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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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n a sweeping victory for labor unions, Missouri voters overwhelmingly rejected a right-to-work law which sought to ban unions from requiring union fees as a condition of employment in Missouri. By capturing 67% of Tuesday’s vote, opponents of the measure...
Since the #MeToo movement began in October 2017, hardly a week goes by without the hashtag making headlines. From Miss America pageants to proposed legislation, the movement has given victims of sexual violence and harassment a new voice and has...
The news for DHI Group — parent company to Dice, ClearanceJobs, and eFinancial Careers — for the second quarter last week was split. Earnings per share of 5 cents were in line with estimates, but revenue of $39.7 million, a 2.3 percent...
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All I see lately are recruitment conferences focused almost entirely on technology. It seems as if other things — the really important skills that differentiate the skilled recruiter from the amateur — are not important anymore. I am not anti-technology,...
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...