HRExaminer v6.31

Paul Hebert looks past the headlines of the $70,000 minimum wage enacted by Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price in, The $70,000 Minimum Wage – The Rest of The Story.

Victorio Milian shares his personal account of developing his career and capability and how today, Professional Development is a Necessity.

On Episode 32 of HR Tech Weekly Stacey and John discuss the S.E.C.’s new rule on CEO Pay, Yearlong paid leave at Netflix, and Intel’s new referral bonus to promote diversity.

Listen to HR Examiner Radio where host John Sumser speaks about talent analytics with Andrew Gadomski, Founder of Aspen Advisors.


HRExaminer v6.30

On August 7, 2015, in Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
You know Gerry Crispin, the smile, the hat, the thoughtful conversations. A lifelong student of staffing, John Sumser talks with Gerry about his start at Johnson and Johnson, his work at CareerXroads and the Candidate Experience Awards, right up to today’s effort with China Gorman to lead an HR delegation to Cuba this November. Listen to Gerry Crispin on HR Examiner Radio.

Heather Bussing has an analysis of the dispute in the U.S. about employee and contractor status in, Why the Government Wants Companies to Have Employees.

On Episode 31 of HR Tech Weekly Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss new software from The Marcus Buckingham Company, The 24-month Job by Google Express and Adecco, and low wage jobs.

We wrap up this week’s edition with 5 Links: Law & Social Media from Heather Bussing. Enjoy.


HRExaminer v6.29

Most candidates have never heard of an ATS and don’t understand the system behind the forms they are filling out while uploading their resume. Recently, Chris Havrilla took time out of her day as the VP of Global HR Technology at ADP to talk with a group of legal students about a new language they’d need to learn in order to land their first job as a lawyer. Read, How to Talk to an ATS.

Heather Bussing covers the subtle and not so subtle case of Discrimination v. Reality. After hearing Heather’s case, be sure to read what others are saying in, 5 Links: Unconscious Bias.

On Episode 30 of HR Tech Weekly: Oracle HCN Cloud 10, Ultimate Software ACA Employer Services, Accenture dumps performance reviews, and Zappos compensation and holacracy.

On HR Examiner Radio John Sumser talks with Rajeev Behera, Founding CEO of Reflektive, a real time feedback and performance management system.

HRExaminer v6.28

Last week, Key Interval Research released its third major report this year. The Optimal HR Tech Stack is the first ever deep look at the technologies that compose the operating environment for today’s HR Practitioners. We asked 785 HR Practitioners about the software they used in each of thirteen distinct HR practice areas that serve as their Optimal HR Tech stack.

Accenture has announced they’ll stop doing employee performance reviews. Before the announcement Paul Hebert was preaching that very gospel. Read, Performance Reviews: The Process Doesn’t Suck - People Do.

Legal Editor Heather Bussing has five ways noncompete agreements can backfire against employers. Hint: Stop Using Noncompete Agreements.

On Episode 29 of HR Tech Weekly: Workday launches investment fund Workday Ventures, Amazon Prime Day, Blackhawk Network to Acquire Achievers Corp., Ceridian User Conference, and Gen M Suffers From Mobile Guilt (Shadow Tasking).

On HR Examiner Radio John Sumser talks with Eileen Klegg, Founder and Principal of Visual Insight.


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, John Sumser, 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, John Sumser, 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

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, John Sumser, 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, John Sumser, 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.