HRExaminer v10.67

“One of the most enduring hallmarks of any effective innovation culture is the ability to deal with sacred cows. This refers to a custom, behavior, product, process, or rule that is known to all, unproductive, and yet untouchable and unaddressed.” Dr. Todd Dewett explains how Sacred Cows Make Great Barbeque.



Saying that ‘the computer made me do it’ won’t be a workable defense when things go sideways in your HR Tech deployments of Intelligent Tools and AI systems. John Sumser shares his Key Principles for Intelligent Tools and AI Deployment in HR.



Productivity and performance differences between employees are due not so much to differences in talent or ability, but rather to motivation. Should Employees Earn More If They Are More Engaged At Work? Read more from Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic.



John Sumser speaks with Charles Hipps who founded Oleeo 25 years ago, launching the world’s first e-recruitment solution. Charles focuses today on the application of AI and automation in recruiting. Listen to Charles Hipps on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss Nemesysco Remote Employee Wellness Monitoring, the CloudMills and HRNX Merger, SAP Lowers FY20 Outlook, and WorkJam and Notion both Raise $50M.


 

HRExaminer v10.66

Jason Lauritsen writes, “The past few weeks have felt a little like riding a roller coaster with a blindfold on. Through it all, I keep coming back to the same question.” What’s the Right Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak?



John Sumser writes, “Just as humans have unconscious bias, machines have uncoded bias. Machines are incapable of seeing things that aren’t measured.” AI Hiring: Bias in the Code.



Everybody looks at titles despite ‘corporate speak’ about holocracy being a magic elixir. Mary Faulkner explains how The Cold Reality of Corporate Life is That Titles Matter.



Should we Rethink the Golden Rule at Work as it applies to leadership? Dr. Todd Dewett makes some useful distinctions on how to foster the principle of the golden rule while recognizing how you must apply it differently in the workplace.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss the Kronos and Ultimate Software Merger, Strivr, Microsoft Teams, Qualtrics, and StoryCorps.


 

HRExaminer v10.65

The narrower the problem, the better that intelligent tools and AI work. What does that mean when it comes time to deploy a new HR Technology? John Sumser offers guidance on Software Implementation in HR with Intelligent Tools and AI.



Jason Lauritsen has some fantastic ideas on Building a Better Life and Helping Your People Do the Same.



This is a real treat. John Sumser speaks with his son Ray Sumser, a multimedia artist whose work explores underlying structural analogies between diverse art disciplines. Listen to Ray Sumser on HRExaminer Radio.



John Sumser speaks with Jason Averbook, the co-founder and CEO of Leapgen, a global keynote speaker, author, industry analyst, thought leader, and consultant in the area of human resources and workforce experience. Listen to Jason Averbook on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss COVID-19 news and impacts. From succession and workforce planning to ethics, workload increases in Recruiting and HR, and how intelligent tools and AI might figure into solving the large scale problems we face in our new upside down world.


 

HRExaminer v10.64

Here’s a Quick Guide to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act from our resident Employment Lawyer Heather Bussing.



Paul Hebert looks at how COVID-19 impacts HR’s role now and over the next decade. Can HR Do Their Future Job?



The old ways of fixing Performance Management aren’t working. Jamie Resker has solutions for Modernizing Performance Management.



John Sumser speaks with Randy Womack, the CEO of Socrates.ai. Socrates AI is trying to improve employee experience with a new type of conversational presence. Listen to Randy Womack on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss the COVID-19 Response, Topia, Mmonaeo, Lyra, SHRM, Ceridian, Workday, Facebook, Cornerstone Cares, HealthStream, NurseGrid, People Analytics, and Grokker.


 

HRExaminer v10.63

For a decade, HR Tech vendors uniformly claimed that the holy grail of software was the consumer experience delivered by companies like Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, and other web-centric software companies. Read, AI and Intelligent Tools and Enterprise Software Consumerization. John Sumser



What can you do to survive in a future that is almost certainly going to be radically different than anyone can predict? Michael R. Kannisto, P.h.D shares three powerful recommendations in, Wrong HR Tech Thinking = Missed Future.



“People fall short of our expectations and do things that irritate and disappoint us,” writes Jamie Resker. Consider these three things Before You Engage In A Difficult Conversation.



John Sumser speaks with Henry Albrecht, the CEO of Limeade. Founded in 2006, Limeade is an employee experience technology company. Listen to Henry Albrecht on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss Oracle Layoffs, Mercer, Research Quality, Pay Equity, Silkroad, Lilith Christiansen, Alight, Employee Experience, AI, Machine Learning, Paycor, Paychex, and Aon, Willis Towers Watson.


 

HRExaminer v10.62

Most Human Resource questions involve subtle distinctions, case specifics, or other bits of context. That’s a problem when there’s Nuance in HR that AI and Intelligent Tools Don’t See. Read more from John Sumser.



Heather Bussing has created a Coronavirus checklist for HR and employers planning for employee exposure and illness from the COVID-19 virus.



Hiring managers get no love. And maybe—just maybe—that’s why recruiting is so broken. Jason Seiden has more in his article, Fixing Recruiting: Hiring Managers Hold the Key.



John Sumser speaks with Mike Psenka, the President and CEO of Moovila. Listen to Mike Psenka on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser have in-depth coverage of the Ultimate Software Connections Conference and Phenom People’s IAMPHENOM event. Plus, Talespin nabs $15M for its extended reality-based workforce training tools.


HRExaminer v10.61

On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser discuss this week’s big announcement of Cornerstone OnDemand entering into an agreement to acquire Saba. Plus, GitHub for Data, Google to Close AI accountability Gap, EU introduces AI strategy, iCIMS Names Steve Lucas CEO, and Gartner has six Trends for CHRO’s that will impact the future-of-work.


Doug Shaw explains how missed opportunities in training are often a matter of Degrees of Separation.



Want to improve candidate experience? Change your Process. Read more from Felix Wetzel.



Dr. Todd Dewett shares three examples of fundamentally flawed - yet common - organizational practices. Question Your Unquestionable Truths.



John Sumser speaks with Tracey Burns, Senior Analyst, at OECD in Paris where she heads Innovative Teaching for Effective Learning, 21st Century Children, and Trends Shaping Education. Listen to Tracey Burns on HRExaminer Radio.



HRExaminer v10.60

On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey Harris and John Sumser analyze the big news; Ultimate Software and Kronos have merged to create an HR Tech powerhouse.


John Sumser shares 9 Trends Shaping AI & Intelligent Tools in HR Tech.



Performance Management is evolving into a continuous conversation model. Jamie Resker shares 8 Tips for Moving to the Continuous Performance Management Model.



John Sumser highlights the important issues with Latency in Intelligent Software and AI.



John Sumser speaks with Viktor Mirovic, the owner and Chief Financial Officer at KeenCorp, a state-of-the-art predictive people analytics tool in the HR Tech space. Listen to Viktor Mirovic on HRExaminer Radio.



HRExaminer v10.59

With Predictions Everywhere, Here are 9 Trends from John Sumser that are Shaping AI and Intelligent Tools in HR Tech.


Michael R. Kannisto, P.h.D. has a great question. Could we have made the first trip to the moon in 2020?



John Sumser explains What Puts the Intelligence in Intelligent Software and AI Hiring Tools?



John Sumser speaks with Liz Wessel, Co-founder and CEO of WayUp. Liz has been featured as one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30, named one of the “18 Coolest Women in Silicon Valley” by Business Insider. Listen to Liz Wessel on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: SmartRecruiter HiringSuccess Conf, Walk Me’s new CFO, Visier Announces Chief Sales Officer, SD WORX Acquires Pointlogic, Ceridian hiring in Canada, iCIMS & Ceridian Partnership, Workforce Logiq New Predictive Labor Report, Google closes AI Accountability gap.


 

HRExaminer v10.58

John Sumser wraps up his five-part series on AI and Intelligent Software Implementation in HR. If you haven’t read the first two articles, you can catch up here.

This week, John covers Data Cleanliness, Data Model Standards, and Process Governance. Next, John explains How To Evaluate an AI or Intelligent Software Vendor Solution. In the conclusion, John shares 40 Key Questions for Evaluating your Prospective AI Vendor.



John Sumser speaks with Chris Havrilla, the VP of HR Technology & Solution Provider Research at Bersin, Deloitte Consulting. Listen to Chris Havrilla on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: New Select HR Tech Event, CareerBuilder’s New Employment Screening Partner, Koch Industries Acquires Infor, Digital Health with Mercer, ADP State of the Workforce and Shadow Workforce Reports, plus IBM Blockchain.