HRExaminer v11.00

We’ve got a whole week of amazing videos from John Sumser covering different impacts of the pandemic on the workforce.



 

HRExaminer v10.99

We’re wrapping up our four-part series on Assessing Values in Online Technology. Michael Kannisto, Tejal Raval, Zachary Harper, and Anum Malik conducted a 90-day study where they racked up 450+ hours watching demos, asking questions, and working to understand the business model and technical approach of 110 companies. In part three they cover the assessments, trends, and tips to buyers and sellers. In part four they showcase all the data (don’t miss the company directory).



It’s The End of the Heroic Response Period in the Coronavirus Pandemic. Watch John Sumser’s video about the impacts on the workforce from sustained traumatic stress.



On HR Tech Weekly: Analyst Event updates from Stacey and John on Ultimate Software, Ceridian, and iCIMS. Plus, Yvette Cameron’s move to SVP of Product Strategy at Oracle Cloud HCM after Gretchen Alarcon’s departure to ServiceNow. Don’t miss Creepy HR, Data Collection, Privacy, the Federated Identity Initiative, Velocity, and competing Skills Networks.



John Sumser speaks with Mike Carden, an HR futurist and the co-founder of Joyous, the inventor of Open Employee Feedback. A published author, Michael won the Writemark Plain English Award and the Bayer Innovators Award and also crashed a plane into the sea. Listen to Mike Carden on HRExaminer’s Executive Conversations Podcast.



 

HRExaminer v10.98

HR Technology-based Workplace Health and Safety tools are joining the front lines to combat the coronavirus pandemic and they couldn’t come soon enough. Watch John Sumser’s video on some of the amazing ways HR (and HR Tech) Can Address Workplace Health and Safety during the Coronavirus Pandemic.



“When I was researching and writing The 2020 Index of Intelligent Tools in HR Technology I needed some expert help with an important line of inquiry - assessing values in online technology. Michael Kannisto assembled a dynamic team and conducted a study on tools that purport to measure values. We’ll be covering their report in this multi-part series. This is part one. It’s great stuff.” - John Sumser Assessing Values in Online Technology.



We covered the abstract and methodology in the first article in this series and today we look at a summary of the ten things learned by Michael Kannisto, Tejal Raval, Zachary Harper, and Anum Malik in their research. Assessing Values in Online Technology - Part 2.



On HR Tech Weekly John and Stacey discuss SmartRecruiters, Jobspotting, SAP, Emarsys, Planful, Hibob, Textio, HabitAware, Keen2, Data, Privacy, RPA, AI, Ethics, SMB, Internal Communications, Wearables, and John’s upcoming Amazon Halo testing.



John Sumser speaks with Mike Gioja, the SVP of IT & Product Development at Paychex. They discuss the latest offerings at Paychex and the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic internally at Paychex and on the services they’ve developed to help their clients with COVID-19. Listen to Mike Gioja on HRExaminer’s Executive Conversations Podcast.



 

HRExaminer v10.97

Not to be missed, John Sumser puts on a Jobs and Skills Masterclass dialed-in for work both during and after the coronavirus pandemic.



On this special HR Tech Weekly, Stacey and John discuss the most important news and best presentations from The 2020 Annual HR Technology Conference & Exposition.



On HR Tech Weekly Episode #291, John and Stacey cover SAP, Gately, ELMO, Paycom, SHRM, Eightfold, Leena AI, Chatbots, UKG, Beekeeper, Walmart, and Robots!



Let’s put it this way, it’s probably best if you’re the one to Unearth Your A.I. Ethics with these Questions. Learn more with John Sumser.



“You’ve rolled out of bed at some point in your life to dark thoughts about dealing with someone at work that is making your life a living hell.” Heather Bussing explains How to Deal With Weasels (AKA Weasel Management).



 

HRExaminer v10.96

The same idea of a flywheel that Jim Collins used as a metaphor for momentum in his book, Good To Great is a model HR can use to create a cycle of positive feedback loops inside of the HR Data initiative I’ve been discussing. John Sumser has more in, Building the Computational HR Flywheel in The Emerging HR Data Department.



What questions are you employing to inform your HR response to the coronavirus pandemic? A group of HR leaders and specialists developed The Small Scenarios Series to help.



Each year as part of the work for our annual report on Intelligent software and AI we identify a short list of companies to watch closely. Here are the 12 outfits we have our eyes on. The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist.



Erin Spencer shares A Death in the Family (from an HR Perspective). “Aside from the complications of emotions ranging from grief to relief, we also have the fun of funeral logistics. My Disney touring plans are color-coded. The plans for Grandma’s funeral were almost as complex, but unlike a planned Spring Break trip this time off was not arranged in advance.”



John Sumser speaks with Jeanne Achille, Founder and CEO of The Devon Group. It’s John and Jeanne’s annual pre-HR Tech Conference show.



 

HRExaminer v10.95

There’s a developing need for a new role that can manage a dizzying array of technological tools and operational complexity in a landscape dotted with legal and cultural landmines. John Sumser has more in, The HR Product Manager in the Emerging HR Data Department.



John Sumser looks at the myriad technologies that the HR Product manager is likely to shepherd in their role. CONCLUSION - The HR Product Manager in the Emerging HR Data Department.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss the upcoming Virtual HR Tech event and Prezi introduces dynamic video teaching tools as education moves online.



Heather Bussing explains Why Less is More with Policies.



Employee engagement is at an all-time high while 30 million Americans are out of work. What’s that about? Jason Lauritsen digs into why Employee Engagement Is About To Get Much More Difficult.



 

HRExaminer v10.94

A new era in HR management will evolve over the next two to five years. Read more from John Sumser in, The Emerging HR Data Department.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John have a far-ranging conversation about the state of HR Tech and the reality of living and working in what we’ll call “The United Nations of COVID.”



Dr. Todd Dewett writes, “You cannot choose civility over candor. Civility is vital, but without candor it is useless.” Civility vs. Candor - It’s not an either/or Equation.



Can Your Team Recover from Workplace Drama? People’s lives and sanity depend on how you handle things. So does your company’s bottom line. So taking care of yourself as you move through the drama is the most important thing. Heather Bussing offers some good advice.



The world we want is simple and controllable. Technology is not. Heather Bussing explores the intersection of Time and People and Technological Change.



 

HRExaminer v10.93

AI and Intelligent Software such as Machine Learning depend wholly on the analysis of past data. John Sumser shines the spotlight on AI Ethics: and how Machines Only Know the Information They Have.



Heather Bussing writes, “Discrimination comes from our fear that someone is going to take something away from us that we want - relationships, jobs, money, stuff.” So, How Do People Change Their Minds About Discrimination?



Heather Bussing provides the introductions to simplifying your business problems. Meet Shepherd’s Result Triangle.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Visier, People Analytics, SAP, Oracle, Google, WFH, Safety, Trustsphere, Practitioners, HRExecutive, Top HR Products of 2020, George LaRocque, and Unleash.



John Sumser speaks with Henry Vasquez and Ike Bennion, Cornerstone’s Principal Product Manager and Principal Portfolio Marketing Manager. Together, they touch every part of Cornerstone’s product development and marketing strategy. Henry Vasquez and Ike Bennion are on HRExaminer Radio.



 

HRExaminer v10.92

Mark Millett and Jamie Resker discuss the catalyst and outcome for dropping annual performance reviews at A.I.M. Mutual Insurance. Dropping Annual Reviews While Still Measuring Performance.



Will the future of work expose incompetent leadership? Lewis Garrad and Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic argue that if we want competent leaders then we need to change what we’re looking for in our executives.



Mary Faulkner discusses how the pandemic has shone a spotlight on HR’s capabilities to think around corners and solve unexpected problems. How will this change the role of HR in redefining the “new normal?” HR’s Evolution During the Pandemic.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: IHRIM, Phenom People, My Ally, Paycor, 7Geese, Oracle, Workday, AnyVision, Alexa, Diversity, Safety, COVID-19 Facial Recognition & Voice Analysis.



John Sumser speaks with Ken Matos, Ph.D., the Director of People Science at Culture Amp. Ken leads a global team of psychologists and researchers who provide clients with actionable advice on collecting, understanding, and acting on employee feedback. Ken Matos, Ph.D. is on HRExaminer Radio.



 

HRExaminer v10.91

When it comes to bias in AI you’ll hear two prevailing views. One assumes that people are the problem while the other sees them as the solution. John Sumser explores the two viewpoints in his article, Take 2 HR Viewpoints on AI Bias and Call Me in the Morning.



Psst, Do You Really Know How to Ask a Great Question? Heather Bussing writes, “Lawyers use leading questions to get people to say things they would avoid saying if given the chance: Isn’t it true that you ate the last Thin Mint? Then you opened the shortbread, didn’t you? And now the cookies are all gone, aren’t they? And I asked you to save me some, right?”



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss HR’s responsibility for Health & Safety, Paylocity adds Asynchronous Workplace Communication to Video, OutMatch Acquires LaunchPad, Microsoft Teams is launching ‘virtual commutes,’ and the U.S. Labor Department may make it easier to treat workers as independent contractors.



John Sumser speaks with David Karandish, the Founder and CEO of Capacity, an enterprise artificial intelligence SaaS company. John and David dig into AI-native support automation platforms. Listen to David Karandish is on HRExaminer Radio.