HRExaminer v8.24

Enthusiasm, encouragement, support — these are all helpful, lovely, necessary ingredients which go towards co-creating a good working experience. And they’re not enough. Read, Taking and Sharing Responsibility from Doug Shaw.

The European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have significant impact on businesses around the globe. Not to worry, Mika Javanainen has you covered with, 10 Things for HR to Know about GDPR.

In HRIntelligencer 1.03, John Sumser shares the Big Picture on AI assistants, HR’s view on Cybersecurity hiring woes, Predictive modeling for People Analytics, Tutorials on natural language processing for Big Data, and the Quote of the Week.

On episode 125 of HR Tech Weekly: HR Tech World Updates, Ascendify, Talent App Store, Should company’s make Vacation mandatory, and John and Stacey’s HR Tech World Presentation: HR Tech Ethics of HR and Machine Learning.

John Sumser talks with Don Weinstein, ADP’s Chief Strategy Officer. Don joined ADP in 2006 as VP of Corporate Strategy and has since held a variety of roles in strategy, product management, and business development. Listen to Don Weinstein on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

HRExaminer v8.23

The term ‘job board’ popped up not long after the first round of job postings appeared on electronic bulletin boards (BBSs, remember?). The recruitment marketing world has changed substantially since then - but job boards are still stuck with their not-so-accurate tag. Read, When a Name is an Anchor from Jeff Dickey-Chasins.

In John Sumser’s HRIntelligencer 1.02 he shares HR’s view on analytics, tutorials on chatbots, and the quote of the week.

On episode 124 of HR Tech Weekly: Cornerstone Convergence 2017, HR Tech Startup Clustree Raises $8 Million, Walmart bringing VR instruction to all U.S. training centers, Successfactors hires Amy Wilson, Career site Workey raises $8M to replace headhunters with AI, and Uber’s management shakeup and diversity initiative.

John Sumser talks with Kieran Snyder, the CEO and Co-Founder of Textio, an augmented writing experience that tells you how your writing will perform before you ever publish it. Kieran held product leadership roles at Microsoft and Amazon and has a PhD in linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania. Listen to Kieran Snyder on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

On Episode 23 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks with Peter Hinssen, serial entrepreneur and author of three bestselling business books. Peter lectures at renowned business schools like the London Business School and the MIT Sloan School of Management, is a frequent keynote speaker, and is a frequent contributor to international publications. Listen to Peter Hinssen on Big Ideas Radio.

HRExaminer v8.22

Joe Gerstandt writes, “I will know that we are serious about humanizing the workplace when that is where we begin. In any endeavor involving human beings, inclusion must be the first priority, the first practice, it must be the first product.” Inclusion Comes First.

In John Sumser’s first edition of The HRIntelligencer, he looks at the Big Picture in AI, plus AI in the field, and a tutorial on how machine learning works. Read, HRIntelligencer 1.01.

Oracle is clearly pointing to the emerging near term trend of blending HR directly into operations. John Sumser has more in, Disappearing HR.

On episode 123 of HR Tech Weekly: SAP and Ceridian Analyst Updates, Electronic Commerce Inc. to Become Vibe HCM, Google says it’s too expensive to provide wage data to government, and IPsoft Introduces the Most Human AI Technology on the Market.

John Sumser talks with Mary Kaylor, the manager of public affairs for the Society for Human Resource Management. She is the managing editor of the SHRM Blog and the creator and producer of #Nextchat, a global Twitter chat on HR trends. Listen to Mary Kaylor on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

On Episode 22 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks with Susan R. Meisinger, SPHR, JD. Susan is a columnist on HR Leadership for HRExecutive Online. She is the former President and CEO of SHRM. Susan also co-authored and edited “The Future of Human Resource Management.” Listen to Susan Meisinger on Big Ideas Radio.

HRExaminer v8.21

What entitles us to correctly call an evaluation of Human Resources an “HR Audit?” Dr. Chris Andrews explains the Fundamental Issues with HR Auditing.

McKinsey & Company encourages companies to look ahead of the curve on performance management and see where real progress can be made. Anna Johansson has more in, The New Way to Carry Out Performance Management.

On episode 122 of HR Tech Weekly: John and Stacey cover Google for Jobs, Workday and ultimateHCM updates, and the latest news from ServiceNow.

John Sumser talks with Imo Udom, the co-founder and CEO of WePow, a leader in video interviewing and talent selection. Listen to Imo Udom on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

On Episode 21 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks with Laurie Ruettimann about the real world of HR. Laurie is a former Human Resources leader turned influential speaker, writer, and entrepreneur. Listen to Laurie Ruettimann on Big Ideas Radio.

HRExaminer v8.20

This week, Victorio Milian shares a real-world example of managing by influence from the front lines. Read, Managing without the status symbols.

Heather Bussing has some effective remedies for dealing with the hard emotions that invariably crop up in life. Read, How to Get Through a Hard Day.

On episode 121 of HR Tech Weekly: ASU/GSV Conference #Education #Training, Larry Neal New CEO Skillsoft, Mya raises $11.4M, Cornerstone OnDemand Q1 2017 Results, and Oracle Lands Marquee IaaS / PaaS Customer in AT&T.

John Sumser talks with Jon Ingham, a UK based consultant and trainer focusing on HR strategy, innovation, and technology. Jon speaks at leading conferences around the world and chaired the first three HR Tech Europe conferences. Jon recently appeared on Sky news, BBC Breakfast news, and the Radio 4 Today program. Listen to Jon Ingham on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

On Episode 20 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks with Kate Bischoff about technology, law, and HR. Kate is an employment attorney and SHRM-SCP/SPHR-certified HR pro. Prior to founding tHRive Law and Consulting, Kate served as a Human Resources Officer for the U.S. Department of State and is also an Adjunct Professor at Mitchell Hamline. Listen to Kate Bischoff on Big Ideas Radio.

HRExaminer v8.19

Mark Berry wants to talk about Leveraging Vendors as Virtual Team Members. Why? Ready access to dangerously smart people and increased insight into resources that could provide significant value to your organization.

Can cloud-based solutions and tools be an HR team’s best friend? Steve Pruden, Appirio’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources discusses The importance of cloud adoption in HR.

People are getting lost in the system and it’s not getting better. Joe Gerstandt has some thoughts on how HR can help. Read Joe’s article, Unfortunately, HR doesn’t understand human beings either.

On episode 120 of HR Tech Weekly: Stacey’s recap of SHRM India HR Tech 2017, ADP -5.5% as revenues go flat, bookings on decline, House Republicans just voted to change overtime rules for workers, 2 ex-Googlers are starting Humu, a machine learning company that wants to ‘make work better,’ Court: NLRA protects NYC restaurant worker from firing over foul Facebook post, and An Uber engineer killed himself. His widow says the workplace is to blame.

On Episode 19 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks with Naomi Bloom to get a Tutorial on Object Models. Naomi Bloom is one of the most renowned consultants, influencers, and thought leaders in the HR technology industry. Listen to Naomi Bloom on Big Ideas Radio.

HRExaminer v8.18

Mara Swan and Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic lead off this week’s edition with their article about how learnability is arguably the main antidote to job automation. Read their article, Curiosity, not Data, Will Improve the Image and Performance of HR.

John Sumser asks for more clarity and less hype about HR Technology “platforms.” You can probably guess where this one is going by the title. Read, Platform, Schmatform.

On episode 119 of HR Tech Weekly: U.S. FCC chairman to propose reversing ‘net neutrality’ rules, AT&T’s Words on Time Warner Deal Say ‘Underdog.’ Its Actions Speak Otherwise, ABB and IBM team up on industrial artificial intelligence, Cybersecurity Experts are Populating American Boardrooms, and If You Use Slack, You Can Monitor Company Morale.

John Sumser talks with Andrew Gadomski, the Founder of Aspen Advisors. Aspen designs solutions for large-scale recruiting organizations. Before founding Aspen, Andrew held leadership roles at Honeywell and Banister International, and today is also an adjunct professor at NYU, where he lectures on effective hiring and recruiting. Listen to Andrew Gadomski on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

On Episode 18 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks with Katee Van Horn, the VP of Global Engagement & Inclusion for GoDaddy. Katee’s focus is on outreach to diverse and underrepresented communities and building an inclusive culture for GoDaddy. She writes about being a better human resources practitioner and is working on her first book about leadership coaching. Listen to Katee Van Horn on Big Ideas Radio.

HRExaminer v8.17

Anna Johansson looks at the latest studies on the connection between positive employee experience and customer success in her article, Catering to the Employee Experience as the Future of HR.

Equifax is getting excited about data that shows how credit risk and employee engagement are linked. John Sumser has all the news from the Equifax Forum 17 event.

On episode 118 of HR Tech Weekly: HiQ labs, LinkedIn’s new privacy policy, Monster-TalentBin class action suit, Teamable raises $5 million to widen talent pool by tapping into social networks, Google Hire, and Workplace by Facebook.

John Sumser talks with Kristin Lewis, from Equifax Workforce Solutions, where she leads the innovation and architecture of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Management Platform. Lewis has gained national recognition for her thought leadership around the ACA. Listen to Kristin Lewis on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

On Episode 17 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks about data driven recruiting with Hung Lee, the founder and CEO of - a recruiting platform for Software engineers. Hung has been at the forefront in developing and promoting new ways in which companies can connect with talent. Listen to Hung Lee on Big Ideas Radio.

HRExaminer v8.16

Maren Hogan returns to HRExaminer with a new look at artificial intelligence. This time, Maren wants to contrast how business and government are using AI compared to recruiting and HR. Read this week’s feature article, AI and the Future: How Business, Government and HR See It Differently.

We know what works when it comes to selecting the best candidates from those being considered. Yet, we’re still ignoring the data from 85 years of research findings. Tom Janz explains more in, Candidate Selection: What Works and Why We Ignore It.

On episode 117 of HR Tech Weekly: SmartRecruiters Update, 2017 LEHRN HR Tech Expo Update, Chatbots and AI in HR technology, Beamery raises $5 million, United Airlines fallout, Paycor Workforce Insights, and Qualtrics raises $180 million.

Mervyn Dinnen is a Talent Acquisition Analyst and an award winning blogger who works with recruitment and technology companies on content marketing strategies. His co-authored book, ‘Exceptional Talent,’ will be published on May 28th. Listen to Mervyn Dinnen on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

On Episode 16 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks with Heather Bussing. Heather is an employment lawyer, writer, and photographer who tries not to believe everything she thinks. Listen to Heather Bussing on Big Ideas Radio.

HRExaminer v8.15

Scenario Planning: “It doesn’t matter how great a manager you believe you are: if you are not aware of the external environment, if you don’t anticipate the changes, you will struggle to fulfill your potential.” Read more in Felix Wetzel’s feature article, Scenario Planning: Lessons from Brexit that could save your organization.

With 400 clients in the audience, SmartRecruiters unveiled its expanded Enterprise functionality. Guess what? They’ve redefined the state of the art in Recruiting at the Enterprise level. John Sumser explains in, SmartRecruiters: The New State of the Art.

On episode 116 of HR Tech Weekly: TalentBin class action settlement, Wells Fargo Must Rehire Whistle-Blower and Pay $5.4 Million, $1 Billion Sale For CareerBuilder Could Be Near, MOVE Guides Acquires Teleport, Multiples Invests in PeopleStrong, India’s Leading HR Technology Player, Decisely Receives $60 Million, and Ceridian Announces Dayforce Compensation Management.

Mary Kaylor is the manager of public affairs for the Society for Human Resource Management. She is the managing editor of the SHRM Blog and the creator and producer of #Nextchat, a leading global Twitter chat on HR trends. Her career in HR and communications spans from recruiting to technology management to external affairs and public relations. Listen to Mary Kaylor on HRExaminer Radio - Executive Conversations.

On Episode 15 of HRx Big Ideas Radio, John Sumser talks about New Organizational Types with Felix Wetzel, the founder and MD of zyx associates. zyx focuses on developing and implementing people to people (P2P) strategies for businesses. Felix regularly speaks and blogs about topics that always have people at its core but draw from different topics such as nation branding, sports, and politics. Listen to Felix Wetzel is on Big Ideas Radio.