HRExaminer v10.84

Replacing anonymous surveys with open feedback has improved interpersonal dynamics and team results. Michael Carden shares the surprising Lessons from a year of open feedback in a group of forward-thinking enterprises.



Outdated employee and contractor information is a key roadblock on the road to faster productivity but AI can help. HiringSolved’s head of Product, Fara Rives has a fresh take. Talent Mobility - The Struggle Is Real and AI Can Help.



Jason Seiden writes, “If you read only a single article this year about how to lead an HR function, make this the one, it’ll make you smarter.” Five Steps for Making Smarter HR Tech Decisions.



What’s that got to do with Koala Bears? If there’s anyone that can explain what Koalas and dots have to do with losing track of people in data it’s Heather Bussing.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Gretchen Alarcon, ServiceNow, Moovila, Jason Seiden, Brainworks, Medio Smart Health Monitoring App, Data Sets, NLP, and Reopening Tech-Enabled Office Post-Covid.


 

HRExaminer v10.83

“The ‘can technology solve bias’ question is an important part of a larger conversation. Interestingly, it may be that the outcomes delivered by intelligent tools are less important than the questions that they raise,” writes John Sumser. We Don’t Know If We Can Eliminate Bias From Tech.



John Sumser explains, “Just because we measure and model an organization doesn’t mean we understand it.” Based on Historical Inputs (you might want to consider your options).



Is Terminating an Employee a Good Thing? Heather Bussing offers some things to remember when you are getting ready to fire somebody.



John Sumser speaks with Dave Weisbeck, Chief Strategy Officer at Visier. Dave’s a seasoned software executive whose experience ranges from building development teams to growing multi-billion-dollar businesses. Listen to Dave Weisbeck on HRExaminer Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly The U.S. economy’s worst contraction on record, SAP, Qualtrics, Modern Hire, Sonru, Infosys, Reskill and Restart, COVID-19, T3 Innovation Network, and the Paychex PPP Loan Forgiveness Solution.


 

HRExaminer v10.82

“This is the future, I thought. This is important. HR, I’m telling you now: the future of culture has a piece of work automation software sitting at its center. Jason Seiden explores The Culture Challenge: Individual Excellence Doesn’t Scale (until now).



Over the last three months Michael Kannisto, Stela Lupushor, Jon Stross, TJ Fjelseth, Heather Bussing, and John Sumser, have created ten issues of Small Scenarios for Changing Times. Through these small, tactical questions in each issue, we hope to help you envision the coming realities created by the coronavirus pandemic. View all the issues and get your free downloads (no email required).



“I want to discourage your overindulgence in impression management, because real leadership is about developing yourself in a manner that helps others see the complete you.” Dr. Todd Dewett invites you to Get Real and Show Your Ink.



John Sumser speaks with Martha Bird, a Business Anthropologist at ADP. Martha helps creates meaningful products by questioning and responding to the social and cultural dynamics of technology. Listen to Martha Bird on HRExaminer Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: 23rd Annual HR Systems Survey from Sapient Insights and Sierra-Cedar, Velocity Network, Blockchain Career Credentialing, COVID-19 Virginia Emergency Temporary Standard, Lattice Funding, and Performance Management.


 

HRExaminer v10.81

How much “unlearning” have you really done in your life? Paul Hebert explains how in the workplace created by the coronavirus Amnesia May be the Most Important HR Skill in the Future.



Most contracts have a bunch of words in them that no one reads. It doesn’t have to be this way. Heather Bussing shares One Little Secret about Writing Great Contracts.



Talla CEO Rob May, an AI automation specialist, shares how Hilton Hotels used AI to shorten their recruiting process by about 75%. 4 Things You Need to Know About Implementing AI.



The next time Jason Seiden has to make a big decision, he could really use someone who knows what the hell they’re talking about. Can We Please Bring Back the Experts Now?



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: PeopleStrong, Shelly Singh, Leapgen, SocialChorus, ServiceNow, Deloitte, and AI from Avrio.


 

HRExaminer v10.80

The pandemic has revealed existing problems within some institutions that were troubled long before anyone had ever heard of COVID-19. In this issue of Small Scenarios for Changing Times Heather Bussing, Michael Kannisto, and John Sumser look at the transition from school to work. Small Scenario № 10: Lost Generation.



There’s nothing like a crisis to trigger significant reform. Neil McCormick writes on Managing your Workforce post-pandemic.



Certain kinds of change are difficult for employees and diminish trust across your organization. Dr. Todd Dewett explains the steps that lead to Increased Trust.



What a treat. John Sumser speaks with his son Ray Sumser, a multimedia artist whose work explores underlying structural analogies between diverse art disciplines. Listen to Ray Sumser on HR Examiner Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss the upheaval in business and HR caused by societal changes and the coronavirus pandemic. Plus, Ultimate Software, Kronos, and Workplace Inequities.


 

HRExaminer v10.79

Before we bring people back to work, reimagine what is necessary. Heather Bussing and John Sumser suggest Rethinking Work in Small Scenario № 9.



“How can we reasonably expect people to recall, write, and talk about performance twelve months ago?” Jamie Resker explores Performance Management during the Coronavirus Pandemic.



Don Weinstein from ADP is back for another dynamic conversation with host John Sumser (Don’s last appearance on HR Examiner was on Episode #339 in September of last year). Listen to Don Weinstein is on HRExaminer Radio.



Bob Corlett examines how the pandemic is making radical changes to What the Modern Executive Search Firm Looks Like.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Workforce Institute at Kronos Appoints New Executive Director, New Study from Redthread Research on Women, Performance Management, and COVID-19. Plus, Doom and Gloom, People Analytics, and Rethink.


 

HRExaminer v10.78

What happens after the furlough? Heather Bussing, Michael Kannisto, and John Sumser are back with the next issue of Small Scenarios for Changing Times. Small Scenario 8: After the Furlough.



Jeff Dickey-Chasins explores Coronavirus Impacts in the Recruitment Marketing Industry.



John Sumser speaks with Eyal Grayevsky, CEO and co-founder of Mya, home of their conversational AI recruiting assistant. Listen to Eyal Grayevsky on HRExaminer Radio.



On last week’s HR Tech Weekly: The Supreme Court protects LGBTQ workers, 20/20 GeneSystems New FDA COVID-19 Antibody Tests for HR. Plus, this week’s TalentSoft, ADP, and SAP events.


On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Workday launches Workday Help, Journeys, and People Analytics. Plus, Microsoft and Workday Announce Strategic Partnership, and Degreed Raises $32M to Expand Career Mobility Platform.


 

HRExaminer v10.77

TJ Fjelseth, the CHRO at Socrates AI joins Heather Bussing and John Sumser with the next issue of Small Scenarios for Changing Times. It’s about the explosion of employee generated questions and conversations arising from the coronavirus pandemic. Conversation - The Heart of the Organization.



John Sumser writes about Jeff Hunter, a seasoned innovator who founded Talentism six years ago with the idea of realizing human potential. Now, they’re using their Principles for Purpose in a Pandemic to help navigate the coronavirus crisis.



HR scenario planning expert Michael R. Kannisto, P.h.D looks at how Coronavirus and COBOL collided recently in the New Jersey state unemployment system. The Peculiar Persistence of Technology.



John Sumser speaks with Shon Burton, the CEO of HiringSolved, a leading AI company in the HR Tech industry. Shon designed RAI, HiringSolved’s AI recruiting assistant that’s been called the “Siri for recruiting.” Listen to Shon Burton on HRExaminer Radio.



 

HRExaminer v10.76

John Sumser highlights a surprising trend in his video talk on Where We Are Right Now with AI and Intelligent Tools. Learn the key points companies need to understand in order to successfully implement systems and gain their full benefits.



Jon Stross, President and co-founder of Greenhouse shares his experiences with culture, leadership, and socially distant meetings during the pandemic and unrest. Small Scenario 6 - Meeting Palindromes: Sometimes, Leading is Letting Go.



Heather Bussing explains how All emotions are powerful energy that bring us important information (and how to bring emotions to work).



John Sumser speaks with Michael Rosenbaum, Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Arena. Arena applies predictive analytics and machine learning to rewire the labor market around outcomes. Listen to Michael Rosenbaum on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and the Sierra-Cedar Systems Survey both have a new home at Sapient Insights. Plus, BLS Unemployment Rate Kerfuffle, Data Integrity, IBM, Oracle, Facial Recognition, and People Analytics.


 

HRExaminer v10.75

In Hiring Einstein: Small Scenario #5 the focus is on hiring neurodiverse people (free download)). Heather Bussing, Michael R. Kannisto, P.h.D, and John Sumser continue their collaboration on Short Scenarios, a series of digestible papers that tackle the HR and Recruiting issues emerging from the coronavirus pandemic.



What about Performance Management in the time of COVID-19? “How can we reasonably expect people to recall, write, and talk about performance twelve months ago?” There are answers and Jamie Resker has some.



“Telling the truth becomes scary for our companies and creates all kinds of work challenges, some funny and others tragic.” Jason Seiden talks about Making Truth Safe.



John Sumser speaks with Yvette Cameron, co-founder and EVP of Velocity Career Labs where Yvette is working to develop the “Internet of Careers” for credentials. Listen to Yvette Cameron on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: The Coronavirus Pandemic, Racial Discrimination, Cutover, Bonusly, Reading on Race and Technology, Signal, Google, and College Graduates.