HRExaminer v10.52

When William Kahn first introduced the concept of employee engagement thirty years ago, he noted that systematic productivity and performance differences between employees are due not so much to differences in talent or ability, but rather to motivation. Should We Pay People More if They Bring Their Whole Self to Work? Read more from Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic.



China Gorman suggests you forget about AI and HR Tech and focus on the humanity of your employees if you want a competitive and more engaged workforce. What’s Humanity Got To Do With It? Plenty.



Bad Leaders Stay In Power Because We Let Them. Mary Faulkner has a prescription to change that.



Dr. Todd Dewett illustrates The Problem with Corporate Values.



John Sumser speaks with Mike Gioja, the SVP of IT & Product Development at Paychex. Gioja has more than 35 years of experience in product management and strategy, as well as software and information technology. Listen to Mike Gioja on HRExaminer Radio.



 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #349: Mike Gioja SVP of IT and Product Development, Paychex

John Sumser speaks with Mike Gioja, the SVP of IT & Product Development at Paychex. Gioja has more than 35 years of experience in product management and strategy, as well as software and information technology. Prior to Paychex, he held senior leadership positions with companies including IBM, American Express, Fidelity, SAP, and PeopleSoft.
 

HRExaminer v10.51

Saying that ‘the computer made me do it’ won’t be a workable defense when things go sideways in your HR Tech deployments of Intelligent Tools and ‘AI’ systems. John Sumser shares his Key Principles for Intelligent Tools Deployment in HR (from the iCIMS iNFLUENCE Event).



Everybody looks at titles despite ‘corporate speak’ about holocracy being a magic elixir. Mary Faulkner explains that One of the Cold Realities of Corporate Life is That Titles Matter.



Of Women and Work. “It’s time to rethink our time, our work, our days, our values, and how we want to spend our lives.” - Heather Bussing



John Sumser speaks with Joe Hanna, the Chief Strategy Officer at Workforce Logiq and Managing Director of ENGAGE Talent. Listen to Joe Hanna on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Microsoft Dynamics 365 Human Resources, Modern Hire’s AI Code of Ethics, SVNDLY’s Contingent Workforce Management funding, the California Labor Law Crushing Freelancers, Facebook’s Payroll Data Theft, and the IBM Watson Exec That Claims They’re the only Big Player in their Segment.


 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #246: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On December 20, 2019, in HR Tech Weekly, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, by John Sumser
This week: Stacey and John discuss Microsoft Dynamics 365 Human Resources, Modern Hire AI Code of Ethics, SVNDLY Contingent Workforce Management funding, California Labor Law Crushing Freelancers, Facebook Payroll Data Theft, and IBM Watson Exec Claims They’re the only Big Player in their Segment.
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #348: Joe Hanna, Chief Strategy Officer, Workforce Logiq and Managing Director, ENGAGE Talent

John Sumser speaks with Joe Hanna, Chief Strategy Officer at Workforce Logiq and the Managing Director of ENGAGE Talent. Joe has extensive experience in enterprise applications, predictive analytics, and building technology businesses.
 

Key Principles for Intelligent Tools Deployment in HR (from the iCIMS iNFLUENCE Event)

On December 17, 2019, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Machines Learn and have Opinions. The Machine Recommends. Humans must make the decisions. The organization inherits the liability. Saying that ‘the computer made me do it’ won’t be a workable defense. Make sure your vendor discloses every aspect of their algorithms and test to see if the systems recommend your people.
 

HRExaminer v10.50

“There is no baseline for engagement to be tied to. As an employee it is natural that my engagement will rise and fall.” Paul Hebert makes the case for Measuring MTBED instead of Employee Engagement.



Management practices over the last century have focused on every aspect of productivity. Where does that leave creativity and innovation? Doug Shaw writes, “Good work often reveals itself slowly.” Does Productivity Kill Creativity and Innovation?



Neil McCormick and Dr. Chris Andrews tackle Payroll Reform in 2019.



John Sumser speaks with Elizabeth Clarke, the Executive Editor of Human Resource Executive. Elizabeth spent more than 25 years as a reporter and editor in South Florida before joining HRE. Listen to Elizabeth Clarke on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: John and Stacey discuss Stacey’s work on her upcoming book about the HR Tech Environment, iCIMS, Degreed Acquires Adepto, EddyHR Acquires Pay-Role HR Solutions, Paycom Announces LMS Enhancements, Workday reveals Products Exec Shuffle, and 10% of meetings workers book are FAKE.


 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #245: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On December 13, 2019, in HR Tech Weekly, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, by John Sumser
This week: John and Stacey discuss Stacey’s work on her upcoming book about the HR Tech Environment, iCIMS, Degreed Acquires Adepto, EddyHR Acquires Pay-Role HR Solutions, Paycom Announces LMS Enhancements, Workday reveals Products Exec Shuffle, and 10% of meetings workers book are FAKE.
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #347: Elizabeth Clarke, Executive Editor, Human Resource Executive

John Sumser speaks with Elizabeth Clarke, the Executive Editor of Human Resource Executive. Elizabeth earned a journalism degree from the University of Florida and then spent more than 25 years as a reporter and editor in South Florida before joining HRE.
 

HRExaminer v10.49

The old way of fixing Performance Management relied on tweaking ratings and competencies. What’s changed? Jamie Resker shows us the Sure Signs That Prove You’re On Top of Modernizing Performance Management.



Mary Faulkner has some great suggestions on how you can move your organization away from a “taste test” hiring process. The Pepsi or Coke Talent Taste Test.



Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic examines Why Some Leaders Are More Committed to Diversity.



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 From Dissonance to Resonance. Listen to Cecile Alper-Leroux on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey has a big update from HR Tech Fest in Australia, PageUp Acquires Clinch, Sage Continues Acquisition Spree With CakeHR, Hastee secures £208M, Q&A with Emily McEvilly, Workday’s First Chief Customer Officer, Google Founders step away from Google with CEO Sundar Pichai now assuming full control, and Google fired four employees over alleged data-security issues.