I argue that “rigidity during changing times leads to catastrophe.” Today’s changing business environment requires every recruiting function to avoid rigidity by making several pivots. Pivots are situations where you dramatically shift your tools, goals, and direction by as much as 180°. In my view, TA has no choice but …Read More »
[SLIDES] Recruiting Needs To Pivot For The Downturn And Upcoming Opportunities
Dr. John Sullivan presents on how recruiters can thrive in a volatile environment. By planning for economic changes, you can be adaptive, agile, scalable, and able to quickly pivot in a new direction. If you want to be successful in the long-term, you need to start planning for a significant …Read More »
The Upcoming Socially Distanced Workplace Will Shock You
To physically return to work, HR and executives must be prepared for radical workplace social distancing. Here's how it will shock you.Read More »
Your boss said, ‘You’re furloughed.’ What does that mean exactly? – Interview with CNBC
By Annie Nova @ANNIEREPORTER Read the full article here. KEY POINTS Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Google searches for, “What does furlough mean?” are up more than 5,000% over the last 30 days. Here’s everything you need to know about the practice. Dr. John Sullivan was interviewed by Annie Nova. “Furlough,” derives …Read More »
Recruiter Job Security – Be The Last Recruiter Standing During Turmoil
Trauma from COVID-19, travel bans, broken supply chains, and new TA tech will all contribute to upcoming recruiting cutbacks. So don’t wait, ask “What have I done to increase my value and job security?” I’m not trying to be alarmist; strategic recruiting leaders always plan for the inevitable up-and-down cycles …Read More »
Separating the Recruiting Function From HR — A Strategic Opportunity!
Arguments for Separating the Recruiting Function From HR Note: This “think piece” is part of a series of articles that are designed to stimulate your thinking about strategic recruiting. Corporate recruiting can’t be completely successful in ending the talent shortage while it remains part of HR. If the recruiting function …Read More »
‘Corporate Skill Pivots’ May Signal the End of the Permanent Employees
Forget the job threats created by the march of the robots, because the new skill sets required by radical new technologies are much more likely to cause you to lose your permanent corporate job! In case you missed it, General Motors recently underwent a dramatic corporate-wide “skills pivot” that resulted …Read More »
What’s Wrong With Corporate Culture As A Management Tool? Almost Everything!
The top 15 most damaging shortcomings of managing using your culture It’s no secret that most in HR and many CEOs are enamored with “corporate culture,” which is essentially the “invisible hand” that helps guide the behavior of your employees. And because every firm has a corporate culture, the mere …Read More »
Implementing Innovations Requires a “Future-Acting” Workforce
If your firm competes against serial innovation and top-market-cap firms like Amazon, Apple, and Google, you already know that you must match their “speed of innovation.” But you might not realize that to reach that speed, you also need “a future-acting workforce” in order to implement the new ideas generated …Read More »
Slides – Should You Hire An Employee, A Robot Or An Algorithm?
Welcome to Human & Robot Resources (HRR) where robots are part of the workforce planRead More »