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Kris Dunn
Kris Dunn - HR Pro blogging for community and ideas.
Interests: the nfl, the st. louis cardinals, all things related to the intersection of hr, technology and business results. in my spare time - the nba, the kc royals, and teaching my kids the crossover dribble.
Recent Activity
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... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The HR Capitalist
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... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The HR Capitalist
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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... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The HR Capitalist
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... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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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... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
"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... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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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... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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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... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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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:... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
HR Mind Games is a quick hitting, 20-30 minute webinar 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... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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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... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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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... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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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... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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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... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
Went to Vegas this week with a few bloggers of note - Steve Boese, Tim Sackett and Matt Stollak. Our destination had a nerd quality to it - The NBA Summer League, where professional basketball hopefuls convene to prove they... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
Went to Vegas this week with a few bloggers of note - Steve Boese, Tim Sackett and Matt Stollak. Our destination had a nerd quality to it - The NBA Summer League, where professional basketball hopefuls convene to prove they... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
Uber's HR shop has always been a bit of a mess. As is often the case, the company outgrew a capable HR leader who was overran by the personality of a founder with total power, and the company decided it... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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Part of the game of building a great place to work is that you never let down your guard. --Never admit that things are less than perfect... --Never agree with someone that suggests things are less than perfect... --Keep adding... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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If there's one thing HR Pros know plenty about, it's recruiting, retention and everything it takes to keep a business afloat on the people side of the business. That mean in some aspects of life, HR pros are the perfect... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
I was up over at Fistful of Talent earlier this week talking about the good faith practice of Management By Best-Selling Leadership Book. Do you have a friend that fits this profile? Have you staged an intervention? Head over to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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Seems like it's been a rough year in America. The economy is still going, but things have never felt more divisive - which obviously spills over into the workplace, thus the post on something you thought had nothing to do... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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One of the best salary surveys that you will find from a vendor is the Dice Tech Salary Report. See the 2018 version - released last week - by clicking here. We're in a peak economic cycle, so surprisingly, the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2018 at The HR Capitalist