Do We Need a Different Type of Leader During a Crisis?

On April 21, 2020, in Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, Leadership, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
Will leaders with certain qualities rise to the occasion of the Coronavirus pandemic while others stumble or even fall? Learn more from Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, author of 10 books and 150+ scientific papers on the psychology of talent, leadership, innovation, and AI.
 

Is that Criminal or Genius?

On April 20, 2020, in HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Both innovation and leadership require the ability to see opportunity where others do not believe it exists. Is it possible to see the difference between genius and criminality?
 

HRExaminer v10.68

John Sumser, Heather Bussing, and Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. have teamed up to create a new series called Small Scenarios for Changing Times. Rather than hyperbolic claims that HR’s time has finally arrived, they’re going to explore the likely issues in the near to medium term. Through these small, tactical questions, they hope to help you envision the coming realities. Their first issue is now available and it’s a free download. Introducing Small Scenarios.



Jeff Hunter is a seasoned innovator who founded Talentism six years ago after stints at Electronic Arts, Dolby, and Bridgewater Associates. Today, his team are using their experience with realizing human potential to help navigate the Coronavirus crisis. Talentism: Principles for Purpose in a Pandemic.



Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. writes, “We may find that the use of these tools is completely unfounded, and creates at best a random outcome (and at worst a tool for automating systemic discrimination).” Maybe We Need An AI Safe Word?



John Sumser speaks with Mike Hudy & Isaac Thompson, of Modern Hire. This is a rich conversation about the real-world benefits and limits of using AI in hiring. Listen to Isaac Thompson & Mike Hudy on HRExaminer Radio.



On HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John discuss the Coronavirus Work-At-Home Reality vs. Old Work Expectations and Measurement, WalkMe, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Asia HCM, Socrates, and Capacity.


 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #262: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On April 17, 2020, in HR Tech, HR Tech Weekly, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, by John Sumser
This week Stacey and John discuss the Coronavirus Work-At-Home Reality vs. Old Work Expectations and Measurement, WalkMe, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Asia HCM, Socrates, and Capacity.
 

Introducing Small Scenarios

Heather Bussing, Michael Kannisto, and John Sumser have been busy. They’re collaborating on a series of short digestible papers that tackle the HR and Recruiting issues that will emerge as we come out of the Coronavirus pandemic. Grab their free download here.
 

HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #360: Mike Hudy & Isaac Thompson, Modern Hire

John Sumser speaks with Modern Hire’s Chief Science Officer Mike Hudy & Principal Data Scientist Isaac Thompson.
 

Maybe We Need An AI Safe Word?

Michael Kannisto, Ph.D. discusses how academic research is calling into question the validity of using AI to select employee candidates.
 

Talentism: Principles for Purpose in a Pandemic

On April 12, 2020, in HRExaminer, by John Sumser
“Talentism is laser-focused on the systematic realization of human potential. What gets my attention is the compelling way they deliver coaching to their clients. My favorite bit is what they call the “Three Cs.”  It’s a framework for keeping individuals and their organizations flexible and focused in the midst of confusion.” - John Sumser
 

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.


 

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #261: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

On April 10, 2020, in HR Tech, HR Tech Weekly, HR Technology, HRExaminer, HRExaminer Radio, John Sumser, by John Sumser
This week: Nemesysco Remote Employee Wellness Monitoring, CloudMills and HRNX Merge, SAP Lowers FY20 Outlook, WorkJam Raises $50M, and Collaboration Software outfit Notion Raises $50M.