December 18 , 2017

Author Archives: Dr John Sullivan

Dr John Sullivan is an internationally known HR thought-leader from the Silicon Valley who specializes in providing bold and high business impact; strategic Talent Management solutions to large corporations.

Does Your CEO Know You’re Rejecting Tens of Thousands Who Like Your Firm?

As seen on ERE Media, November 27, 2017. Any firm in the Fortune 200 is likely rejecting half a million applicants each and every year. But unbeknownst to most recruiting leaders, their awkward and mostly unmanaged process for notifying applicants that they have been rejected is likely causing millions of dollars in damage to your firm’s product brand. This rejection ... Read More »

How to Get Reluctant Hiring Managers Focused on Hiring

As seen on recruitingtrends, November 20, 2017. The No. 1 struggle of recruiters around the world is getting hiring managers to prioritize, and to spend more time on, recruiting. This almost universal willingness of hiring managers to put off important recruiting tasks, of course, makes no logical sense. After all, it’s the hiring manager who suffers the most when their ... Read More »

Corporate Shame — Why Doesn’t Your Firm Predict and Prevent Sexual Harassment?

As seen in ERE Media and TLNT, November 20, 2017. Note: This “think piece” is designed to stimulate the thinking of board members and executives about the need for a corporate program for predicting where sexual harassment is likely to occur. Sexual harassment may be the corporate risk factor with the highest negative impact on corporate employee morale, retention, and productivity. In almost ... Read More »

Going into the office will help your career

As seen on QUARTZ at WORK written by Ryan Graff. Now, think about your ability to innovate. Both individuals and firms are more creative and innovative when colleagues are close. Those impromptu hallway and elevator conversations that come with office life help spur everything from faster learning to better problem solving, writes Dr. John Sullivan, a professor of management at San ... Read More »

The Future of Recruiting — The Talent Advisor Model Dominates (Part 2 of 2)

Note: This “think piece” is designed to stimulate your thinking about the future of recruiting As seen on ERE Media, November 13, 2017. Many are unaware that the recruiting function is already beginning to undergo a strategic shift toward the “talent advisor model.” If you’re not familiar with the term, a talent advisor is a consultant role where the advisor ... Read More »