HRExaminer v7.25

On June 24, 2016, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
The Predictive Analytics being added at breakneck speed to HRTechnology systems are nascent Artificial Intelligence. Expect these early forms of AI to make big mistakes. Misunderstood and unchecked, those mistakes will spiral out of control. John Sumser has his own forecast for Predictive Analytics.

Core HRTech is all of the automation and processes required to manage the administrative functions associated with having employees. Learn more in HRTech Defined: I. Core HRTech.

On HR Tech Weekly, Erin Spencer sits in for Stacey Harris and talks with John Sumser about Microsoft’s purchase of LinkedIn, Progress with the Sierra-Cedar Survey, Lexy Martin coming out of retirement to join Visier, Ultimate and Vestrics, and the difference between product extension and innovation. Listen to HR Tech Weekly.

On HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser speaks with Mattan Griffel, the Co-Founder and CEO of Y Combinator-backed One Month, the first-ever online school for accelerated learning.

Kristin Lewis is the Senior Director of product management for Equifax Workforce Solutions where she leads the Affordable Care Act Management Platform, a solution that was awarded Top HR Product of the Year by Human Resource Executive magazine. Don’t miss Kristin Lewis on HRExaminer Radio.

HRExaminer v7.24

On June 17, 2016, in HRExaminer, Jeff Dickey-Chasins, John Sumser, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
At it’s simplest, Microsoft is buying LinkedIn to defend its productivity franchise against Google’s incursion. Down the road, they have the foundation for a powerful data and analytics offering. John Sumser digs into Microsoft’s role in ReFounding LinkedIn.

SimplyHired’s demise was also the sound of Indeed taking a victory lap. Jeff Dickey-Chasins evaluates Job Boards in the Age of Acquisition.

At the upcoming HRTech conference in Chicago John Sumser is giving a presentation that describes the universe of HR Tech. It’s starting here with HRTech Definitions.

27% of US office workers would sell their passwords. Many for as little as $100. John Sumser considers the intersection of HR and Security.

On HR Tech Weekly: Simply Hired purchased by Indeed, Younger women make less money than younger men in technology, Biologically engineering your workforce, and GE is considering scrapping the annual raise. Listen to HR Tech Weekly.

On HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser talks with Chris Havrilla. Chris started her career as a Software Engineer but eventually found her true passion in HR. Today, she’s Vice President of Global HR Technology at ADP.

Mark Barlow is the Founder and CEO of AppLearn, a new solution for HR software adoption. Their thinking and approach has been touted by Gartner as three to four years ahead of the market. John Sumser speaks with Mark Barlow on HRExaminer Radio.

HRExaminer v7.23

On June 10, 2016, in Bob Corlett, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Mark Berry, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
As part of a recent workshop for HR and Talent Acquisition experts, Joe Gerstandt facilitated a hiring decision simulation. What Joe found may surprise you. What do you believe?

John Sumser shares a recent experience that highlights how Bad PR Lasts a Long Time.

Mark Berry looks at seven organizational and leadership dynamics that can make or break your workforce analytics initiative. Read Mark Berry’s post here.

Up next on HR Tech Weekly: Erin Spencer of Sierra-Cedar has some preliminary data from this year’s Annual Sierra-Cedar Survey. Plus, Bill Gates and AI, Microsoft’s Bots, and the payroll system that cheats employees at Domino’s Pizza. Listen to HR Tech Weekly.

On HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser chats with Crystal Miller, the CEO of Branded Strategies and co-host of the daily HR podcast, DriveThruHR.

Candace Osunsade is SVP and Chief of Staff of the National Aquarium. Candace has been a strategic business partner and human resources leader for over 25 years. Listen in as John Sumser speaks with Candace Osunsade about her journey.

HRExaminer v7.22

On June 3, 2016, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, Matt Charney, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
US Employers spend roughly $20 billion every year on diversity and inclusion initiatives. Matt Charney wonders if the money being spent is addressing the underlying problem. Read Matt’s article, A Class Act: The Real Diversity Double Standard.

The debate about “Time to Fill” is largely pointless – like TTF or not, it’s here to stay. Read more in Bob Corlett’s post.

On HR Tech Weekly: New federal law on overtime sparks debate, Leap forward for human capital disclosure, Ultimate Software acquisition of Vestrics predictive analytics platform, Entelo Raises $12 million for enterprise data-driven recruiting, and Bias in algorithms. Listen to HR Tech Weekly.

On HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser chats with Dwaine Maltais, the EVP and GM for the US Operations of the talent management platform Technomedia.

Al Adamsen is the Founder & Executive Director of the Talent Strategy Institute. John Sumser talks with Al Adamsen on HRExaminer Radio.


HRExaminer v7.21

On May 27, 2016, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
What’s the answer to exceptional recruiting? Greenhouse thinks they have one and they’re applying that vision to everything, right down to the default settings in their software. John Sumser went to Greenhouse to find out more. Take a full look at, Greenhouse: If Recruiting Had An Answer.

Who owns all the data being collected? It’s a question that started to take on an urgent tone a few years back. In 2013, John Sumser and Heather Bussing put together an amazing series on data ownership that is as useful today as it was then. Don’t miss, From The Vault: Who Owns Data.

On HR Tech Weekly: Millions of workers eligible for overtime pay under new federal rule, The 19th Annual Sierra-Cedar HR Systems Survey, Obama administration releases rules on wellness programs, and the new HCM Tech from SAP SuccessFactors that could help companies improve diversity. Listen to HR Tech Weekly.

On Episode 160 of HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser chats with Lexi Gordon, the Lead Consultant and Project Manager for exaqueo, a firm focused on culture, employer brand, and talent consulting.

Kathryn Minshew is the CEO of Muse. John Sumser spoke with Kathryn about her background and her team’s goal to build Muse into the ultimate career finder and guidance destination. Listen to Kathryn Minshew on HRExaminer Radio.

HRExaminer v7.20

On May 20, 2016, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
The layoffs have begun in Silicon Valley and tech hubs across the world will find themselves the beneficiaries of a rich inheritance of talent. Read more in, Silicon Software Diaspora by John Sumser.

We are all amateur psychologists. Unsurprisingly, this has big implications for HR, in particular talent management. Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic explains why HR’s Biggest Enemy Is Not What You Think.

In his article Skinny Dipping Stats, John Sumser explains why statistics and driverless cars won’t do you a damn bit of good if you don’t know where you’re going first.

On HR Tech Weekly: The Cornerstone Convergence User Conference takes center stage and Stacey, John, and Erin discuss Humanyze, the wearable that wants to be the “Fitbit For Your Career.” Listen to HR Tech Weekly.

We have two episodes of HRExaminer Radio for you this week:

On Episode 158 of HRExaminer Radio, Robin Schooling shares her experiences as the VP of HR at Hollywood Casino and her former HR roles in banking and health care.

Kent Plunkett is CEO and President of the newly focused Listen to the story of how Kent Plunkett sold and later returned to run the company again.

HRExaminer v7.19

On May 13, 2016, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Our possible futures are exploding with possibility yet we’re being buried alive in information. Have we crossed some sort of threshold? Is this a change is the essence of what it means to be alive, to be human? This week, John Sumser looks at Surviving the Data Flow.

On HR Tech Weekly:, Coverage of the Guidespark and Mind the Product events, PwC age discrimination lawsuit, Stripe’s Bring Your Own Team Hiring Experiment, Walmart STEM workers, and Sage invests in Fairsail. Listen to HR Tech Weekly.

We have two interesting episodes of HRExaminer Radio this week:

Josh Tolan is the CEO of video interviewing platform, Spark Hire. Recently, John Sumser interviewed Josh on HRExaminer Radio.

On the second episode, John talks with Dr. Rob Bogosian, co-author of the new book, Breaking Corporate Silence. Listen to Dr. Rob Bogosian discuss his new book and work.

HRExaminer v7.18

On May 6, 2016, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
In her article, My Love Letter To Managers, Maren Hogan takes issue with the notion that hapless managers are responsible for every last company misstep.

John Sumser shares his current views on GuideSpark, and separately in Talent Hydraulics, John talks about companies that build a reputation for being a place that great people come from.

On HR Tech Weekly, John and Stacey host Erin Spencer from Sierra-Cedar, as they discuss the latest topics changing the world of HR Technology. Listen to HR Tech Weekly.

We have two wonderful episodes of HRExaminer Radio:

John Sumser speaks with Paul Hebert, writer speaker, consultant, and founding member of our HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board. Listen to Paul Hebert.

Next, John talks with Nick Christman, the head of marketing at Namely, an all-in-one HR Software solution. Listen to Nick Christman.

HRExaminer v7.17

On April 29, 2016, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Gone are the days when it was prudent for IT to exert control over HR Technology. In the coming months and years, HR and IT are going to have to hammer out a new relationship.

Leaders have a tough job. Victorio Milian shares his experiences with Tears, And Other Ways to Motivate Employees.

John Sumser takes note of What Matters from his recent HRExaminer Radio interview with Naomi Bloom.

On HR Tech Weekly: SAP SuccessFactors analyst event update, SHRM India hosts 2nd HR Tech conference, and Who Owns the Data. Listen to HR Tech Weekly.

We have two great episodes of HRExaminer Radio this week.

First up, John Sumser speaks with Mark Berry, the VP of HR (CHRO) at CGB Enterprises. Listen to Mark Berry of CGB Enterprises.

Next, John talks with Jeff Wald, the co-founder of Work Market. Listen to Jeff Wald of Work Market.

HRExaminer v7.16

On April 22, 2016, in Dwane Lay, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
The so called ‘active job hunter’ is one of the hardest things you can be. If you serve this audience, understand that you are dealing with explosive levels of conflicting values. You must Know The Audience.

The role of the HR team is to take care of all the things people worry about when they aren’t worrying about work. Dwane Lay shares The Tao of HR.

By day, New York Times Financial reporter David Gelles reports on the numbers, at night he has a meditation practice. In his book, Gelles offers guidance on how to integrate meditation in business to produce, Mindful Work.

On HR Tech Weekly: HR Tech roars back as deal activity ties all-time high, Credit reports, 36,000 Verizon workers strike, Big data’s biggest problem, The most productive teams at Google have these 5 Dynamics, and Your next board member should be a geek. HR Tech Weekly.

John Sumser talks with Steven Rothberg, the President and Founder of College Recruiter. Listen to HR Examiner Radio.