HRExaminer v9.40

On October 5, 2018, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRTech, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
This week, we feature three of the last four profiles from The 2019 HRExaminer Watchlist. There’s employee sentiment analysis from Ultimate Software, next generation productivity from Workday, and recruiting and talent management powered by machine learning and predictive analytics from Ascendify.


John Sumser speaks with Viktor Mirovic, Founding Partner of Helius Ventures and co-founder of KeenCorp. Mirovic has been active in the M&A and private equity space since 1994. He is a proud father of a boy and a girl and lives and works in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Listen to HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly, we have Workday Rising Event updates along with a slew of Workday announcements, including news from Adaptive Insights and how Workday is infusing Machine Learning Algorithms into HR Apps. Saba Software has acquired Lumesse, Pymetrics Raised $40 Million, and AI is getting political in Washington.
 

HRExaminer v9.39

On September 28, 2018, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRTech, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
We have a trio of profiles this week from The 2019 HRExaminer Watchlist that cover job performance enhancement from Textio, the disappearing assessment interface from Traitify, and impressive legacy data utilization from Kronos.


John Sumser speaks with Angela Lockman, the Vice President of Product Management for Tax and Compliance at Equifax Workforce Solutions, named one of the “300+ Women in HR Technology Worth Watching.” Listen to HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly, Stacey and John host a packed show with news from Slack, Microsoft 365, WalkMe, PeopleFluent, NetDimensions, PlanSource, SmartRecruiters, and Noodles and Company.
 

HRExaminer v9.38

On September 21, 2018, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRTech, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Our focus on The 2019 HRExaminer Watchlist continues this week with profiles on four amazing firms that are leading the charge in HR with intelligent technology. These include, SwoopTalent, OneModel, Beamery, and EngageTalent.


We have two great episodes of HR Tech Weekly. On Episode 187, Stacey Harris and John Sumser host their annual highlights show on The HR Technology Conference. On Episode 188, John and Stacey have a great discussion about AI in the workplace featuring Microsoft, Google, and IBM. Plus, a bevy of interesting new service and funding announcements coming on the heels of The HR Tech Conference last week.
 

HRExaminer v9.37

On September 14, 2018, in AI, Artificial Intelligence, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRTech, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
Our focus over the coming weeks is to introduce you to John Sumser’s findings in HRExaminer’s new report, The 2019 Index of Intelligent Technology in HR. Our first article serves as an introduction to the report. Next, we focus in on the most interesting AI companies in HR Technology, which are contained in The 2019 HRExaminer Watchlist (which stems from the report). We finish up with two profiles from the watchlist that highlight Google and IBM’s latest advances in the field.


Also this week, John Sumser speaks with Tom Walsh, the director of data science at Kronos. Tom received a PhD in computer science from Rutgers University and held several research positions in academia and industry, including a research position at MIT. Listen to HRExaminer Radio.
 

HRExaminer v9.36

Do zero-length assessments work? Tom Janz shares a time-bound perspective on assessment accuracy in, Short, Shorter, Shortest - Online Tests vs. Candidate Social Media Analytics.


“Being revealed as an idiot is normal! The only real idiot is the person unwilling to laugh about it and learn from it.” - Dr. Todd Dewett Sometimes You’re Just an Idiot.


Learn how an approach inspired by Michelangelo could help you create new talent strategies. Read, What Michelangelo Can Teach Us About Talent Strategies?


John Sumser speaks with Jeanne Achille, who will chair the Women in HR Tech Summit at the Annual HR Technology Conference and is founder and CEO of The Devon Group. Listen to HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: John introduces The HRExaminer Watchlist and Awards (AI, Intelligent Software), Espressive Raises $23M and Maimai the LinkedIn rival from China raises $200 million ahead of US IPO. Topics include AI, Intelligent Software, and Biased Data.
 

HRExaminer v9.35

“So when things are going sideways and nothing feels right, you’re just in the process of learning something new. Relax, and keep going.” Heather Bussing speaks truth in, Learn By Mistake.


Every HR professional should be prepared to face data that contradicts their beliefs sooner or later. Stacey Harris has more in, When the Data Says You’re Wrong (and what to do about it).


Performance Ratings – Should they Stay or Should they Go? That’s the question Jamie Resker answers this week.


John Sumser speaks with Eyal Grayevsky, CEO and co-founder of Mya Systems. The company’s AI-recruiter has been recognized as an industry leader. Listen to HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Getting ready for the HRTech Conference, John talks about his book on Intelligent Software, Funding news from Salary Finance and Australian HR startup Flare, AllyO Releases Next-Gen Platform, Google launches search feature to help military vets find jobs, plus much more.


 

HRExaminer v9.34

Feedback. It’s a big deal. Until we figure out how do it better, we won’t realize our potential. Jason Lauritsen gets underneath The Real Reason We Fail at Feedback.


Before you decide you need to sue someone, answer these 5 Questions Before Filing a Lawsuit from Heather Bussing.


Most contracts have a bunch of words that no one reads before they sign them. Heather Bussing has the fix in her article, Good Contracts.


John Sumser speaks with Matt Bingham, the Vice President of Product Innovation and Strategy for Bridge, an employee development suite from the makers of Canvas. Listen to HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly: Funding news for ThinkHR and Swedish startup Impactpool, Too Much Diversity Tech?, and 70% of Tech Employees Don’t trust HR. Plus, discussion on Diversity, Recruiting, and HRTech.
 

HRExaminer v9.33

Certain kinds of change are difficult for employees and diminish trust across your organization. Dr. Todd Dewett explains the steps that lead to Increased Trust.


John Sumser explains, “People have maps of the world that they carry around in their heads.” This is the root of Dissonance.


Susan LaMotte discusses the cost of HR policies that rely on out-of-touch leadership assumptions. Don’t Assume: Find Out What Is Real.


John Sumser speaks with Jon Stross, the President and co-founder of Greenhouse. Listen to HRExaminer Radio.

On HR Tech Weekly: Funding news for ClearCompany, iCIMS, and HR Tech Platform PerkSpot. Plus, Stacey and John discuss Blockchain, Rewards, and Recruiting with a sprinkle of snark.
 

HRExaminer v9.32

Mary Faulkner explores why your action plans may not be resulting in real action. Read, There is no “action” in your action plans.


What if HR was Outlawed? Read a fresh perspective on the danger of irrelevance from Jason Lauritsen.


Things change all the time. Knowing this often feels worse. This is the dilemma almost all employees face dealing with technology. Heather Bussing guides us through Time and Change.


John Sumser speaks with Michael Beygelman, the CEO of Joberate, a workforce analytics platform that helps organizations make talent decisions. Listen to HRExaminer Radio.

On HR Tech Weekly: John discusses his follow-up report on Intelligent Software and AI, New CEO and Funding for Namely, and Walmart on-demand paycheck app available to 200,000 Employees.
 

HRExaminer v9.31

The co-working company WeWork just announced a “Vegetarian only” food policy at company events. Heather Bussing explains Why WeWork’s Vegetarian Policy Won’t Work.


Paul Hebert says that HR Needs to Follow the Right Rabbit and we couldn’t agree more.


Cities are increasingly organized by profession. Seattle for Software, Los Angeles for Entertainment, and so on. John Sumser takes us on a tour of Guild Cities.


Heather Bussing points out the warning signs in, When Companies Stop Innovating.


On HR Tech Weekly: There’s acquisition news from ADP, Workday and Bullhorn. Salary.com is merging with Compdata Surveys. There’s new funding for CultureAmp, GustoHQ, and League. Plus, John and Stacey discuss Change Management, Payroll, Compensation, Culture, and Benefits.