graphic for The 2019 Index of Intelligent Technology in HR Tech

 

Good Contracts

On August 21, 2018, in Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Policies, by Heather Bussing
“Contracts don’t have to be pages of incomprehensible legal mumbo-jumbo. They can be clean and simple and understandable.” – Heather Bussing
 

Don’t Assume: Find Out What Is Real

Susan LaMotte discusses the cost of HR policies that rely on leadership assumptions that are out of touch or based on outdated employment experience.
 

Why WeWork’s Vegetarian Policy Won’t Work

“WeWork recently announced a new policy saying that it would not serve meat at its events. I just don’t think that policies that force employees to eat a certain way are either the right way to treat employees or an effective way to save the planet.” – Heather Bussing
 

Shepherd’s Result Triangle

On July 6, 2018, in Heather Bussing, Policies, Social Media Policy, by Heather Bussing
“Most people and companies are good at figuring out their goals. And many are pretty good at showing they care, well, at least about themselves. But knowing what you want and caring about it is exactly the right place to start.” – Heather Bussing
 

Why Best Practices Suck

“Shouldn’t we learn from others and determine the most effective way to reach our goals, benchmark our progress, and achieve success? Best practices are only best if you’re just practicing. And I have no clue what a benchmark really is, or what you do with one.” – Heather Bussing
 

Where People and Tech Collide

Why should you care about product managers? Because these are the people designing how you work.
 

Chances are, someone you work with is depressed

On February 8, 2018, in Discrimination, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Policies, by Heather Bussing
The important thing to understand is that HR is not in a position to make the determination as to whether someone is depressed, or whether the depression is potentially protected as a disability.
 

Should You Trash Your Policy Manual?

On January 11, 2018, in Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Policies, by Heather Bussing
Policies are not a good way to manage. Policies don’t fix performance, attendance, or behavior issues. So, what if you got rid of your policy manual?
 

When Best Practices Don’t Work

If you want to do what other people were doing last year, spend a lot of time navel gazing, and define success according to conventional standards.
 

It’s not just information, it’s evidence

On October 28, 2015, in Data, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HR Scoop, HRExaminer, Leadership, Policies, Social Media Policy, by Heather Bussing
Everything, especially everything at work, is on the record. It’s not just information, it’s evidence.