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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
I'm up today over at Fistful of Talent - talking about how the "gaydar" of A.I. now outperforms humans and what that could mean over time for how career opportunity is delivered to members of protected classes. Interesting stuff -... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at The HR Capitalist
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Tracking the looming giant in the recruiting industry that is Google For Jobs can be a full-time job. The latest is a biggie - GFJ rolled out 4 pretty important features last week, including auto-loading of salary data, bookmarking and... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The HR Capitalist
You're a coach in the corporate world. That means you know a lot - about a lot of things. It also means you've been trusted - whether formally or informally - to share your observations, thoughts and wisdom with others... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The HR Capitalist
Featured today - an interview I did with Tim Sackett for Talent Talks (a great series brought to you by Saba Software) on Dealing with Sidetracks in Coaching Conversations... You know what sidetracks are even if you don't know them... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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Yesterday I pinged you about the change in corporate values at Uber. They have always had a Viking culture, and that works when you're trying to conquer new land/metro areas vs. groups that don't want to be conquered. Hell, that... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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"This is my rifle. There are many like it, but this one is mine" --partial quote from the Rifleman's Creed (USMC), popularized in the movie Full Metal Jacket (click for video) ------------------------------- It's hard to make sure cultural values stand... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
What's up, fellow HR Capitalists? I had the chance to speak this fall for Jobvite at something called the Recruiter Nation Live Roadshow. Had a great time and met some great Talent Acquisition leaders, HR pros and Recruiters as a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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We've all been there as coaches in corporate America for our team. We know the adjustment we need our direct report to make. It's easiest to just tell them what to do with a side dish of "why". That's prescriptive... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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Stop me when you're heard this one before. Employee gives notice they're going to leave the company. Company decides whether it's worth it to allow the employee to work the notice they've just given. If the risk is high, the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
What's up, my HR leader friends? Whether you're an HR Manager, Director or VP, I don't care - you're an HR leader. So let's get away from titles and talk about what's real. Some of you are process people. Some... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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Thoughts from the road. Let's talk about old people. No BS, no talking around it, let's just talk about old people in the workplace. I'm coming off some leadership training with a client. Great people, and when I do that... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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Let's talk economic development today. We're trained to believe that in America, any economic development opportunity that brings thousands of jobs to a local community - especially in the rust belt or the rural midwest - would be welcomed by... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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“His daddy put him in the lion’s den with porkchop drawers on.” –Snoop Dogg on Lonzo Ball via Twitter Let's start with that quote. Most of you know who Snoop Dogg is (music industry), but you may not be familiar... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
Forget Google, Apple and if you're into pain, Uber. Tesla is now the most interesting workplace culture in the world. Here's 4 reasons why, my friends: 1--For starters, they've got a founder who is brilliant and unreasonable all at the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
I saw this one last weekend. I think you'll enjoy it. Here's your set up. Alabama's football team is coached by Nick Saban - did a post early this week after what a control freak he is. The thing is,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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Harassment claims have been in the news lately, and it's an interesting time for HR leaders. Whether you're talking about the latest Harvey Weinstein reports or all the crazy stuff that went down at Uber, you've probably never had everyone's... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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The sports world follows the business world in a lot of ways. There's talent considerations, managing performance and more. Oh yeah - the best leaders in sports, just like in business, are a little bit crazy. They are crazy control... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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Show love to those who come real with it Life's a b**ch , but I deal with it I'm in it to win it like Yzerman Can drink about fifteen Heinekins I'm not born again but if I was I'd... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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If you're a consumer of news, one of the things you've seen in the past is that there's a trend towards the best news outlets creating paywalls and trying to get you to pay for a digital subscription. The game... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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A week or two back I penned a post wondering out loud if the Behavioral Interview was dead. Of course, I don't think it is, and a big part of my thought process is that it remains a tool that... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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BHAGs are visionary, strategy statements designed to focus a group of people around a common initiative. They differ from our other goal setting techniques because BHAGS are positioned toward by a large group (rather than individuals) and they typically span... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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And as you might suspect, it's linked to leadership and talent. I love SharkTank as a show - when I'm not sure what to watch, especially with my teenage sons around, SharkTank is the go- to. It's entertaining, educational and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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Social Loafing -the phenomenon of a person exerting less effort to achieve a goal when they work in a group than when they work alone. Hmmmm.... ---------------------------- From a book I'm reading... One of the first scientists to explore the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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In case you missed it, Amazon announced in early September that it is planning to open another headquarters called Amazon HQ2 in US city TBD. Amazon HQ2 will cost $5 billion and eventually house up to 50,000 Amazon staff, and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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Deep thoughts today, people... Deep thoughts. Was at a conference last week and heard a keynoter basically proclaim the following (I'm paraphrasing): "Behavioral interviewing is dead. Just google the term and you'll find thousands of pages designed to help candidates... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2017 at The HR Capitalist