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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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Working at a staffing agency is definitely unlike working in most other companies. The pace in a staffing agency is both frenetic and frantic, from early in the morning until often very late at night. It has been a while...
Understanding Why Providing “the Right Information” Causes Women to Apply Let’s get right to the point. HR is way too often risk averse, it is not transparent, and withholds valuable information that would cause many more women applicants to apply...
Perhaps not directly to jail, but the U.S. Department of Justice has come out aggressively warning talent acquisition and human resources professionals about the risk of criminal prosecution arising from what the government considers to be non-poach agreements, where competitors...
Human nature leans toward excess. If pricing on the regular soft drink makes sense, then the supersize drink seems like a steal. If jogging three miles a day keeps you in shape, then training for a marathon should make you...
At its core, the Internet isn’t particularly human. That help-wanted sign in the window of your local convenient store is even less so. Putting help-wanted signs on the Internet is a recipe for ice-cold capitalism, but Monster is rolling out...
Emotional Intelligence (EQ) isn’t something that can be taught or trained, which is why it’s such a vital competency for the employees within your organization to have. The term EQ has been tossed around the HR space for the past...

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Analytics in recruitment has historically been a fickle mistress. Everyone knows it’s important, but placing code on specific web pages and tracking exactly where people are coming from and making sense of all that data is tough for many marketers. So, you...
“Mr. Ron, my problem is that I do not understand how my offer does not cause people to want to work for my agency.” My follow up question was, “What is your offer? He boldly said, “We offer you the...
Leaders create the culture that helps their teams thrive –– or barely survive. Of course, no leader intentionally stymies or stalls a team. But even the strongest leaders may make mistakes that freeze their people rather than free them to...
When most of us think of marketing, we think of promoting a business: brand creation, strategic positioning, social media, advertising, pricing, etc. Almost every business makes a strong investment in these practices; and few (if not none) could exist without...
This shouldn’t come as any great surprise: Dice’s new Diversity and Inclusion Report 2018 finds that discrimination and bias are still major problems in the tech industry, particularly as they relate to gender. The Dice report surveyed nearly 4,000 technology...
Commuting is changing rapidly. New U.S. Census data tells us that the number of “super commuters”– those who travel 90 minutes or more to their workplace  —  increased by 23 percent between 2010 and 2015. On the other hand, over 2.7...

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