November 25 , 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.

The Top 5 Dumb Things That Hiring Managers Do That Hurt Their Recruiting Results

The talent management practice with the highest business impact, by far, is recruiting. But, a significant part of that impact will be reduced if your hiring managers do dumb things. Yes, hiring managers are the No. 1 contributing factor to hiring success, according to Bersin by Deloitte. Unfortunately, most hiring managers continue to hire using the same approach that was ... Read More »

6 Ways to Screen Job Candidates for Strategic Thinking

As seen on Harvard Business Review. Every organization needs strategic thinkers. In a 2013 Management Research Group survey, when executives were asked to select the leadership behaviors that were most critical to their organization’s future success, 97% of the time they chose being strategic. This is because people who are able to think strategically add value in four ways. First, by being ... Read More »

2017 Recruiting Trends: Welcome to “The Year of The Algorithm”

As seen on 1-PAGE BLOG. Dynamic, rapid change is not something we traditionally associate with corporate recruiting, but buckle your seat belt, because 2017 is going to bring exactly that. As the rate of change and level of uncertainty in the business world rapidly accelerate, recruiting will have no choice but to be swept along with it. The coming trade ... Read More »

December Is Prime Time For Recruiting … Because The Competition Is So Low

Recruiting is a direct competition between firms. So, unless you’re a firm with a great employer brand like Google, Facebook or GE, focus your recruiting during the months where the competition is extremely low. And, in the U.S. and many other industrialized countries, the time period between late November and New Year’s Day is the time with the lowest level ... Read More »