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HR HATER WEEK: How the People Who Hate HR Will Stick It You...

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 08:27
Capitalist Note: This week is HR Haters week at the Capitalist. Let's ID the personas out there who don't respect HR and figure out how to deal with them. HOW THE PEOPLE WHO HATE HR WILL STICK IT TO YOU... Kris Dunn
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HR HATER WEEK: Identifying People Who Hate HR...

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 10:42
Capitalist Note: This week is HR Haters week at the Capitalist. Let's ID the personas out there who don't respect HR and figure out how to deal with them. ----------------------------- I’ve been in HR for over 20 years. I’m somewhat... Kris Dunn
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FALLING INTO HR WEEK: Hollywood Examples of People Waking Up in HR...

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 08:48
Note from KD - It's “Falling Into HR” series this week at The HR Capitalist. Go check out my post on Fistful of Talent from Monday as part of this series. This is the third post in that series. LOOK... Kris Dunn
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FALLING INTO HR WEEK: One Kid's Path Into the Rock and Roll Lifestyle of HR...

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 11:25
Note from KD - It's “Falling Into HR” series this week at The HR Capitalist. Go check out my post on Fistful of Talent from Monday as part of this series. This is the second post in that series. THERE... Kris Dunn
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It's "Falling Into HR" Week at the HR Capitalist...

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 11:24
I've decided that it's "Falling Into HR" Week here at the HR Capitalist. I'm up over at Fistful of Talent today with a post called, "ABSOLUTELY NO ####### ONE GROWS UP DREAMING OF A CAREER IN HR." to start the... Kris Dunn
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You Think You Have Problems? Try Retention in the Missile Technology Industry...

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 08:17
Short post today, but a timely one given what's going on in the world. You have retention problems. You've got pay issues, leadership issues and Sally said something nasty to Jeff. It's a hard-knock life. Then, there's the missile technology... Kris Dunn
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Why Don't We Headhunt People With Crappy Commutes More Than We Do?

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 09:41
When it comes to hard to fill positions in tough segments and industries, why don't we headhunt people with sh**ty commutes more than we do? We all know that a bad commute can ruin someone's work life balance. Or, attempting... Kris Dunn
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Your Leadership Team Wants Hires Only From Elite Schools - They're Wrong...

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 09:58
It's a dance as old as time itself. Your leadership team has opinions on talent - which is good. They're interested. That's a positive. But one of the calls a lot of leadership teams make is this: "In order to... Kris Dunn
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Class Warfare in the Workplace Notes - WeWork in NYC and Office Depot Coworking Space...

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 06:54
If you're late looking into the whole "coworking" space thing, it's probably time you at least became knowledgable at a surface level, because things are changing fast my friends. How fast you ask? I offer the following 2 items to... Kris Dunn
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Founder's Rules: Marriott to Put Copies of Bible and Book of Morman in Starwood/Westin/Sheraton Hotels...

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 07:01
There's a lot of pros and cons about working for a company that's still controlled by a founder. For me, I think the pros dramatically outweigh the cons. Every once in awhile, a little company grows into a giant that's... Kris Dunn
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The Average Fortune 200 CHRO is 54 Years Old...

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 09:23
That age means your average Fortune 200 CHRO is Half Boomer, half Gen-X. More stats on Fortune 200 CHROs from a great piece of research from Mark Effron and the Talent Strategy Group: --Tenure of Chief Human Resources Officers Is... Kris Dunn
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Elon Musk Knows How to Embarrass/Frame Talent Leaving for a Competitor..

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 08:15
It's been a tough couple of weeks for an iconic leader in America - Elon Musk. First, he tweeted/floated an idea for taking Tesla public and may face securities fraud charges as a result. Then he had a rapper over... Kris Dunn
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Saying "No" Helps Train the Recipient What "Yes" Looks Like...

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 09:35
If there's a big problem in corporate America, it's that we say "Yes" too much at times. Yes to that request.. Yes, I can help you.. Yes, I'd be happy to be part of your project team... Yes, your response... Kris Dunn
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Google's Finding Out Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is Harder Than It Looks...

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 08:01
In case you missed it, Google is considering going back to China and launching a censored search engine. The news is full of coverage of Google employees protesting the move, primary by signing an online letter that's been initialed/signed by... Kris Dunn
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Can Organizations Lead by Darth Vader/Nick Saban Thrive When Leaders Retire?

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 10:04
Short post today. I'm interested in the longevity of performance when a dynamic individual leader either leaves or simply GTDTTKDT. GTDTTKDT - Gets Too Damn Tired To Keep Doing This GTDTTKDT happens at the end of a dynamic leader's career.... Kris Dunn
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EMAIL + WORK: We Need Tags Like "Facts", "Opinions" and "Danger"

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 09:57
Most of us have been overwhelmed by email at work. Even though the advent of the smart phone has made it easier to keep up, it's been pointed out that the digital leash this provides is of questionable value. When... Kris Dunn
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Must Listen Interview: Robert Hohman of Glassdoor...

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 07:18
You hate Glassdoor. Check. You can't get your good employees to rate you on Glassdoor. Understood. Are you done? Can I move on? Ok, finish your tweet - I'll wait. Look, I know Glassdoor is a sticky issue. But it's... Kris Dunn
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Why Facilitating Leadership Training Is Hard (Video)...

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 06:36
Spent the Last couple of weeks onboarding a great HR pro to help me facilitate a bunch of Leadership Training via my BOSS series in the next month. It's reminded me of what I already knew, but sometimes forget: Being... Kris Dunn
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The Art of Timing Submission of Your Best Candidate to Difficult Hiring Managers...

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 06:22
And they ask you about the game you claim you got Drop science now, why not? You start to sweat and fret, it gets hot How'd you get into this spot? You played yourself... Yo, yo, you played yourself... --Ice-T... Kris Dunn
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Mindfulness and Meditation Might Be Bad For Your Company...

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 08:03
There's a great scene in the movie The Matrix i'll use as the intro to talking about mindfulness. It goes something like this - one of the machines (Agent Smith) has captured the leader of the human resistance, and he... Kris Dunn
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