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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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If you’re sending candidates to interviews and they’re not getting hired, it may be that your hiring manager could use help with their interview skills and probing for adequate information, or that your candidate didn’t present well despite being a strong sendout. One way to mitigate both circumstances? Prep your candidates. It
When searching for five-star, C-suite candidates, we’ve traditionally turned to commercial hotbeds like New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Chicago. However, more recently, the cities of San Francisco, Boston, and Washington, D.C. have ascended the ranks to also become modern centers of excellence — packed with reputable and rising
This March, SourceCon All-Stars is bringing together some of the most technically savvy sourcers in the world. To test their knowledge of the internet, sourcing and recruiting technology, and some history, we’re hosting a Jeopardy-style game to wrap up day one. The problem is that we can only accommodate 3 contestants. That’s where...
By Corey J. Goerdt The U.S. Department of Labor has taken the next step in its nearly-six-year-old “fissured industries” initiative by releasing Administrator Interpretation No. 2016-1, dealing with concepts of “joint employment” under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and the federal Migrant and
You Don’t Know Jack … About Your Recruiting Targets If businesspeople ran recruiting … candidate research would dominate! Even though both recruiting and product sales are involved in a form of selling, only the sales function has shifted to a business-like data-driven approach to understanding its sales target. Where they are
Like a lot of you, I get requests from executive headhunters looking for C-Level HR officers. As I read through the job descriptions and mentally scan my network, I am noticing a powerful trend. That trend translates to a new level of HR officer. The days of the “maintainer” are out of the...