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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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There are times in my life when I hate that I am right about something. Like the time I thought an employee was stealing from my store back in the day and two days later I caught them doing just...
With the news that a data firm was given access to the personal information of 87 million Facebook users, the ramifications were widely felt. For many, this was a wakeup call about how easily social data can be accessed without...
Glassdoor, the employer reviews and jobs listing site, is being bought by Recruit Holdings, parent company of the international job board Indeed. The $1.2 billion sale was announced last night. Glassdoor will continue to operate “as a distinct and separate...
Glassdoor didn’t make much of a splash when it launched back in 2008. Job boards like Monster, CareerBuilder, and HotJobs owned the headlines, while upstarts like Indeed, SimplyHired, and Jobster were grabbing most of the remaining attention. The business model...
Glassdoor’s plans for an IPO have long been one of talent acquisition’s worst-kept secrets; 2018 was perhaps finally going to be the year, and the company has even been thought to be interviewing banks. Instead, it was “another staffing company...
To build a corporate culture that’s as energized and agile as a startup, hire ramen eaters. “I meet these ramen eaters everyday,” says Amy Neale, VP, senior business leader with Mastercard. “These people are tough, ready to hustle and eager...

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Why did Bitcoin rise in value? Everyone gets caught up in the bitcoin bubble craze when they could be learning about the technology that enabled the bitcoin. In the cryptocurrency world, Bitcoin, otherwise known as BTC, and the blockchain it...
Dear Littler: I work in HR and have a very modern-day dilemma. An employee (Lauren) told me about a social media post by another employee (Jane). I don’t follow Jane on social media, but a few days ago she posted...
This is not a typical article about attracting talented job candidates or retention — while a rich topic, it has become a little tired. There are volumes of research on employee retention – some focus on affirmative strategies; others on...
“We will all learn together. I want to learn from you as well as you learn from me.” This, from a new CHRO who sits on the executive committee for a global organization. She is at the table with a...
Luring tech talent to the heart of the U.S. — the Silicon Prairie — requires companies and recruiters rid candidates of the mindset that innovation only exists in the Silicon Valley. Tech innovation is happening everywhere, especially in those “flyover” states, and now is the time for organizations to
The stock market broke records and then recently plummeted; unemployment is low, wage growth is sluggish, and the cost of living is increasing. It’s no wonder Americans are stressed about their finances. According to the Federal Reserve, 44% of American...

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