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.

Becoming an Employer of Choice®: a lofty goal

Employer of Choice® is a registered certification mark of Employer of Choice, Inc. If you believe that your company can qualify to be officially recognized as an Employer of Choice®, please visit www.employerofchoice.com or call Employer of Choice, Inc. at 1-888-290-4362. Definition of Employer of Choice®: An employer of any size in the public, private, or …

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What is the Ideal turnover rate

There are many opinions about what is the “ideal” turnover rate. Here is how a CEO might look at it. Voluntary turnover should be zero for the top 10% of our best performers.Turnover should be 100% for the bottom 10% (our Worst performers).Voluntary turnover should be zero for the key jobs and key competencies …

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Why employment is a strategic function – The business impacts of bad hiring.

1/3 of salary is way too low for critical jobs. A bad "hire" can cost you millions if they lose a great customer or make bad decisions. The Quaker CEO cost them 1.4 BILLION on the sale of Snapple alone. Now that's a bad hire! (Ask any sports team what is the cost of a bad 1st round draft pick that leads the team to a losing season and then must be let go in a year or two!)

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e-HR – A Walk Through A 21st Century HR Department

As I enter the HR department I notice it’s distinctly different than when I retired as a VP of HR way back in 1998. It was quieter, smaller and had much less people than I had remembered. There were only a few HR staff people in the office – there …

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Finding the Best in Your Field

Identifying the best in a functional field is easier than you think. If you are targeting the very best in a field to recruit expect them NOT to be active job seekers. Also assume you are going to have to build a long term ‘relationship’ with them in order to …

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