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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 record-low unemployment rate hasn’t made job seekers feel more in control of their careers. Instead, it has brought deeply-rooted fears to the surface, sending even more qualified talent into hiding. In fact, our recent report The Truth Revealed: Is Low Unemployment Causing a Medical Sales Jobs Shortage?, revealed many of those
As we near the end of 2018, negative press toward big brands like Facebook has been on the rise. Right, wrong or indifferent, this situation could happen to anyone, and if it does happen to your brand, it presents an...

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Last month, I had a coffee chat with a technical sourcing lead at Google to shoot the breeze about talent sourcing, brainstorming ideas about our industry. But I was thrown away when he asked me, “Steven, do you know how much we [Google] pay for finding the best talent in the market?” I...
Who is your customer? If you’re a corporate recruiter, you’d probably say the hiring manager, or maybe the candidate. But, I want to challenge us to think differently about the idea of “customer” in the context of providing good customer service to our clients.  A year out of school, I worked for a...
Do you remember the movie “The Matrix” where Morpheus was seeking “The One” and found the amazing hero Neo who made a difference in the war against the machines? It is a wonderful movie. I could watch it over and...
I recently sat through a conference presentation that included many slides on building a culture of innovation. As I glanced around the room, I noticed another attendee with that “Yea, right” look. I chuckled to myself because at that moment I was thinking the same thing. Innovation is not about a product or...
As sourcing is always evolving, the training and development of a sourcer are essential for achieving and maintaining a high-performance level. It is crucial for sourcing managers, talent acquisition leaders, and HR executives to provide on-going sourcing training to ensure that their internal sourcing team attains this high level of performance.
Mergers and acquisitions are heating up in nearly every industry. In January alone, global activity in the pharma industry totaled $56 billion, more than double the total at the same time a few years ago, the Financial Times (requires subscription) reported. And that’s just a look into one industry. Amid the many changes...

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Candidates are more than ever using social media as a place to receive information about jobs (such as posts of job offers on Facebook), and say that having just a corporate Facebook or Instagram page is not enough. Posting the...
The retail industry is a textbook study of how recruiting impacts a business’s bottom line because retailers earn up to 30 percent of their annual revenue in the holiday season. When retailers can’t fill all their open jobs, it leads...
Seemingly out of nowhere computers have learned to read human emotion from our faces. We can expect that any weaknesses this technology has now, in terms of accuracy or cost, will quickly erode as the technology advances. Marketing is interested...
Everyone knows the way to a person’s heart, but who knew the way to attract employees and keep them healthy is also through their stomach? With the relationship between and diet and health so closely related and well known today,...
Pittsburgh-based Highmark Health generates some $19 billion in annual revenues and employs about 50,000 people across the nation. The healthcare company serves 50 million people in all 50 states. Highmark’s diversified portfolio includes businesses in health insurance, healthcare delivery, retail...
Marketing teams track everything that happens on their site. These insights allows them to understand what tactics are working, and how to drive more revenues. Similarly, you should track some key metrics on your careers site to better grasp the...

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