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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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Henry Ward, the CEO of eShares, wrote a post on Medium recently titled How to Hire. It’s a great piece from an executive point of view regarding the concept of talent acquisition. Basically, Henry feels that if your organization needs to go out and hire external talent, you’ve failed as an organization: Hiring means...
Hiring plans for 2016 look a lot like what companies expected last year, according to CareerBuilder’s annual job forecast. The recruitment services company says U.S. job growth will “hold steady” this year. Its survey of some 2,300 hiring managers and HR professionals found 36 percent of them expect to increase their permanent,
Hiring plans for 2016 look a lot like what companies expected last year, according to CareerBuilder’s annual job forecast. Customer service, IT and sales top the list of most in-demand positions to be filled this year. The same three that topped last year’s list. Contingent hiring will be as strong as last year,...
In response to the question, “Why doesn’t Facebook make it easy to find things we put on the site?,” filmmaker Michael Morgenstern developed an “unofficial advanced search engine for Facebook.” Using drop down menus and text fields, Search is Back allows you to easily search Facebook profiles, events, posts and
If you’re battling to recruit and retain top talent, you must have talent practices that go beyond the mundane in order to get their attention. And, if you expect to impress the even more valuable innovators or creative types, you must go further and do something truly bold to get their attention. In the Silicon...
Here’s an eye opening insight: As of 2014, hourly workers make up 56.7 percent of the United States workforce. Think about that for a moment. More than half of all people working the U.S. make an hourly wage. That’s 77.2 million workers aged 16 and up. Yet there is little data to be...

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