HRExaminer v6.27

Legal Editor Heather Bussing looks at a case at Ford where they fired an employee for violating their sexual orientation policy while the employee claimed religious discrimination for being fired. Read, Religious Expression and Discrimination.

Susan LaMotte discusses the cost of HR policies that rely on leadership assumptions that are out of touch. Read, Susan LaMotte’s article, Don’t Assume: Find Out What It’s Really Like.

Legal Editor Heather Bussing explains the legal aspects of managing depressed employees in, Work and Depression.

On Episode 28 of HR Tech Weekly: Optimal Technical Stack Report KeyInterval Research, Job openings hit a new 14-year high, KPMG acquires Towers Watson’s Human Resource Service, Network Monkey, and Walmart uses crowdsourcing analytics competition platform Kaggle.

John Sumser wraps up this week with his discussion on HR Examiner Radio with the CEO of the Marcus Buckingham Company, Jason Averbook.


HRExaminer v6.26

On July 10, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Talent Acquisition and Management is most often an expression of local culture, customs, and, manners. Read, Five Links: Recruiting is Regional (and so is HR).

Both legal and religious interests in Marriage are important and should be respected legally and socially. Read Heather Bussing’s article, Religion v. Law.

Guest author Ivan Casanova from Jibe discusses what it takes to reach the next-gen candidate in, Need To Fill That Job? Show Candidates a Good Time.

On Episode 27 of HR Tech Weekly: SHRM 2015 Annual Conference Las Vegas, CareerBuilder1, Willis Group Holdings merged with Towers Watson, and the Same-Sex Marriage Decision.

John Sumser wraps up our weekly edition with, Five Links: Future of Work.


HRExaminer v6.25

On July 3, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Jason Lauritsen, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Bill Kutik has returned from retirement with a new video program called Firing Line. John Sumser jots down his first impressions in our feature article, Firing Line with Bill Kutik.

We need more love in the workplace. Yep, you read that right. Read Jason Lauritsen’s article, More Love, Less Fear.

On Episode 26 of HR Tech Weekly: Who owns your overtime, personal time at work, HR trends in Quantified Self movement, and Irving’s OneSource Virtual raises $150M investment.

On Episode 101 of HRExaminer Radio John Sumser speaks with Kieran Snyder, Textio Co-Founder and CEO.

John Sumser wraps up our weekly edition with, Five Links: Some Real Technology.


HRExaminer v6.24

On June 26, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Paul Hebert, Radio, Weekly, William Tincup, by John Sumser
100th Episode HRExaminer Radio: A conversation between Terry Starr and John Sumser back in 2012 helped trigger John’s venture into online broadcasting. Fast forward to 2015 and The HRExaminer Radio Hour is celebrating the 100th Episode this week with Terry as John’s guest. Listen to Terry Starr in Episode 100 of HRExaminer Radio.

Paul Hebert discusses a special type of employee that could save your company from disaster, read Sentinel Employees. Do you have them? Do you use them?.

William Tincup talks about real life, the kind you never read about on social media. Read William’s article, Of Addiction and Depression.

On Episode 25 of HR Tech Weekly: The Employee Engagement Awards, Uber drivers classified as employees, The evolution of Contingent Workforces, Courses on Demand Foundation Impact Grant recipient, and GlassDoor employee-choice awards for CEO’s.

John Sumser wraps up our weekly edition with, Five Links: New Quantified Employee Tools.


HRExaminer v6.23

On June 19, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Weasels: You’ve rolled out of bed at some point in your life to dark thoughts about dealing with someone at work that is making your life a living hell. Ten percent of the time you may be the victim of someone who has Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Legal Editor Heather Bussing has some experience with narcissists (aka Weasels), and this week Heather has three articles to help you understand and deal with Weasels at work. Start here: Weasel Management: Is it A Weasel?

On Episode 24 of HR Tech Weekly: The massive federal personnel data breach at the OPM, Oracle HR Users Group, Globoforce WorkHuman 2015, the Apple Watch in HR, Zenefits, ADP, and Microsoft acquires Wunderlist.

On episode 99 of HR Examiner Radio join host John Sumser as he speaks with Limeade CEO Henry Albrecht. Listen to HRExaminer Radio episode 99.


HRExaminer v6.22

On June 12, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Lars Schmidt has a well-earned reputation for continuously redefining the state of the art in recruiting. These days, he’s pushing HootSuite into a leadership position in something they are calling Hootsuite HR Open Source. Read more in this week’s feature article by John Sumser, Open Source HR.

Why should you care about product managers? Because these are the people designing how you work. Heather Bussing connects the 1’s and 0’s with the people in, Where People and Tech Collide.

In this week’s edition of Five Links: Working Smorgasbord, John Sumser has a working smorgasbord of conversation starters and thought bombs on ways of thinking about work. Read this week’s edition of Five Links.

On Episode 23 of HR Tech Weekly:, Paycor, Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report, China Gorman, Fairsail partners with Sage (SMB), and HR Tech in mobile.

On episode 98 of HR Examiner Radio John Sumser speaks with Geoff Watson about narrative analytics. Geoff is EVP, Marketing & Business Development at Monitor 360.


HRExaminer v6.21

On June 5, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Radio, Robin Schooling, Weekly, by John Sumser
“Defining HR by what HR does divides practitioners into inaccurate categories.” In this week’s feature article Robin Schooling makes a case for Purposeful HR.

John Sumser explores Gild’s cradle to grave recruiting tool and Textio’s job listing optimization tool in, Computational Linguistics Arrives in HR.

In this week’s edition of Five Links: Engineering and HR, John Sumser shares five links that explore the systems and technology trying to capture the essence of being human.

On Episode 22 of HR Tech Weekly: ADP launched ADP Vantage, Managing Talent in the age of Internet of Things, HR Must Prepare Employees for Automation and Disruptive Technologies, Asure Software surveys their buyer’s employees on their workdays.

On episode 97 of HR Examiner Radio, join host John Sumser as he speaks with Kevin Choksi, CEO and Co-founder of Workforce Software.


HRExaminer v6.20

Recruiters increasingly find themselves wrestling with the balance between quality versus quantity in the hiring process. In this week’s feature article, Teela Jackson issues a call-to-action. Business & Recruiting Leaders Rise Up: Quality versus Quantity!

Have you been Thinking About Scale in Enterprise HR Software? John Sumser has, and finds that making any serious Enterprise Software viable is like seasoning a cast iron skillet. Usage makes it better.

In this week’s edition of Five Links: Near Futures, John Sumser casts an eye towards the data that’s flooding our work and private life.

On Episode 21 of HR Tech Weekly, Stacey and John discuss the Sierra-Cedar Annual HR Systems Survey, GuideSpark ENGAGE 2015, ADP DataCloud, Skillsoft’s Annual Perspectives Meeting, and the ATD Annual Conference.

In episode 96 of HR Examiner Radio, join special host Heather Bussing, editor of The HRExaminer, as she turns the tables on regular host John Sumser to interview him on the latest study from KeyInterval Research.


HRExaminer v6.19

On May 22, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Jason Seiden, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
It ain’t rocket science. It’s love, people. Love. In this week’s feature, Jason Seiden explains Why Tomorrow’s Leaders Will Come from HR, and why it’s all about love.

In Not a Number, John Sumser weighs a simple truth about recruiting: Your effectiveness depends on how you feel about yourself and others.

In this week’s edition of Five Links, John Sumser focuses on the role that data, methods, and tracking are playing in the business of recruiting and managing people.

On Episode 20 of HR Tech Weekly, Stacey and John discuss the Cornerstone Convergence annual users conference, the Cornerstone Edge announcement, and the GuideSpark ENGAGE2015 event.

In episode 95 of HR Examiner Radio, John Sumser talks with Ann Wyatt, Regional Vice President at Health Fitness Corporation.

At KeyInterval Research, John Sumser attended the GuideSpark ENGAGE2015 event in San Francisco and brought back five gems to share with you.


HRExaminer v6.18

In our feature this week our resident well-credentialed rule breaker, Dr. Todd Dewett, stops by The HRExaminer to talk about The Innovation Rule.

Ten states have constitutional rights of privacy. Heather Bussing evaluates a recent court case about requiring employees to use mobile apps in, Do Your Apps Violate Employee Privacy?

The types and quantities of data have grown beyond our current capacity to understand them. Here our Five Links on Data from John Sumser that might clear some things up for you.

On Episode 19 HR Tech Weekly Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss Oracle, Microsoft’s potential bid for Salesforce, the IBM-Kenexa partnership with SAP-SuccessFactors, and Zenefits, the 2-year-old that’s worth $4.5 billion.

In episode 94 of HR Examiner Radio, John Sumser speaks with Kevin O’Marah, Chief Content Officer at SCM World.

At KeyInterval Research John Sumser recently attended the 2015 Oracle HCM Analyst Day. Here are five nuggets from the day. Read Five Nuggets: Oracle HCM Analysts’ Day?