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Kris Dunn asks Feeling Flat on Performance Reviews? You Need Stacked Ranking…

It’s December and it’s time to do performance reviews.  You’re tired.  You just want to go on vacation, and you really don’t know where to start to distinguish between Johnny… Get the Rest

Nostradamos

Sackadamus Gives His 2015 Predictions

The Annual Sackadamus FOT Predictions have become legendary, primarily for their uncanny accuracy and for the simple fact no one is willing to go out on such a

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White People and Political Correctness

The first thing I want you to know is that this post has nothing to do with with things you might expect based on the title.  Let me

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Kris Dunn talks Hard-Knock Recruiter Life: “Can You Turn That Down for Me?”

One of the things I love about my gig at Kinetix is that in addition to HR stuff, marketing and more, I also get to keep my hand

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Negotiation/Influence Skills Separate Average HR Pros From Great Ones…

Tim Sackett and I reprised a deck we've delivered multiple times (including at SHRM National) last week on a HR Executive Magazine webinar sponsored by our friends at

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Kris Dunn says Your Culture Is Defined in Groups of 6…

We selected our holiday book at Kinetix (a tradition at the Big K) a few weeks back and in the tradition of doing something different - we picked

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Hiring Former Athletes as a Recruiting Strategy – Genius or a Cop-Out?

Was with an SVP of a pretty cool company a couple of months back and he lamented what he considers to be a broken recruiting strategy---hiring former jocks

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Kris Dunn says One Thing We Should Interview More For: EMPATHY

Because it's hard.  You've got a career, a family, outside interests, etc. And as an employer, we want you to have all those things.  The thing is, others have

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The CYA Report E70: What the heck is Bitcoin? [PODCAST]

Admit it---you don't really know what Bitcoin is. It's one of those topics that's always in the news for some reason or other, but the concept is still a

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Influence 101 – It’s Not Enough To Ask For A Raise: Understand Who You’re Asking

Raises. Of course you should ask for them. Don't get caught thinking the market inside your company will take care of you. But with that said, let's break