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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 future of the workplace is somewhat uncertain. Technological development is advancing at a phenomenal speed, leading to significant and in some cases, exponential change in working environments. Technological advancements that have captured the attention of many organizations are those...
I remember when I accepted my first job. I asked my dad what he thought of the company and if he endorsed my plan to accept the offer. And that was it. There was no Internet, big data, or social...
After a massive data breach, Google announced today that it is shutting down its social network Google+. A bug in Google+ exposed the personal data of nearly 500,000 people, and Google chose not to disclose it out of fears of regulatory pressure....
Does your employee benefits education program consist of handing out dusty benefits manuals and sending a single novel-length email from HR? If so, you could be severely missing the mark when it comes to truly educating your workforce. In fact,...
Ever met anyone who majored in recruiting? Who used to say, “I want to be a recruiter when I grow up.”? How crazy is that, considering when I just searched the word “recruiter” in people on LinkedIn, I had over...
Why You Are Losing “The War For Seasonal Talent” Explained Managers who must recruit seasonal staff need to wake up and realize that the recruiting landscape has changed. Today’s managers must learn that recruiting is now much more difficult. In...

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There’s little that’s more important for HR strategy than addressing low levels of employee engagement. Engagement — or an employee’s emotional commitment to a company — has proven links to everything that matters from a human resources perspective, from productivity...
Since the close of the SHRM 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition last month, I’ve been reflecting on the experience. I was proud to represent my team, as well as the HR industry, at SHRM18. Full disclosure: my SPHR and my...
It is your turn to step up to the mic. Your audience is waiting for your message. The message of the others in this competition is swirling around their heads. You only have moments to capture their attention. And you...
Do you work closely with executives? If you do, you’ve probably run into a few surprising aspects to leadership that don’t get talked about much. For instance, what’s with the common occurrence of charming, good looking executives moving quickly up...
The gender wage gap means women must work into the next year to earn what white non-Hispanic men earn by the end of the current year. And how long it takes women to catch up largely depends on their race...
When folks gathered for the October (Cincinnati) Roundtable there was a palpable buzz because the topic was something that seems to surround every facet of our daily lives both personally and professionally — Social Media. People are either using social...

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