HRExaminer v8.35

On September 1, 2017, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Rob May, Weekly, by John Sumser
Bots are a big deal. They are now so pervasive that it’s hard to go through a day without having an interaction with one. Bots are Big: What Are They and Why Do They Matter?

Brandon’s insurance claim was filed, approved, and paid in 3 seconds. This is how AI-powered benefit claims will work in HR in the future. Read this week’s HRIntelligencer.

On Episode 136 Of HR Tech Weekly, Stacey Harris has an update on SuccessConnect, Ideal Raises $3M to Scale AI for Recruiting Platform, Gigster Lands $20 Million to Help Companies Hire On-Demand Software Teams, Oracle Needs One Critical Segment to Keep Growing, and Skype’s New ‘Interviews’ Feature Lets You Test Candidates Using a Real-Time Code Editor.

On HRExaminer Radio John speaks with veteran HR Tech analysts Stacey Harris and Bill Kutik. Listen in as they talk about some of the history and trends in HR Technology.

On Episode 29 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks with Steve Boese about the upcoming HR Technology Conference. Steve is the Co-Chair of the HR Technology Conference and a Technology Editor at LRP Publications. Listen to Big Ideas Radio.

HRExaminer v8.34

Learn how an approach inspired by Michelangelo could help you create new talent strategies. Read, What Michelangelo Can Teach Us About Talent Strategies: Part I.

In Chatbot Musings, John Sumser highlights some recent conversations he’s had while researching what he is calling, ‘machine led decision making.’

In this week’s HRIntelligencer, John Sumser shares McKinsey’s new report, Advanced analytics: Nine insights from the C-suite, and much more.

On Episode 135 Of HR Tech Weekly, Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss new funding for, Lumity, and Personio. Plus, Paychex Acquires HR Outsourcing, Mercer Expands their Digital HR Offering, and Human Resource Executive Welcomes Elaine Orler.

John’s Guest On HRExaminer Radio is Jill Witty, the Vice President of Talent & Operations at Entelo. Witty founded three business-to-consumer companies and holds a B.A. from Yale and an M.B.A from UCLA.

HRExaminer v8.33

On August 18, 2017, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Mary Faulkner, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
In An Open Letter to Job Seekers, Mary Faulkner writes, “We, the recruiting community, understand your frustration. We know that it’s tough to find a job.“

In this week’s HRIntelligencer, John Sumser shares The AI Entrepreneur’s Moral Dilemma: Should I Start a Company That Could Destroy Millions of Jobs?

On Episode 134 Of HR Tech Weekly, Stacey Harris and John Sumser Discuss the Big Legal Setback LinkedIn Suffered over hiQ Labs scraping profile data, Workday has acquired a customer management startup founded by ex-Googlers, and Uber now faces 20 years of privacy audits.

John’s Guest On HRExaminer Radio is John Vlastelica, the managing director of Recruiting Toolbox.

On Episode 28 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser Talks With George Anders about Surfing into a new Life. George is a contributing writer for Forbes magazine and writes frequently on issues related to talent, hiring, and the college-to-career pathway.

HRExaminer v8.32

On August 11, 2017, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Dr. Todd Dewett Weighs in the Right Blend Of Passion and Ambition At Work.

John Sumser shares Ten Ways HR Tech Leaders Can Make the Most of Artificial Intelligence In This Week’s HRIntelligencer.

On Episode 133 Of HR Tech Weekly Stacey Harris and John Sumser Discuss the Now Infamous Diversity Manifesto at Google.

John’s Guest On HRExaminer Radio is Co-Founder And President of Work Market, Jeffrey S. Wald.

On Episode 27 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser Talks With Anat Markus, The Head of Global HR Operations and Services At Teva Pharmaceuticals.

HRExaminer v8.31

On August 4, 2017, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Paul Hebert, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
John Sumser Kicks Off a Series on Culture this week. John Writes, “Culture Is the Aggregate of the Experience of All Stakeholders. The Largest Single Element, by Far, Is Employee Experience.” Read, Culture? 1.

Paul Hebert Is Sure to Get You Thinking in His Article, Employee Engagement is About Making Things Harder for Employees, Not Easier.

John Sumser Went to School at The MIT Media Lab and Shares His Class Notes In, People Analytics: MIT July 24, 2017.

There Is No Shortage of Forgettable Email Solicitations From HR and Recruiting Vendors. John Sumser Explains How the Best Ones Don’t Try to Sell You Anything at All. Read, How To Do It.

HRIntelligencer 1.10 Highlights: When Will Automation Reach Your Industry?, How to Understand Machine Learning Adoption in the Enterprise, What Tomorrow’s Business Leaders Need to Know About Machine Learning, Who Earns the Most in the Gig Economy?, Plus More.

On Episode 132 of HR Tech Weekly: John Sumser’s New Report on Artificial Intelligence, Stacey Harris Appointed to IHIRM Board, SyncHR Get $16 Million in Funding Led by NEA, Efficient Forms Announces Partnership With AltaLink Capital, and Facebook’s Plan to Convince Businesses Workplace Beats Slack and Microsoft Teams.

John Sumser talks with Eileen Clegg, A Visual Journalist and Founder of the Company, Visual Insight. She Is Known for Her Visual Facilitation of Human Interactions, and for Her History Timeline Murals. Listen to HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

On Episode 26 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser Talks With Dr. Dale A. Masi, Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland. Dr. Masi Is the Author of Fifteen Books and More Than Seventy Articles Dealing With EAPs, Evaluation, and Various Mental Health Issues. Listen to Big Ideas Radio.

HRExaminer v8.30

On July 28, 2017, in Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Robin Schooling, Weekly, by John Sumser
Are you launching a business in the Talent Acquisition space? Jason Seiden uncovers the potholes and speed bumps you’ll encounter on your journey in his article, Entrepreneurship in the Talent Acquisition Space.

“I’m a lawyer. My job is to get the best result I can for my client. Sometimes that means sending a man.” - Heather Bussing. Read, A World Full Of Bias & What To Do About It.

“What you do - and the way you do it - must be directly in line with why your role, function, and department exists.” - Robin Schooling in her article, HR Needs to be Purposeful.

HRIntelligencer 1.09 Highlights: The new ways the rich signal their wealth, How Subtle Class Clues Can Backfire on your Resume, McDonald’s Is Replacing 2,500 Human Cashiers With Digital Kiosks, If Your Company Isn’t Good at Analytics, It’s Not Ready for AI, and The Future is Emotional.

On Episode 131 of HR Tech Weekly: Strategic Hires at SuccessFactors and Zenefits, LinkedIn Profile Access Lawsuit, BetterWorks Sued Over Alleged Sexually Suggestive Assault, Employees Use Social Media to Expose Their Companies, Adobe Asks Major Firms to Help Them Kill Flash by 2020, Wisconsin Company With Microchip Implants, What HR Should Know About Drones, and $1.8M Fine for Firing Prescription Drug User.

John Sumser talks with Steven Rothberg, the President and Founder of College Recruiter. Steven founded the company in 1991 as a publisher of campus maps and employment magazines. By 2000, the business had morphed into the interactive recruitment media company that it is today. Listen to HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

HRExaminer v8.29

On July 21, 2017, in Bob Corlett, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Bob Corlett writes, “The “Millennial Worker” stereotype remains a big deal. At the heart of the “Millennial problem” is a broken value equation.” Read, The Mistake in Expecting Millennials to Pay Their Dues.

John Sumser was asked about his forecasts for 2018. He thought that the splintering of HR was an interesting place to start. Read, Ex Uno Plures. Out of One, Many.

Where do valuable tools with less exciting technology fit in? John Sumser considers the utility of “Good Enough Technology.”

HRIntelligencer 1.08 Highlights: The Power of AI to Manipulate Humans, AI Robots Learning Racism/Sexism/Prejudice From Humans, Can We Copy the Brain?, and Use deep learning even if your data isn’t that big.

On episode 130 of HR Tech Weekly: Google rolls out HR software, New Funding for Lever and Workato, Mercer invests in PayScale, New Partnerships for Infor Partners and ADP and also BambooHR and PlanSource, and more.

John Sumser talks with Carmen Hudson, Principal Consultant at Recruiting Toolbox, Founder of Recruiter Hunt, and co-founder of Talent42, a national conference for tech recruiters. Listen to HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

On Episode 25 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks with Doug Shaw about Doug’s current work that uses the arts as a lens through which to explore Organizational Development. Listen to Big Ideas Radio.

HRExaminer v8.28

On July 14, 2017, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
“Algorithms and machine learning isolate and purify the things that are unique to a culture. But, if you are trying to ‘improve’ the culture (and reduce its biases), it’s a different story. Read John Sumser’s article, Data is Biased.

John Sumser points out The Limits of AI in HR (or What It Really Costs).

John Sumser writes, “Generally, the people who think HR is somehow stuck are selling something. They either have a product that does an old thing in a new way or they are offering some form of transformative service.” From the Mouths of Babes.

HRIntelligencer 1.07: Google’s Quick Draw, Robots and Warehouse Jobs, Lessons from 3,000 technical interviews, Developers Who Use Spaces Make More Money Than Those Who Use Tabs, a Machine learning algorithm cheat sheet, and Robots are doing the work of $326,000-a-year Goldman Sachs employees.

On episode 129 of HR Tech Weekly: WeWork and Co-working Locations, MOVE Guides Funding, OnboardIQ Funding, Workday PaaS, UltimateHCM Forbes List, MercerInsights Digital Platform, and Net Neutrality and HRTech.

John Sumser talks with Don Charlton, the Founder & Chief Product Officer at Pittsburgh-based JazzHR, and widely regarded as a thought leader in the recruiting software industry. Listen to HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

HRExaminer v8.27

On July 7, 2017, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Neil McCormick, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Will the Function of HR Evolve or go the Way of the Dodo Bird? Neil McCormick shares his analysis.

John Sumser adds a new chapter to his series on the Risks, Ethics, and Liability of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data, and Predictive Analytics.

HRIntelligencer 1.06 has The Myth of a Superhuman AI, 8 Ways Machine Learning Is Improving Companies’ Work Processes, Data Science’s Dirty Little Secrets, and more.

On episode 128 of HR Tech Weekly: News from Microsoft, Newton, the Dave McClure scandal at 500 Startups, the DOL abandons overtime rule, and Harver Raises $8.1M to “Kill the Resume.”

John Sumser talks with Jason Lauritsen, a keynote speaker, author, advisor, and expert in employee engagement and workplace culture. Listen to HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

On Episode 24 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks with Vinnie Mirchandani, the President of Deal Architect. Mirchandani helps clients take advantage of disruptive trends before they go mainstream. His books, The New Polymath and The New Technology Elite have been called “innovation firehoses.” Listen to Big Ideas Radio.

HRExaminer v8.26

On June 30, 2017, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
John Sumser has a fascinating three-part series this week covering the risks, ethics, and liability being introduced to business by artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, and predictive analytics. Jump in to Part 1 on HR Enterprise Software Liability, then Part 2 covering Basic Ethics Questions, and finish with Part 3 on Questions for your Vendor.

“If you want to do what other people were doing last year, spend a lot of time navel gazing, and define success according to conventional standards.” Read, When Best Practices Don’t Work from Heather Bussing.

In HRIntelligencer 1.05, John Sumser shares Why robotic automation is stumbling, How Blockchains Could Transform AI, Why So Few People Major in Computer Science?, Auditing Black-Box Predictive Models, When AI Botches Your Medical Diagnosis, Will Robots Take My Job?, and how Google’s AlphaGo DeepMind works.

On episode 127 of HR Tech Weekly: New GuideSpark Product, Workday on Medium Enterprise Organizations, Facebook gives up on making the world more open, Google and Microsoft urging court to back gay workers, and European Commission hands Google record $2.72 billion fine.

John Sumser talks with China Gorman, a successful global business executive in the Human Capital Management (HCM) sector. China is a sought-after advisor and speaker bringing the CEO perspective to the challenges of building company culture. China is the author of Data Point Tuesday blog and is published in mainstream media properties like Fortune, TLNT, and Fast Company. Listen to China Gorman on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.