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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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Back at the turn of the century when Google was just a startup bucking for excellence, they had a strict policy of hiring only Ivy League grads at the top of the SAT spectrum. They quickly found out that this was unsustainable, as it takes more than just stacked resumes to build successful...
By Michael J. Lotito and Ilyse Schuman For the last three decades, Justice Antonin Scalia served as a staunch and reliable conservative voice on the U.S. Supreme Court. While his rulings could be controversial at times, he remained widely liked and respected, even among the more liberal members of the Court. His unexpected death over...
While you probably do extensive recordkeeping to track how well your  team meets customer service standards and goals, I doubt you track how well you are doing when it comes to taking care of your internal customers — your employees. What are you doing to ensure they keep coming back, day after day?...
If you’re like me, you tend to grow tired of the latest buzzwords in the talent acquisition community. Over the last 1-2 years, candidate experience (or CX) has been one of the most well-known trends. People talk about it, they write about it, they say they care about it, and they do nothing...
The February HR Roundtable in Cincinnati was cool because the topic was suggested by one of the regular attendees. That kind of engagement is awesome and fits with what we gathered for. The topic was, “How do you know if your organization’s healthy? We talk about the workplace constantly in blogs, and there...
“Within six weeks, they had to send a truck around to pick up all the wheelchairs,” Thomas told the Post. “You know why most people [in nursing homes] use wheelchairs? Because the buildings are so damn big.” Based on a hunch, he persuaded his staff to stock the facility with two dogs, four...