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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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It's a fair question. Does IBM deserve to be an expert in the world of HR? When you think of IBM today, you probably think of Watson, the supercomputer that resides at the intersection of processing power and artificial intelligence.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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One of the things I'm fascinated by in the business world is how the media/content business consistently changes. Newspapers - gone. Magazines - hard to find in print these days unless you're in an airport. Broadcast networks - Still around... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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Let's talk about something that impacts every organization - The perception of whether your executives do anything, and in a related topic, whether they are viewed as credible. There's 4 buckets every executive at your company falls into: 1--Works hard/does... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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If there's one thing that HR could do better at, it's caring less about being perfect and shipping more HR product. You see it all the time in the world of HR. We have big plans. Those big plans include... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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Let's face it. If you're in the game and playing to win. you're going to have some failures. Sh*t that goes sideways. "Regrettable situations", as I like to refer to them. I like to think Teddy Roosevelt had it right... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
Let's talk about small failures at work. The kind that stack up and make you feel like you had a crappy week. Some of you think everyone is watching you when you fail small. The dirty little secret is no... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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I've got a senior in High School, and you know what that means - time for admission envy, parental handwringing and everything that goes with along with that. Sarah's going to Vanderbilt/Harvard/Stanford. Man, I wish my kid would have worked... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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We've talked a lot about Google For Jobs and it's potential impact on your future recruitment marketing spend. As a quick reset, Google for Jobs was launched in October of 2017 and was thought to be a significant blow to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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In case you missed it - I did the following review of a Netflix documentary - Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened. Go read that and watch that Netflix joint. But at the end of that post, I let... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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As I've said before in this space, I'm aware of your take on Glassdoor as an HR pro. YOU HATE IT. I get it. Shout it out loud! The Wall Street Journal did a nice article last week saying you... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
My friend Tim Sackett tweeted this question out last week - What's the Hotel Tonight (or Uber, etc.) of Jobs? I wrote a post on this very topic at Fistful of Talent earlier this week after thinking about his question.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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Here's your latest CHRO briefing that matters: CVS and WalMart have agreed to laid down their weapons, reaching agreement and ending a dispute would have prevented some CVS Caremark customers from picking up their prescriptions at Walmart pharmacies. Walmart and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
From time to time, I like to be your HR commentator related to your Netflix queue. With that in mind, I have a must watch for you - Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened. This documentary is a primer... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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I know, the whole thing about the wall is sexy to talk about. Caravans of immigrants! Tear gas! The Government Shutdown won't be resolved until the wall debate is resolved! Meanwhile, there's another issue that's playing out that arguably more... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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Most readers of this blog are blessed in many ways, including financially. As HR and recruiting pros, many of us live our lives and really don't consider things from our workforce's point of view often enough. Case in point: The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
If you're like me in the world of HR and recruiting, you get asked for career help as a normal rite of passage. For me, it's tough because there's only so much you can do to help people find opportunities... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
We've all had alpha personality co-workers or bosses we couldn't connect with. They were overbearing. They had to do it their way. They were too far in the weeds and hyper-critical of your work. You didn't like them. Hate's a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
You know you're living in a peak economic cycle when you go to a corporate event, and the entertainment rivals old Rome in the Coliseum. Lions. Tigers. Potential loss of life. ARE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED? Email subscribers, click through to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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If there's one cool thing about my career, it's that I'm surrounded by masters. People doing great things. Leaders.. wait for it.. leading. Innovation everywhere. And when required, the best people I'm surrounded by aren't afraid to play a little... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
I'm back. After taking 3 months off to finish a book that will be out in mid-2019 (The 9 Faces of HR), I'm returning to a normal schedule at the HR Capitalist. Some of you noticed I was gone. Some... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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