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HRExaminer v9.16

On April 20, 2018, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Machines are easier to fool than people. For starters, the machine assumes that the data is clean. John Sumser maps out the unnerving possibilities for Gaming the Retention Model.


John Sumser discusses the transition from enterprise to intelligent HR software. Watch his TED Talk here.


As John Sumser points out, it is impossible for a machine to know what it doesn’t know. Latency is the difference between what the machine knows and reality. Read, What Doesn’t Quite Work 2: Data Ages Like Fish.




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HRIntelligencer Highlights: Europe Divided Over Robot Personhood, The Scientific Paper is Obsolete, The Robots Are Killing Tesla, The End of Scale, Walmart’s Future Workforce: Robots and Freelancers, and “Should We Treat Data as Labor?”


On HR Tech Weekly: Workday Event and Natural Workspaces, Ceridian IPO could raise $441M, Company Security in the HR Department, Kronos Acquires Assets of Advanced Payroll Systems, Staffing Firm Adecco Enters Education With General Assembly Acquisition, PE Firm Invests in Deal to Merge PowerSchool and PeopleAdmin, and Tech firms (including Microsoft and Facebook) vow not to aid government cyber attacks.
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #168: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On April 20, 2018, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, Radio, by John Sumser
Workday Technology Analyst Event, This year’s Sierra-Cedar Survey, Ceridian IPO could raise $441M, Company Security and the HR Department, Kronos to Acquire Assets of Advanced Payroll Systems, Workday Natural workspaces, Staffing Firm Adecco Enters Education With General Assembly Acquisition, Canadian Private Equity Firm Invests in Deal to Merge PowerSchool and PeopleAdmin, and Tech firms, including Microsoft, Facebook, vow not to aid government cyber attacks.
 

HRExaminer v9.15

On April 13, 2018, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
John Sumser begins an exploration of the limits of current thinking on intelligent software in management, particularly Human Resources Management. What Doesn’t Quite Work 1.


John Sumser writes, “Just like comparing a Swiss Army Knife to a single purpose blade, comparing point solutions to suite solutions is a sort of silly thing.” Read, Suite vs Point Solutions (From A Facebook Conversation).


HRIntelligencer Highlights: “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.” - 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. Listen to Hessam Lavi on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Vettd Launches First AI Powered HR Deep Neural Network Platform, Paycom’s Growth (new Rochester office and strong stock performance), Welltok Raises $75 Million in Funding, News in the Assessment Space from outmatch and Shaker, and Life after data regulation: What a post-Facebook world might look like.
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #167: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On April 13, 2018, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, Radio, by John Sumser
Vettd Launches First AI Powered HR Deep Neural Network Platform, Paycom’s Growth (new Rochester office and strong stock performance), Welltok Raises $75 Million in Funding, News in the Assessment Space from outmatch and Shaker, and Life after data regulation: What a post-Facebook world might look like.
 

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

On April 10, 2018, in HRExaminer Radio, HRX Radio – Executive Conversations, 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.
 

HRExaminer v9.14

On April 6, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Tom Janz, Weekly, by John Sumser
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, 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

On April 4, 2018, in HRExaminer Radio, HRX Radio – Executive Conversations, Radio, by 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.
 

HRExaminer v9.13

On March 30, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Jamie Resker, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
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, 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.
 
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