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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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You love to hate Glassdoor. You feel like the negative reviews are disgruntled ex-employees who can hide behind not disclosing their identities. You're halfway right. There's still plenty of disgruntled takedowns of your company that are probably unfair. But remember... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The HR Capitalist
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You know you love this post series here at the Capitalist - Great CEO Quotes. Today's entry comes from WeWork CEO Adam Neumann: "My Superpower is Change" That's heavy, my HR friends. When you work for a line of business... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The HR Capitalist
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Will A.I. take jobs away? Of course it will. The only question is whether the jobs it eliminates are replaced by other jobs up the food chain, in different and perhaps yet unknown industries and job classes. The world has... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at The HR Capitalist
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If you’re a SHRM member or even remotely following major initiatives within the world’s largest association of HR professionals, odds are you’ve heard of “Getting Talent Back to Work”, a pledge drive to promote the hiring of candidates with criminal... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The HR Capitalist
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If you're reading this while sitting in a Starbucks, be aware - you're sitting a location where bad things can happen. Starbucks - with its 30,000 locations and 300,000 employees - has become a lighting rod reflection of polarization in... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The HR Capitalist
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Congratulations to the USA Women’s National Soccer Team winning the World Cup. Fun to watch and amazing all at the same time. But there’s more! Let’s look at the impact of Title IX on Women’s Soccer in the United States.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
(Email subscribers, if you don't see the podcast player, click here to see the podcast) In this episode of THIS IS HR, Tim Sackett (President of HRU), Jessica Lee (VP of Brand Talent, Marriott) and Kris Dunn (CHRO at Kinetix)... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
If we've learned anything in the world of HR Technology, it's that there's always a hook that vendors/partners are creating scale and mass around. In no area is this more true than the Talent Acquisition/Recruiting side of the house. Consider... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
(Email subscribers, if you don't see the podcast player, click here to see the podcast) In this episode of THIS IS HR, Kris Dunn (CHRO at Kinetix), Tim Sackett (President of HRU), and Jessica Lee (VP of Brand Talent, Marriott)... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
First, a quick definition - in 2017, Google launched Google for Jobs, a service dedicated to making Google a primary job search source for all. It works like this - Google scrapes all the jobs from career sites across the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
Let's talk about the myth of being a tough interviewer. So you're a tough interviewer. You automatically go on the offensive in any interview setting, some would even call your style "on the attack." You are confrontational, basically calling bulls**t... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
(Email subscribers, if you don't see the podcast player, click here to see the podcast) In the pilot of THIS IS HR, Jessica Lee (VP of Brand Talent, Marriott) is joined by Tim Sackett (President of HRU) and Kris Dunn... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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Ever hear managers, executives and even HR say some weak things? Of course you have. For me, there's one thing that rises to epic level when it coms to weak: "I like them as a candidate. I'm just worried they... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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Is the number of men who are afraid to mentor women really on the rise in the #metoo era? As crazy as it seems, a new report from Sheryl Sandberg’s LeanIn Organization says this is the case. Here’s what the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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I'm always fascinated by the choices that companies and leadership teams make when they create company values. The challenge, of course, is to cut through the noise and get to what's real for the employees who work for your organization.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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I recently dropped a post titled "Is Corrective Action a Death Sentence?", which explored the fact that all too often, corrective action/progressive discipline is the beginning of the end. When an employee gets that document, all too often they have... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
In case you missed it, 65,o00 ton cruise ship MSC Opera recently crashed into a Venice dock, taking out a smaller ship and injuring a few people to boot. On June 2, the 2100 passenger/13 story cruise ship laid on... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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External reading/case study time today at the Capitalist. If you haven't heard of Lil Nas X, you should ask your kids. His short cut "Old Town Road" is a streaming sensation. This video of him surprising an elementary school in... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
Referrals - We love them in the talent world. Ideally, referrals are made by employees/team members who understand the culture we've created at our company, and only refer the best in their network to us. That's generally true, and even... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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I’ll give you $10,000 and 3 months of pay if you quit today and do something else. Who’s interested? Everyone! Who takes me up on my offer? Well, that’s where it gets interesting. If the whole “we’ll pay you to... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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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