January 17 , 2018

Latest Posts

How To Recruit Walk-Ins And Why ‘We’re Hiring’ Banners Don’t Work

 June 22, 2015 | ERE “We’re hiring.” You can’t miss seeing a banner with this type of message on it, because with a growing economy, they’re simply everywhere. But unfortunately, most of these banners fail to successfully recruit their target “walk-in” applicants, because of the ineffective recruiting messages that they usually contain. In fact, the worst-performing hiring source (out of 11) ... Read More »

Featured in WSJ The Experts

Oct 27, 2015 How to Reduce Hiring Bias Against Women   Unfortunately, there are many barriers that limit the job opportunities for professional women. Firms should use surveys of past women candidates or hires and quality of hire data to determine which factors unnecessarily restrict the hiring of women at their firms.  Read More….. Read More »

How to Reduce Hiring Bias Against Women

As seen on The Wall Street Journal.  JOHN SULLIVAN: Unfortunately, there are many barriers that limit the job opportunities for professional women. Firms should use surveys of past women candidates or hires and quality of hire data to determine which factors unnecessarily restrict the hiring of women at their firms. The barriers that often have the greatest negative impact include: 1. ... Read More »

Donald Trump Taught Us All We Needed To Know About Employer Branding

By Dr John Sullivan September 21, 2015 | ERE This article is not about politics; instead, it’s about how organizations can build a powerful employer brand in a short period of time. As an ardent advocate of cross-industry benchmarking (where you discover and adapt best practices from another industry), I recommend that employer branding leaders try to learn from the ... Read More »

Administering Your Talent Metrics To Ensure Success

By Dr John Sullivan ATC 10 Feb 2015 You can read part one of this article, here. In my article last week, I discussed the top design principles I believe you need if you are to successfully shift to a data-driven decision-making model in Talent Management. Shifting to a data-driven model brings your function into alignment with almost every business function, like supply ... Read More »

Don’t Pass On Game-Changer Candidates Who Are Still Rookies

By Dr John Sullivan ERE August 3, 2015 Don’t Pass On Game-changer Candidates Who Are Still Rookies Professional sports lead the way in recruiting “game-changer” candidates who are only rookies, while in the corporate world, most of them are simply passed over. If you’re not familiar with the term “game changer,” they are high-impact hires who soon after joining a team, end ... Read More »

A Dozen Reasons The Netflix Maternity Leave Benefit May Be A Bad Idea

By Dr. John Sullivan TLNT August 19, 2015 Adding extraordinary benefits appears on the surface to be a generous move. I certainly support the practice, but corporate leaders need to realize that these extraordinary benefits can also, unfortunately, have many unintended negative consequences. There is a saying that “no good deed goes unpunished,” and if HR leaders do not precisely ... Read More »

Webinars

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 »