HRExaminer v7.40

On October 14, 2016, in China Gorman, HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
In this week’s feature article China Gorman shares her career experiences with equal pay in, Half the Money.

StackOverflow, the developers’ online watercooler, launched Developer Story this week. John Sumser looks at the new enhanced resume offering and compares it to previous efforts. Read, Volume Versus Quality: StackOverflow’s Developer Story.

In this week’s Five Links post, John Sumser covers topics ranging from machine learning to what HR people do all day in small business.

On Episode 91 of HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John share a complete recap of their experiences at The HR Technology Conference that took place October 4-7, 2016 in Chicago (HRTech 19).

Kyle Lagunas is research manager and principal analyst for IDC’s Emerging Trends in Talent Acquisition and Staffing research practice. Kyle is a frequent speaker and writer and his work has been featured in Forbes, The New York Times, Business Insider, Information Weekly, and HRO Today. Kyle Lagunas is on HRExaminer Radio.

Dawn Klinghoffer is the General Manager of HR Business Insights at Microsoft. Dawn started her career with Microsoft over 18 years ago in Corporate Accounting, but has spent the last 13 years in the People Analytics space, as the team has grown in scope and scale. Listen to Dawn Klinghoffer on HRExaminer Radio.

HRExaminer v7.39

On October 7, 2016, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, Jason Lauritsen, John Sumser, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Jason Lauritsen writes, “Work isn’t something we do, it’s who we are. You can’t get more personal than that. When it comes to our work, it is never ‘strictly business.’” Read this week’s feature article, Work is Personal, Act Accordingly.

Last week Google announced a sweeping line of new products that combine the best of Google’s artificial intelligence with voice-powered interfaces on products like Google Home and their new line of Pixel Phones. Read John’s article to understand how this will change recruiting in, Intelligent Non-Graphical Interfaces.

On Episode 90 of HR Tech Weekly: Updates from the Workday Rising Conference, Tech Giants Team Up To Tackle The Ethics Of Artificial Intelligence, Labor Department Starts Review of Wells Fargo Labor Practices, and Enterprise chat app Slack ties up with Salesforce.

Arne-Christian Van Der Tang has been heading the global HR team at Tom Tom since early 2014. In his 8th year at TomTom, he leads a highly engaged global team. Arne-Christian Van Der Tang is on HRExaminer Radio.

Eric Winegardner is the SVP of Client Adoption and Sales Enablement at Monster Worldwide. A student of employment science, he works every day to master the art of recruiting. Listen to Eric Winegardner on HRExaminer Radio.

HRExaminer v7.38

On September 30, 2016, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Radio, Ted Malley, Weekly, by John Sumser
Many managers don’t communicate well with their employees. A Harris Poll survey revealed that 69% of managers are often uneasy about communicating with employees. Ted Malley from Ceridian gets under an old cliché, It’s not what you said, it’s how you said it.

While it is common to call the market facing recruiting function “Recruitment Marketing,” it includes over 30 different techniques for identifying and targeting the sources of supply and then evolving individualized relationships with candidates. John Sumser explains how Recruiting is Two.

On Episode 89 of HR Tech Weekly: ADP and Achievers Event Updates, HighQ Labs, NetDimensions and Exact Learning Solutions, New CFO at Ceridian, Benchmarking: The Compass to Navigate the Future of Work, and The HRExaminer Field Guide to HRTech.

Reza Moussavian is the SVP for HR Digital and Innovation at Deutsche Telekom. Reza’s background is in launching new technology ventures and transforming incumbent communications companies. Listen to Reza Moussavian on HRExaminer Radio.

Dr. Todd Dewett is a two-time global bestselling author, a TEDx speaker, Inc. Magazine Top 100 leadership speaker, and a former award-winning management professor. Dr. Todd Dewett is on HRExaminer Radio.

HRExaminer v7.37

On September 23, 2016, in Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
We’ve created The HRExaminer Field Guide for HRTech. Our goal is to provide you with a quick way to get your bearings and maximize the benefit you get from the upcoming conference in Chicago. The conference has 400 vendors and 65 sessions – there is simply no way to see it all.

To make it easier to find the best conference track we have built 40 separate agendas based on your role (practitioner, buyer, vendor, or investor) and your main job function (such as Core HR, Benefits Administration, or Payroll). Visit the session guides section to quickly navigate to our recommendations for you.

There’s also a sortable vendor directory. We’ve taken the latest information from the conference and added our independent categorizations and information.

Finally, there is a section that offers tips and strategies for a successful conference. Don’t miss the gems from Bill Kutik, Rayanne Thorn, Trish McFarlane, Heather Bussing, and Brian Sommer.

On Episode 88 of HR Tech Weekly: ADP, Yello, Lumesse, OneDigital Health and Benefits Acquires FahrenheitHR, Goodwords HR Application, Suing The Machine, Small businesses seek delay of overtime rule, and It’s Tough Being Over 40 in Silicon Valley.

Despite formal education as a chemical engineer, Ryan Glushkoff found his calling with software companies like Blackbaud, PeopleMatter, and presently PlanSource. Listen to Ryan Glushkoff on HRExaminer Radio.

Ed Newman is an entrepreneur with a deep background in Human Resources and Talent Management and currently serves as the Vice President of Client Services for Phenom People. Ed Newman is on HRExaminer Radio.

HRExaminer v7.36

On September 16, 2016, in Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Mary Faulkner, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
If large groups of people, lots of activity, sound, noise, and light feel overwhelming, you may be an introvert. Let’s just say the HR Tech Conference is an extrovert’s delight. Yet, the conference is full of interesting people, products, and information. What to do? Simple. Heather Bussing has the Introvert’s Guide to HR Tech.

Mary Faulkner gets underneath why There is no “action” in your action plans (why follow through falls down).

If employers want employees to do their best, Heather Bussing thinks they’ll need to Stop Defining Employee Engagement as Discretionary Effort.

On Episode 87 of HR Tech Weekly: CareerBuilder acquires Workterra, Sodexo Acquires Inspirus, Cornerstone hiring Sarah Brennan, As Skill Requirements Increase, More Manufacturing Jobs Go Unfilled, Career survival in the fourth industrial revolution, and Excess Management costing the US Trillions.

Esther Bongenaar and Vasilis Giagkoulas are two very important parts of the HR Analytics team at Royal Dutch Shell. John Sumser digs into the numbers with Esther and Vasilis on Episode 191 of HRExaminer Radio.

Joe Hanna is the Founder and CEO of Job Marker Maker and ENGAGE Talent, both predictive recruiting platforms. Joe has over 22 years of global experience in software and enterprise applications and is also a published author. Catch up with Joe Hanna on HRExaminer Radio.

HRExaminer v7.35

On September 9, 2016, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Like all great organizational ideals, there is paradox in the notion that a culture can be controlled. Read this week’s feature article from John Sumser, Managing Culture.

On Episode 86 of HR Tech Weekly: SAP and #SuccessConnect16 updates, Glint and Assessments, Amazon 30 hour workweek, Flexible schedules, and Greenhouse’s Employee Lifetime Value model.

David Ossip is Ceridian’s Chairman and CEO. David was recently named as one of the top CEOs by Glassdoor, and Ceridian one of the Best Places to Work in 2016. During his tenure at Workbrain, David was named twice to Canada’s Best 50 Managed Companies. Listen to David Ossip on HRExaminer Radio.

Richard Mosley is recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on employer brand management. He co-authored the first book on the subject (‘The Employer Brand’ — Wiley 2005), as well as the very latest (‘Employer Brand Management, Practical Lessons from the World’s Leading Employers’ - Wiley September, 2014). Listen to Richard Mosley on HRExaminer Radio.

HRExaminer v7.34

On September 2, 2016, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
“This week, in the silence of my office, I took time to reflect on some of the questions we all reflect on when faced with life and death – Why is my work important?” Read, Paying it Forward: The Generosity of the HR Tech Community from Stacey Harris.

Telling the truth becomes scary for our companies and creates all kinds of work challenges, some funny and others tragic. Jason Seiden talks about how to Make Truth Safe: The Key to Internal Activation.

Gallup says that 87% of employees around the world are not engaged. Feel Like A Number?

On HR Tech Weekly: Salesforce: The software release process and their job fairs, Workday 2Q results and mid-market, Microsoft tests Project Sonoma, Why Are American Workers Getting Less Productive?, The Age of the Never-Ending Performance Review, and The Dark Side of High Employee Engagement.

Vivek Wadhwa is a Fellow at Stanford University in Corporate Governance and Director of Research at the Center for Entrepreneurship at Duke University. One of Vivek’s recent books was named by The Economist as a Book of the Year. Listen to Vivek Wadhwa on HRExaminer Radio.

Steve Boese is the Co-Chair of HR Executive Magazine’s HR Technology Conference and co-founded H3HR Advisors Inc. Steve is a frequent author, speaker, and panel moderator on HR Technology, and is well known as the co-host of the “HR Happy Hour Show.” Catch Steve Boese on HRExaminer Radio.

HRExaminer v7.33

On August 26, 2016, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Things change all the time. Knowing this often feels worse. The reality is anything can happen and nothing stays the same. This is the dilemma almost all employees face dealing with technology at work. Heather Bussing is back on HRExaminer and she’s talking about Change and time.

Circumstances at work change, and sometimes they can be quite difficult. The formula for trust building, however, does not change. Dr. Todd Dewett outlines How To Increase Trust.

The damage is already done. By agreeing to the Randstad offer, Monster’s board guaranteed the death of the operation. John Sumser has more on The Monster Deal.

On HR Tech Weekly: LinkedIn Sues After Scraping Of User Data, Wal-Mart’s new scheduling system, Cornerstone and SAP Successfactors vendor analyst updates, Workday and IBM extend current relationship, and Most of the companies similar to Box and Dropbox will be gone in 2 years (Gartner).

Brian Kelly is widely recognized in the workforce analytics marketplace. Brian was President and Chief Executive Officer at Vestrics before selling the company recently to Ultimate Software. Tune in to HRExaminer Radio to meet Brian Kelly.

Eric Friedman is the founder and CEO of eSkill Corporation, whose cloud-based product customizes skills tests to fit nearly any job description. Eric holds a Psychology degree from Brown University, and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. Listen to Eric Friedman on HRExaminer Radio.

HRExaminer v7.32

On August 19, 2016, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
There are somewhere between 70 and 120 discrete silos of HR software. The 70 HR Silos John Sumser outlines this week stand as evidence that there are no standard practices in HR or HRTech. Read John Sumser’s two-part feature series here.

What does all the recent violence in the U.S. mean to the HR profession? Read, What Can HR do to “Make All Lives Matter?” from Cathy Missildine.

On HR Tech Weekly: 3% Salary Increase in 2016 also projected for 2017, Randstad Acquiring Monster, SAP SuccessFactors appoints Chief Revenue Officer, and The HR Open Standards Consortium Launches Benefits Enrollment Project.

Since founding TaxSearch, Inc. in 1987, Tony Santiago has built a family of tax brands. Tony has also developed a reputation as a national speaker and market influencer in the tax recruiting profession. Tony Santiago is on HRExaminer Radio.

Jeff Dickey-Chasins was the original marketing director for He’s better known these days as The Job Board Doctor. Listen to Jeff Dickey-Chasins on HRExaminer Radio.

HRExaminer v7.31

On August 12, 2016, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
We finish our four-part series this week on New Benefits Thinking. In parts three and four, John Sumser looks at the Essence Of A Benefits Strategy and The EVP in Retention.

Thought Leadership is Easy - Thought Doership is Hard. Neuroscience research suggests that people act their way into believing rather than thinking their way into acting. Meaning - wait for it - thought leadership is less effective at changing behaviors. Read more.

Monster is becoming a component of Randstad. The pathetic sales price of $429 Million is evidence of the Monster management team’s complete incompetence. Monster Returns to its Cave.

On HR Tech Weekly: John and Stacey chat about how benefits are changing and the latest work on Sierra-Cedar’s annual survey, Asking Your Salary in a Job Interview (illegal in Massachusetts), Ultimate Software makes list of 20 Best-Performing Tech Stocks, Is Oracle’s plan with NetSuite to own the most data?, Phenom People and iCIMS Announce Partnership, and One Source Virtual Announces Executive Team Transition.

Dr. Henry Cloud is a clinical psychologist with an extensive background in both the clinical and professional consulting world. He is an international in-demand speaker and bestselling author. John talks with Dr. Cloud on HRExaminer Radio.

Trish McFarlane, author of the HR Ringleader blog, is the CEO of H3 HR Advisors and CEO and Co-Founder of HRevolutionize. She is a HR executive and analyst with over 15 years of experience in Big 4 public accounting, PR, healthcare, and IT. Trish McFarlane is on HRExaminer Radio.