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HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #270: Noel Webb

On March 21, 2018, in HRExaminer Radio, HRX Radio – Executive Conversations, Radio, by John Sumser
John Sumser speaks with Noel Webb, the co-founder and CEO of Karen HR (a cognitive recruiting assistant).
 

HRExaminer v9.11

On March 16, 2018, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
While PWC’s latest report on the impact of AI and automation focuses on how robots will take our jobs, a different finding drew our interest. ‘Learning mishaps’ occur when a machine doesn’t have all of the information but gives a recommendation or makes a decision anyway. John Sumser has more in, Preparing for the Change or Machines Have Bad H(AI)R Days.


“Why is it so hard for marketing people to understand that any surveys they generate will always be suspect?” Survey Says: John Sumser isn’t having any.


HRIntelligencer 2.10 Highlights: This week is another layer of myth-busting. Great management comes from anticipating the worst case while preparing to execute the best. Our droning-on about the risks of AI is the best way I know to get you ready for the inevitable.


John Sumser speaks with Heather Bussing about the intersection of technology and people (notably, bias in new technologies). Heather is an employment lawyer, writer, and photographer. Listen to Heather Bussing on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Updates From the Ultimate Software Connections 2018 Users Conference, Bullhorn Acquires Talent Rover and JobScience, PredictiveHR Secures Funding and Creates Alliance With TrenData, and Paycor Adds to Leadership Team.
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #163: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On March 15, 2018, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, Radio, by John Sumser
Updates From the Ultimate Software Connections 2018 Users Conference, Bullhorn Acquires Talent Rover and JobScience, PredictiveHR Secures Funding and Creates Alliance With TrenData, and Paycor Adds to Leadership Team.
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #269: Heather Bussing

On March 14, 2018, in HRExaminer Radio, HRX Radio – Executive Conversations, Radio, by John Sumser
John Sumser speaks with Heather Bussing, an employment lawyer, writer, and photographer who tries not to believe everything she thinks.
 

HRExaminer v9.10

On March 9, 2018, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
“Harnessing AI requires a different kind of thinking. This is not more of the same old software. The products and services offered in HR Tech under the rubric of AI make decisions and recommendations that used to be the province of human beings. We don’t really know if they are any good at it. We don’t really understand the consequences of using the tools.” John Sumser takes us through the looking glass in, A(lice) I(n) Wonderland.


Where do valuable tools with less exciting technology fit in? John Sumser considers the utility of, “Good Enough Technology.”


HRIntelligencer 2.09 Highlights: Think of this week’s issue as your trip to the bleeding edge farmer’s market. There are no crystal clear answers about anything in the emerging technology.


John Sumser speaks with Loren Larson, the CTO at HireVue, an experienced product development executive. Listen to Loren Larson on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Scout Exchange Announces $100M in Funding to Accelerate Growth of Recruitment Marketplace, Degreed Announces New CEO and $42 Million Series C Funding, Salesforce tapped for CBP human resources work, New Algorithm Lets AI Learn From Mistakes, Become a Little More Human. Topics: #Learning #AI
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #162: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On March 8, 2018, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, Radio, by John Sumser
This week on HR Tech Weekly: Scout Exchange Announces $100M in Funding to Accelerate Growth of Recruitment Marketplace, Degreed Announces New CEO and $42 Million Series C Funding, Salesforce tapped for CBP human resources work, New Algorithm Lets AI Learn From Mistakes, Become a Little More Human. Topics: #Learning #AI
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #268: Loren Larson

On March 7, 2018, in HRExaminer Radio, HRX Radio – Executive Conversations, Radio, by John Sumser
John Sumser sits down with Loren Larson, the CTO at HireVue. Loren is an experienced product development executive leading teams building innovative technology in a wide range of technology areas ranging from embedded software to large-scale SaaS.
 

HRExaminer v9.09

“Innovation, risk taking, and rule-breaking seem to disappear once a person reaches a certain level. Bucking tradition doesn’t seem quite as sexy when your newly gained power and influence is at stake.” Mary Faulkner has more in, Leadership and the Fear of Losing Everything.


We received a reply to last week’s article, Fiddling While Rome Burns, from the Emperor himself. Thankfully, Michael Kannisto was able to miraculously channel Nero’s Reply.


Everyone’s chasing the ‘new’ at the expense of why - especially when it comes to technological change. John Sumser has some ideas about how to refocus in his article, Why Aren’t We Asking These Questions in HR?


HRIntelligencer 2.08 Highlights: Think of this week’s issue as your trip to the bleeding edge farmer’s market. There are no crystal clear answers about anything in the emerging technology.


On HR Tech Weekly: There’s a fresh wave of funding in HR Tech with Joberate, Nomad, Strive Talent, ClickIQ, and Peakon raising money. RealMatch Rebrands as pandoIQ and Launches AI-Enabled Job Ad Platform, Collective Health Bets Employers Are Fed Up With Health Expenses, Apple is launching medical clinics for its employees, and in GDPR related news, Google has received 2.4 million ‘right to be forgotten’ URL delisting requests and fulfilled 43%.
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #161: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On March 2, 2018, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, Radio, by John Sumser
There’s a fresh wave of funding in HR Tech with Joberate, Nomad, Strive Talent, ClickIQ, and Peakon raising money. RealMatch Rebrands as pandoIQ and Launches AI-Enabled Job Advertising Platform, Collective Health Bets Employers Are Fed Up With Health Expenses, Apple is launching medical clinics for its employees, and in GDPR related news, Google has received 2.4 million ‘right to be forgotten’ URL delisting requests and fulfilled 43%.
 

HRExaminer v9.08

John Sumser writes, “Currently, a series of new forces are quickly reshaping the HR playing field. Meanwhile, the bulk of the HR profession’s attention is focused on doing the old stuff better. It’s like making better film or faster horses.” Fiddling While Rome Burns


Heather Bussing points to essential blogs that help us understand what the world is like for others, to appreciate the obstacles that humans experience daily because of their skin color. Why Black Blogs Matter.


Joe Gerstandt writes, “I will know that we are serious about humanizing the workplace when that is where we begin. In any endeavor involving human beings, inclusion must be the first priority, the first practice, it must be the first product.” Inclusion Comes First.


HRIntelligencer 2.07 Highlights: This week, we illuminate the science of changing your mind, a nonsense blue sky proposal, a look at online courses in AI, Apple watch medical breakthroughs, planning for GDPR and resource-rich pointers to NLP and crypto.


On HR Tech Weekly: John and Stacey Discuss Performance Management, Recruiting, and Payroll. Elsewhere, there’s a slew of new funding for Reflektive, Adecco Group, Vettery, Dynamic Signal, DailyPay, and CrystalKnowsMe. Last up, the Iowan Project Wants to Identify Skilled Tech Workers Who Have Left the State.