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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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The odds are good that you have at least one disengaged employee at your company. After all, it’s estimated that approximately two-thirds of all U.S. employees aren’t engaged in their current jobs. The tricky part is that disengagement is difficult to detect. You can’t assume your employees are engaged just because they’re
Leaders tend to focus on the internal benefits of culture — the ability to retain talent and improve performance. But the benefits of a strong culture also have huge external benefits, and are the primary driver not only in deciding with whom to do business, but also how long the relationship will last....
Your inbox has likely been filled with announcements of start-up pivots, mergers, and acquisitions lately. The one that hit hard the other day still has my head spinning. Kimonolabs a web scraping tool popular in many industries, is shutting down their service at the end of the month as the people will focus...
Does your organization have a set of stories and sound bites that your recruiters and hiring managers share with potential candidates, stories that say: “Here’s what makes us a unique and awesome place to work” Do ALL of your employees know these stories and sound bites so if they are asked at a...
Leading a team is quite a rewarding experience. Managers get to be the ones who instill the culture and values of the company into the workforce and watch a person’s career unfold in front of them. They get to be a part of that, maybe even the reason for it. But, there are...
Editor’s Note: As I wind down my time as Editor of TLNT — yes, I’m leaving next month— I wanted to share a few of my favorite posts. Here’s one from October 2015.  It’s an old but often asked question: Who does HR really work for? I thought about this today while reading an interesting