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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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Thanksgiving. Can't let it come and go without telling you what I'm thankful for. First and foremost, I'm thankful for an incredible family, my faith, the blessing of meaningful work, etc. Next up? I'm thankful for the incredible melting pot... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
Quick post - to let all who are kind enough to subscribe and read this site daily know where I am. After 11 years of posting almost every business day, I'm taking a month off to put the finishing touches... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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In case you missed it, Amazon announced today that it would establish a $15/hr minimum hourly wage for all 350,000 of its U.S. employees. The new pay threshold will go into effect Nov. 1 and impact all full-time, temporary and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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Capitalist Note: This week is HR Haters week at the Capitalist. Let's ID the personas out there who don't respect HR and figure out how to deal with them. See the first two posts in this series here and here.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
Capitalist Note: This week is HR Haters week at the Capitalist. Let's ID the personas out there who don't respect HR and figure out how to deal with them. HOW THE PEOPLE WHO HATE HR WILL STICK IT TO YOU... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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Capitalist Note: This week is HR Haters week at the Capitalist. Let's ID the personas out there who don't respect HR and figure out how to deal with them. ----------------------------- I’ve been in HR for over 20 years. I’m somewhat... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
Note from KD - It's “Falling Into HR” series this week at The HR Capitalist. Go check out my post on Fistful of Talent from Monday as part of this series. This is the third post in that series. LOOK... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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Note from KD - It's “Falling Into HR” series this week at The HR Capitalist. Go check out my post on Fistful of Talent from Monday as part of this series. This is the second post in that series. THERE... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
I've decided that it's "Falling Into HR" Week here at the HR Capitalist. I'm up over at Fistful of Talent today with a post called, "ABSOLUTELY NO ####### ONE GROWS UP DREAMING OF A CAREER IN HR." to start the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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If you're late looking into the whole "coworking" space thing, it's probably time you at least became knowledgable at a surface level, because things are changing fast my friends. How fast you ask? I offer the following 2 items to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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There's a lot of pros and cons about working for a company that's still controlled by a founder. For me, I think the pros dramatically outweigh the cons. Every once in awhile, a little company grows into a giant that's... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
That age means your average Fortune 200 CHRO is Half Boomer, half Gen-X. More stats on Fortune 200 CHROs from a great piece of research from Mark Effron and the Talent Strategy Group: --Tenure of Chief Human Resources Officers Is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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It's been a tough couple of weeks for an iconic leader in America - Elon Musk. First, he tweeted/floated an idea for taking Tesla public and may face securities fraud charges as a result. Then he had a rapper over... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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In case you missed it, Google is considering going back to China and launching a censored search engine. The news is full of coverage of Google employees protesting the move, primary by signing an online letter that's been initialed/signed by... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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Short post today. I'm interested in the longevity of performance when a dynamic individual leader either leaves or simply GTDTTKDT. GTDTTKDT - Gets Too Damn Tired To Keep Doing This GTDTTKDT happens at the end of a dynamic leader's career.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
You hate Glassdoor. Check. You can't get your good employees to rate you on Glassdoor. Understood. Are you done? Can I move on? Ok, finish your tweet - I'll wait. Look, I know Glassdoor is a sticky issue. But it's... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
Spent the Last couple of weeks onboarding a great HR pro to help me facilitate a bunch of Leadership Training via my BOSS series in the next month. It's reminded me of what I already knew, but sometimes forget: Being... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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There's a great scene in the movie The Matrix i'll use as the intro to talking about mindfulness. It goes something like this - one of the machines (Agent Smith) has captured the leader of the human resistance, and he... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
Ok, kids - we're up to 10 states and 8 municipalities that have outlawed/banned asking candidates questions about pay history. That's a lot. Kind of sneaks up on you. The laws are aimed at ending the cycle of pay discrimination... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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The Cleveland Browns (pro football) are bad. HBO has a show called "Hard Knocks", which embeds cameras at a training camp of one team each year. This year, they are on campus with the Browns. The hope, of course, is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
"The goal, is to become HBO faster than HBO can become us." -Netflix CEO Reed Hastings -------------------------------- Simple task from the HRC today. Watch this six minute video below and get a PhD on the Netflix spending spree on original... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
I did a post over at Fistful of Talent last week on older workers, unconscious bias and a new org attempting to represent older workers call I, Too, Am Qualified. Here's a snippet of the post, hit FOT for the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
Well, I heard some people talkin' just the other day And they said you were gonna put me on a shelf But let me tell you I got some news for you And you'll soon find out it's true... -"Already... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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Yesterday, I posted my observations after leading a college recruiting roundtable - which led me to recommend you zig when others are zagging if you're starting to ponder an investment in campus recruiting. Another observation - if you're a consumer... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2018 at The HR Capitalist
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I had the pleasure of leading a roundtable discussion in Atlanta a few months ago on the topic of College Recruiting. I hadn't been in a position to really dig into this topic with big and small employers alike, and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2018 at The HR Capitalist