HRExaminer v10.55

There’s a path to realize the full potential of AI and intelligent software in HR but it isn’t one made with technology ideas engineered for the last century. John Sumser has a two-part series on User Interface Design Ethics for AI and Predictive Hiring Technology. Read part one here. In part two, John shares an example of how Manhattan-based Greenhouse Software is iterating the design of their tools to uncover where added intelligence and predictions can be most useful to their customers. Read part two here.



“People fall short of our expectations and do things that irritate and disappoint us,” writes Jamie Resker. Consider These Three Things Before You Engage In A Difficult Conversation.



When left unchecked, one act of bad behavior, triggers another, and so on, until morale and performance both tank. Jason Lauritsen explains how to Confront Bad Workplace Behavior to Protect Employee Engagement.



Dr. Todd Dewett has feedback about Coaching, where there’s an Abundance of Great Intentions.



 

HRExaminer v10.54

John Sumser writes, “Just as humans have unconscious bias, machines have uncoded bias. Machines are incapable of seeing things that aren’t measured.” Uncoded Bias in AI Hiring.



Get the simple overview on AI and Intelligent Software you’ve been looking for. John Sumser categorizes things nicely with, 6 Types of AI or Intelligent Tools in HR Tech.



Did you know that all algorithms and models in AI experience ‘drift?’ Yeah, they wear out! John Sumser exposes the heart of the problem in, Maintenance is the heart of AI Utility in HR Tech.



“If you do decide to go into federal Australian politics - go in with your eyes wide open.” Dr. Chris Andrews shares an insider perspective about, Women in Australian Federal Politics.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser dig into a couple of big topics this week. An Article in The Atlantic describes how At Work, Expertise Is Falling Out of Favor. Education Technology is the other big story where 2019 Global Edtech Investments Reached a Staggering $18.66 Billion.


 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #248: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On January 10, 2020, in HR Tech Weekly, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Stacey Harris and John Sumser dig into a couple of big topics this week. An Article in The Atlantic describes how At Work, Expertise Is Falling Out of Favor. EdTech is the other big story where 2019 Global Edtech Investments Reached a Staggering $18.66 Billion. Wow.
 

Uncoded Bias in AI Hiring

“Allowing machines to participate in and perhaps even dictate decisions in Human Resources raises a host of ethical considerations. After all, these systems control various forms of opportunity for the workforce. More precisely, they involve people’s livelihood, hopes and dreams.” - John Sumser

Maintenance is the heart of AI Utility in HR Tech

On January 7, 2020, in AI, HR Tech, HR Technology, HR Trends, Intelligent Software in HR, John Sumser, by John Sumser
John Sumser writes, “Maintenance. At the heart of intelligent tools (AI), deployment is a super-challenging question. Since all algorithms and models ‘drift’ (wear out), maintenance is a natural and important part of usage. But, maintenance is the hardest part of digital life.”
 

6 Types of AI or Intelligent Tools in HR Tech

On January 6, 2020, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Tech, HR Technology, HR Trends, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Let’s round up the broad categories of intelligent software and AI that are available to you in today’s HR Tech marketplace.
 

HRExaminer v10.53

Do We Have an AI Safe Word? Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. writes, “We may find that the use of these tools is completely unfounded, and creates at best a random outcome (and at worst a tool for automating systemic discrimination).”



The job interview is supposed to predict which candidate will be most successful and encourage that ideal candidate to accept an offer. Most interviews accomplish neither goal. Bob Corlett explains how to Make Better Hires using Evidence-Based Interviewing Part I.



Bob Corlett wraps-up his two-part series on how to Make Better Hires with Evidence-Based Interviewing Part II.



Heather Bussing covers AI in HR Tech: Discrimination and Bias.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss some of the most important topics of 2019. Standouts include Ethics in AI, HR Tech in Recruiting, the role of HR, the pace of change, and the importance of Workforce Planning.


 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #247: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On January 3, 2020, in HR Tech Weekly, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, by John Sumser
This week, Stacey and John discuss some of the most important topics of 2019. Standouts include Ethics in AI, HR Tech in Recruiting, the role of HR, the pace of change, and the importance of Workforce Planning.
 

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.