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Dr. John Sullivan
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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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If you’ve been following the news lately, you’ve probably heard about states and municipalities passing bills requiring FBI or state fingerprint background checks for certain industries. While it’s good to see the government supporting employee and consumer safety, it’s also important to recognize that fingerprint checks
In May of 2016, I was fortunate enough to attend a #RecruitDC event in Washington DC. I had some very interesting experiences using Uber and Lyft. I had used Uber many times while traveling. This was my first time using Lyft. In the morning, I took the Marc train from Baltimore’s Penn Station...
According to a recent survey from leading professional services network PWC, 93 percent of CEOs understand the importance of strengthening their company’s talent acquisition program … and yet 61 percent haven’t taken a single step toward doing so. That juxtaposition presents a rather illuminating picture of the current state of
France was recently in the news for regulations to restrict companies from sending emails to employees during non-working hours. Those in favor of restricting email can cite research that feeling a need to respond to emails during non-working hours can have negative impacts on productivity and well-being because it prevents employees from feeling
In today’s disjointed world, most people say they feel disconnected and apathetic in regards to their jobs. With all the negative noise streaming in, people are often overwhelmed with demotivating and disturbing messages. These negative messages get in the way and distract people from thinking straight and staying focused at work. Feeling a
No long introductions here. No thought leadership. Just a collection of the more interesting odds and ends we get in the mail or stumble upon ourselves. On to the first item. A  team building(?) idea Looking for a team building (or should that be team destroying?) activity this summer? For the former, look...