October 19 , 2017

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Begin Your Next Job Interview With Just A Text Message

As seen on PSFK by Laura Yan she quotes, Dr. John Sullivan on his insight with text interviews. Canvas is a startup that seeks to change the job recruiting process, screening candidates through text conversations before proceeding to real life interviews. The startup capitalizes on millennials’ evident preference for communication over text rather than phone calls and voice mails. It’s ... Read More »

Gig Hopping In The C-Suite

As seen on Forbes by Victor Snyder (CEO at BossMakers) he quotes, Dr. John Sullivan on his expertise with job hoppers. From your employer’s point of view, they may like your large network and breadth of experience, or they may be reluctant to risk an investment in you. Increasingly though, the pros are outweighing the cons as businesses realize the ... Read More »

Note This Trend — TV Ads for Building Your Image as a Technology-Driven Firm

As seen on ERE Media (June 19, 2017).  Technology has grown in importance to the point where every firm has no choice but to become a technology-driven firm. Yes, technology hardware and software are now integral to the operational success of firms in every industry, including healthcare, retail, real estate, manufacturing, and finance. For example, look no further than cyber ... Read More »

Want a job? It may be time to have a chat with a bot

As seen in the San Francisco Chronicle, June 15, 2017, by Nicholas Cheng.   A report by the McKinsey Global Institute estimates that more than half of human resources jobs may be lost to automation, though it did not give a time period for that shift. “Recruiting jobs will definitely go away,” said John Sullivan, who teaches management at San Francisco ... Read More »

How to Spot Critical Thinking in Job Candidates

As seen on Business Analysis & Leadership Skills Blog by Paul Crosby, June 12, 2017, quotes Dr. John Sullivan. To read entire article click here. Critical thinking requires an employee to form their own decisions and to understand that their decisions might change when new information comes to light. One of the best ways to test critical thinking is with ... Read More »

Wonder Woman – Why Every Firm Needs to Hire One

The Wonder Woman movie has been a blockbuster success at the box office, at least in part because both the main character and the director are women. Giving women the director role on major film projects is, unfortunately, rare. However, the success of director Patty Perkins should serve as a wake-up call that illustrates the value of having women in ... Read More »

The Top 7 Ways to Get Hiring Managers to Devote More Time to Recruiting

As seen on ERE Media (June 5, 2017). Of all of the contributing factors that lead to success in recruiting, the hiring manager has the highest overall impact. For example, one study found that recruiting’s relationship with the hiring manager was the No. 1 driver of overall talent acquisition’s performance and that it was four times more influential than the ... Read More »

A 12-Step Program For Retaining Your Diverse Workforce

As seen on TLNT (May 24, 2017). Most firms have no idea that they have a revolving door that is bleeding diversity talent because unexplainably, they don’t measure and report diversity turnover and the cost. But what if your executives knew that diversity turnover was off the chart, especially in tech where workers, and especially women, black and Latino tech ... Read More »

The Amazing ’25 Names Approach’ For Filling Your Talent Pipeline Simultaneously With Every Hire

As seen on ERE Media (May 22, 2017). Not using the hiring process for name capturing for future jobs is a missed opportunity Few hiring managers and recruiters realize that the hiring process itself offers a great opportunity to capture the names of top performers for your talent pipeline. I call this name-capturing approach “25 names” and it used people involved in ... Read More »

6 Powerful Metrics to View Your Talent Impact

As seen on Drake Business Review (Volume 7, Number 2) Page 26. In a world where it’s easy to get a snapshot assessment of your personal physical health or your organization’s financial or IT security effectiveness, what could be more valuable than an easy-to-conduct executive-level snapshot assessment of talent management and HR? Unfortunately, most in HR are satisfied with a ... Read More »

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Why Candidates Are Dropping Out of Your Hiring Process

As seen on Yello (March 31, 2017) by Tracy Kelly. HR industry thought leader and professor of management at San Francisco State University, Dr. John Sullivan, says the cost to candidate withdrawal is real; the lost investment is a drain on team resources. Your online application is too complicated Sullivan reports that at Fortune 500 firms, 9 out of ten ... Read More »