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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.
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"You're In HR, Everybody Hates You" Words of wisdom from Steve Harvey on a Friday. Running time two minutes, worth your time (Email subscribers, click through for video): Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The HR Capitalist
In case you missed it - I was up at FOT earlier this week with the following post “He’s a Good Guy, Except For The Jihad”… (The Burden of Action in HR)", which weaves things that organizations like the FBI... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The HR Capitalist
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The Empire in the Star Wars series had it wrong. You don't need to fight the rebels. You just need to pull out the checkbook and buy the rebel who is most representative of the cause. In Star Wars, that... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The HR Capitalist
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If you're responsible for leading a team through change, you ultimately need ideas about what you should do given challenges your company or team are going through. That means you're going to ask for ideas - usually in the space... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The HR Capitalist
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How was your 2016 work-wise? Mine was good - not great, but when you really stop and look back at the accomplishments, there's a lot to be proud of. I'm sure you're in the same boat - the world moves... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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I'm historically an Atlanta Hawks fan (pro basketball). And being a Hawks fan is...well...difficult some times. The Atlanta Hawks have a recent history that touches on numerous HR, organizational and talent issues. This history resulted in the NBA franchise being... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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Capitalist Note - I finally got around to binge-watching the former AMC hit Breaking Bad on Netflix, which follows high school chemistry teacher Walter White's journey through a lung cancer diagnosis and his subsequent turn to becoming a world-class meth... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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I ordered a Google Home a few months ago. It's an interesting if not life-changing first step into the intersection of AI and digital assistants. I'm a big user of the Google suite of products, and I smiled when I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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The economy is hot and the 2008/2009 recession feels distant, right? That means now is a pretty good time to review the types of unemployment rates that are available out there for consumption. As it turns out, the one we... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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In a post-Trump world where AI is increasingly eliminating jobs that aren't coming back to the states - or to earth for that matter - it's a good exercise to think about workforce development/retraining alternatives that are out there. Let's... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
I'm back. How was your holiday? Mine was great - caught up on some reading, spent time with the nuclear family (spousal unit +1.8 kid FTEs), decided I now don't care about football, had a life changing experience related to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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If the chart below were an investment chart, you'd be looking to start scaling back tech stocks in your portfolio right now. Take a look and let's talk about this visual after the jump (email subscribers click through for image):... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2016 at The HR Capitalist
This post previously appeared at my other site - Fistful of Talent. I thought it was important enough to share here as well. If there's one thing that's true in HR, it's that today's HR leader right for a company... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2016 at The HR Capitalist
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I'm the Marlon Perkins of how white guys dress. Look it up Millennials. In August 2016, I followed up my classic take on the use of the Blue Blazer by white guys everywhere with a tome on the professional slacks... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2016 at The HR Capitalist
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Do you watch Netflix? Have you ever been frustrated that the movie selection, for a lack of a better word to describe it - sucks? Of course you have. If you're a business focused individual, you might think this fact... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2016 at The HR Capitalist
Look around could it bring somebody down If I never made a sound again? Who sucked out the feeling? --Sucked Out by Superdrag Quick thought for a Friday. Let's say you're on a conference call, you've got 3 people in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2016 at The HR Capitalist
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If you're going to have an opinion on our president elect, you probably need to know some numbers. I grew up in the Midwest and I'm all too familiar with the lack of economic opportunity in small town America. I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2016 at The HR Capitalist
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Glassdoor - you have to hand it to them - they know how to market their solution. Just announced at Glassdoor - a "Pledge to Thrive" badge. Here's the rundown from the Glassdoor blog: "Now, Glassdoor is partnering with Thrive... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2016 at The HR Capitalist
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Fitbit - made some of you click through for that alone. There's a problem with Fitbit - it's called adoption. Do the people who need it most actually use it once you run a wellness initiative and subsidize some of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2016 at The HR Capitalist
Damn, I'm just going to say it. You're the HR/Recruiting leader, and from time to time you need to remind everyone around you that you're the expert. Not them - YOU. It's OK for people to have takes on the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2016 at The HR Capitalist
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I remember being in High School and somehow ending up at the VFW where my dad liked to knock back a Seagram's VO or two. On the night in question, my dad was at the bar with a guy who... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2016 at The HR Capitalist
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I had the opportunity to contribute to a project called the 2017 Recruitment Marketing Idea Book, sponsored and put together by Smashfly. My entry into the mix covered the need to experiment with your recruitment marketing spend every year. Most... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2016 at The HR Capitalist
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By now, most of you have heard that a federal judge issued an injunction to the FLSA laws that were going to cause most of our companies to do one of two things to a select group of employees -... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2016 at The HR Capitalist
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There I was. Just working a little bit on a Saturday over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Family is in bed. I'm up, no harm, no foul. I click over to LinkedIn for some research. LinkedIn's a work tool, after all,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2016 at The HR Capitalist
Great college & pro sports coaches have more in common than just expensive suits—they've all got the same recruiting chops. And those recruiting chops are the same ones that your best recruiters have. So who are the best of the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2016 at The HR Capitalist