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When someone shows you who they are, believe them.

This is a phrase my wife is fond of saying. I read it recently in an article from a college football coach who was talking about recruiting and social media. He said it in terms of these 18-22-year-old kids on social media, and that it was really difficult to come to grips with this concept. These kids are daily showing you who they are,…

Career Rules They Don’t Teach You in College! #HRFamous

On episode 60 of The HR Famous Podcast, longtime HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee come together to discuss vacations in St. George, Utah, the crew’s favorite career rules, and an update on hourly hiring in the U.S. Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player) and be sure to subscribe, rate, and review (Apple Podcasts) and follow (Spotify)! Show Highlights…

The Three Types of Contractors that HR and Recruiting Leaders Meet When They Get to Heaven!

Paradise. Eden. Nirvana. Whatever you call it, we’d all like to make it to Heaven. There’s just this one little catch. What if the HR and TA/Recruiting leaders who make it to Heaven are presented with a slew of contract labor components handling the most important activities in what some call the “Happy Valley?” I’ll tell you what would happen. Upon encountering these contractors,…

How Sendwave used Metaview to hire better and faster as they grew headcount by 50%+

Read Time1 Minute, 2 Second After being founded in 2014, then receiving investment from storied VC firms such as YCombinator, Founders Fund, and Khosla Ventures, Sendwave has quickly become one of the world’s leading remittance companies. Over 400,000 people around the world trust Sendwave to send money to relatives and loved ones in Africa. At the start of 2020, the team at Sendwave were…

What Do HR Professionals Really Think About Machines Replacing People (and how are they evaluating new HR Technologies)

Read Time58 Second It’s getting harder to distinguish existing HR Tech tools (assessments, for example) with their intelligent or AI offspring. The newly energized tools work smarter, faster, and cheaper, but perform the same function. What Do HR Professionals Really ThinkAbout Machines Replacing People (and how are they evaluating new HR Technologies)   Survey Background: We surveyed 542 HR executives and subject matter experts…

“Everybody Has a Plan Until They Get Punched in the Mouth”

I believe in the importance of having a plan. Ben Martinez believes this too, as he spelled out so succinctly in The Only Bad Plan Is No Plan here on FOT. As he put it, “My job is to create a plan to better deal with chaos,” a lesson he’s learned while coping with all that has happened in the chaotic year of 2020….

Personalized User Experiences and Why They Matter

Read Time1 Minute, 1 Second Whether it’s a physical tool, like a hammer, or a digital tool, like Avature, tools are just instruments designed to extend the abilities of users. This means that they’re only as good as the ability of people to use them comfortably and appropriately. And just like carpenters choose their tools based on the job at hand, you need digital…

AI Ethics: Machines Only Know the Information They Have

Read Time57 Second “The differences between human and machine views of a particular task are complementary. The machine can see patterns and rules with increasing accuracy. But its picture is emotionless and limited to things that have already happened.” – John Sumser   Machines Only Know the Information They Have   It is not reasonable to assume that the machine will learn what you…

5% of organizations say they had implemented workforce transformation required to address disruption before the pandemic, SilkRoad Technology and Human...

Read Time9 Second The post 5% of organizations say they had implemented workforce transformation required to address disruption before the pandemic, SilkRoad Technology and Human Capital Media Group survey reveals appeared first on SilkRoad Technology. The post 5% of organizations say they had implemented workforce transformation required to address disruption before the pandemic, SilkRoad Technology and Human Capital Media Group survey reveals appeared first…

How many people in your profession actually know what they are doing?

I asked this question recently to a number of people. On a normal distribution curve of performance it should look something like this: -20% are Top Performers -70% are Average Performers -10% are Not Performing at all So, my belief would be if I asked an individual in any professional occupational role, “Tell me what percentage of pros in your field actually know what…

Critical Retention Strategies: AI Identifies Dissatisfied Employees Before They Leave

By the time an employer knows that an employee is leaving, it’s often too late to change their mind. Tools like artificial intelligence technology can inform retention strategies and help employers predict who is most likely to leave, as well as what incentives might encourage them to stay. For example, workers who switched jobs received an average 15 percent increase in pay at their…

Workday Podcast: To Deal with Disruption, Businesses Are Changing How They Plan

It all starts with a big bang: the laborious and time-consuming exercise that is your annual plan. Once complete, the plan is memorialized and people try to execute against it—even as some data and assumptions become quickly dated, even obsolete.  That’s the problem with this model. Business conditions change, sometimes quickly. External forces such as technological disruptions, market dynamics, new competition, and even global…

A look at tech salaries and how they could change as more employees go remote

Each year, the hiring platform Hired produces a look at tech salaries based on the data it says it gleans from hundreds of thousands of interview requests and job offers. This year, as in past years, it looked at salaries around the globe for software engineers, product managers, DevOps engineers, designers, and data scientists. Of course, this year is a very funky year, one…