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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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Some leaders don’t just build successful organizations; they also attract, train and cultivate the next generation of exceptional leaders. That’s according to Sydney Finkelstein, Professor of Management at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, who identified this category of über-manager for his new book,
When it comes to financial priorities, many employees are primarily concerned with paying down debt, saving for large purchases, or affording child care and college education. Employees must figure out a plan to address these immediate expenses before they can turn their attention to saving for retirement. However, many employers are shifting
As competition for top talent continues to tighten in 2016, nearly every industry has found itself in a candidate’s market. The days of cherry picking are a distant memory. And all of us – HR acquisition managers and agency recruiters, alike – have been forced to accept a new recruiting reality: continuous innovation....
A key to achieving success in human capital management is maintaining some control over employee turnover. It’s hard to run a profitable business if your employees are always quitting. Instead of focusing on productivity, turnover forces you to pour money into recruiting, hiring and training rather than actual work. Many
Short of touring an office or corporate campus in person, nothing conveys a potential employer’s brand promise and the experience of working there better than video. It can be used to convey anything from corporate culture, to the work environment, to benefits. But if you’re assuming that “traditional” job advertising and
January 30th:  I was suddenly brought into a room with several of my peers and told collectively our jobs were being eliminated. Fear, anger, sadness, anxiety as well a flood of other emotions entered that room with us, but since that event, I’ve bounced back in a big way, thanks in part to the...