February 23 , 2019

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The Critical Role of Data In Talent Acquisition

Happy Independence day! As seen on Visier by Josie Sutcliffe.  According to Dr. Sullivan, Human Capital is the #1 global business challenge facing CEOs for the fourth year in a row. This is because few CEOs are confident in the quality of their Human Capital metrics. Often what is shared with the C-Suite is what Sullivan calls the “So What” …

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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 …

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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 …

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Hiring Innovators Requires Managers To Utilize Bold Recruiting Approaches

The boldest actions for recruiting individual innovators Almost everyone agrees on the value of innovators, but unfortunately, because of their design and their lack of boldness, most corporate recruiting processes simply cannot successfully hire a highly desirable innovator. If you have been unable to get innovators to complete your interview process or to accept your offers, I’ve put together a …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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