graphic for The 2019 Index of Intelligent Technology in HR Tech

 

Tampering with Certainty

“Equal opportunity does not mean treating everyone like a 50 year-old white guy. It means appreciating people for who they actually are.” – Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #300: Stacy Chapman

On November 28, 2018, in HRExaminer Radio, HRX Radio – Executive Conversations, Radio, by John Sumser
John Sumser speaks with Stacy Chapman, the CEO and co-founder of SwoopTalent, an automated talent data management platform. Stacy has been in HR tech for more than 25 years, in many different roles, including being a proud PeopleSoft alum. She is an immigrant in San Francisco who loves food, adores dogs, collects spectacles, and is deeply squeamish about cane toads.
 

Six Levels of Deviance

On November 27, 2018, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“Maybe deviance is not for you. Maybe you weren’t born with that gene. Tough – you have to embrace it anyway, at least once in a while.” – Dr. Todd Dewett
 

Why CEO’s Care More About Money Than People

“People need to be trusted, valued, and given the resources they need to do a great job, including being paid fairly for their work. If you can’t do that, you don’t have a business.” – Heather Bussing
 

HRExaminer v9.47

On November 23, 2018, in HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRTech, Radio, Weekly, by John Sumser
John Sumser illustrates the seven basic elements of a job thru his experience with a Seattle-based Nordstrom employee. It’s a different take on one of the more misunderstood HR concepts kicking around the people business today, employee Passion.


John Sumser writes, “By itself, data does not explain anything. It can not tell you why.” Read, Value and Data.


An 80% success rate is acceptable if you’re talking about tagging photos with artificial intelligence. What about sensitive areas like hiring? John Sumser explores the problems we might encounter When 80% is success.


John Sumser speaks with Josh Jarrett, the Co-Founder and CPO of Koru, a leader in predictive hiring. Josh is a graduate of Dartmouth College, and he holds a graduate degree in business from the Harvard Business School. Listen to Josh Jarrett on HRExaminer Radio.


On HR Tech Weekly, Mercer Launches HRTech Incubator, Salary.com 2018 Turnover Report, ZipRecruiter adds ex-Facebook, LinkedIn, GoDaddy execs to board, Shyft raises $6.5M to help service workers swap shifts, On-demand staffing app Wonolo raises $32 million, and SAP Acquires Contextor to Augment Robotic Process Automation Capabilities.
 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #197: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On November 23, 2018, in HR Tech Weekly, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, by John Sumser
This week: Mercer Launches HRTech Incubator, Salary.com 2018 Turnover Report, ZipRecruiter adds ex-Facebook, LinkedIn, GoDaddy execs to board, Shyft raises $6.5M to help service workers swap shifts, On-demand staffing app Wonolo raises $32 million, and SAP Acquires Contextor to Augment Robotic Process Automation Capabilities.
 

When 80% is success (from the vault)

On November 22, 2018, in HRExaminer, by John Sumser
For many areas where AI is used, an 80% success rate is entirely reasonable. Automatic tagging of your photos? Perfect. Facial recognition of the people in your photos? Fantastic. Criminal tracking? Not so quick.
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #299: Josh Jarrett

On November 21, 2018, in HRExaminer Radio, HRX Radio – Executive Conversations, Radio, by John Sumser
John Sumser speaks with Josh Jarrett, the Co-Founder and CPO of Koru, a leader in predictive hiring. Prior to Koru, he led education innovation programs for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and served as a consultant at McKinsey & Company. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College, and he holds a graduate degree in business from the Harvard Business School.
 

Value and Data

On November 20, 2018, in HRExaminer, by John Sumser
“By itself, data does not explain anything. It can not tell you why. The value of data depends on its audience.” – John Sumser
 

Passion

On November 19, 2018, in HRExaminer, by John Sumser
Engagement is every bit as much a personal choice as it is a consequence of the employer. One can choose to love one’s work regardless of the setting and even the work itself.