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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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Summer presents the opportunity for more family time, beach days, and flexible work hours. However, the prospect of leaving early on a Friday or having the kids at home doesn’t always translate into relaxation. A recent survey of my company’s  30,000 working members in the U.S. sheds light on this issue, uncovering a...
Want to make a huge change to your HR career? No, really? Okay, do this one thing: Stop using the word “No.” That’s it. Just stop it. Don’t say “No” ever again. HR pros lose credibility faster than anyone else because we are known as the “No” police. Employees, hiring managers, vendors, everyone...
My colleague Dave Heilbron recently wrote a great blog post entitled “Brexit Fallout: Is The U.K. Facing A Brain Drain?” In his post Dave highlighted a number of key issues and some anecdotal evidence suggesting that the UK will potentially have a talent exodus on its hands post-Brexit. The issues Dave raised are very...
The dog days of August were upon employers, slowing their new non-farm hiring to a modest 151,000. At 4.9 percent, unemployment was unchanged from July. This morning’s monthly report from the U.S. Labor Department was lower than the 175,000 to 185,000 new jobs economists were predicting. It was also off the pace of...
The dog days of August were upon employers last, slowing their new nonfarm hiring to a modest 151,000. At 4.9%, unemployment was unchanged from July. This morning’s monthly report from the U.S. Labor Department was lower than the 175,000 to 185,000 new jobs economists were predicting. It was also off the pace of...
“Google is planning to start its own job board.” That’s what we keep hearing. But no one has details, no one is willing to talk on or even off the record, and Google itself isn’t saying a word. We’ve heard chatter about the Google job board for about three months now — at...

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