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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 …

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[Webinar] 15 High Value Action Steps… To Elevate Your ERP to the Next Level

15 High Value Action Steps… To Elevate Your Employee Referral Program To The Next Level from Dr John Sullivan   Imagine having an efficient and smooth-running employee referral program that produces nearly 50 percent of all of your hires and that ranks No. 1 among all sources in producing quality, top-performing hires.   This employee referral program may also prove …

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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 …

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12 Power Factors That Will Dramatically Improve Your Employee Referral Results

By Dr John Sullivan LinkedIn Talent Blog August 26, 2015 Is your employee referral program underperforming? Well most are, so it’s important to realize that when the competition for talent is intense, failing to invest in a powerful referral program may literally cost large corporations millions of dollars each year. That’s because a well-designed referral program produces an amazing ROI, …

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Moderate Practices That Can Improve Your University Recruiting

By Dr. John Sullivan and Kimberly N. Do As college recruiting heats up, it’s an ideal time to re-examine your strategy, processes, and recruiting methods. First update all of your existing approaches. But when you’re ready, add some brand-new tools to your mix. If your firm is not ready for bold and aggressive university recruiting approaches, this article provides an array …

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From Ordinary To Extraordinary – 11 Tips To Transform Your HR Stories (part 3 of 3)

By Dr. John Sullivan ATC June 22, 2015 Part 1- Using Stories To Improve Your Recruiting Results Part 2- Ensuring Your Stories Are Shared And Have Impact Elements That Will Make Your Stories Significantly “More Powerful”   It’s important to make each story as impactful as possible. Including one or more of these “power factors” can turn an ordinary story into …

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The Secret to Hiring the Best Employees at a Small Business

August 24, 2015 Wall Street Journal By Dr John Sullivan Smaller firms have one advantage over their larger rivals, and that’s the knowledgeable and personalized service provided by their passionate employees. In fact, employee friendliness, knowledge and empathy may be the primary reason why your customers return. Yes, employees are “the face of your business”; because they are often the …

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Ensuring Your Stories Are Shared And Have Impact (part 2 of 3)

By Dr John Sullivan ATC  June 16, 2015 Part 1- Using Stories To Improve Your Recruiting Results Part 2- Ensuring Your Stories Are Shared And Have Impact Part 3- From Ordinary To Extraordinary – 11 Tips To Transform Your HR Stories In my previous article I discussed why you should be using stories in your recruitment efforts, but how do …

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