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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 case you missed it, Google has decided to stop holding a weekly "all-hands" meeting they call TGIF in response to leaks and the meetings being dominated by issues considered non-core to the business (my words, not theirs). I grabbed... Continue reading
Posted 13 hours ago at The HR Capitalist
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It's hard not to like video interviewing solutions as an HR Pro or Hiring Leader. After all, what's better than seeing how someone communicates on a basic level with some simple questions before you invest your time to bring them... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The HR Capitalist
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Hat tip to my homeboy Tim Sackett on the research cite below. Sacks must have crazy email subscriptions and Google alerts to mine this gold. Cut and paste from Marginal Revolution appears below. That is a new paper by J.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The HR Capitalist
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True story for a Monday morning. My wife said the following over the weekend: "I'm painting an accent wall in the bedroom." My response: "Are you ###ing kidding me?" She was kind of taken aback by the velocity of my... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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I'm hitting both coasts of Michigan this week to share a stage with some of the best at the Michigan Recruiter's Conference. Crazy lineup of speakers - how's the saying go? If you're wondering who the weak one is, it's... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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In case you missed it, I shared some thoughts on company romance for managers of people yesterday, with the firing of the CEO of McDonald's as the backdrop. On a related note, it was reported on Monday that the company's... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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Quick story from the Capitalist. It's early in my career, and there I am one night - trying to outwork what I don't know as a young professional. I'm in the office about 930pm (no one else there, humblebrag), doing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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One of the cool things about writing a book that does at least reasonably well is you start to get questions flowing in about the content you included. When I wrote The 9 Faces of HR, I alternated for a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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It's budget season for a lot of us, and in addition to revenue projections, one American pastime is alive and well in the budget process, even in 2020. Sandbagging! You know it's true. If you're a leader in the field,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
I know. You're a straight shooter. A truth teller. A no-BS kind of guy or gal. We love that about you. You do you. But based on your position in the middle of the political machine in which you operate,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
Hi Capitalist Readers - I'm up at Fistful of Talent with some notes on what we can learn from the recent decision by retailer Kohl's to become a return center for Amazon. Here's a taste, hit this link to get... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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With all the workplace and school violence in our world over the last decade, I've picked up on a theme from a few deep thinkers - from students and employees alike. The chilling wisdom goes something like this: "I go... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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If you've lucky, you've felt it at some point in your career. The swagger and incredible self-confidence that allows you to throw caution to the wind, confident you have the ability to provide for yourself and your family. "If you... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
When it comes to attracting candidates to your employment brand, purpose matters. Candidates are increasingly seeking a sense of purpose in their work, so it makes sense to embed purpose in your values through connection to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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Capitalist Note: It's "Leadership Signals Week" here at the HR Capitalist, where I talk about things I've seen leaders communicate over the last couple of weeks that speak volumes about what they want their followers to think. Communication matters if... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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I'm not an expert on pension plan funding. But if you're relying on a pension in retirement, you might want to take a look at what % of obligations are funded currently in your pension plan. Why would I say... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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Capitalist Note: It's "Leadership Signals Week" here at the HR Capitalist, where I talk about things I've seen leaders communicate over the last couple of weeks that speak volumes about what they want their followers to think. Communication matters if... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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Capitalist Note: It's "Leadership Signals Week" here at the HR Capitalist, where I talk about things I've seen leaders communicate over the last couple of weeks that speak volumes about what they want their followers to think. Communication matters if... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
I read this post recently by William Wiggins at Fistful of Talent on Transgenderism. It's a simple, insightful piece on being aware. Prior to reading William's post, I finished Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber by Mike Isaac. It's the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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Quick post today related to employment branding and HR marketing. The big thought is this: You get sick of your own stuff at a much more rapid pace than the marketplace does. Trust me, I'm somewhat of an expert related... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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It's not early October without the Kaiser Family Foundation releasing their 2019 Employer Health Benefits Survey. It's the best report of healthcare costs and trends available, and a must for any HR leader who wants to be knowledgeable about cost... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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Sharlyn Lauby is an author, writer, speaker and consultant. And a friend of mine! She is president of ITM Group Inc., a consulting firm which focuses on developing training solutions that engage and retain talent in the workplace. The company... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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I know - that post title feels ugly, dirty and any other identifier you want to put on it. But yet here we are - in the workplace, trying to do things the right way but under siege by the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
Heads up, HR friends at all levels... Employees who make less than $35,568 are now eligible for overtime pay under a final rule issued today by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The new rate will take effect Jan. 1,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2019 at The HR Capitalist
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I travel a lot for work. Over the last nine years, that's meant a bit of travel fatigue and recent attempts to reduce my total number of nights in hotel rooms. Reducing nights in hotel rooms generally means getting up... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2019 at The HR Capitalist