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Dr. John Sullivan is a well-known thought leader in HR. He is a frequent speaker and advisor to Fortune 500 and Silicon Valley firms. Formerly the chief talent officer for Agilent Technologies (the 43,000-employee HP spin-off), he is now a professor of management at San Francisco State University. He was called the "Michael Jordan of Hiring" by Fast Company magazine. More recruiting articles by Dr. Sullivan can be found in the ER Daily archives.

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As the competition for talent intensifies, companies are desperate to discover what they can do to attract the best employees. As a result, many employers are revamping their benefits offerings to better support current employees to improve retention, as well...
When your company is doing well, employment branding is a breeze. But what happens when your organization is at the center of a negative press storm? Below, you’ll hear from the embodiment of grace under pressure: Carly Sanchez, of Wells Fargo, a...
Hiring the right people at the right time can make or break a business. Unfortunately, most businesses wait to hire until it’s almost too late. This makes it essential to bring new hires on quickly and efficiently. You don’t want...
Have you heard about this group yet? Respectful Exits calls itself the “organized voice of aging workers,” and it aims to give voice to a group that is often forgotten (except in the most legalistic way) in the whole question of...
The thing about Jim Stroud is that he’s da bomb. Like as in mind explosion. He has done it multiple times with his presentations. The way he searches, the way he YouTubes, and the way it socks it to you...
Changing an organization’s culture is considered one of the most difficult challenges for leaders, and those with experience will confirm that it can be a massive undertaking. Whatever challenges the organization is facing — low morale among staff, bad behavior...

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Recruiting industry analyst Rob McIntosh believes “AI recruiting” is the future of recruiting. Ah, another future of recruiting article! Another tome in the latest assembly line of predictions that the profession will be elevated to the one where Supreme Bot Beings sit atop the Totem of Talent. Alas, being a human recruiter is...
Reminiscing about my childhood led me to remember playing Monopoly with my family when we gathered together for holidays. As a child, it was just a board game, and I was always excited to play with those awesome tokens, especially...
Yahoo’s Other Challenge: Retaining Acquired Talent By Dow Jones Business News, April 30, 2015, 04:24:00 PM EDT AAA By Douglas MacMillan A few times a year, Yahoo Inc. organizes dinners for the entrepreneurs who sold their startups to the Internet company and still work there. The dinners are a chance for the more than 50 ... The post
Not long ago a training consultant got a call from a sales manager who said, “We need sales training!” The consultant answered, “Are you sure?” The caller explained that some of their customer service reps were doing four times the volume of others. It had to be because they were better salespeople —...
Despite 30 years of training and sensitivity sessions since the U.S. Supreme Court first said sexual harassment is discrimination,  workplace harassment has come to dominate the charges brought to the EEOC by private sector and state and government employees. A report released today by the chairs of a task force of the Equal...
 This “think piece” is designed to stimulate your thinking about diversity Why Your Firm Needs to Target Diversity in Sales, Servic,e & Product Development Research studies have shown that diversity can result in as much as a double-digit increase in sales. However, corporate executives need to realize that if you want to

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For all that Mary Poppins said, ‘that we should begin at the beginning’ (since it is, after all, a perfect place to start), we’re going to start out a little bit later. Let’s assume that you’ve already realized that you...
Career fairs are often low on the lists of the most prolific sources of hire, behind things like employee referrals, job boards, colleges, career websites, and social media. But a variation on the career fair is the local event, put...
The following is a little secret I discovered years ago, witnessing it as layoffs happened. I validated my theory, as best I could, by watching layoffs happen through a few recessions from within the company. Hearing the announced “target” reduction...
At the beginning of 2018, the healthcare industry became the largest source of jobs in the U.S. for the first time in history. The industry surpassed manufacturing and retail, which is very significant given that these industries have led the...
It’s time to rethink the way we move talent. Companies are well aware that global mobility drives organizational performance; of the 10,400 business people in 140 countries who participated in Deloitte’s 2017 Global Human Capital Trends survey, 68% agreed that...
The employee referral is the best source of hire for a number of reasons. Referrals cost less money and require less time to hire, especially, if you have properly trained your employees to assess candidates before referring them. Also, referrals...

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