HRExaminer v10.74

“Now every executive search firm is called upon to reconsider who we serve, what services we offer, and how we deliver those services.” Bob Corlett shares his experience of how the coronavirus pandemic is ushering in The Era of the Modern Executive Search Firm.



“One of the most enduring hallmarks of any effective innovation culture is the ability to deal with sacred cows.” Dr. Todd Dewett explains more in an excerpt from his forthcoming book, Live Hard. Sacred Cows Make Great Barbeque.



“It’s frustrating when managers let patterns of underperformance perpetuate.” Jamie Resker explains why this happens and how to fix it. Help Your Manager to Give You Feedback Early and Often.



I Don’t Know. Is Learning By Mistake How We Learn Best? You can bet Heather Bussing knows.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Unemployment, Job Boards, Changing Industries, and Recovery during the coronavirus pandemic. Plus, Salary.com, Workday, Salesforce, and Amazon.


 

HRExaminer v10.73

It’s easy for AI that learns from decisions made by your company in the past to fall behind. Learn how AI Latency can impact your decisions and outcomes with John Sumser.



Even today, it’s a rare organization that has real accountability relative to inclusion. Joe Gerstandt shares his experience with How Inclusion Really Happens.



John Sumser speaks with Simon Oldham, the Co-founder and CEO of QJumpers. QJumpers is focused on finding the best candidate in the shortest amount of time using a blend of established and state-of-the-art technology. Listen to Simon Oldham on HRExaminer Radio.



Ian Bailie is the Managing Director of the myHRfuture Academy. John talks with Ian about how the myHRfuture Academy is equipping the current generation of HR Professionals with next gen skills. Find out about the myHRfuture Academy with Ian Bailie on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss iCIMS, Opening.io, Paychex, Amazon, Uber, Zoom, Unemployment, Agile HR, NLP, AI, ML.


 

HRExaminer v10.72

What impact does a global pandemic have on the Recruitment Marketing industry? For example, remote work options currently marketed by employers as a benefit may soon become a given. Jeff Dickey-Chasins explores how Coronavirus will affect the recruitment marketing industry.



Paul Hebert looks at how COVID-19 impacts HR’s role now and over the next decade. Can HR Do The Job Required by the Coronavirus Pandemic?



“Hiring managers get no love. And maybe-just maybe-that’s why recruiting is so broken.” - Jason Seiden. Need to Fix Your Recruiting? Hiring Managers Hold the Key.



John Sumser speaks with Christian Sendler, the Co-Founder and CTO of Giraffe. Founded in 2019, Giraffe offers a fresh take on people analytics and assessment. Listen to Christian Sendler on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: John and Stacey discuss how the coronavirus pandemic is reshaping working norms, plus, Ascentis, Cornerstone OnDemand, Saba, and Phil Saunders.


 

HRExaminer v10.71

Stela Lupushor joins the Small Scenarios for Changing Times project with a bit on the downsides of Zoom and the impacts on people from decentralized work. Get your free download in the article. Small Scenario 4: Zoomerang.



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. Or did they? The Curious Persistence of Technology.



Security expert Sam Bocetta discusses HR’s role in How To Strengthen the Human Component of the Security System.



John Sumser speaks with Stacy Chapman, CEO and co-founder of SwoopTalent, an automated talent data management platform. Stacy has been in HR Tech for more than 25 years. Listen to Stacy Chapman on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Layoffs, Unemployment, & Contingent Workforces in the Coronavirus Pandemic, plus Cognizant, Collaborative Solutions, Workday, VNDLY, CareerArc Video AI, ServiceNow, 4Facility, App4Mation, and Grant Thornton.


 

HRExaminer v10.70

We continue the Small Scenarios for Changing Times project from John Sumser, Heather Bussing, and Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. This issue is on MVP employees - Modern Succession Planning for Operational Continuity. Get your free download in the article. Small Scenarios 3: MVP’s.



The Small Scenarios project covers systems that have been broken by the discontinuity we are experiencing in the coronavirus pandemic. About the Small Scenarios Project.



The way we work has been fundamentally changed forever by the coronavirus pandemic. Mary Faulkner hopes it will help us rethink old truths and emerge stronger. The Crucible Reimagined.



“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 Strayer LaMotte explains more in, Employer Brand and The Rules of Your Tribe.



John Sumser speaks about People Analytics with David Green, Executive Director and Member of the Board at Insight222. David Green is on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Small Scenarios, HR Ethics, Recruiting, Reopening, HR Experience, SAP SuccessFactors, Factorial, BambooHR, Topia, Ultimate Software, and Conference Board.


 

HRExaminer v10.69

John Sumser, Heather Bussing, and Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. continue their series, Small Scenarios for Changing Times, with a focus on bereavement leave. Get your free download in the article. Small Scenarios 2: The benefit that is rarely used is about to get used a lot.



Will leaders with certain qualities rise to the occasion of the Coronavirus pandemic or Do We Need a Different Type of Leader During a Crisis? Learn more from Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic.



Is it possible for HR to see the difference between genius and criminality? John Sumser explains more in his article, Is that Criminal or Genius?



John Sumser speaks with Martha Bird, a Business Anthropologist working in ADP’s Roseland Innovation Lab. Listen to Martha Bird on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Workday, SAP, ADP, Guru, Yellow Messenger, UK Pay Data Reporting, COVID-19, Salesforce.com, Marc Benioff, and Alexander Mann Solutions.


 

HRExaminer v10.68

John Sumser, Heather Bussing, and Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. have teamed up to create a new series called Small Scenarios for Changing Times. Rather than hyperbolic claims that HR’s time has finally arrived, they’re going to explore the likely issues in the near to medium term. Through these small, tactical questions, they hope to help you envision the coming realities. Their first issue is now available and it’s a free download. Introducing Small Scenarios.



Jeff Hunter is a seasoned innovator who founded Talentism six years ago after stints at Electronic Arts, Dolby, and Bridgewater Associates. Today, his team are using their experience with realizing human potential to help navigate the Coronavirus crisis. Talentism: Principles for Purpose in a Pandemic.



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).” Maybe We Need An AI Safe Word?



John Sumser speaks with Mike Hudy & Isaac Thompson, of Modern Hire. This is a rich conversation about the real-world benefits and limits of using AI in hiring. Listen to Isaac Thompson & Mike Hudy on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss the Coronavirus Work-At-Home Reality vs. Old Work Expectations and Measurement, WalkMe, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Asia HCM, Socrates, and Capacity.


 

HRExaminer v10.67

“One of the most enduring hallmarks of any effective innovation culture is the ability to deal with sacred cows. This refers to a custom, behavior, product, process, or rule that is known to all, unproductive, and yet untouchable and unaddressed.” Dr. Todd Dewett explains how Sacred Cows Make Great Barbeque.



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 and AI Deployment in HR.



Productivity and performance differences between employees are due not so much to differences in talent or ability, but rather to motivation. Should Employees Earn More If They Are More Engaged At Work? Read more from Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic.



John Sumser speaks with Charles Hipps who founded Oleeo 25 years ago, launching the world’s first e-recruitment solution. Charles focuses today on the application of AI and automation in recruiting. Listen to Charles Hipps on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Nemesysco Remote Employee Wellness Monitoring, the CloudMills and HRNX Merger, SAP Lowers FY20 Outlook, and WorkJam and Notion both Raise $50M.


 

HRExaminer v10.66

Jason Lauritsen writes, “The past few weeks have felt a little like riding a roller coaster with a blindfold on. Through it all, I keep coming back to the same question.” What’s the Right Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak?



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



Everybody looks at titles despite ‘corporate speak’ about holocracy being a magic elixir. Mary Faulkner explains how The Cold Reality of Corporate Life is That Titles Matter.



Should we Rethink the Golden Rule at Work as it applies to leadership? Dr. Todd Dewett makes some useful distinctions on how to foster the principle of the golden rule while recognizing how you must apply it differently in the workplace.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss the Kronos and Ultimate Software Merger, Strivr, Microsoft Teams, Qualtrics, and StoryCorps.


 

HRExaminer v10.65

The narrower the problem, the better that intelligent tools and AI work. What does that mean when it comes time to deploy a new HR Technology? John Sumser offers guidance on Software Implementation in HR with Intelligent Tools and AI.



Jason Lauritsen has some fantastic ideas on Building a Better Life and Helping Your People Do the Same.



This is a real 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 HRExaminer Radio.



John Sumser speaks with Jason Averbook, the co-founder and CEO of Leapgen, a global keynote speaker, author, industry analyst, thought leader, and consultant in the area of human resources and workforce experience. Listen to Jason Averbook on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss COVID-19 news and impacts. From succession and workforce planning to ethics, workload increases in Recruiting and HR, and how intelligent tools and AI might figure into solving the large scale problems we face in our new upside down world.