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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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You know that a mis-hire carries with it a financial impact that can last for months on end. But there are other more subtle costs associated with mis-hiring that many, even in the HR field, don’t consider or don’t put enough weight into. In fact, these can last for years, long after the...
Have you ever struggled with recruiting on Facebook? Have you ever wondered how to plug into the world’s biggest social network to power a strong talent pipeline? Are you one of the many who don’t recruit on Facebook? If you answered yes to any of these questions, chances are that you have tried...
“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius “Sourcing is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Me Having been around the recruiting world for a very, very, very long time (let’s just say I had hair when I started), I have seen my fair...
Editor’s note: Millennials especially are looking for leadership development. Look for the details  about how to deliver it on TLNT tomorrow. “Just want to acknowledge and thank you so much for all you are accomplishing, always, but especially as of late. You are a rock for our office, always steady, calm, transparent, real...
Every employer knows that recruiting the best and brightest is tough. What’s even tougher is having to replace them. One of the best ways to retain employees is by recognizing early warning signs. If you can mitigate problems and pain points before they worsen, you can keep (most) employees from looking for an...
CEOs are actively upgrading their CHRO talent with talent management needs driving much of that change. Board members are increasingly prominent in the process and often interview multiple candidates. Our 2016 placements to date at TSG Executive Search show some clear trends in who’s securing the CHRO role and why. What CEOs want...