HRExaminer v9.01

On January 5, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
In his article, Making a Little More Sense of AI in HRTech, John Sumser writes, “As with many early-stage technologies, initial assessments of the value of predictive tools have been off base.”

Your passion is not out in the world, it’s somewhere inside of you. John Sumser makes a case for how Passion is a Choice.

What most people think of as harassment or “wrongful” is neither — at least legally. Heather Bussing explains When Harassment is Legal.

In HRIntelligencer this week, MIT Professor Alex Pentland on The Human Strategy in AI, plus The War for AI Talent from Dr. John Sullivan, and much more.

On Episode 153 of HR Tech Weekly Stacey and John dig into the analysis of 2017 trends from Analyst Brian Sommer of Diginomica.

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Several years ago Dr. Todd Dewett penned, “Dewett’s Rules.” You’ll find them in Dr. Dewett’s book, The Little Black Book of Leadership. Recently, new bits of truth have begun to stick in his brain. Tap into his latest gems in, DEWETT’S RULES - PART 2.

Hiring requirements have to be based on a legitimate job requirement. Heather Bussing examines the flaws in how this works in the real world. Weight, Weight, Don’t Tell Me.

In HRIntelligencer this week, 188 Examples of AI in the wild. Measuring the Progress of AI Research. AI: What’s working and What’s Not.

John’s Guest On Episode 262 of HRExaminer Radio is Mark Willaman, the founder and CEO or HRmarketer.

On Episode 152 of HR Tech Weekly it’s Stacey and John’s annual review show for 2017. John and Stacey discuss the big trends, players, and technologies that shaped the year in HR Tech.

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Getting comfortable with being wrong is the secret to a lot of things. It’s a required skill for living and working with others. Heather Bussing explains why It’s good to be wrong.

The big company buys the small upstart. John Sumser points out how innovation is imported through acquisition when the Big Whales Swallow Smaller Fish.

In HRIntelligencer this week, we offer a few choice links focusing on AI ethics and accountability. Just what you need to read on a slow mid-winter’s day.

John’s Guest On Episode 261 of HRExaminer Radio is Michael Fauscette, the Chief Research Officer at G2 Crowd.

On Episode 151 of HR Tech Weekly: Indeed subscriptions, Quinyx Announces $12M Investment, Gores Group Sells Peoplenet, Paychex Introduces AccountantHQ, The HR robot for onboarding, and Microsoft Axes Arbitration in Sexual Harassment Cases.

HRExaminer v8.48

On December 15, 2017, in Doug Shaw, Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
How might we take the good intent behind creative thinking, and activate it, and give it a better chance of becoming useful? Doug Shaw gives us a head start in, What Happens When Creative Thinking Meets Creative Practice?.

Is Modest Disruption a Thing? Success is usually at the root of disruption. “Getting it right” almost always produces myopia that prevents further exploration. Success prevents learning. John Sumser has the analysis.

HRIntelligencer 1.29 Highlights: Ambient AI Is About to Devour the Software Industry, Artificial Intelligence Seeks an Ethical Conscience, and much more.

John’s Guest On Episode 260 of HRExaminer Radio is Jason Corsello, the SVP of Strategy and Corporate Development for Cornerstone. Jason is responsible for driving the company’s product innovation, go-to-market strategies, and new corporate initiatives.

On Episode 150 of HR Tech Weekly GDPR and HR Technology, OPM wants to kill off the HR IT Frankenstein monster, Microsoft acquires Workboard, Apple invests $390 million in maker of depth-sensing chips for iPhone X.

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Google and Facebook decided to enter the recruitment marketing industry, and Microsoft got serious about deep integration with LinkedIn. Jeff Dickey-Chasins maps the Shifting Sands in Recruitment Marketing.

Between political correctness and buzzword, double-speak, it’s almost impossible to understand what anyone really means. Heather Bussing discusses The Cult of Nice.

HRIntelligencer 1.28 Highlights: Principles for Accountable Algorithms, Digitization and the American Workforce, and Key Qualities To Look For In AI And Machine Learning Experts.

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Tanya Bakalov is the CEO and Founder of BetterSkills. Bakalov is an experienced Chief Executive Officer with a background in Go-to-Market Strategy, Global Delivery, Professional Services, SaaS, and Big Data. Listen to Tanya Bakalov on HRExaminer Radio.

On Episode 149 of HR Tech Weekly: Emotional Intelligence Tracking Tools, Cornerstone OnDemand Names Jeff Lautenbach as President of Global Field Operations, The Pummeling at Workday Was Long Overdue, and VitalSource Acquires Intrepid Learning.

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An 80% success rate is acceptable if you’re talking about tagging photos with artificial intelligence. What about sensitive areas like hiring? John Sumser explores the problems we might encounter When 80% is success.

Dr. Chris Andrews can’t see what makes an agile employee any more valuable than a regular flexible employee. Agile isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

HRIntelligencer 1.26 Highlights: The bidding war for qualified AI practitioners, FLUREE, the latest project from SilkRoad, Why Artificial Intelligence is Different from Previous Technology Waves, and Without Humans Artificial Intelligence Is Still Pretty Stupid, plus much more.

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HRIntelligencer 1.27 Highlights: Can A.I. Be Taught to Explain Itself? In 2018, the European Union will begin enforcing a law requiring that any decision made by a machine be readily explainable, on penalty of fines that could cost companies like Google and Facebook billions of dollars. Plus, much more.

We’ve got two episodes of HR Tech Weekly due to the Thanksgiving day holiday here in the U.S. Episode 147 Highlights: intelliHR announces opening of its IPO, UNLEASH Rolls Out Future Growth Plans and Appoints Mark Downey as Head of Strategy, IHRP and CIPD partner to advance HR community in Singapore, FCC chairman sets out to scrap open internet access rules, and the outlook for the Worldwide Natural Language Processing Market.

On Episode 148 of HR Tech Weekly: John’s update from the HRE Recruiting Trends and Talent Tech Conference, Ed Tech Company Instructure Acquires Video Learning Specialist Practice, NEOGOV Announces Purchase of FirstNet Learning, Is HR Ready for Blockchain Technology?, and WeWork Buys Meetup.

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Abhijit Bhaduri and Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic join us this week to talk about a better way to hire. They cover known problems in the hiring process like confirmation bias, and the less known, such as How to Hire Someone Who is Not Good at Communicating.

“What laid the foundation for the skyscraper? The elevator. Can it be quicker to go through solid rock? The London Underground.” Heather Bussing shares more about, A Brutal Simplicity of Thought.

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Heather Bussing notes that company culture is good. Sometimes. Read, Culture Paradox.

HRIntelligencer 1.25 Highlights: Resisting Reduction: Designing our Complex Future with Machines. The AI Now Report for 2017 – the State of the AI Art, plus much more.

John’s Guest On Episode 258 of HRExaminer Radio is Athena Karp, the Founder and CEO of HiredScore, an Artificial Intelligence HR technology company that powers the Global Fortune 500.

On Episode 146 of HR Tech Weekly This week: Kronos Workforce Dimensions stirs HR tech world, Entelo Strengthens Leadership Team, Google Search now shows estimated salary ranges for online job listings, LinkedIn launches Career Advice to connect you with a professional mentor, Google Docs is down and users are not impressed, The Uber London employment decision, Cisco: Most IoT projects are failing due to lack of experience and security.

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Victorio Milian asks, “I’m Privileged - What Now?” What do organizations do about Privilege?

“We’re moving into the other side of the looking glass. Our ‘wonderland’ is developing labels and categorizations without regard to their human consequences.” John Sumser has more in, Biased.

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HRIntelligencer 1.24 Highlights: The 10 Top Recommendations for the AI Field in 2017. Automation vs Humanization: The 21st-Century’s Two Most Powerful Trends, plus much more.

John’s Guest On Episode 257 of HRExaminer Radio is Karin Bootsma, the Vice President of Marketing at RiseSmart.

On Episode 145 of HR Tech Weekly Stacey Harris and guest host Erin Spencer Discuss how ADP Shareholders Re-Elected All 10 ADP Directors, Cornerstone Receives $300M from Silver Lake and LinkedIn, Rallyteam Secures $8.6 Million, Glint Closes $20 Million, Microsoft Word adds LinkedIn-powered Resume Assistant to Office 365, Google and Salesforce sign massive strategic partnership, and Ento takes a step up on HR stack.

HRExaminer v8.43

On November 3, 2017, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Mark Berry, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Much has been made in the last several years about the importance of business relevance in workforce analytics. But, there’s an overlooked factor of equal merit in successful workforce analytics projects. Mark Berry makes the case for Business Receptivity for Workforce Analytics: The Missing Link.

“I winced when the author described bias as having to do with patterns of numeric evaluation while completely ignoring the more important aspects of discrimination.” John Sumser is concerned this may be A Taste of Things to Come.

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HRIntelligencer 1.23 Highlights: John Sumser’s report on the current state of AI in HRTechnology is on sale now. DeepMind Ethics and Society. Are We Ready For A Workforce That is 50% Freelance? Plus, much more.

John’s Guest On Episode 256 of HRExaminer Radio is Dr. David Kippen, the CEO and Chief Strategist at Evviva Brands, an agency he co-founded with Cate Newsom in 2009.

On Episode 144 of HR Tech Weekly Stacey and John Discuss John’s report, The 2018 Index of Predictive Tools in HRTech: The Emergence of Intelligent Software, Stacey has Updates from HRTech World Event in Amsterdam, The Recruiting Trends Event, JazzHR Ropes in $6.6 Million, Shaker Receives a Growth Investment, and ServiceNow Purchases Mobile Platform SkyGiraffe.

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John Sumser just completed an extensive analysis of Artificial Intelligence in HRTech. He came away with the most coherent view of intelligent software in the HR and Recruiting space (you can find his new report here). The goal of John’s post this week is to provide a nexus for reviews, commentaries, and debates about the report. Plug in to the Discussion About The 2018 Index of Predictive Tools in HRTech: The Emergence of Intelligent Software.

It’s harder than ever to stay on top of the flow of massively conflicting claims about what works and what doesn’t in HR Technology. John Sumser puts things in order with some old fashioned Sense Making.

Joe Gerstandt points out that we have access to more information than ever before, but the vast majority of that information is still open to interpretation. What do you believe about the facts?

HRIntelligencer 1.22 Highlights: Voice recognition will transform these 5 industries. Three questions you should ask before investing in “AI” for HR, plus much more.

John’s Guest On Episode 255 of HRExaminer Radio is Jeanne Achille, the powerhouse founder and CEO of HR public relations firm, The Devon Group.