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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. But amidst all the negativity - and the fact your worst employees are at least 5 times more likely to leave a review than your best employees - are nuggets of truth. Can we agree on that?... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The HR Capitalist
Sell the kids for food Weather changes moods Spring is here again Reproductive glands He's the one Who like all our pretty songs And he likes to sing along And he likes to shoot his gun But he don't know... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The HR Capitalist
Here's a 9-box from a department in our company - performance on the horizontal, potential on the vertical. Not bad at all. Some like Picasso. Some like Warhol. I think this is art. If you want to order this as... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The HR Capitalist
Notes to follow from life on the road... Topic: Transgender individual's rights to use either bathroom (men's or women's) they desire. Buckle up, people. But it's probably not going to be what you think. I spend a lot of time... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The HR Capitalist
You're going to love this one... In his 2015 book, "Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future," Ashlee Vance shares the story of how Musk stopped working with his longtime executive assistant in early 2014. According... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
Thursday was Shannon Russo's Birthday! Shannon's my partner at Kinetix, a driven leader who created a female-owned business in America in 2004. I was fortunate to invest in 2010 and she's been a great friend every since. The thing about... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
By now, you've likely heard about the Google engineer who got fired for writing a diversity manifesto. If not, here's what happened: "Google employees are up in arms after a senior engineer at the company penned an anti-diversity manifesto that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
If there's anything that will get a healthy dinner conversation going (or get people fighting), it's the idea of the $15 minimum wage. A better wage for core entry-level workers is hard to argue against as a reasonable person. I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
Who here has every been the subject of a deposition? Who here has ever acted like jerk during a deposition towards an arrogant attorney from the other side? Great! It's not just me. Just one more thing we have in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
I'm up today over at my other site - Fistful of Talent - with a post called, "A Man’s DIY Guide to Rid Your Company of Gender-Related Harassment". Here's a taste: "Ready for some mansplaining? Good, because I’m a guy,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
Short post today with a "coaching others" slant. Let's say you've just taken a behavioral assessment. Which one? Doesn't matter, because as the video below alludes to, almost all of them are based on the same science. Anyway, you took... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
Company logo gear is a tricky thing. There's a lifespan of when and where employees are willing to wear your logo shirts in public. The cadence goes something like this: --Startup Mode - your employees are willing to wear your... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
Here's an interesting business school item to compare to the business world - at Harvard Business School, it's common for 50% of someone's grade to linked to the frequency and quality of their class participation. That creates a dynamic in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
Did you hear the news? Apple, through it's partner FoxConn, is bringing some of it's manufacturing to the US. Click here to get the whole story. Is that a good thing? Of course it is. The Trump administration is going... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
"Some men just want to watch the world burn." -Michael Caine in "The Dark Knight" -------------------------- Intent is a funny thing. You're in the workplace, and the workplace has established norms: --We talk to each other before we make decisions... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
Of course, I kid with that title - you know that, right? But I have to tell you, there's stuff going on with white people and college admissions that, given the fact I have a rising junior who I expect... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
Going video for you today - lots of buzz about Google for Jobs, what it means and what HR and Recruiting Leaders need to know. If you've got a big Indeed or Job Board spend, do you have to take... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
There's a lot of plays in the ole' Human Capital Management playbook. There are plays for recruits, high performers, difficult team members, managers, struggling performers and more.... This play is one that's run occasionally for low/struggling performers. It's called: "We're... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
Who am I? Who cares? Good questions. It's my site, so I'm going dig in once in a awhile by telling you more about who I am - via a "Stuff I Like" series. Nothing too serious, just exploring the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
In case you missed it, one of the outcomes of the Uber fiasco - in addition to an indefinite leave for the CEO, departure of a board member for an inappropriate comment during an all-hands meeting among other things -... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
Yeah, so I travel a bit for work - and I always try and grab some photos. Ended up at a employer not to be named and took this one a few months back. To be fair, this wasn't in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
Ready for some science today? Of course you are. You want to be taken back to the college days where you'd figure out how to game the Dewey Decimal System to find the right cites for that lame research paper... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
Here's a new world take on an old-world saying: "No one ever got fired for buying recruiting services from LinkedIn" That's a spin off on what our boomer fathers/mothers/grandparents used to say back in the day: "No one ever got... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
If there's ever been something that's generated a "yeah, duh" in the halls of corporate America, it is the following: "Company Z just announced a big layoff. We should go after them from a recruiting perspective." Well, yeah. No Sh##.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
If you know anything about the Southeast US where I live, there's a couple of big realities from a lifestyle/work perspective: --Atlanta is the capital --The Southeast is booming in general --There's no hotter market than Nashville, or as I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2017 at The HR Capitalist