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Fiddling While Rome Burns

HRExaminer Weekly Edition v9.08 February 23, 2018

 

John Sumser writes, “Currently, a series of new forces are quickly reshaping the HR playing field. Meanwhile, the bulk of the HR profession’s attention is focused on doing the old stuff better. It’s like making better film or faster horses.” Fiddling While Rome Burns


Heather Bussing points to essential blogs that help us understand what the world is like for others, to appreciate the obstacles that humans experience daily because of their skin color. Why Black Blogs Matter.


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.


HRIntelligencer 2.07 Highlights: This week, we illuminate the science of changing your mind, a nonsense blue sky proposal, a look at online courses in AI, Apple watch medical breakthroughs, planning for GDPR and resource-rich pointers to NLP and crypto.


On HR Tech Weekly: John and Stacey Discuss Performance Management, Recruiting, and Payroll. Elsewhere, there’s a slew of new funding for Reflektive, Adecco Group, Vettery, Dynamic Signal, DailyPay, and CrystalKnowsMe. Last up, the Iowan Project Wants to Identify Skilled Tech Workers Who Have Left the State.


 

This Week's Articles

 


Fiddling While Rome BurnsFiddling While Rome Burns
“Nero is a role model for doing the exact wrong thing at the exact wrong time. The HR profession is focused on doing the old stuff better. Without much debate, HR is moving to perfect its 20th-century mission and mostly ignoring its 21st Century obligations.” - John Sumser
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Why Black Blogs MatterWhy Black Blogs Matter
“We expect that everyone else experiences the world as we do, and that the way things work for us is the way it works for everyone. This is why it is so hard to recognize our own privilege and biases; they seem normal and natural.” - Heather Bussing
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Inclusion Comes FirstInclusion Comes First
“We are rapidly turning ‘human’ and ‘humanizing’ into some of our newest and most fashionable buzzwords, as much of what is said and written in their name has little to do with humans.” - Joe Gerstandt
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HRIntelligencer 2.07HRIntelligencer 2.07
This week, we illuminate the science of changing your mind, a nonsense blue sky proposal, a look at online courses in AI, Apple watch medical breakthroughs, planning for GDPR and resource-rich pointers to NLP and crypto.
Read Now »





 
HR Tech Weekly: Episode #160: Stacey Harris and John SumserHR Tech Weekly: Episode #160: Stacey Harris and John Sumser
John and Stacey Discuss Performance Management, Recruiting, and Payroll. Reflektive Raises $60 Million, Adecco Group Acquires Recruiting Startup Vettery for $100M, Dynamic Signal Raises $36.5 Million, DailyPay Announces $9 Million in Series B Funding, CrystalKnowsMe Raises $5M to Make Personality Profiles the New Resume, and the Iowan Project Wants to Identify Skilled Tech Workers Who Have Left the State. Listen Now »



 

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