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.


 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #231: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On August 23, 2019, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, by John Sumser
People Analytics Platform PredictiveHR Acquires Method3’s RPO Business, Fetcher & SmartRecruiters Partner To Provide a Next-Generation Outbound Recruiting Platform, Better Ways to Predict Who’s Going to Quit, and VR lets you fire a virtual employee to practice doing it for real. Topics include Engage Talent, PredictiveHR, People Analytics, Talespin, RPO’s, AI Ethics, SmartRecruiters, Fetcher, and How Systems Learn.
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #335: Andrew Marritt, Founder & CEO, OrganizationView

On August 21, 2019, in HRExaminer Radio, HRX Radio – Executive Conversations, John Sumser, Radio, by John Sumser
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. A hands-on data scientist he learnt to program in the 70s on a kit-built home computer. Andrew lives with his family in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Outside work he enjoys skiing, skeleton and long-distance swimming.
 

Fiddling While Rome Burns

On August 20, 2019, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
“Nero is a role model for doing the exact wrong thing at the exact wrong time. The HR profession is focused on doing the old stuff better. Without much debate, HR is moving to perfect its 20th-century mission and mostly ignoring its 21st Century obligations.” -John Sumser
 

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.


 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #230: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On August 16, 2019, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, by John Sumser
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. Topics include Recruiting, A.I. Flywheel, Social Responsibility, and HR Analytics.
 

How Google Converted Joy Into Long Term Customers

“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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HR Tech Weekly: Episode #229: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On August 9, 2019, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, by John Sumser
This week: 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. Topics: Deepfakes, AI, HR Tech, Bias, Diversity, and Recruiting.
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #334: Arthur Matuszewski, VP, Talent Acquisition at Better.com

On August 7, 2019, in HRExaminer Radio, HRX Radio – Executive Conversations, John Sumser, Radio, by John Sumser
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 the leading destination for home e-commerce scale from 7,000 to 14,000+ employees within two years. Arthur was also responsible for talent strategy at innovation consultancy Fahrenheit 212 and worked in general management at the global hedge fund Bridgewater Associates.