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HRExaminer v9.26

Is it Time for “Employee Engagement” To Fork? “The best the business world can do when trying to figure out how to encourage employees to add value is to label it ‘engagement’ and create proxy measures for it.” - Paul Hebert


Is bias fair? Nope. Is it legal? No. Is it real? Yes. Heather Bussing weighs in on Discrimination vs. Reality.


HRIntelligencer Highlights: “When most vendors talk about bias and its management with AI, they are really talking about compliance.” - John Sumser


John Sumser speaks with Jodi McDermott, Chief Product Officer at SHL. Jodi has over 20 years of experience in digital technology, analytics, and product management. Listen to Jodi McDermott on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: News from Paychex, Percipio, and the researchers that tricked Watson AI into seeing cats as ‘crazy quilts’ and ‘cellophane.’
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #178: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On June 29, 2018, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, Radio, by John Sumser
This week: Paychex Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2018 Results, Percipio Surpasses 1,000 Customers in its First Year, and Researchers trick Watson AI into seeing cats as ‘crazy quilts’ and ‘cellophane.’
 

HRExaminer v9.25

This week, Bob Corlett finishes his two-part series on Evidence-Based Interviewing.


The truth is, ‘No’ sucks. But no also lets you move on. Heather Bussing shares The Gift of No.


John Sumser will tell you, crap detection and critical thinking skills are the survival techniques of the 21st century. The Executive Crapometer vs. Predictive Data.


Susan LaMotte writes about the knee-jerk reaction that often follows the discovery of shiny new data. Read Susan’s post on Data Fatigue.


On HR Tech Weekly: News on Degreed, Pathgather, iCIMS, Saba, Upwork, Beamery, and much more.
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #177: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On June 22, 2018, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, Radio, by John Sumser
Degreed Acquires Learning Experience Platform Pathgather, iCIMS Hosts First Partner Summit, HR Workforce Staffing Ratios Reach All-Time High, Tilr Brings Its Skills-Based Staffing Platform To 12 New Cities, New Saba Video Recognition And Rewards, New HR Data From Upwork Reveals Talent Shortages Lead To Workforce Strategy Innovation, And Beamery Closes $28m Series B Funding.
 

HRExaminer v9.24

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 makes The Case For Evidence-Based Interviewing: Part 1.


We are all amateur psychologists. Unsurprisingly, this has big implications for HR, in particular talent management. Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic explains why HR’s Biggest Enemy Is Not What You Think.


HRIntelligencer Highlights: “AI systems spend their time looking for refinements to a repeatable rule set. The difference between these two notions is exactly where human value matters.” - John Sumser




Special Event Announcement
The HCM Master Class: Princeton
with Jeanne Achille and John Sumser

Understanding the Human
Capital Marketplace, its Evolution,
and its Future.


Friday (all-day) June 29, 2018
Optional Museum & Dinner Thursday, June 28th
Historic Nassau Inn Palmer Square
Princeton, New Jersey

Learn More »




John Sumser speaks with Jonathan Duarte, a veteran CEO and Founder in the HR Tech industry, having started GoJobs.com, one of the first job boards, in 1996. His most recent company is GoHire.com. Listen to Jonathan Duarte on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Workday is busy with acquisitions, adding both Rallyteam and Adaptive Insights, Homebase Launches Hiring With $20M in Funding, Raet And Talentsoft Sign Strategic Partnership, Pymetrics Open-Sources Audit AI, and Plum Uses AI To Hire Unearthed Gems Missed by Traditional Hiring.
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #176: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On June 15, 2018, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, Radio, by John Sumser
Workday Acquires Talent Agency Platform Rallyteam To Bolster Machine Learning Capability and Financial Modeling Startup Adaptive Insights, Homebase Launches Hiring With $20M in Series B Funding, Raet And Talentsoft Sign Strategic Partner Agreement, Pymetrics Open-Sources Audit AI – An Algorithm Bias Detection Tool, and Plum Uses AI To Hire People ‘That Never Would Have Been Discovered Through A Traditional Hiring Process.’
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #280: Jonathan Duarte

On June 13, 2018, in HRExaminer Radio, HRX Radio – Executive Conversations, Radio, by John Sumser
John Sumser speaks with Jonathan Duarte, a veteran CEO and Founder in the HR Tech industry, having started GoJobs.com, one of the first job boards, in 1996. Over the last 22 years, Jonathan has built recruiting software companies across the spectrum and his most recent company is GoHire.com.
 

HRExaminer v9.23

On June 8, 2018, in Chris Havrilla, Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
New systems often fail to displace old tools and can end up creating even more work. Chris Havrilla shares proven leadership solutions to help you innovate without sliding backwards. Keeping your Eyes on the Prize: A Parable for Leading AI / System Innovations.


Creativity thrives in wide open spaces and impossible constraints. Best practices are all about playing it safe and avoiding risk. You can’t have it both ways. Heather Bussing explains more in, Why Best Practices Suck.


The Tao of HR. “At the core, the role of the HR team is to take care of all the things people worry about when they aren’t worrying about work.” - Dwane Lay




Special Event Announcement
The HCM Master Class: Princeton
with Jeanne Achille and John Sumser

Understanding the Human
Capital Marketplace, its Evolution,
and its Future.


Friday (all-day) June 29, 2018
Optional Museum & Dinner Thursday, June 28th
Historic Nassau Inn Palmer Square
Princeton, New Jersey

Learn More »




John Sumser speaks with Devin Wardell Cook, Fulbright Scholar and the Executive Producer of the Inclusive Innovation Challenge launched under Devin’s leadership at the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy. Listen to Devin on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Cornerstone Convergence update from Stacey and John, IBM and Cornerstone Expand Strategic Relationship, Kronos Launches Kronos Workforce Ready in France, HR Tech startup Structural raises $2.5 million, PageUp reports ‘unauthorized activity’ and data breach, and Microsoft purchases GitHub and launches Underwater Data Center in Scotland.
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #175: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On June 8, 2018, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, Radio, by John Sumser
Cornerstone Convergence update from Stacey and John, IBM and Cornerstone Expand Strategic Relationship, Kronos Launches Kronos Workforce Ready in France, HR Tech startup Structural raises $2.5 million, SaaSy HR outfit PageUp reports ‘unauthorised activity’ and data breach, and Microsoft purchases GitHub and launches Underwater Data Center in Scotland.
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #279: Devin Wardell Cook

On June 6, 2018, in HRExaminer Radio, HRX Radio – Executive Conversations, Radio, by John Sumser
John Sumser speaks with Devin Wardell Cook, Fulbright Scholar and the Executive Producer of the Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC) launched under Devin’s leadership at the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy. Devin’s expertise lies in accelerating entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial ecosystems for economic growth.