Suite vs Point Solutions (From A Facebook Conversation)

On April 11, 2018, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Just like comparing a Swiss Army Knife to a single purpose blade, comparing point solutions to suite solutions is a sort of silly thing. The question that’s missing is, ‘how do you tell when it’s important to use best of breed solutions and what are the tradeoffs?’
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #273: Hessam Lavi

On April 10, 2018, in HRExaminer Radio, HRX Radio – Executive Conversations, John Sumser, Radio, by John Sumser
John Sumser speaks with Hessam Lavi, the Director of Product at SmartRecruiters. He previously co-founded Jobspotting, a smart recommendation engine for job seekers which was acquired by SmartRecruiters in 2017. Previously, Hessam managed a team at Google for four years, working with search quality. Hessam holds an MSc degree in Cognitive Science with a Computer Science emphasis from Lund University, Sweden.
 

HRIntelligencer v2.13

On April 10, 2018, in HR Intelligencer, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Navigating the evolution of this emerging generation of automated technology is a global concern. At the same time, important quality issues, such as reproducibility of results, are coming to light as the first wave is installed.
 

What Doesn’t Quite Work 1

On April 9, 2018, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
John Sumser begins an exploration of the limits of current thinking on intelligent software in management, particularly Human Resources Management.
 

HRExaminer v9.14

Why is a white man moderating this panel?” Jason Lauritsen was on the receiving end of that question during a recent panel he moderated about Women in Leadership. Jason shares his experience in his article, Gender at Work. We know what works when it comes to selecting the best candidates but that doesn’t stop us from tossing that all aside when we finally make a hire. Tom Janz, outlines how we get off track in, Candidate Selection: What Works and Why We Ignore It.


HRIntelligencer Highlights: “Algorithms become policy. When you purchase an AI product, you are buying a policy that is much harder to change than something in a policy manual.” - John Sumser


John Sumser speaks with Craig Shoneman, the Offering Management Director in the IBM Talent Management Solutions Business. Craig is responsible for defining the strategy and roadmap for IBM’s talent acquisition and Watson Talent capabilities. Listen to Craig Shoneman on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: John and Stacey discuss the Greenhouse Open event, MOVE Guides Unveils their New Brand, Topia, Textio expands its AI to help craft better recruiting messages, and Recruit Holdings Acquires Canadian Job Site Workopolis.com.
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #166: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On April 6, 2018, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, Radio, by John Sumser
This week: John and Stacey discuss the Greenhouse Open event, MOVE Guides Unveils New Brand, Topia, Textio expands its AI to help craft better recruiting messages, and Recruit Holdings Acquires Canadian Job Site Workopolis.com.
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #272: Craig Shoneman

John Sumser speaks with Craig Shoneman, the Offering Management Director in the IBM Talent Management Solutions Business. Craig is responsible for defining the strategy and roadmap for IBM’s talent acquisition and Watson Talent capabilities.
 

HRIntelligencer v2.12

On April 3, 2018, in HR Intelligencer, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
“Algorithms become policy. Maybe that’s enough to say. When you purchase an AI product, you are buying a policy that is much harder to change than something in a policy manual. Algorithms become policy that is rigidly enforced.” – John Sumser
 

HRExaminer v9.13

For the foreseeable future, smart machines using machine learning and AI will struggle to keep abreast of actual circumstances. Without our help, they will make things simple for us without the real conversations required to reach useful decisions. John Sumser has more in, Treat Your Machines With Respect.


Our visiting performance management expert, Jamie Resker, shares the process on How to Make Pay Decisions Without Annual Reviews and Ratings.


HRIntelligencer Highlights: This week, we focus on the changes and advances in the technology. In particular, the recent Uber crash is likely to slow down the evolution of autonomous cars.


John Sumser speaks with Jonathan Kestenbaum, the Managing Director of Talent Tech Labs. He is a lawyer by education, and an entrepreneur and investor by trade. Listen to Jonathan Kestenbaum on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: John and Stacey discuss the 2018 LEHRN Expo. Also, Randstad Sourceright launches “Talent Velocity,” and Ascendify Launches Aspire, an AI-Powered Career Assistant.
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #165: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On March 30, 2018, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, Radio, by John Sumser
This week, John and Stacey discuss Stacey’s notes on the 2018 LEHRN Expo. Also, Randstad Sourceright launches “Talent Velocity,” and Ascendify Launches Aspire, an AI-Powered Career Assistant.