HRExaminer v10.60

On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser analyze the big news; Ultimate Software and Kronos have merged to create an HR Tech powerhouse.


John Sumser shares 9 Trends Shaping AI & Intelligent Tools in HR Tech.



Performance Management is evolving into a continuous conversation model. Jamie Resker shares 8 Tips for Moving to the Continuous Performance Management Model.



John Sumser highlights the important issues with Latency in Intelligent Software and AI.



John Sumser speaks with Viktor Mirovic, the owner and Chief Financial Officer at KeenCorp, a state-of-the-art predictive people analytics tool in the HR Tech space. Listen to Viktor Mirovic on HRExaminer Radio.



HRExaminer v10.59

With Predictions Everywhere, Here are 9 Trends from John Sumser that are Shaping AI and Intelligent Tools in HR Tech.


Michael R. Kannisto, P.h.D. has a great question. Could we have made the first trip to the moon in 2020?



John Sumser explains What Puts the Intelligence in Intelligent Software and AI Hiring Tools?



John Sumser speaks with Liz Wessel, Co-founder and CEO of WayUp. Liz has been featured as one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30, named one of the “18 Coolest Women in Silicon Valley” by Business Insider. Listen to Liz Wessel on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: SmartRecruiter HiringSuccess Conf, Walk Me’s new CFO, Visier Announces Chief Sales Officer, SD WORX Acquires Pointlogic, Ceridian hiring in Canada, iCIMS & Ceridian Partnership, Workforce Logiq New Predictive Labor Report, Google closes AI Accountability gap.


 

HRExaminer v10.58

John Sumser wraps up his five-part series on AI and Intelligent Software Implementation in HR. If you haven’t read the first two articles, you can catch up here.

This week, John covers Data Cleanliness, Data Model Standards, and Process Governance. Next, John explains How To Evaluate an AI or Intelligent Software Vendor Solution. In the conclusion, John shares 40 Key Questions for Evaluating your Prospective AI Vendor.



John Sumser speaks with Chris Havrilla, the VP of HR Technology & Solution Provider Research at Bersin, Deloitte Consulting. Listen to Chris Havrilla on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: New Select HR Tech Event, CareerBuilder’s New Employment Screening Partner, Koch Industries Acquires Infor, Digital Health with Mercer, ADP State of the Workforce and Shadow Workforce Reports, plus IBM Blockchain.


 

HRExaminer v10.57

Should you purchase an AI Suite or a Point solution? Do you have the right objectives for launching a new intelligent tool in your organization? John Sumser looks at these and other elements of your project in Part II of AI and Intelligent Software Implementation in HR.



Jason Lauritsen writes, “We all need a solid foundation of relationships in our lives. That is where our work should begin.” Read, 3 Lessons for Building a Better Life and Helping Your People Do the Same.



“The most overused phrase has to be ‘employer value proposition.’ You join the tribe and POOF. It’s like taking your blindfold off in a Febreze commercial.” Susan LaMotte has the full explanation in, Employer Brand: Member of the Tribe.



Dr. Chris Andrews and Neil McCormick discuss the need for a globally recognized approach to managing Data Quality and Integrity in HR.



On HR Tech Weekly: Workforce Logiq and The Working Best Awards, The “Internet of Careers” Platform Using Blockchain, ServiceNow, and Passage AI.


 

HRExaminer v10.56

“From an operations perspective, the most important thing to know about intelligent software is that the narrower the problem, the better it works.” John Sumser digs into AI and Intelligent Software Implementation in HR.



Human Capital Reporting has a new international look — it’s standardized. For the first time we can have meaningful, comparative information. Neil McCormick puts the yardstick to Human Capital Reporting.



John Sumser speaks with Athena Karp, the founder and CEO of HiredScore, an artificial intelligence HR technology company that powers the global Fortune 500. Listen to Athena Karp on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly’s special Saturday show: Oracle Hires Amazon Web Services Exec As New CMO, Cornerstone Acquires Clustree, PageUp Launches Recruitment Marketing Software, Phenom People raises $30M for AI Recruitment Platform, and Modern Health raises $31M to Accelerate Reach of Mental Health Benefits.


On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss how Paychex is Among Fortune Magazine’s Most Admired Companies in 2020, Paycom will join the S&P 500, Personio, the German HR platform for SMEs raised $75M, ServiceNow Acquires Loom Systems, and we wrap up with The Randstad 2020 Talent Trends Report.


 

HRExaminer v10.55

There’s a path to realize the full potential of AI and intelligent software in HR but it isn’t one made with technology ideas engineered for the last century. John Sumser has a two-part series on User Interface Design Ethics for AI and Predictive Hiring Technology. Read part one here. In part two, John shares an example of how Manhattan-based Greenhouse Software is iterating the design of their tools to uncover where added intelligence and predictions can be most useful to their customers. Read part two here.



“People fall short of our expectations and do things that irritate and disappoint us,” writes Jamie Resker. Consider These Three Things Before You Engage In A Difficult Conversation.



When left unchecked, one act of bad behavior, triggers another, and so on, until morale and performance both tank. Jason Lauritsen explains how to Confront Bad Workplace Behavior to Protect Employee Engagement.



Dr. Todd Dewett has feedback about Coaching, where there’s an Abundance of Great Intentions.



 

HRExaminer v10.54

John Sumser writes, “Just as humans have unconscious bias, machines have uncoded bias. Machines are incapable of seeing things that aren’t measured.” Uncoded Bias in AI Hiring.



Get the simple overview on AI and Intelligent Software you’ve been looking for. John Sumser categorizes things nicely with, 6 Types of AI or Intelligent Tools in HR Tech.



Did you know that all algorithms and models in AI experience ‘drift?’ Yeah, they wear out! John Sumser exposes the heart of the problem in, Maintenance is the heart of AI Utility in HR Tech.



“If you do decide to go into federal Australian politics - go in with your eyes wide open.” Dr. Chris Andrews shares an insider perspective about, Women in Australian Federal Politics.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser dig into a couple of big topics this week. An Article in The Atlantic describes how At Work, Expertise Is Falling Out of Favor. Education Technology is the other big story where 2019 Global Edtech Investments Reached a Staggering $18.66 Billion.


 

HRExaminer v10.53

Do We Have an AI Safe Word? Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. writes, “We may find that the use of these tools is completely unfounded, and creates at best a random outcome (and at worst a tool for automating systemic discrimination).”



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 explains how to Make Better Hires using Evidence-Based Interviewing Part I.



Bob Corlett wraps-up his two-part series on how to Make Better Hires with Evidence-Based Interviewing Part II.



Heather Bussing covers AI in HR Tech: Discrimination and Bias.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss some of the most important topics of 2019. Standouts include Ethics in AI, HR Tech in Recruiting, the role of HR, the pace of change, and the importance of Workforce Planning.


 

HRExaminer v10.52

When William Kahn first introduced the concept of employee engagement thirty years ago, he noted that systematic productivity and performance differences between employees are due not so much to differences in talent or ability, but rather to motivation. Should We Pay People More if They Bring Their Whole Self to Work? Read more from Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic.



China Gorman suggests you forget about AI and HR Tech and focus on the humanity of your employees if you want a competitive and more engaged workforce. What’s Humanity Got To Do With It? Plenty.



Bad Leaders Stay In Power Because We Let Them. Mary Faulkner has a prescription to change that.



Dr. Todd Dewett illustrates The Problem with Corporate Values.



John Sumser speaks with Mike Gioja, the SVP of IT & Product Development at Paychex. Gioja has more than 35 years of experience in product management and strategy, as well as software and information technology. Listen to Mike Gioja on HRExaminer Radio.



 

HRExaminer v10.51

Saying that ‘the computer made me do it’ won’t be a workable defense when things go sideways in your HR Tech deployments of Intelligent Tools and ‘AI’ systems. John Sumser shares his Key Principles for Intelligent Tools Deployment in HR (from the iCIMS iNFLUENCE Event).



Everybody looks at titles despite ‘corporate speak’ about holocracy being a magic elixir. Mary Faulkner explains that One of the Cold Realities of Corporate Life is That Titles Matter.



Of Women and Work. “It’s time to rethink our time, our work, our days, our values, and how we want to spend our lives.” - Heather Bussing



John Sumser speaks with Joe Hanna, the Chief Strategy Officer at Workforce Logiq and Managing Director of ENGAGE Talent. Listen to Joe Hanna on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Microsoft Dynamics 365 Human Resources, Modern Hire’s AI Code of Ethics, SVNDLY’s Contingent Workforce Management funding, the California Labor Law Crushing Freelancers, Facebook’s Payroll Data Theft, and the IBM Watson Exec That Claims They’re the only Big Player in their Segment.