work. Small Scenario № 10: Lost Generation.



There’s nothing like a crisis to trigger significant reform. Neil McCormick writes on Managing your Workforce post-pandemic.



Certain kinds of change are difficult for employees and diminish trust across your organization. Dr. Todd Dewett explains the steps that lead to Increased Trust.



What a treat. John Sumser speaks with his son Ray Sumser, a multimedia artist whose work explores underlying structural analogies between diverse art disciplines. Listen to Ray Sumser on HR Examiner Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss the upheaval in business and HR caused by societal changes and the coronavirus pandemic. Plus, Ultimate Software, Kronos, and Workplace Inequities.