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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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Let's face it, HR could lead your company in being authentic, approachable and hell - just fun. One opportunity you have is in your HR communications platform. Let's say you're sending out emails on a regular basis - maybe you... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The HR Capitalist
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OK, stay with me here HR friends... It’s never been harder to gain the attention of the best candidates on the recruiting trail. After all, we are in peak economic cycle, the best candidates are gainfully/happily employed, and it’s easy... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The HR Capitalist
You've been there if you recruit for a living or as part of your role. You make contact with a candidate to set up a conversation. The candidate is really friendly, maybe even a little too frisky. He/she wants to... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The HR Capitalist
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"Jonestown on Vitamin Water" -anonymous Glassdoor reviewer on life at Vaynermedia... -------------------------- Admit it. You read that quote from a reviewer on Glassdoor and thought, "yep, that could be one of our disgruntled ex-employees on Glassdoor, but they aren't that... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The HR Capitalist
Joined Tim Sackett from FOT for the podcast below - enjoy!! -------------------- Welcome to Recruiter Confessions! Sponsored by Canvas (gocanvas.io) and brought to you by the talent pros at Fistful of Talent (fistfuloftalent.com), this podcast is made for recruiters, by... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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Capitalist Note: I'm tagging this week "Ambition Week", celebrating the people in your organization that want to dominate the world. You know these people - they are the ones that often do great things, and occasionally put tire tracks across... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
Capitalist Note: I'm tagging this week "Ambition Week", celebrating the people in your organization that want to dominate the world. You know these people - they are the ones that often do great things, and occasionally put tire tracks across... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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If there's one ATS that does a nice job reporting trends, it's Jobvite. Every year they release a Recruiting Benchmark Report offering a unique combination of data and guidance: summary and analysis of industry benchmark data, along with strategic advice... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
Capitalist Note: I'm spending the first couple of days of this week at WorkHuman in Austin. Put on by Globoforce, WorkHuman is the most progressive HR Conference available, with past shows focused on emerging trends like mindfulness, meditation and more... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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Capitalist Note: I'm spending the first couple of days of this week at WorkHuman in Austin. Put on by Globoforce, WorkHuman is the most progressive HR Conference available, with past shows focused on emerging trends like mindfulness, meditation and more... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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Capitalist Note: I'm spending the first couple of days of this week at WorkHuman in Austin. Put on by Globoforce, WorkHuman is the most progressive HR Conference available, with past shows focused on emerging trends like mindfulness, meditation and more... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
In case you missed it this week, David Hogg, a self-appointed spokesman for gun control, revealed on Tuesday that four universities he has applied to have rejected his application. The Florida high school student, a survivor of the February 14... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
The Capitalist is at the beach this week. But let's talk about the art of corporate Bullsh*t tag lines. Corporate tag lines are the sayings/statements that appear in big font on primary pages to corporate websites. I've got a guy... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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Capitalist Note: Throwing a couple of talent/business lessons I was reminded of as I watched the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament this year. March Madness has something for all of us. I think this is the last one - enjoy! My... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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Capitalist Note: Throwing a couple of talent/business lessons I was reminded of as I watched the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament this year. March Madness has something for all of us. Some organizations/teams play to win. Assertiveness rules the day, which... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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Capitalist Note: Throwing a couple of talent/business lessons I was reminded of as I watched the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament this year. March Madness has something for all of us. Sometimes it's better to zig when others are zagging from... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
Quick thought on a Monday. I've been lucky to have a great career in the world of HR and recruiting. I've been active on the side in basketball as well. The two are interconnected when it comes to times that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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HR Coordinators who read my blog - don't do this. No matter how dumb you may feel the person/organization you work for is, you'll eventually pay the price. Of course, you'll have some nice vacations leading up to that. You'll... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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The best widget-maker becomes the widget-maker manager. Which means we promote the people who are best in the functional area role, right? And sometimes it's an absolute disaster. We've all been there. We promoted someone because they were strong as... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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Take a look at this Instagram post below (email subscribers, click through if you can't see it) and I'll tell you more after the jump: So here's your backstory on this-- I spoke Monday in Atlanta in front of a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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This blog is generally about HR. One thing about HR though - the best HR leaders generally help their clients (internal leaders of business units and functional areas) think differently about business problems. Since the solution to most business problems... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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Hey companies filling your employment coffers with low priced talent! You might want to take a look at the numbers... In case you missed it, PricewaterhouseCoopers took an Age Discrimination case in 2016. Some legal details from the site that's... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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Tim Sackett hates people who snore on planes. He's right. He also thinks it's a form of dramatic low self awareness that shows you shouldn't hire that person. He's right there, too. Let's face it, the guy/gal (I've sat next... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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Somebody's got to be in charge. --Quote from random assertive people everywhere ------------------------------ My good friend Tim Sackett had a post earlier this week on The Cancer of Speaking Up. Go check out that post, because I immediately had flashbacks... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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I'm not a big gimmick/team-building exercise guy. I find most team-building stuff to be a little forced, although I will say that I always dread it and emerge from it with some type of positive. The positive I get is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2018 at The HR Capitalist