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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
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 12 hours ago at The HR Capitalist
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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 yesterday 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 4 days ago at The HR Capitalist
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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 5 days ago at The HR Capitalist
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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 6 days ago at The HR Capitalist
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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 7 days ago at The HR Capitalist
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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
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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
Old people are..just so..so..so...old! Coming off a two-day blitz to finish some interviewing training, and what interviewing training would be complete without a section on non-Title VII bias that impacts us all? Turns out, science shows we all like a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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Nothing happens without sales. Treat your salespeople right, because unless they kill something, nobody eats. For the reasons stated above, it's not wrong for the leaders of your company to want to transform your culture into a sales machine. The... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
I'll just leave this here... 14 people make 500,000 tons of steel annually at a location in Austria. Not a typo. From BusinessWeek on automation in the steel industry: The Austrian village of Donawitz has been an iron-smelting center since... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
Only the true players will spend 5 minutes or more with this post and it's referred content...It's deep, but pure gold... Kleiner Perkins general partner Mary Meeker launched the 22nd edition of the Internet Trends Report at the Code Conference... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
By this time, you're all caught up on all the events happening at Uber. Uber-Harassment (couldn't resist), aggressive behavior, a big employee relations-style investigation by outside counsel and a bumbled all-hands meeting that included an HR leader calling for everyone... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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My team at Kinetix is dropping a whitepaper today - The Talent Acquisition/HR Leader's Guide To Social Media Buys for Recruiting. You should check it out. There's a lot of options for your recruitment marketing spend - Job Boards, Indeed,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
It's go time for Google for Jobs. Earlier this year at Google I/O, the search giant announced a new initiative named Google for Jobs. The goal is simple: leverage Google’s skills at organizing information to make finding jobs easier. Today,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
Father's Day is Sunday. My dad passed away in 2005, but every now and then I get a reminder of how solid of a guy he was. One thing about Kent Dunn - like a lot of guys born in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
Check out a recent post I did at my other site - Fistful of Talent - on the optics of unlimited PTO - what it means for companies over employees and more. Here's a taste: In my darkest moments, I’m... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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I must say - as someone who helps run a recruiting firm, there are always a few types of searches that surprise me. It's a field where you're always learning. One of those surprises is the past few years is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
Part of engagement and building the modern organization is ensuring that the rank and file in your company approve of your leadership. This is why Glassdoor has the CEO approval rating, etc. Leadership approval ratings are driven by a host... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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As I mentioned earlier this week, I'm just coming off a couple of days at Recruiter Nation Live 2017, a conference put on by the good folks at Jobvite. Great show and good people, glad I went. Unrelated to the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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It's a profession with limited barriers to entry and literally a million agency/corporate positions available. It's a profession where the hardest workers and the most entrepreneurial usually get the best results. It's a profession looked at with disdain by many... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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Sometime after your first year with your company, you start to settle in. All the onboarding is complete, the honeymoon is over and you've accurately assessed your job as a mix of positives and negatives. If you're still there and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2017 at The HR Capitalist
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There's this old idea that non-competes and most types of NDA/IP agreements are either flimsy or negotiable. While that may true in some cases, my experience is that you can get sleepy/lazy related to how you consider these as an... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 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 Jun 2, 2017 at The HR Capitalist