HR Tech Weekly: Episode #277: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On July 31, 2020, in HR Tech, HR Tech Weekly, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, by John Sumser
The U.S. economy’s contraction in the second quarter was the worst on record, SAP Announces Intent to Take Qualtrics Public, Modern Hire Expands Global Footprint with Acquisition of Automated Video Interviewing Technology Provider Sonru, Infosys launches Reskill and Restart, an innovative solution to reskill the American workforce and fulfill employment needs following COVID-19, The T3 Innovation Network, and Paychex Enhances PPP Loan Forgiveness Solution to Produce Signature-Ready Application.
 

Is Terminating an Employee a Good Thing?

“Making an employment change is a big deal. It’s hard, even when it’s voluntary, because we have so much of our identities wrapped up in what we do.” - Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #373: Dave Weisbeck, Chief Strategy Officer, Visier

John Sumser speaks with Dave Weisbeck, Chief Strategy Officer at Visier. Dave is a seasoned software executive whose experience ranges from building development teams to growing multi-billion-dollar businesses.
 

We Don’t Know If We Can Eliminate Bias From Tech

“Bias related technical tools fall into two categories. The tech group assumes that things work better when humans are not involved. The human group assumes that people should be the decision-makers when lives and careers are affected.” – John Sumser
 

Based on Historical Inputs (you might want to consider your options)

Intelligent software can tell you a lot about the past and nothing at all about the future. That should be the thing you notice most about the score given a recommendation. It should be marked ‘based on historical inputs.’ John Sumser
 

HRExaminer v10.82

“This is the future, I thought. This is important. HR, I’m telling you now: the future of culture has a piece of work automation software sitting at its center. Jason Seiden explores The Culture Challenge: Individual Excellence Doesn’t Scale (until now).



Over the last three months Michael Kannisto, Stela Lupushor, Jon Stross, TJ Fjelseth, Heather Bussing, and John Sumser, have created ten issues of Small Scenarios for Changing Times. Through these small, tactical questions in each issue, we hope to help you envision the coming realities created by the coronavirus pandemic. View all the issues and get your free downloads (no email required).



“I want to discourage your overindulgence in impression management, because real leadership is about developing yourself in a manner that helps others see the complete you.” Dr. Todd Dewett invites you to Get Real and Show Your Ink.



John Sumser speaks with Martha Bird, a Business Anthropologist at ADP. Martha helps creates meaningful products by questioning and responding to the social and cultural dynamics of technology. Listen to Martha Bird on HRExaminer Radio.



On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: 23rd Annual HR Systems Survey from Sapient Insights and Sierra-Cedar, Velocity Network, Blockchain Career Credentialing, COVID-19 Virginia Emergency Temporary Standard, Lattice Funding, and Performance Management.


 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #276: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On July 24, 2020, in HR Tech, HR Tech Weekly, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, by John Sumser
An update on The 23rd Annual HR Systems Survey from Stacey Harris, Virginia approves nation’s first emergency temporary standard for the coronavirus pandemic, People Management Platform Lattice Raises $45M, and Velocity Network launched Testnet 2.0 Velocity Experience Center to demonstrate multi-vendor interoperability of verifiable career credentials using blockchain.
 

Get Real, Show Your Ink

On July 23, 2020, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“Only when they see you as human and real will they be open to you as a genuine leader, and not merely a person occupying a position above them. Show your ink.” - Dr. Todd Dewett
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #372: Martha Bird, Business Anthropologist, ADP

John Sumser talks with Martha Bird, a Business Anthropologist at ADP. Since receiving her Ph.D. in Anthropology, Martha has helped global brands create meaningful services, experiences, and products by both questioning and responding to the social and cultural dynamics of technology.
 

The Culture Challenge: Individual Excellence Doesn’t Scale

On July 21, 2020, in Editorial Advisory Board, Jason Seiden, by Jason Seiden
“HR, I’m telling you now: the future of culture has a piece of work automation software sitting at its center.” - Jason Seiden