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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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Asking for Salary Info: Your Latest Rundown of Which States/Cities Have Bans

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 07:01
Ok, kids - we're up to 10 states and 8 municipalities that have outlawed/banned asking candidates questions about pay history. That's a lot. Kind of sneaks up on you. The laws are aimed at ending the cycle of pay discrimination... Kris Dunn
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When Employees Challenge Others to Step Up or Get Out...

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 10:23
The Cleveland Browns (pro football) are bad. HBO has a show called "Hard Knocks", which embeds cameras at a training camp of one team each year. This year, they are on campus with the Browns. The hope, of course, is... Kris Dunn
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Lessons for HR: A PhD on Netflix Revenue and Spending...

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 11:58
"The goal, is to become HBO faster than HBO can become us." -Netflix CEO Reed Hastings -------------------------------- Simple task from the HRC today. Watch this six minute video below and get a PhD on the Netflix spending spree on original... Kris Dunn
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If You're Going to Fail, Fail Small, Grasshopper...

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 06:31
My friend, Tim Sackett, has a post/video about Failure Being The New Black. His hypothesis is that we've all been fed a load of crap when it comes to failure. His point is that all the new age thinking that... Kris Dunn
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Older Workers and Unconscious Bias...

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:53
I did a post over at Fistful of Talent last week on older workers, unconscious bias and a new org attempting to represent older workers call I, Too, Am Qualified. Here's a snippet of the post, hit FOT for the... Kris Dunn
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Administrative Leave Means You're Already Gone - Urban Meyer Edition...

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 09:57
Well, I heard some people talkin' just the other day And they said you were gonna put me on a shelf But let me tell you I got some news for you And you'll soon find out it's true... -"Already... Kris Dunn
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The Battle-Tested Psychology of the 6/3/1 Recruiting Funnel....

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 08:35
So you want more data and analytics in your recruiting function, but you're not sure where to start... Allow me to assist. One of the metrics that is time-tested and true once you really start measuring every open job in... Kris Dunn
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More College Recruiting: Natty Light Knows Their Target Audience Better Than Your Company...

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 08:20
Yesterday, I posted my observations after leading a college recruiting roundtable - which led me to recommend you zig when others are zagging if you're starting to ponder an investment in campus recruiting. Another observation - if you're a consumer... Kris Dunn
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College Recruiting: Know Who Your Are and Where You Fit As a Company (Make Relative Deprivation Work for You)...

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 11:27
I had the pleasure of leading a roundtable discussion in Atlanta a few months ago on the topic of College Recruiting. I hadn't been in a position to really dig into this topic with big and small employers alike, and... Kris Dunn
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Check Out My Interview on Jennifer McClure's Impact Maker's Podcast...

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 10:16
Recently I had to the opportunity to appear on Jennifer McClure's Impact Makers Podcast. Jennifer's doing a great job with this podcast - very high end, go subscribe here - and of course, take a listen to my interview by... Kris Dunn
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Let's Break Down the Korean Gate Agent Claim Vs. Delta Airlines...

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 10:53
In case you missed it last week, four former Seattle-based Delta Air Lines employees filed a lawsuit against the company, saying they were fired for speaking Korean. The old saying I have as an HR leader goes something like this:... Kris Dunn
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HR Mind Games Hangout - Episode #2 – Does This Cognitive Assessment Tell Me a Candidate Is Stupid?

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 00:22
HR Mind Games is a quick hitting, 20-30 minute hangout hosted by me/KD/HR Capitalist and sponsored by Caliper, the leading provider of Assessments for Selection, Talent Management, and Leadership Development. In each episode of Mind Games, we’ll cover how general... Kris Dunn
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WeWork's New Vegetarian Policy for Employees and Company Events: The Market Will Decide...

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 06:16
We live in a world where business owners can make political/moral/society statements and force those world views on their employees - especially if their companies are privately held. On the conservative side of the aisle, we've seen businesses stand up... Kris Dunn
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Quit or Be Quiet: Examining Employee Behavior Using DiCaprio's "The Beach"...

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 09:37
We all know that any company isn't a match for everyone. What's always been interesting to me is the power of the flock - your employees - being the best stewards of who fits and who doesn't. When someone isn't... Kris Dunn
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"No Poach" Recruiting Agreements Continue to Fall Across Corporate America...

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 06:33
If you've been in the business world long enough, you've ran into executives at both small and big companies making agreements to not recruit other company's employees. These agreements are a by-product of the good-ole-boy network and usually the result... Kris Dunn
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Amazon Has a Peer Jury Feature In Their PIP Program Called "Pivot"...

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:19
Back when I was working for companies that were primarily non-union but routinely had some organizing "bubble-ups", a mentor of mine had the following saying related to making changes to employment practices that felt similar to a union: "We can... Kris Dunn
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Why I Had To Have The "There's No Crying In the Workplace" Talk With My Son....

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 09:56
When you read the title of this post, you might think I have sensitive sons. Problems with emotions, crying, etc. That's not true. I think they're pretty emotionally balanced, in the normal range, and generally OK. I didn't have to... Kris Dunn
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