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.



 

The Uncoded Bias in AI Hiring

Behind the uncoded bias in AI hiring are machines participating in and perhaps even dictating hiring decisions.

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
 

HRExaminer v12.02

Heather Bussing explains how the pandemic demands that we reimagine our indispensable work. Reimagining What is Necessary Work During the Coronavirus Pandemic.



Jon Stross and his Greenhouse co-founder noticed that certain ways of leading and communicating during the pandemic suddenly snapped into focus while previous methods no longer fit the scene. Sometimes Leading Means Letting Go During the Pandemic (Lessons Learned in Zoom Rooms).



After the Furlough there are five things you should do to prepare for your employees’ return. John Sumser has more.



Recognizing AI in our HR Tech means trying to remember, in the onslaught of machine opinion, that by accepting the machine’s opinion you are making a decision. John Sumser has more in, Can we recognize baked-in AI in HR Tech in order to manage it properly?



 

Can we recognize baked-in AI in HR Tech in order to manage it properly?

“AI is quickly becoming a table-stakes commodity. Since it will often be unlabeled, the question will be, ‘How do we recognize it?’ This is not the discovery of a rarity, it’s remembering to be effective in the flow of recommendations, suggestions, forecasts, probabilities, and interpretations that fill our every transaction. Recognizing AI means trying to remember, in the onslaught of machine opinion, that by accepting the machine’s opinion you are making a decision.” - John Sumser
 

After the Furlough

On January 6, 2021, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
After you have evaluated and implemented all of the COVID-19 health and safety protections, there are five things you should do to prepare for your employees’ return.
 

HRExaminer v12.01

Our systems were not designed to scale during an abrupt shift from centralized to distributed work. TJ Fjelseth, CHRO of Socrates.ai expands on the Conversations emerging during an abrupt shift from centralized to distributed work.



What should modern bereavement leave look like in pandemic times? Surely, the standard three days of paid leave to say farewell won’t cut it. Read, Modern Bereavement Leave in Pandemic Times from John Sumser.



Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. explains that college recruiting has a strict timeline and with each passing day the class of 2020 faced the prospect of being excluded from the recruiting process. The Lost Generation of College Recruits.



Neurodiverse people often possess remarkable technical and problem-solving capabilities. They end up surfacing insights that others miss. Heather Bussing has more about Hiring Neurodiverse People.



John Sumser asks you to consider who is really important at your company. Instead of paying attention to the people with charisma and connections, you need to focus on people with competence. 8 Steps to Identify Your Everyday MVP Employees During The Pandemic.



 

Modern Bereavement Leave in Pandemic Times

“The shock of so much death has been profound. Most organizations are not prepared for a workforce with PTSD. There is no way for your EAP to handle what’s happening. Grief is rarely talked about openly, and almost never in the workplace. That’s all changed.” - John Sumser