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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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In Episode 27 of BEST HIRE EVER, Kris Dunn talks with the amazing Stephanie Lilak (CHRO of Dunkin' Brands) on variety of topics, including her favorite interview questions, how she works to make sure Dunkin' gets the talent it needs,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2021 at The HR Capitalist
REVOLUTION. Wait, maybe not. If there's one overhyped thing about COVID, it's probably the revolution that's happening in workplaces and more importantly, the "location" of work. Read enough of Fast Company, or whatever your flavor of progressive workplace trends... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2021 at The HR Capitalist
If I've said it before, I've said it a million times: The GREATEST thing about America is that anyone with $5,000 and a hoodie has a chance to start a great tech company. The WORST thing about America is that... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2021 at The HR Capitalist
There's a whole class of new tools designed to help you take various bias out of your job descriptions and job postings. While there are many benefits to these tools, there are some challenges. How are your job descriptions these... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2021 at The HR Capitalist
Let's have some real talk about a daring concept of the media, thought leaders and a bunch of other people who aren't on the ground level of running a business or an HR function. Let's talk about Reskilling. First a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2021 at The HR Capitalist
Welcome to 2021 friends! Had a couple of publications reach out to me for comments on employee situations related to the Capital Riots, so I thought I would share the responses I gave to one of them. Any time you're... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2021 at The HR Capitalist
We've all been there. There's an incumbent in a key position, and for whatever reason, they're not getting it done. So you do what you have to do. You make a move (more gracefully known as an organizational change) and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2021 at The HR Capitalist
It's the week between Christmas and New Year's Day, and for me that means I'm working, but a bit reflective on the year we've just had. That's me every year during this time, but obviously, 2020 makes you reflect even... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2020 at The HR Capitalist
Last Friday, the Wall Street Journal published an opinion article regarding incoming First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, and her use the pre-nominal “Dr.” when she has a doctorate in education, Ed.D, versus a medical doctorate, Ph.D. The article shared the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2020 at The HR Capitalist
When it comes to long-term success for a working class professional in today's world, nothing is more important than knowing how to "take the L". Let me explain. "L's were taken" or "Take the L" has been around in phraseology... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2020 at The HR Capitalist
Had the honor of talking to California reporter and resident John Hollon on my podcast (Best Hire Ever) about the November defeat of Prop 16 in California, which would have overturned past bans on Affirmative Action style quotas and preferences... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2020 at The HR Capitalist
If there's one thing I love in the HR Tech Community, it's great recurring research - the type that's not a flash in the pan, but gets released every year so you can track changes. This type of research helps... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2020 at The HR Capitalist
By now, most of us have reached a steady state conceptually related to raising the minimum wage. Reasonable people can agree that we should pay people as close to a living wage as we possible can, right? Then, of course,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2020 at The HR Capitalist
Had the opportunity to present/workshop on "Leveling Up Your Managers of People" to a Vistage CEO group earlier this week. We had a great two-hour conversation about the best way to build a people manager development program, and it left... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2020 at The HR Capitalist
Election day is here. So many voices shouting, so let me add my thoughts to the mix with a bi-partisan thought that's not said enough these days: AMERICA: STILL THE BEST THING GOING. Let's start with my favorite songs from... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2020 at The HR Capitalist
Every couple of years, this question makes the rounds - "What would you tell the 25 year old version of yourself?" I've noticed that going around recently, so here I am. Of course, there are 1,000's of things you could... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2020 at The HR Capitalist
In Episode 18 of BEST HIRE EVER, Kris Dunn chats with Joel Cheesman, founder of Poach and Ratedly (as well as a co-host of the aptly-named Chad and Cheese Podcast) about the addition of Diversity Ratings on the Glassdoor platform.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2020 at The HR Capitalist
2020 has been a hell of a ride. Pandemic, recession, re-invention of the workplace and an intense focus on racism. Without question, we'll make it through to 2021. Things will be better on all fronts. Let's assume the events of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2020 at The HR Capitalist
In episode 35 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee discuss their favorite Halloween candy, dig into BlackRock’s recent policy change that mandates employee report all romantic relationships, including those... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2020 at The HR Capitalist
If you're a manager of people, at some point you're going to get an escalation that sounds something like this: "I just heard from Sharon, Rick isn't answering her emails and she's rightfully frustrated." Boom. There's a lot packed into... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2020 at The HR Capitalist
If you celebrate innovators, flags at half mast this week for Eddie Van Halen. You can’t celebrate Jobs and Musk without pouring one out for this brilliant artist who changed everything for a generation of GenX minions. Long before there... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2020 at The HR Capitalist
I'm on the record that I like people who have the ability to "fake it until they make it". Of course, there's a lot to unpack in that statement, namely whether people can do more harm than good with that... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2020 at The HR Capitalist
I've been blessed to have mostly worked from home over the last 10 years. When I did commute weekly, it was a doozy - 3 hours, one overnight and then back the next evening. And you know what? As hard... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2020 at The HR Capitalist
In Episode 15 of BEST HIRE EVER, Kris Dunn chats with Siadhal Magos, co-founder of Metaview, on using a data-driven approach to make Hiring Manager interviews more effective. Siadhal and KD talk about how voice to text transcription of interviews... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2020 at The HR Capitalist
To all my HR Capitalist friends -- I just onboarded a search for a VP of HR role at Kinetix and wanted to reach out to my network and see who you might know that would have an interest in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2020 at The HR Capitalist